Privacy Policy for Browsing

This is the Privacy Policy for Browsing the Protein S Deficiency and Thrombophilia web site.

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Data Collection

Certain information about you and your computer can be collected when you are visiting our web site. This section explains what information we collect, and how it is used. Data collection is conducted lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 for the purposes of delivering our web site and related services.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you choose to provide it to us. This means you can visit our web site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. As you browse the web site, our servers will collect information about your visit, but not about you personally.

We collect the following information about our visitors:

  • Dynamic HTTP data (e.g. web server logs)
  • Dynamic search data (e.g. words entered into a search box)
  • Dynamic interaction data (e.g. which pages are visited)

We collect this information for the following reasons:

  • Record visitor behaviour and interactions to generate aggregate statistics (i.e. statistics that do not identify individuals)
  • Web site and system administration
  • Research and development of our web site and related services
  • Determine from which domains and IP addresses our visitors come from

We use Google Analytics for analysing site performance. You can opt out of Google Analytics here

We use online advertising services such as Google Adwords and Bing Ads for display advertising. These services as well as Google Analytics use cookies to track your visits and advert behaviour.

When visiting our web site you may see online advertising appearing from other web sites you visited. This is called remarketing and is used to help visitors find their way back to a previously viewed web site. This effect will typically only last for a few days but if you prefer to opt out of this service you can do so here


A cookie is a small amount of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through your application settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, visit

Some pages on our web site include content supplied by third parties with information served directly from their servers. They may also send a cookie to your web browser. If you choose to accept their cookies it can help to improve your visit to our web site, for example by optimising the delivery of adverts that are shown to you. We do not control the way the third party cookies are set or managed but can refer you to the privacy policy of the providers as follows:

Dispute Resolution

If you have a complaint about any aspect of our web site privacy please bring it to the attention of our Chief Privacy Officer. Please prefix the subject of your email or mark your envelope 'confidential'. We endeavour to resolve all complaints as soon as they are brought to our attention but if this is not possible we will acknowledge receipt of your complaint in 5 working days and advise you how we intend to resolve the issue you have raised and how long this is likely to take.

Contact Information

The Chief Privacy Officer is James Slattery-Kavanagh. You can contact him:

  • by email at
  • by calling 0871 223 0085 during UK office hours
  • by writing to Protein S Deficiency and Thrombophilia (, 3 Cricketfield, Newick, East Sussex BN8 4LL


We may change our Privacy Policy at any time and your continued use of our web site following any such changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of our prevailing policy.

Last Updated

Our Privacy Policy was last updated on 6th August 2013 for additional details on Google Ads and on 11th June 2009 for a change of address and no other changes were made since it was previously updated on 31st January 2006.
Last updated: Tuesday, 6th August 2013, © 2000-2017

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