The Patient Information Forum (PIF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. PIF is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with our obligations under data protection legislation. With effect from 25th May 2018, the main data protection law will be the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as supplemented by the Data Protection Act 2018 and related laws.
PIF promises to respect any personal data you share with us, or which we obtain from other organisations and keep it safe. We aim to be clear when we collect your data and will not do anything you would not reasonably expect.
Information we may collect from you
In order to fulfil PIF membership benefits, administer our website, provide email alert services and consult on our work, PIF occasionally captures and processes personal data in various ways.
- Website access: As you use our website, we may automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and usage patterns. We collect this data by using cookies, server logs and similar technologies. We use ‘cookies’ to enhance your experience on our website. When you are accessing our website, your device may provide us with information about the device you are using.
The Google Analytics tracking tool uses a number of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics and does so without personally identifying individual visitors to Google or PIF.
Reviewed Feb 2021.