This policy sets out how Meridian Advanced Psychiatry uses and protects any information that you give Meridian Advanced Psychiatry when you use this website.
Meridian Advanced Psychiatry is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Meridian Advanced Psychiatry may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 05/03/2019.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- Contact Information including Email and Phone Number
- Demographic Information such as postcode
- Other information relevant to assessing needs such as comments and questions
What We Do with the Information We Gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our services.
- We may periodically send promotional email about news, tips, and updates which we think you may find helpful and interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- We may use the information to contact you in response to your request for more information using the contact information which you have provided.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A “cookie” is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes, by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever asked to fill out a form on the website, you can choose not to enter your information and submit it.
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information to subscribe to our newsletter, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also click “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of the newsletter email.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting. You may also opt out to receiving these communications by following the directions previously mentioned above.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email email@example.com.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.