Cookies & Privacy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for NHS Professionals. It applies solely to this website (with exception to the cookie policy which applies to all NHS Professionals Systems); links within to other websites are not covered by this Privacy statement.
Information collection and use
NHS Professionals does not store or collect any personal information about site users without their consent. The system will record your email address and other information only if volunteered to us by you (for example, via application forms and contact forms). This information shall be treated as confidential. It may only be used for internal review and to contact you regarding any feedback.
The website will log a user’s IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server. This information is used for statistical purposes only.
Cookie Policy
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer. We use cookies to:
  • Analyse the use of different sections of our website and improve performance based on user data
  • Help us with the security settings like session login and log out
We do not use cookies to identify you personally and only collect anonymous data to improve our services and make informed decisions.
We have categorised cookies used on our website based on the guidelines found in the ICO UK cookie guide. Following are the different categories of cookies used on our websites and online services:
Functional cookies
These are the cookies necessary to display our website the way it is and some parts of our website may not function properly without these cookies.
Feature cookies
They work with NHS Professionals features to help us provide a faster experience when you are logged into our mobile bookings website – so you can view things like available shifts for you to book on your mobile.
Google Analytics Cookies
These cookies collect information like pages you visit the most on our website and they help us in improving the services we provide through our website. The data collected has no personally identifiable information in it and it is saved for NHS Professionals’ use only. Google does not have access to the data collected using these cookies.
Following are the Google Analytics cookies we use:
Name Purpose Expired
_utma This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site 2 years
_utmb This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site 30 minutes
_utmc This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser When you close your browser
_utmz This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

You can opt-out of Google Analytics.

How to delete cookies stored by us?

All modern internet browsers provide the functionality to delete cookies from the computer. Please refer to the help section of your browser for more information on how to delete cookies saved on your computer by a specific website.

Notification of changes

NHS Professionals reserves the right to change their Privacy statement without notice. It is the responsibility of users to check this Privacy statement regularly.