Privacy policy

This privacy policy describes how Bristol Health Partners uses and protects information you give us when using our website.

We may update this policy from time to time. The latest version will always be published on this page. This version was first published on 27 July 2022. 

1.The information we collect

1.1 Information we receive automatically

We automatically receive certain types of information whenever you interact with this website. We use the information to monitor website traffic and to assist with the navigation and user experience of the website. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.

Information that we receive automatically includes:

  • website usage data
  • user data such as your IP address and details of your browser and device

1.2 Information you choose to give us

If you choose to subscribe to our e-newsletter, we will collect the following information:

  • Your email address
  • Your name

We will only ever use this information we collect to send out our e-newsletter – nothing else.

You may opt out from receiving the e-newsletter at any time by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the email you receive, or by contacting us at

1.3 Retaining your data

We will retain data for as long as required for the purpose for which it was collected.

1.4 Lawful basis

Personal data collected through this website is processed on the basis of your consent (GDPR Article 6.1(a)) or under the legitimate interests of the relevant parties (Article 6.1(f)).

1.5 Cookies

We use cookies to operate the website and to track how people use this website. A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or device, which enables our website to identify your computer or device as you view our website pages. All the information collected is anonymous and we do not use it for any other purpose. 

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1.6 Our service partners

We use the following third-party service provider to process and store your data collected via the website:

Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC), which we use to manage our email marketing subscriber lists and send emails to our subscribers. Read Mailchimp’s privacy policy.

We will not share your personal information with any other third party unless we have your permission, or the law requires us to do so.

1.7 How to make a request about your data

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust is the Data Controller for this website for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation. Read UHBW’s privacy notice. 

You can contact us to ask us what data we hold about you, who has access to it and how it is being used. We will also delete any data about you that we hold if you ask us to.

If you have any concerns as to how your personal data is processed, you can contact Data Protection Officer at:

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Marlborough Street
0117 34 23701 / 0117 34 23794.

It is also your right to submit a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Further details can be found at