This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s main website:

Information collected via this website

This website is hosted by Ekko Group PLC. See this link for their GDPR Compliance information.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that website. Therefore, 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.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.

Cookie: Amazon Web Services Application Load Balancer


Purpose: This cookie ensures that content is served from the same server every time, for a consistent user experience. This cookie expires after 1 week.


Cookie: Cookie Notice

Name: cookie_notice_accepted

Purpose: This cookie records the fact that the cookie notice has been accepted, so that the server knows not to display it again. This cookie expires after 1 month.

Finally, these are the Google Analytics Cookies:

_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_<property-id> 90 days Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more.


Data Protection Officer

Ben Pumphrey is our Data Protection Officer. He can be contacted via email:

Version 2: July 2019