What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer and 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. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
By using our website, you agree we can place these types of cookies on your device. We have a consent box on our website so you can accept cookies before you proceed through the site – you can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
The name of the domain (the IP address and associated specific network name attached to the Internet) from which you accessed the Internet.
The date and time you accessed the site.
The internet address of the website from which you linked.
The pages you viewed while visiting the Mills & McKinney Practice Ltd site.
Mills & McKinney Practice Ltd collects no personal information about you (name, mailing address, phone, email address) unless you choose to provide that information by sending an email, filling in our contact form or booking a consultation via the booking form on the website.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal patient/customer record keeping.
To respond to your requests and provide you with appropriate information.
To improve our products and services.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
Website and computer security
We take every precaution to ensure that the information your provide is protected. The information submitted via our website is protected both online and offline. Our website is SSL encrypted, which helps against information being intercepted and read during transmission.
Personal information is only accessed by those who need the information to perform their specific job. Computers/servers are also kept in a secure environment, have firewall, virus scan and are regularly updated.