Privacy Policy Statement

This page explains how the Brent Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Centre uses any information you give to us and the ways in which we protect your privacy.

Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We will only use your information for the purpose we have described and we do not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

Feedback

You can send us your feedback in two ways: by comments to and questions to members of staff, sent by e-mail (nlh-tr.sickle-thal@nhs.net), or post.

Site Usage Information:

Session cookies

Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website. The cookies our site uses are "session cookies", which means that your "preferences" are stored temporarily while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use some site features because we need to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit.

Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site. They do not contain any personal information about you, and do not hold any information about which sites you visited before sickle‑thalassaemia.org.

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. They enable us to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it.

Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.

What happens when I link to another site?

The Brent Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Centre website contains links to other websites, both those of government departments and of other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.