Healthwatch is committed to protecting the privacy of everyone using this website. This statement explains how we use any personal information we collect from you through this website. Visitors to our website can be assured that the protection of privacy and confidentiality are given the highest priority. All personal information is collected, held and used in line with data protection regulations.
Information collected through online promotions including Facebook and Twitter
Data collected through online channels including Facebook and Twitter for the purposes of marketing or volunteer recruitment will never be shared with a third party and will be stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Your information will only be stored on our system until the purpose for collecting the data is no longer relevant. You can ask us at any time to remove your details from our system. If you have any more questions about why we collect or how we store data, please contact us.
Use of Personal Information
Healthwatch takes appropriate measures to safeguard the information it holds from unauthorised access or improper use. We abide by a strict internal security policy with which members of staff must comply as a condition of employment and no external access to the system is permitted. Any third parties to whom information is transferred are made aware of these security practices and are also required to take reasonable precautions to protect the transferred information.
Integrity of Data
Healthwatch takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information it holds is accurate. In particular it uses reliable collection methods and destroys or converts to an anonymous form any out-of-date data. Individuals may request details of all personal information held by Healthwatch so as to contest inaccurate or incomplete data, verify the information and have it corrected it as appropriate.
This website contains links to other sites which we believe are of interest to people visiting the site. We do not control the content of external sites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties that run any other websites. Please refer to their privacy policies for more information.
Any queries relating to Healthwatch collection or use of personal information should be addressed to
The Data Privacy Officer,
75 Beverley Road,
Hull, HU3 1XL
Telephone: 01482 324474