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Data Protection information

Privacy Policy

The Patient Champion Strategy, involves patients from each Practice in the Waterside Primary Care Network. (WPCN)  All patients are covered by the Privacy Policies of the Practice with which they are registered.  You may view the Privacy Statement that is provided by your GP Practice by clicking on the Practice name below.

 

   Red & Green Practice (Hythe & Blackfield)

 

    Waterfront & Solent surgery

 

    Forestside (Dibden Purlieu & Marchwood)

If you have a concern about a data protection issue that is covered by the Privacy Policy of your GP Surgery you should contact the surgery directly.

Cookies

COOKIE POLICY

The Patient Champion website uses cookies. For more information on which cookies we use, how we use them and how to manage yours, please read on.

 

1. WHAT COOKIES ARE

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website. They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit. Cookies are not viruses or computer programs; they are very small pieces of code and do not take up much space on your device.

 

2. HOW WE USE COOKIES

We use two types of cookies to make your experience of using our website better.

 

Cookies that measure website use.

 

We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about how you got to the site, the pages you visit, how long you spend on each page and what you click on while you’re visiting the site for example. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

 

Cookies that remember your settings

 

These cookies do things like remember your preferences and the choices you make, to personalise your experience of using the site. If you decline to accept cookies when using our website (when you see the cookies pop-up message), we won’t track your information when you visit our site. But in order to comply with your preferences, we’ll have to use just one tiny cookie to remember this, so that you’re not asked to make this choice again.

 

3. HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:

 

For Microsoft Edge:

1.    In Microsoft Edge, select Settings and more > Settings > Privacy, search, and services.

2.    Make sure Tracking prevention is set to On.

3.    Select the level of tracking prevention that’s right for you.

 

 

For Google Chrome:

1.    Choose Settings, click Advanced.

2.    Under “Privacy and security” click “Content settings”

3.    Click “Cookies”

 

For Safari:

1.    Choose Preferences, then Privacy

2.    Click on “Remove all Website Data”.

 

4. CHANGES TO OUR COOKIE POLICY

We regularly review and update our Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy was last updated in February 2024

 

DISCLAIMER

Every effort is taken to ensure that the information published on this website is accurate and informative.

This website is provided for information only. It is not intended to replace a consultation with an appropriately qualified medical practitioner.  Neither the Waterside PCN, nor any of its subcontractors can accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury that arises from the use of this website.

Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.

We make every effort to ensure that this website is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. However, we cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.

 

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better. 

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data. 



The cookies used by Google Analytics and their details can be viewed here



 

To opt out of Google Analytics you can download a browser add-on here

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