v.3.7 February 2016
The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
By using our website, you the user, hereby agree to this statement as outlined below:
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Though we aim to keep our website running 100% of the time, this may not always be possible in certain situations such as security updates etc. We accept no liability from events arising due to the loss of information from this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them at aboutcookies.org.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer by third party partners (such as Google Maps) when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Most modern browsers (such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera) have a "Do Not Track" option. When enabled, our website will not monitor your usage of our website.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.
Whilst we have made every attempt to ensure the accuracy and validity of all information provided on this website, Gdoc does not accept responsibility for events arising from the use of the information provided. Advice offered, while being as accurate and complete as possible, should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with your own doctor.
If you use the Internet for medical information then please be aware of the following points:
- Review more than one site and attempt to obtain a balanced view
- Check for the authors' names and qualifications - anonymous information is less likely to be sourced accurately
- Use sites that are regularly updated
- Be aware that advertising might influence the site contents - check for commercial sponsorship
- Avoid online consultations and diagnoses
- Information sourced from outside the UK might describe treatments not available here
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; http://example.com/.)
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
This website and its owners through their social media platform and analytics accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy web addresses such as...
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
Resources & Further Information
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 - The Guide