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to send unsolicited e-mail. They will not be sold or passed to a
third party either. For more information read below.
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BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION (‘BHF’)
BHF is committed to protecting your privacy
online. We use the information we collect about you to help us
understand more about how our site is used and to send you
communications about BHF that you might be interested in. The
‘personal information’ is information that allows us to identify
you, for example – your email address, name, title and address.
Please read the following policy to understand
how your personal information will be treated. This policy may
change so please check back from time to time.
What personal information does BHF
BHF collects the following information about
visitors to our website;
information regarding what pages people go to and when, information
volunteered by you (such as in a quiz),email addresses and the way
you prefer us to get in touch with you.
What are cookies and how do we use
Cookies are small amounts of information that
are sent from a web server to your browser and stored on your
computer's hard drive. They contain information about the internet
see the information that you are likely to be interested in.
the number of people visiting the site. Most web browsers
automatically accept cookies but you can usually change your
browser to prevent this. If you disable cookies in this way, you
will still be able to access the whole site, but you might find
that some areas don't ‘remember’ that you've been to visit them
How does BHF use my
BHF uses the information we collect about you
to help us understand more about how our site is used. Also, if you
request it, we may use the information to send you communications
that you might be interested in.
Who is collecting your
When you are on the BHF website and you are
asked for personal information, you are sharing that information
with BHF alone – unless otherwise stated.
With whom does BHF share your
BHF will not disclose any of your personally
identifiable information, except when we have your permission or
under special circumstances. For example, if we believe, in good
faith, that the law requires it.
What are my choices in relation to the
collection, use and distribution of my information?
If you have shown us that you are interested
in receiving regular information about BHF's work, we will send you
communications about BHF's work and activities, either
electronically or otherwise. We do not sell, trade or rent the
information we get from you on this site.
Where there are links on our site to other
sites, the content of those linked sites is not covered by this
These other sites will have separate privacy
and data collection practices. We do not have responsibility or
liability for the content of these sites, or how they use any
information that you give them.
In special cases, we may disclose personal
information that you supply us with when we have reason to believe
that disclosing this information is; necessary to comply with the
law, necessary to enforce or apply our terms of
business, necessary to
protect our rights and those of our users.
What is BHF's policy on allowing me to
update, correct or delete my personally identifiable
The accuracy of your information is important
to BHF. If you change email address, or if any of the other
information we hold is not accurate or is out of date, please email
us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to Children's Resources Department, British Heart
Foundation, Greater London House , 180 Hampstead Road,
London NW1 7AW.
How does BHF protect my personal
BHF is committed to taking reasonable steps to
protect the individual identifying information that you provide us
What security precautions are in place
to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of my
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the
Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we
strive to protect your personal information, BHF cannot promise or
warrant the security of any information you give to us, and you do
so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our
best effort to make sure it is safe on our systems.
By using our website, you consent to the
collection and use of the information you provide to us in
accordance with the contents of this policy.
The material presented on cbhf.net is
not intended to replace professional medical care or attention by a
We strongly advise all users with health
problems to consult a doctor. If you have any questions or concerns
about your health, you must consult a doctor before starting any
The materials on cbhf.net cannot,
and should not, be used as a basis for diagnosis or choice of
All content included on this website
(cbhf.net) is the copyright of the British Heart Foundation ‘BHF'
or its content providers and is reproduced with the permission of
the copyright owner. BHF reserves the right to use all quotes and
comments which are offered, but will do so anonymously. All rights
are reserved. The collection, arrangement and assembly of all
content on this site is the exclusive property of BHF and is
protected by UK and international copyright laws.
BHF allows downloading of material on the
basis that the material will be used solely for personal,
educational or research purposes. Downloaded material cannot be
used for publication, copying onto another site, or for any form of
BHF makes no representation that any
information, product or service referred to in the materials on
this website is appropriate for use, or available, in other
locations. Those who choose to access this website are responsible
for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are
This website is for information only. BHF has
used all reasonable care and skill in compiling the content of this
website, but makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any
information on this website and cannot accept liability for any
errors or omissions. The content providers and the publisher do not
accept any legal responsibility for, nor make any warranty with
respect to, the views expressed, advice provided or procedures
outlined on the site.
This site is provided by BHF on an ‘as is’
basis. That means that BHF makes no representations or warranties
of any kind express or implied about the operation of the site or
the information, content, materials or products included on this
BHF disclaims all warranties expressed or
implied, including but not limited to implied warranties as to
fitness for purpose.
BHF will not be liable in damages of any kind
arising from the use of this site.
Any product or service which is mentioned or
shown on the site is used for illustrative purposes only. It is not
an endorsement or the product or service by BHF or its content
This website will provide links to other
websites operated by advertisers and third parties. It is the
responsibility of such persons to ensure that such material and
such websites comply with all relevant laws and regulations. Links
to other sites are provided by BHF for information only and in good
faith. BHF is not responsible or liable for any content,
advertisement, product or other materials on or available from such
sites. BHF disclaims all responsibility for any error, any missing
information or any inaccuracy in such material or its failure to
comply with the relevant laws or regulations.
BHF shall not be liable for any failure to
provide, or for defects in, links to any other website.
BHF expressly excludes liability for
consequential loss, damage or corruption of any other party's
software or data or for loss of profit, business revenue, goodwill
or anticipated savings, except to the extent to which it is
unlawful to exclude such liability.
The confidentiality of your personal
information is of very important to BHF. Because of this, BHF is
registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. Users should note
that information submitted to BHF over this website is unprotected
until it reaches us.