We collect anonymous data relating to website visits. The collected data does not allow us to personally identify users either by name, IP address or any other means
The data we collect is used only for the purpose of analysing trends, website performance and volume of traffic. It provides us with visitor numbers, approximate geographical location, time and duration of visit to our website. We may use this statistical data in a collective manner to assist in the future development of the website.
We do not use analytical data for soliciting purposes. We do not share, disclose, sell or otherwise distribute data to any third parties.
Data is analysed and then reported to us using Google analytics and Slimstat for WordPress. Live reports are generated by these applications for our webmaster to analyse. Reports are kept for a period not exceeding 3 months.
We keep electronic records of all contact made by email. This includes contact name, email address, phone number and date of contact. Where provided by our clients we may also keep records such as postal address, date of birth and various social media addresses e.g Facebook or Google Plus account information. This information may be stored for a period of one year, or, in the case of existing and continuing clients it may be recorded on client record forms and stored in accordance with NMC guidelines for data storage and the data protection act.
When a client visits our website cookies are stored on the client’s computer. Cookies are used by Google analytics and Slimstat to track and record visits to this website. These applications employ cookies to provide our webmaster with analytical data of every visit to our site.
We use both session cookies (valid only for the session duration) and persistent cookies (valid for up to 3 months). These cookies are:
PHPSESSID (session only)
slimstat_tracking_cookie (1 month)
utmb (session only)
utmc (30 minutes)
utmz (3 months)
The types of cookies we use store data for time and date of visit, duration, country and location, language, operating system, browser type, pages visited, source of visit and landing page. The cookies do not provide any information that would allow our webmaster to personally identify any visitor to our site; including, but not limited to: name, address, phone number or IP address.