Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

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 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. You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

Cookies we use

Cookie Name Purpose Type More info
PHP Session Cookie PHPSESSID We use cookies when you are logged in to the members area so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in. Session
Google Analytics _ga
_gid
_gat
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network. Persistent Click here for an overview of privacy on Google
Google Maps SID
SAPISID
APISID
SSID
HSID
NID
PREF
We use Google Maps to embed maps onto the website; Google will then track your usage of maps, your IP address and location.  Session Click here for more information about how Google use cookies
Youtube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
YSC
PREF
We embed Youtube videos onto the website; Youtube will then track your usage of the video, how long you watch it for, your IP address and location. Session Click here for an overview of privacy on Youtube
Vimeo VUID We embed Vimeo videos onto the website; Vimeo will then track your usage of the video, how long you watch it for, your IP address and location. Session Click here for an overview of privacy on Vimeo
doubleclick.net test_cookie
IDE
This cookie is set by DoubleClick and sometimes YouTube. It allows us to understand how you use our site. When used by Google it registers and reports the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. Session Click here for more information about how Google use cookies

You can find out more information about these cookies here.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or filling out the form on the contact page

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Call us: +44 (0) 113 388 2129

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Professional Memberships

Leeds

Leeds Nuffield Hospital
2 Leighton Street
Leeds
LS1 3EB

c Jayne Thompson
t 0113 3882129 / 0113 3882067
e leeds@yorkshirehipclinic.co.uk

Harrogate

BMI The Duchy Hospital
Queens Road
Harrogate
HG2 0HF

cGill Onslow
t 0808 101 0337 / 07833 404773‬
e gill.onslow@bmihealthcare.co.uk