|The purpose of this statement is to let users of this web site know what information is collected about them when they visit this site, how this information is used and if it is disclosed. |
The information collected during each visit is aggregated with similar logged information and published in reports in order for Keith & District Hospital to identify patterns of usage of the site. This will assist us in improving the Service of the Keith & District Hospital site and the services offered on it. Keith & District Hospital will not disclose or publish information that identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent.
EXCEPTION TO THE RULE
Keith & District Hospital will collect, use and disclose more extensive information than stated above in the following circumstances:
- unauthorised attempts to access files which are not published Keith & District Hospital pages; - unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on the Keith & District Hospital site; - unauthorised attempts to index the contents of the Keith & District Hospital site by other sites; - attempts to intercept messages of other users of the Keith & District Hospital site; - communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups or which give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed; - attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the web server, or interfere with the enjoyment of the Keith & District Hospital site by other users.
Keith & District Hospital reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of the Keith & District Hospital site raises a suspicion that an offence is being, or has been, committed. In the event of an investigation, Keith & District Hospital will provide access to data to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect our logs.
SECURITY OF INFORMATION
Information collected is stored in an appropriately secure format and held by Keith & District Hospital for archival purposes. When the information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected it is deleted.
INFORMATION PROVIDED IN FEEDBACK
Keith & District Hospital provides feedback facilities on the Keith & District Hospital site to allow users to provide input into the future development of the site and to comment on the provision of service. The provision of personal details on feedback is optional. Users may provide personal details for the purpose of receiving a reply to their feedback. This information will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided. We will not add your email address or name to any mailing list. Keith & District Hospital may publish aggregated information about feedback on the site, to the extent that it does not identify or cannot be used to identify individual users.
Keith & District Hospital captures this information on its own computers. Access to the raw data is restricted to a limited number of officers in Keith & District Hospital for the purpose of analysis and to report on the success of Keith & District Hospital in meeting Keith & District Hospital`s communication and access objectives. The officers who can access this data are the members of the Division of Information Services. If you would like to access information held about you by Keith & District Hospital please contact us. Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for online communication, this policy may be modified or expanded in light of new developments or issues that may arise from time to time. The amended policy will be posted to this site and will operate from the time it is posted.