Privacy & cookies

Data protection

1. Promoter

The controller of personal data collected through this website is Greenwich Hospital.

We are committed to protecting your personal data and complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated legislation. This Privacy Page outlines the type of information that is collected by us on this website and how we use it.

2. Collection of personal data for the e-newsletter

In signing up to the newsletter you volunteer your name and email address to enable us to add you to the distribution list.

You will then be sent a monthly newsletter on the first Friday of each month, plus occasional special e-newsletters.

3. Contacting us via the contact form

In contacting us via the contact form on this website you volunteer your name and your email address – these are the only obligatory fields and are necessary for us to be able to respond to your query.

If you wish, you may also submit a company name and an address, if it is relevant to your enquiry.

4. Protecting your information

We never pass your details onto third parties.

5. Opting out

At any time you may unsubscribe from the newsletter via the unsubscribe link in the newsletter or by emailing

4. Security

We take full precautions to keep your personal data secure; access to your email address is strictly limited to two people.

5. Contact points

If you wish to raise any data protection issues please contact us at

Greenwich Market
Greenwich Hospital
1 Farringdon Street
Ludgate Circus
London EC4M 7LG.


A cookie is a small piece of data sent from web sites you visit and stored in your web browser. The EU Cookie Directive states that, with some exceptions, web sites must not now create and set such cookies without your explicit permission first. In the spirit of working towards compliance we would like you to know the following.

Our web publishing software predates the EU Cookie Law and sets several cookies in your browser as part of its default behaviour. No information that identifies you personally is collected. The names and functions of these cookies are as follows:

1st party cookies


This cookie records the date and time of your last visit, which will be today. Although it is set for all visitors it only supports functions for registered users. It will expire automatically in a year.


This cookie records the date and time of your last visit to our site prior to today. If this is your first visit, the date and time set will be as per exp_last_visit. It will expire automatically in a year.


This cookie is more benign than it sounds. It merely records up to the last 5 pages you have visited on our site so that page redirection can be handled where appropriate. It will expire automatically when you quit your browser.

3rd party cookies

In addition to the above, our use of Google Analytics sets the following cookies:


See Google’s explanation of how these are used.