Acupuncture Southampton Privacy Policy & cookie use

We respect and protect your individual privacy, this page explains what happens to any personal information we may collect from you or that you provide to us. (We may change or update this Privacy Policy and our cookie use from time to time, and will inform visitors of this by updating this page; please check here regularly to ensure that you're happy with any such changes.)

The information we may collect
We may collect the following data about private individuals:
• Information you supply by email, phone, letter or in person during a consultation. Any personal information is held in strictest confidence in our offices.
• Our website statistical program collects details of visits to our website, this includes, but is not limited to, IP address, operating system, location, browser type/version and other such communication data. This is statistical data only and is used for system administration; it does not identify any individual. No cookies are used in the collection of this information.

Please be aware that, unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect any personal data transmitted this way, we cannot guarantee its security and any such communication is sent at your own risk.

Our use of cookies
The Acupuncture Southampton website does not use any cookies to collect identifiable personal information.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files placed onto your computer hard drive by some websites you may visit. They are mainly used to make sites work, or work more efficiently, or to provide information about website usage to the owners of the site. You are not obliged to accept a cookie that's sent to you, and you can modify your internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari etc) so that it will not accept cookies or so that it clears cookies at the end of each browser session. However, if you don't accept cookies many sites will not operate as intended, or may not operate at all. For more information about cookies and to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them go to:

About the information we collect
We use information held about you in the following ways:
• To help in diagnosis and decide on treatment.
• To notify you about changes to what we provide and our service.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal requirements.

Your right to access information
• The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right of access any personal data we hold about you as well as the right to have inaccurate data corrected or deleted. Any request to access the information we hold about you may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with the details.
• You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us using the contact details shown below.

External websites and third party links
This policy applies to our website only. Links to third party websites are available from our site, but any such website should have its own privacy policy and you should check their terms when visiting their site. We do not have control over the privacy policies of any third party sites and so do not accept any liability or responsibility for these.

Contacting us
We welcome any queries or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, you can contact us by any means provided on our contact page.