Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. They are used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site, for example, to record your preferences on a site or to help identify trends for statistical purposes.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. By continuing to use our website, you are consenting to the use of our cookies.
This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages such as Google Analytics.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use three types of cookies on our website, these are:
- Session cookies - temporary cookies which are deleted once you leave the site
- Permanent cookies - these remain on your computer and are re-activated if you return to the same website
- Third party cookies - installed by third parties with the aim to collect certain information to assist with research into behaviour and demographics
For additional information on cookies please visit the Information Commissioner´s Office.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Statistic cookies are used to collect information anonymously to help better understand and improve how people interact with our site - they do not record personal information. The cookies collect information including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Your privacy - how we manage cookies
If you do not want to receive cookies from this website you can find information on how to adjust your cookie preferences for popular browsers in the ‘How do I change my cookie settings’ guidance below.
It is important to note that accepting cookies used on our sites does not give NHS Lanarkshire access to any personal information.
Cookies by third party service providers on our website
Our website uses Google Analytics to analyse and create reports about the use of our website. We share videos clips via YouTube.
How do I change my cookie settings?
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, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
What about other websites?
We encourage you to read the cookie and privacy statements on any other websites you visit.
Visit our revised Data Protection Notice page for information about NHS Lanarkshire’s legal basis when using personal information.
If you have any general queries about this Cookie statement or your experience using our website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or comments about our Data Protection Notice, please contact our Data Protection Officer by email at DPE@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk or by writing to:
Data Protection Officer (DPO),