Privacy policy

At Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust we are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website External Link www.leedsth.nhs.uk..  Please read the following to find out about our practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information on our website.

Information we collect

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access.
  • Information you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as Freedom of Information requests and 'Contact us' forms.
  • Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason

Any personal information you send to us through our website will be collected and stored only for the use it was intended. For example if you use our feedback form to submit a concern or complaint, we will use the contact details you provide to get in touch and discuss with you the best way to deal with the matter.

How we use cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use our website.  

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Log files

We use our records of the pages users have visited on www.leedsth.nhs.uk to analyse trends so that we can improve the website.  Our records do not contain any personal information about users.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites.  Please be aware that Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust does not have control of any information provided on external websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of other websites.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.