Our policy on privacy and advertising
|We subscribe to the HONcode principles of the Health On the Net Foundation.|
The PHG Foundation website does not collect information that can personally identify you, such as your name and email address, unless you specifically and knowingly provide that information. Any such information you do provide will only be used for the stated purpose, or range of purposes, such as to update you on new additions to the website. Website feedback may be reproduced in reports, but will always be anonymised unless we have specifically obtained your written consent to attribute it to you.
We may add the contact information you provide via the PHG Foundation website to our secure main contacts database, accessible only to our staff. For further information on how we may hold and use your contact details and your full privacy rights please see our Data Protection Guarantee or contact us at You can at any time request that we remove your contact details from our database by emailing us at the above address with your request.
We do track information provided by your browser, including the website you came from (known as the "referring URL"), the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. This information is used only for the purpose of monitoring the traffic levels to different areas of our website.
We may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
The PHG Foundation website does not accept advertising.