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Cookie Policy

Taking care of your privacy

We take the same care of your information as we do your health. We are always looking at ways to improve our website, and use a range of tools that help us to make sure that it meets your needs. Any personal information you give us will remain confidential and will be held in accordance with data protection law (Data Protection Act 2018 and EU General Data Protection Regulation). This notice explains how this website uses information. If you would like to find out more about how the Trust uses other personal information about you, read our Privacy Notice.

Cookies used by this website

Cookies are small text files used by web technologies that allow information to be stored. Generally cookies are used to identify a returning user (i.e. a persistent shopping cart). You can find out more about cookies on as well as learn how the cookies used on this website affect you and find out how to disable cookies used on this website. This website uses cookies to measure the performance of the website and it’s advertising. The information collected is anonymous and is used only by St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to drive improvements on the website.

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Google analytics
These cookies are used by Google Analytics to track visitors as they navigate the website. All information is anonymous and visitor IP addresses aren’t collected.


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This cookie sets if you have disabled the popup box explaining about cookies

What this means for you?

On visiting St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s website Google Analytics cookies are set up and accessed on your computer. These cookies are used to anonymously track your journey through our website. This data is not associated with your IP address nor with any user identifiable information. When you press the play button on our Youtube embedded players the service provider sets up cookies so they can track how many times you have viewed the content inside the player. The players will not put any cookies on your computer if you don’t press the play button and use the alternate links provided.

Opting out and removing cookies

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust understands that visitors to its website may not wish to be tracked when they navigate through the site. You can use the following methods to opt-out of cookies being placed on your computer.

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You can find information on removing cookies on where you’ll find a detailed guide for your browser. In most browsers if you search for cookies in the domain it will display all the cookies we use on this website.

Further information and help

For more information on cookies and Google Analytics read the links below:

If you would like to know more about the technology used by St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on its website then please email