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LEGAL

The Practising Midwife supports and adheres to the principles of the Data Protection Act and as such undertakes to protect your privacy and the security of any personal information we receive from you. When you register with The Practising Midwife we ask for some information and demographic data from you. This information is used for statistical purposes so that we can improve our products and services, and to inform you about new services and changes to the website. The aggregated information enables us to assess browsing patterns, which in turn allows us to sell advertising to the pharmaceutical industry and others. However this aggregated data does not allow the identification of an individual.

This process is enabled through the use of ‘cookies’, a file that is stored on your computer. Cookies are normally accepted automatically but it is possible to adjust your settings so that cookies are not accepted. Adverts which are displayed on the website are generated by third parties who may also use cookies to track the number of users seeing the advertisement. However, this process does not provide access to personal information such as name, address and email addresses. We have no access or control over the data generated by these cookies and further information about third party cookies can be found by visiting their websites.

If you have opted in to our email service you may receive emails from us with news and updates about The Practising Midwife and this website. These emails may also contain promotional information from advertisers, including the pharmaceutical industry. However, The Practising Midwife will not sell exchange or rent any personal information to third parties. We uphold the security principle of the data protection act and employ procedures to protect the security of your data. You have the right to have the data provided to us deleted at any time.

If you have any further questions please contact the publisher, Ian Heslop, at ianheslop1@gmail.com.