The NHS and Department of Health are fully committed to ensuring the privacy of their website users. This Privacy / Legal Statement explains how we use your personal information to improve the service we offer you. This policy may change occasionally so please check this statement from time to time.
The following statement expresses the privacy practices for http://www.smokefreeengland.co.uk. They apply solely to this website.
The Data Protection Act 1998
This website complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. You can find out more about your rights under this act at http://www.dma.org.uk/content/csm-Data.asp (new window)
We collect information through any emails that you send us. We also collect information each time you visit the site.
What we do with personal information
We use your details for the purposes outlined at time of collection. This may include:
When you visit the site for the first time, it will offer to put a cookie on your hard drive. This is a small text file, which your computer will normally accept unless you have set your internet browser to reject cookies. Even if you have set up your computer to reject our cookie you may still use the website.
We use these cookies to recognise whether you have previously visited the site and to personalise your visit.
We only use these cookies to track a visitor's movements through the site for statistical analysis. This allows us to see how popular different parts of the site are, helping us decide how best to further develop the site. We do not analyse visits to other websites. The cookies do not store any personal information and cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
You can read more about cookies at:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/index.html (new window)
This site will also show you how to manage what cookies can be installed on your browser.
Who do we disclose information to
We will not share any information we store about you with any third party, except to the suppliers we use to provide services that require them to process this data for us, including enquiries.
This Privacy statement applies solely to personal data that we collect through this website. It does not apply to any other websites that users may link to from this website. The NHS and Department of Health advise users to read the privacy statements of other websites before registering any personal data.
Content on this website is Crown copyright unless otherwise stated. Where Crown copyright applies, visitors can download material for private research, study or in-house use only. Visitors must not copy, distribute, or publish any material from this website. Any other use of Crown copyright material requires the formal permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
To re-use the text of Crown material you will need permission in the form of a licence from The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI), formerly known as Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) which has responsibility for managing Crown copyright. PSI Licences are free of charge. Please note that some material on our website may not be Crown - for example, we sometimes use illustrations from picture libraries and may not own the copyright. If in doubt, please check with us to ensure that you are not infringing copyright.
The quickest way to obtain a licence is to visit the OPSI web site at
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/click-use/index.htm (new window)
Or you can write to:
OPSI Information Policy Division
St Clements House
Norwich NR3 1BQ
Fax: 01603 723 000
Telephone number for general enquiries: 01603 621 000.
All links from this website have been selected using a standard links protocol. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.
Hyperlinking to us at www.smokefreeengland.co.uk
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The web pages should load into the user's entire window.
While we have taken every care to compile accurate information and to keep it up-to-date, we cannot guarantee its correctness and completeness. The information provided on this site and via email responses do not constitute business, medical or other professional advice, and is subject to change. We do not accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense resulting from the use of this information.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system, which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.