This website is operated by the North East and North Cumbria Congenital Heart Disease Network (NENC-CHDN) and whose registered address is Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Freeman Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DN. We are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our visitors when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
This policy sets out how we handle any personal data shared with us through this site, with respect to the data protection laws of England and Wales and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’).
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How we use and store personal data
We only hold personal details such as are necessary for the operation of the site and its services, your name and email address. In accordance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we will not store your details for longer than necessary.
You are entitled to know what data we hold about you and to have any data we might hold deleted by writing to us at NENC-CHDN, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Freeman Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DN or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NUTH) is the host organisation for the North East and North Cumbria CHD Network. All Network data are held securely on the NUTH computer systems, in line with Trust information governance procedures.
Web cookies and how they are used
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers sent to your computer or mobile phone when you visit a website. It means that the website can recognise your computer or phone if you return to the same site.
Cookies are used for different purposes. These include remembering personalised preferences on websites, recording items that you have put into a shopping basket, and counting and analysing the visitors coming to a website.
Cookies and the law
A new law came into effect in the UK on 26 May 2011, giving web users the right to choose what information gets stored on their phone or computer. This includes cookies placed by websites and the likes of Google Analytics. The law will be enforced from 25 May 2012. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published advice on what this means for you.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit one of the following sites. It is not technically possible for you to exchange your settings between different browsers and devices so you will need to change these settings on each browser you use.