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Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is intended to inform you how we gather, define, and use personal information collected via the website such as your name, address, telephone number and email address. All your personal Information will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information collection


We may collect information about you when you request any information about us or our services submit your personal details and/or complete any forms on the website. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. While we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure the security of your data transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal data via the website is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website. This includes information provided at the time of submitting an enquiry from including your contact details, completing application forms for job vacancies or graduate recruitment schemes or requesting further information about our services
  • Information about your computer including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type
  • Details of your visits to our website and the pages and resources that you access

The Information we collect about you may be used to:

  • send you further details of our services
  • contact you in response to any general or specific enquiries made by you
  • process any application submitted by you in connection with any job vacancy
  • send you information about recent developments in areas in which you have expressed an interest
  • automate certain functions on our website
  • ensure content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer

Our website may from time to time contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and will be subject to separate terms and conditions. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these sites.

Our website uses Google Analytics to track our visitors. This process uses cookies to recognise returning visitors. For full terms of the Google Analytics process, please see the Google Analytics terms of service.

COOKIES

How the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust (RLBUHT) uses cookies

Whenever you use our websites, enquiry forms, social media sites, mobile sites, mobile applications or applications on any other devices, information may be collected through the use of cookies and similar technologies.

We use cookies only because we want you to find the information you need as quickly and easily as possible.

A
cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies help websites function usefully and can provide information to website owners.

Cookies do not place viruses on your computer and cannot run programs.

Our cookies do not provide us with any private or personally identifiable information about you. All data that is gathered is anonymous.

Some of the cookies we use collect information about how visitors use our site.

For example, one of our cookies counts the number of visitors to the site and notes which pages they visited. This anonymous information helps us to compile statistical reports using a software called Google Analytics, which can help us to improve the site.

HOW TO CONTROL YOUR COOKIES

Your web browser gives you the ability to accept or decline cookies. Generally, web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.

Most modern browsers will allow you to:

  • ​See what cookies you've got and delete them on an individual basis
  • Block third party cookies
  • Block cookies from particular sites
  • Block all cookies from being set
  • Delete all cookies when you close your browser.

You can find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, at the website listed below.

All about Cookies website (opens in a new window)

Google Analytics terms of service (opens in a new window)

Google analytics opt-out browser (opens in a new window)

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust is not responsible for the contents or the reliability of external websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that links to other websites will work all of the time, and we have no control over the availability of external web pages.