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Privacy Statement:

When you visit any of the Jean Hailes websites, The Jean Hailes Foundation will not collect personally identifiable information about you unless such information is provided voluntarily by you.

Any personally identifiable information collected by The Foundation is strictly confidential: The Foundation will not reveal, disclose, sell, distribute, share or otherwise pass on to any third parties any personal information that you may have provided unless required by law or unless the Foundation has your express written consent to do so.

You should also be aware that non-personal information may be automatically collected through the use of 'cookies'. These are pieces of information that a website can place on a visitor's hard drive to record data such as what time a visit occurs, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what website or search engine the visitor was referred from. The Foundation uses Google Analytics to analyse this data, in order to make its online content more relevant and accessible to visitors. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics and the Foundation will not match any data collected by Google Analytics with any personal information. The Google Analytics privacy policy can be found at

The use of cookies is standard and you will find that most websites use them. Most internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your internet browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used.

For more information, or if you have any concerns or complaints about how The Foundation manages the privacy of visitors to its websites, please contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Content updated 14 December 2012

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