This site is run by Parkinson's UK. For more information, visit parkinsons.org.uk.

Privacy and data protection

This privacy policy only applies to the collection of your personal information by us and those we authorise. It does not cover any third party websites to which we may provide links. Third party websites may have their own privacy policies and/or terms and conditions of use.

Your personal information

When you are on our website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with us alone, unless stated otherwise. 

Information we collect

We collect information about which pages on our website are accessed and when, information volunteered by you (for example by completing our email form) email address and your preferred means of communication.

We will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, unless we have your permission.

Parkinson's UK does not sell or rent user information to anyone.

What are cookies?

Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website and are stored in the cookies directory of your computer.

We use cookies along with web analytic tools to see how our site is used and to help us provide a better service.

The use of cookies does not give us access to your computer and they cannot be used to identify an individual user.

We only use cookies in order to provide you with an efficient service. 

We also use third party companies to show you more relevant ads when you visit our website.  These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisement about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Third Party Cookies

  • Facebook – We use Facebook for serving ads targeted to your interests. Facebook’s privacy policy https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
  • Twitter – We use Twitter for serving ads targeted to your interests. Find out more on Twitter’s privacy policy
  • Analytics – We use Google Analytics to see how our site is used and to to help us provide you with a better service. Read more about Google's use of cookies
  • YouTube – We use YouTube to host video on this site. YouTube's privacy policy.

Controlling cookies

You can change your internet browser settings to accept or reject all cookies, to notify you when one is set, and to delete your cookies periodically. Changing cookie settings differs in each browser, so please check your browser's help menu for further details.

Here are some instructions for some of the more popular internet browsers:

Internet Explorer
Chrome
Firefox
Safari

We will continue to update our cookie information, so please check this regularly.

For more information, please contact the Parkinson’s UK digital team at web@parkinsons.org.uk