We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the Site.
  • If Spire Healthcare or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others.
  • In the usual course of our business, we may use third parties to process your personal information on our behalf. Where a third party data processor is used, we will ensure that they operate under subject to contractual restrictions with regard to confidentiality and security in addition to obligations imposed by data protection legislation. 

How do we protect your personal information?

We take appropriate organisational and technical security measures to protect the data that we hold against unauthorised disclosure or unlawful processing.

GPs, practice staff and other health professionals: When using Spire Connect, our online referral system, any data that you submit is securely encrypted. We use a secure server to store the information you give us when you register, enquire or submit a referral online (including your password).

Other information which you submit online may not be subject to the same protection and you do so at your own risk.

What are cookies?

The Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. A “cookie” is a small amount of data which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive, mobile or other device.

There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things such as allowing you to navigate between pages on a website efficiently, remembering your preferences on a certain web pages, or improving your overall experience. Other cookies can provide you with advertising which is more tailored to your interests, or measure the number of site visits and the most popular pages users visit.

How to reject or delete cookies
You can choose to reject or block all or specific types of cookies set when visiting the website by clicking on the cookie preferences. You can change your preferences for Spire Healthcare websites and/or the websites of any third party suppliers by changing your browser settings. Most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you don’t wish cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block them. If you reject the use of cookies, some features and functionality on our website may not work correctly. By using our website without deleting or rejecting some or all cookies, you agree that we can place those cookies that you have not deleted or rejected on your device.

What cookies does the Spire Healthcare website use?

Below is a list of the different types of cookies used across the Site, and a description of what they are used for.

Are third party websites covered by this policy?

The Site contains links to other websites. This policy only applies to the Site so when you visit external websites please read their privacy policies carefully. Spire Healthcare accepts no responsibility for external websites.

We occasionally offer products or services for external companies. These organisations may also allocate cookies to your PC. The types of cookies they use and how they use this information will be governed by their privacy policies.

 

How do you find out about changes to our privacy policy?

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage.

We may change the content or services found on the Site at any time without notice, and consequently our privacy policy may change at any time in the future. Your continued access to or use of the website will mean that you agree to the changes.

 

The cookie policy was last updated on 3 February 2022.