128 Argyle Road
Ealing
London
W13 8ER
Tel: 020 8601 2500
Fax: 020 8601 2503

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Privacy Policy

This page contains the full text of our privacy policy. This information tells you about The Argyle Surgery and our website, why we collect infomation about you and how we use this information.

About Us

This is a privacy policy for The Argyle Surgery. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.argylesurgery.com. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.argylesurgery.com/fullprivacypolicy.html Users may go to for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

The Argyle Surgery
  128 Argyle Road
  Ealing, London W13 8ER
  England
  

You may contact us by e-mail at argyle.surgery@nhs.net. You may call us at 020 8601 2500.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

Additional Information

This policy is valid until 1 Jan, 2010 at 12:00:00 GMT.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 2 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.


Group "Patient Contact Information"

We collect the following information:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

When patients register to use The Argyle Surgery Online Appointments System, information regarding their postcode, telephone number and date of birth is requested. This information is to allow the website to verify that users are registered as patients at The Argyle Surgery. Contact details are requested in case The Argyle Surgery needs to contact users regarding services they have requested on the website.

Group "Website Navigation Data"

We collect the following information:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected by The Argyle Surgery Online Appointments system includes the URL of the previous web page, information regarding the users browser specification and search term entries. This information is to allow us to tailor the website to the user and enhance the user experience.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:


Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

      CP="ALL DSP COR CURa ADMa TAIa OUR NOR STP PHY ONL UNI COM NAV INT DEM HEA PRE"
  

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

FieldMeaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
ALL Access to all collected information is available.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
TAIa The data is used for tailoring the site.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
NOR The data is not kept beyond the current transaction.
STP The data is kept for the stated purpose only.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
UNI Unique identifiers are collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
INT Interactive data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
HEA Health-related information is collected.
PRE Preference information is collected.

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.