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Privacy Statement

This is the Privacy Statement of the web site www.boltonhealthmatters.org

This web site is provided to you by Bolton Primary Care Trust (the PCT), Bolton Council (the Council) and the project’s I.T. service provider Wirral Health Informatics Service (WHIS).

Both the PCT and the Council are registered as Data Controllers with the Information Commissioner’s Office (registration numbers Z6509556 and Z6659663 respectively) and are therefore able to securely accept and process information which you may send to us while you use this web site. There are various facilities within this web site which allow you to send information to us, e.g. the ‘Contact Us’ form.

In summary, we will only hold your information for as long as we need to in order to deal with your request or other transaction.  We will store your information securely at all times.  And we will only allow your information to be seen by those officers of  the PCT, the Council, or its sub-contractors, who need to see it in order to service your request or transaction, unless we are required by law to release it other legal bodies.

Although we apply security measures to facilities within this web site, we recommend for the fullest confidentiality that you do not include personal medical or family information within any correspondence that you submit through this site.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, please e-mail Wirral Health Informatics Service at wih-tr.content@nhs.net

 

Last updated:  19th January 2012

 

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