Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group

Privacy & Cookies Statement

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for www.dorsetccg.nhs.uk. It applies solely to this website.

Information collection and use

This website does not collect or store any personal information about website users.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive while they are visiting a particular website. This website uses a small number of 'third party' cookies which are set by suppliers of the software used to operate this website.

In compliance with EU legislation, the following table lists the use of cookies on this website:

Cookie Name

Purpose

More information

useTextOnly

This is used to store whether you are in textOnly mode or not. It’s only written on sites which use the text only option.

Persistent for three months.

setString

This is used to store user preferences for viewing sites in textOnly mode e.g. font-size and colour. It’s only written on sites which use the text only option.

Persistent for one month.

SKSession

This cookie has two functions.

Firstly it serves as a session cookie for extranet users. Without this cookie, an extranet user would be forced to log into each separate page on the extranet.

Secondly, it enables us to track the pages that a user visits while they navigate around this website.

 

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These are used by Google Analytics to help gather statistics on the level of usage of this website, including how often our pages are visited.

More information about Google Analytics cookies and their uses can be found by clicking on this link from Google.

 

Please note that none of these cookies contain any information that can personally identify a visitor to this website.

What do I do if I want to stop cookies being used?

The Help menu on the menu bar of your browser will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, and how to disable cookies altogether. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. If you do choose to block our cookies, it may affect your use and/or functionality of this website.

Log files

We use our records of the pages users have visited on www.dorsetccg.nhs.uk to analyse trends, administer the site and track users’ movements. Our records do not contain any personal information about users.