47 Villa Street,
SE17 2EL

Website Cookies Policy

(1) Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

1.2 We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

(2) Credit

2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

(3) About Cookies

3.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

(4) Cookies that We Use

4.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) personalisation. We use cookies to set your preferred colour scheme for this website (cookies used for this purpose are: fe_hc);

(b) cookie consent. We use cookies to display our cookie policy banner when you first visit this website (cookies used for this purpose are: cookie_policy); and

(c) security & status. We use cookies to enable the display a captcha security image on our online forms. In addition we also track your progress while navigating online forms (cookies used for this purpose are: PHPSESSID); 

(5) Cookies Used by Our Service Providers

5.1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2 We use the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to provide a CQC Widget on a number of pages within the website. This service uses cookies to display our current CQC rating. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at www.cqc.org.uk/about-us/our-policies/privacy-statement. The relevant cookies are: _gat_cqcTracker, _qa, _gid.

(6) Managing cookies

6.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up to date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

6.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

(7) Cookie preferences

7.1 This website does not currently allow you to manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies. This is because the site only sends necessary cookies for the basic operation of the website (see sections 4 and 5 above), it does not send statistic gathering or marketing or other unnecessary cookies.

(8) Our Details

8.1 This website is operated by Villa Street Medical Centre a partnership between Dr Julia Hodges, Dr Nancy K├╝chemann, Mr Shaun Heath, Ms Tilly Wright, Dr Gabrielle Weale, Dr Nicola Hanson, Dr Nedah Darabi and Dr Joanna Cooper.

8.2 Our principal place of business is at Villa Street Medical Centre, 47 Villa Street, London, SE17 2EL.

8.3 You can contact us:

(a) by post, to the postal address given above; or

(b) by telephone using the 0207 703 7393.