One of this Medical Centre's strengths is our
respect for your privacy. It has taken us many years to implement
a '"web presence" mainly because we felt that the technology
to guarantee privacy and security were not sufficient to this purpose
prevously. None of the information in patient clinical files is
held on a computer accessible to the internet. When electronic communication
is required between our surgery and health agencies no personally identifiable
information is given and such information is in accordance with the Privacy
Marsden Medical Ltd. is the
sole owner of any information collected on our site or for subscription
/ registration purposes, including all customer and billing contact information.
Usernames, passwords, and IP ranges collected for the purpose of site
access authentication are held in the strictest confidence. We will not
sell, share, or distribute this information in any way, or use it for
any other purpose than for site access authentication.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing
information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any
personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes
their browser, the cookie simply terminates. Cookies ARE required for
certain parts of the Marsden Medical web site to function correctly, in
particular to use some of the on-line tools and payment technology in
the clients only accessible part of the site.
Log files are generated by the ISP that hosts the Marsden Marsden Web
site. These log files contain information about the users that access
the site, including IP addresses and basic demographic information. IP
addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We share no data or information with any of our partners or advertisers.
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Marsden
Medical Ltd. is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other
sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and
to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects
personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely
to information collected by this Web site.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about
our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. Marsden
Medical Ltd. will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting
them to visit the site. Marsden Medical Ltd. sends the email immediately,
and does not store the name or email information.
Marsden Medical Ltd. does consider some of the data transmitted on the
Web site to be confidential, so do encourage users to transmit data in
a secure fashion (SSL) and links are appropriately provided . We encourage
you not to send any confidential information on e-mails unless you are
using encryption technology. Ordinary e-mails are appropriate for
information that you would not mind putting on a postcard and dropping
into a postbox! For this reason Marsden Medical suggests standard
e-mail should not be used for sensitive or confidential material. If you
have any questions about the security at our web site, you can contact
us via the Marsden Medical Contact Form.
Marsden Medical Ltd. does not store any personal information about its
non-subscribing users. Non-subscribing users will never receive any e-mail
correspondence from us unless they e-mail us directly and we send an e-mail
As a general rule
Marsden Medical strongly recommends to never give out the following information
in an email:
Email and password combination
Credit card, bank account, or any
National Patient index number
or driver's license number
© Copyright 2004 Marsden Medical Ltd. Privacy Statement