Use of your Personal Information

Kingston Hospital Trust collects and uses your personal information to operate the Kingston Hospital Trust Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Kingston Hospital Trust also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other services available from Kingston Hospital Trust and its partner organisations. Kingston Hospital Trust may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services which may be offered.

Kingston Hospital Trust does not sell, rent or lease your information to third parties. Kingston Hospital Trust may, from time to time, contact you about a service which may be of interest to you, or to ask you for feedback. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to other parties. In addition, Kingston Hospital Trust may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail or provide you with support.

Kingston Hospital Trust does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Kingston Hospital Trust keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Kingston Hospital Trust, in order to determine what Kingston Hospital Trust services are the most popular.

Kingston Hospital Trust Web sites not disclose your personal information unless required to do so by law.

Use of Cookies

The Kingston Hospital Trust Website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with Kingston Hospital Trust site or services, a cookie helps Kingston Hospital Trust to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Kingston Hospital Trust or Web and it’s micro sites.