Privacy and Cookie Policy

City & Hackney Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services respects user privacy and maintains the following privacy policy. The CAMHS website  places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for all websites. We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
More about our Cookies

Our site uses WordPress. WordPress uses cookies when a user is logged into the website, if you are not logged in these cookies will not affect you. These are the cookies that allow us to remember who you are so that you can see the WordPress control panel. These cookies also help keep your visit to the site secure.

Cookie name Typical content Expires
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wordpress_logged_in Logged in or not When your browser closes
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These cookies contain some information about your general geographic location. They are automatically added by the software that runs this website, but we do not use them in any way. When your browser closes

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, incorporates functionality provided by third parties. The site includes Google Maps which use third party cookies. Google Maps stores up to four cookies: khcookie, NID, SNID and PREF. We use Google’s interactive maps because we believe they provide a helpful way for our visitors to identify how best to travel to us. We use the Google Maps tools on the basis that Google adheres to its privacy policy which can be found at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies/ and its terms of service for Google Maps at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/terms_maps.html.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on the browser that you are using to view this website are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you accept our use of cookies. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below. However doing so may mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Turning Cookies Off

By adjusting your browser settings you can control your cookie settings to:

  • delete all cookies
  • block all cookies
  • allow all cookies
  • block third-party cookies
  • clear all cookies when you close the browser
  • open a ‘private browsing’ session
Browser Information about controlling cookies
Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
Chrome https://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en-GB/more/privacy.html
Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Clear%20Recent%20History
Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
Opera http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Further information on cookies can be found at Directgov.