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This privacy notice sets out how Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

How we use cookies
This website uses "cookies". Cookies enable us to provide dynamic content and information and tell us which parts of our websites people have visited.

If you want to disable cookies then you can do so via your web browser. The process depends entirely on which web browser you are using although it is not difficult to do. Because cookies are used throughout our website, disabling them may prevent you from using certain parts of the site.

The cookies used on our websites have been categorised based on the guidelines found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. We use the following categories on our website:

Category 2 — Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how you use our website — for instance, which pages you go to. This data may be used to help optimise our websites and improve navigation in the future.

This type of cookies is considered as a 'First Party Cookie'. The cookies used on this website do not store any personal information such as name, telephone number or address.

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You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the Site by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there.

Google use this information to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports on website activity for website operators. Google will not transmit this information to third parties unless required by law or if third parties process this data on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this site you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose.

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