Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small piece of data or text file which is stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.

Further information on cookies can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm

As you use this website information is received and stored by us. This information is used to enable us to improve the website and to enable us to respond to your requests. This website does not use cookies apart from temporary “session” cookies which enable a user’s web browser to remember which page on this website it has already visited. Users can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser. Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

    • The IP address of the users webserver
    • The top level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .net, .biz)
    • The previous website address from which the user reached us, including any search criteria used.
    • Click screen data which shows the traffic of users around this website (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded).
    • The type of web browser used by the website user.

Highfield Healthcare will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate any technical details listed above with any individual.

Google Analytics

Highfield Healthcare uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on your computer. Although these cookies are not essential to the core function of the website, they are useful in enabling us to improve the user experience and ensure it is more effective and efficient.

Google Analytics does not collect any personal information such as your name, address or contact details. All the information collected is anonymous. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you would like to prevent cookies from being set by this site, or any other, the following links will assist in that aim:

Google Chrome – How to change your cookie settings in Google Chrome
Firefox – How to change your cookie settings in Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer – How to change your cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Safari (OS X) – How to change your cookie settings in Safari (OS X)
Safari (iOS) – How to change your cookie settings in Safari (iOS)

Third party cookies are set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the link buttons across the site allowing visitors to access content on social networks and other sites. In order to implement these links and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.