We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should
we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified
when using this website; you can be assured that it will only be used
in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 November 2019.
Cookies are harmless text files which may be stored on your computer
and enable certain features or functionality.
We also measure statistics about visitors to the site and their
usage, for example where they came from, what pages they visit and what
browser they are using. Knowing how our site is being used means we can
advertising purposes or pass user data to any other organisation.
All cookies used on this site are listed below. If you do not wish
these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but
this may negatively affect your experience on the site.
First party cookies
These are cookies that may be controlled and set by us on this domain, used to provide site functionality and optimisation.
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Third party cookies
These are cookies that may be controlled and set by external services
/ tools, used to enhance our site and provide usage information.
Set and used by Google Analytics to track user activity
We may collect the following information from site:
Your first name
Contact Information (Email address and telephone)
The start of your postcode
Your thank you message or video
Subscription details to receive comms materials
An image to accompany your message
On submission your message will be moderated and then published on to this site.
If you are happy for us to share your message with external parties we may feature your message in the local media, or share it on our other campaign sites and social media. If you provide an image we may use the image on the site and on social media platforms to promote this campaign. Your image will not be used for any other campaign.
We will also use your submitted information for analysis purposes, to report back on the success of our campaign. This will be on an anonymous and generic basis rather than an individual basis.
Any contact details or email address data collected is never passed on to any third parties. However, we may use your email address to provide a Gravatar that will appear alongside your thank you. This will only happen if you have previously signed up to use this service. You can find out more about this on the Gravatar website.
If you are happy for us to contact you about your message you may
receive further communications from us, but these will only relate to
this specific campaign or health information specific to the answers you
If you wish to receive further communications from us please tick the “subscribe” option when submitting your form
If you do not wish to receive email newsletters from ourselves,
please leave the “subscribe” option unticked when submitting any contact
If you would like to amend, request copies of, or request we remove any data we currently hold, please write to:
Louise Whitworth Data protection officer
NHS Leeds CCG
Wira Business Park
Leeds, LS16 6EB
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To
prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable
physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure
the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However,
once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that
we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot
be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which
you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by
this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the
privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form
on the website, do not tick the box to indicate that you want your email
address to be used by for email marketing purposes
If you have previously agreed to us using
your personal information for email marketing purposes, you may change
your mind at any time by writing to the address given below
We will not sell, distribute or lease your
personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or
are required by law to do so
You may request details of personal information which we hold about
you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If
you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Data protection officer
NHS Leeds CCG
Wira Business Park
Leeds, LS16 6EB
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is
incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as
possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information
found to be incorrect.
If you have someone you’d like to thank this winter, say your Big Thank You here.
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