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Privacy Policy

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At the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) we respect the privacy of people who use our website.  When personal information is used we do so in accordance with the data protection legislation.

In order to administer our website and consult on our work, SDCEP occasionally captures personal data. SDCEP operates within NHS Education for Scotland (NES). Under the Data Protection Act 1998, NES is registered as the data controller with the Information Commissioner. This registration describes the kind of information we may hold about you, how it may be processed and with whom it may be shared. NES’s registration is Z7921413 and can be viewed at: www.ico.gov.uk/ESDWebPages/search.asp

About cookies

The website monitors access to the site for the purpose of system administration of the web server and statistical monitoring of website usage. This includes the use of ‘cookies’. A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Every time the browser obtains a page from the server this cookie message is sent back to the server. This allows us to study how people use our website. You may set up your computer to reject cookies by following the relevant instructions which can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.

This following list shows all cookies used by this website and what each is used for:

  • Name:    _ga
    Purpose:  Google Analytics anonymous tracking of site usage
    Expires: 2 years
  • Name:    _gat
    Purpose:  Google Analytics anonymous tracking of site usage
    Expires: 1 session
  • Name:    cookie_notice_accepted
    Purpose:  Recording acceptance of cookies
    Expires: 1 month
  • Name:    wp-settings-3
    Purpose:  For the website editors logging in to WordPress to manage site content
    Expires: 1 year
  • Name:    wp-settings-time-3
    Purpose:  For the website editors logging in to WordPress to manage site content
    Expires: 1 year

This privacy policy covers the SDCEP website. Any links from this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.