Privacy Policy

How we use your data

Fair Processing: Patient Information

Fulford Nursing Home (FNH) processes information about you in order to provide health care services, and in doing so has to comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

This means that data held about you must only be used for specific purposes as defined by law.

Our Fair Processing Notice has been created to inform you about the types of information held about you, why that information is held about you, and to whom that information may be shared.


How we use cookies

Fulford Nursing Home website uses cookies to improve its functionality and to monitor site performance. Our new website fully complies with changes in the law.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

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.

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’, which means that we assume you are happy with this usage.

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.

We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or contact details) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Third Party Cookies

Users of the site who wish to share Fulford Nursing Home content socially using Twitter may have cookies stored on their computers from these third party websites.

Cookies are collected from third party sites so that you can be logged in to your account on their site and share our content simply and easily.

For more information on the cookie policies of these third party sites, please visit their websites. You will be able to control the way cookies are used when you are signed into your accounts on these sites through the privacy settings they have made available to you.

Twitter Privacy Policy (https://twitter.com/privacy)

Prohibiting the Collection of Cookies

If you would like to prevent Fulford Nursing Home from collecting cookies when you visit our site, please update your privacy settings in your browser. You can control the kinds of cookies you accept there.

Links to other websites

Our website contains 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.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy statement or terms of use you may contact us using the following address:  Fulford Nursing Home, 43 Heslington Lane, Fulford, YO10 4HN