St Martins is serious about protecting your privacy. We will not disclose any information that you give us about yourself, unless it is with your permission.
We will treat any information which can be used to identify you, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will not pass on your personal details for commercial purposes.
If you fill in any of our contact us/enquiry forms, we will use your information only in pursuit of your enquiry. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about us which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
We are committed to upholding the privacy of our service users and will only share information given to us with informed consent. However, there are circumstances in which we may be obliged to share private information regarding those in our care with an individual’s care team, commissioners and our regulators, the CQC and HCA. We will only do this when strictly necessary and appropriate. In these circumstances, we will only share personal information which helps to provide robust continuity of care and safeguarding.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Preventing cookies is likely to impact the functionality or performance of our website and could stop you from using certain services provided through it.
If you choose to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee how the operation of our website will perform during your visit. It will also affect our ability to improve our website, making changes to user preferences.
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Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to St Martins, 318-320 St Paul’s Road, Highbury N1 2LF.