Cookies and privacy

Privacy

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number if you provide these.

Computer hardware and software information is also automatically collected by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This information can include your IP address (the unique identifying number of a computer), the browser you use, for example Internet Explorer (IE) or Firefox, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Kingston Hospital Trust to maintain the operation and quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Kingston Hospital Trust website.

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Kingston Hospital Trust so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Kingston Hospital Trust is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust family of websites.

Cookies

The Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ‘Careers in kind’ website may use cookies to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage 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 NHS Foundation Trust site or services, a cookie helps Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation 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 NHS Foundation Trust or web and it's microsites.