Privacy

You should read this information before using our website.

1. Accuracy
Whilst we have made every attempt to ensure the accuracy and validity of all information provided on this website, Malthouse Surgery managing the website on behalf of Abingdon Healthcare Federation, OxFed and PML (Principal Medical Ltd) does not accept responsibility for events arising from the use of the information provided. Advice offered to patients, while being as accurate and complete as possible, should not be used as a substitute for a consultation with the patient's own doctor.

2. Links
All links from this website are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for sites linked to, or for the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement. This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

3. Website Availability
We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.

4. Medical Information on the Internet
If you use the Internet for medical information then please be aware of the following points:
- Review more than one site and attempt to obtain a balanced view
- Check for the authors' names and qualifications - anonymous information is less likely to be sourced accurately
- Use sites that are regularly updated
- Be aware that advertising might influence the site contents - check for commercial sponsorship
- Information sourced from outside the UK might describe treatments not available here

5. Data Collection
We collect information from users who communicate with us via the website, aggregate information on which pages users access or visit.  The information we collect is used to improve the content of our product and the quality of our service.

As a data controller, we are required to notify the Information Commissioner’s Office that it is processing personal data. Data controllers must renew their notification with the Information Commissioner’s Office on an annual basis. Failure to notify constitutes a criminal offence. Any changes to the register must be notified to the Information Commissioner’s Office within 28 days of taking place. The Designated Officer shall be responsible for notifying and updating the Information Commissioner’s Office.