Contact Details

Should you wish to contact us at any time, you can do so by e-mailing us at admin@chss.org.uk or by sending us a letter to Third Floor, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ or by telephoning us on 0131 225 6963.

Accessibility

We have made every effort to make this website as compatible as possible with a number of assistive technologies including screen readers and text browsers.

We have also made every effort to ensure that our video is accessible by those who are hearing or visually impaired by providing both a caption track and an optional transcript.

We strive wherever possible to ensure we meet the accessibility targets set out in the WCAG 2.0 (AA) Standards.

More detailed information about how to make the web easier to use, including how to use the accessibility features in your web browser and operating system are available at BBC My Web My Way.

Privacy

Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland are committed to protecting your privacy, whether you are a first time visitor to the website or a regular user.

Any personal data we collect through the website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of good commercial practice and the applicable law including the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and electronic Communications Regulations and all codes of practice issued by the information commissioner and, in particular, shall ensure we maintain our notification to/registration with the information commissioner.

We may collect information about you (such as your name and email address):

  • for internal audit purposes;
  • to help improve the content of the website and the service provided by chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland
  • to provide you with information regarding updates or additional services available on or through the website; and
  • in order to respond to queries and provide you with up-to-date information from Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland

We may provide your personal information to organisations directly involved in the update and/or maintenance of the website, including website designers and technical consultants. This information will be used by such organisations only to perform their functions and / or to provide the service you have requested and for no other purpose. 

We will not provide any further organisations with your details or information provided to us via the website, unless required to do so by law or with your prior consent.

We will aim to ensure that the information we hold is accurate and up-to-date. You can check the information we hold on you by emailing us at the contact details below. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct them promptly.

You have the right to advise us at anytime if you do not wish to receive information from Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (again, at the contact details given below).

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland produces statistics about website traffic but these statistics include no personally identifying information.

The website is protected by industry standard physical and electronic security systems.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland will hold personal information only for as long as is reasonably necessary to provide the most efficient service you.

Cookies

By using our websites, you consent to our use of cookies.

If you'd like to learn more about cookies, we recommend the About Cookies Website.

Cookies' are small data files that are sent from our website and stored on your computer or device.

We use them to help us provide you with information and services. Most are stored just for the duration of your visit to the website, but others are stored for much longer periods.

The following information tells you about how we use these cookies and how you can make informed choices about accepting or rejecting them.

We recommend that you accept them as refusing them can disable some functions, but most importantly we want you to feel comfortable that you are making an informed choice.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to make our website work better for you.

Cookies don’t give us access to any personal information about you.

For example, when you visit our website we place a Google cookie on your computer. It tells us what pages you have visited and what links you have clicked on during your visit. This allows us to generate a report about how our website is performing and this helps us make things better for you.

These cookies don’t give us access to any personal details.

As third party cookies (such as Google) aren’t set by us, we can’t control how they work – but we do choose which websites we work with.

We take your privacy seriously and we would never work with a website we don’t trust.

Your Choices

You can choose to reject cookies if you wish.

Our websites work better with cookies and we strongly advise you accept them.

Our cookies don’t give us or anyone else access to your personal data.

You can use your web browser to delete and reject cookies. There are instructions on how to delete cookies and how to control cookies on the About Cookies Website.

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