Information collection and use – data protection statement
There are specific examples where visitors to this website may submit information. This may be as feedback, or as a request for information, and so on. Where this occurs it is deemed that the user has consented to the collection, processing and storage of that information for a specific purpose.
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to protect any information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.
Where we consider it appropriate and useful to our visitors, we link to other websites. These include public, private and voluntary sector sites. We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites or for their privacy practices. A link is not an endorsement of a site. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of other websites.
We make every effort to bring you accurate information and to keep it up-to-date. While the ODNs have taken every care to ensure the information provided is both up to date and accurate we will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any error or inaccuracy within these pages. The information provided on this site conforms to our publishing policies, but unless stated otherwise, does not constitute specific medical or other professional advice, and is subject to review, revision and change.