Cookies Policy

Havering Care Point cookie policy

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best
experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or
mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:
• Make our website work as you’d expect
• Remember your settings during and between visits
• Improve the speed/security of the site
• Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook

We do not use cookies to:
• Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
• Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
• Pass data to advertising networks
• Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
• Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are
adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean
that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site
you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

• Allowing you to vote on care advice articles
• Allowing you to save a personal list of articles

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common
example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use
cookies:

• Browse Aloud text to speech and language translation tool –Privacy policy

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

 Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and
Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:

• Twitter – Privacy policy
• Facebook – Privacy explanation

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social
network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on
these networks.

Turning cookies off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop
it from accepting cookies (learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit
the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world’s websites as
cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”.
Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that antispyware
software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting
cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with
antispyware software.

Get in touch with us on: 01708 776770 (Select Option 2) or via online forms