01 Mar 2020
You can visit our website without telling us who you are or
revealing any information about yourself. However, if you give us
any personal information about yourself or others we promise to
treat it securely, fairly and lawfully. We are committed to
protecting your privacy.
When we ask you for personal information online it will only be in
response to you actively applying for or using one of our online
products or services.
We may use personal information you provide for the purpose of
providing more relevant content to you.
General Data Protection
You will be aware that a
new Data Protection Regulation came into force in May 2018.
Please be assured that the only data held by the Shetland Stroke
Support Group is your name and address, or email address, for
sending out the monthly newsletter.
These details are never passed on to anyone else and should anyone
wish to discontinue the newsletter their details are then deleted
from the mailing list.
A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer,
tablet or phone when you visit a website.
Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are
known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they
expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as
persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies
have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit
Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent
information on cookies.
experience. The majority of web browsers automatically accept
cookies. You can avoid this by changing the settings of your
browser. Please be aware that if you stop your browser accepting
cookies, some websites may stop working properly on your computer.
This website may also, at times, allow representation from other
third-party sites on our pages. Some advertisers use these types of
cookies to track your visits to the various websites on which they
advertise. If you are concerned about this, you can disable
third-party cookies by changing the settings of your browser.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites. However, once you
have used any links to leave this website, we cannot be responsible
for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide
whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this
privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the
privacy statement applicable to the website in question.