Who we are
Healthwatch Northumberland is a local independent champion of users of health and social care and is a part of Healthwatch England, a statutory committee of the Care Quality Commission. The data controller of personal information collected via this website is the Care Quality Commission. References to “we” or “us” below are to this Healthwatch website.
This privacy statement covers this Healthwatch website. This statement does not cover links within this website to other websites.
Information we collect
We collect personal information from visitors to this website through the use of online forms and every time you email us your details.
When you simply browse through the information on this website, it does not store or capture your personal information. We do log your IP address (as it is automatically recognised by the web server) but this is so you can download this website onto your device rather than for any tracking purpose.
We will only collect personal information volunteered by you, such as:
- Feedback from surveys and online forms
- Email addresses
- Preferred means of communication
We will always take necessary steps to ensure that your information is protected and treated securely. Any details you give us will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and our data protection policy.