Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to DPHS (Disabled Persons Housing Service, Aberdeen). This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that DPHS collects, and the ways in which DPHS uses that personal information.

Cookies

When we provide services, such as this webpage, we want to make them as useful as possible. When delivering services over the internet it is common practice to store small amounts of information on your computer or phone. This information is stored by your web browser in small files called cookies. Cookies serve a number of possible purposes:

You can block / remove cookies using your browser. A useful guide to doing this is available here.

There are two main types of cookies, first party and second party.

Cookies used on this site

For convenience we lists all cookies used on this site, with details of the purpose and provider.

First Party Cookies

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These cookies are used by our content management system to monitor the previous pages you visited in order to tailor each page to better suit you, and to monitor which geographic location you wish to view.

Google

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These cookies are used to collect information about how people use our site in an anonymous form. This helps us see how the website is used. They are also used to provide Google Plus "+1" functionality.

Personal information collection

DPHS may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

Using personal information

DPHS may use your personal information to:

DPHS will not use any piece of identifiable personal data and will use information purely for collection of data purposes.

Where DPHS discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, DPHS may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

DPHS will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

DPHS will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers.

Updating this statement

DPHS may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites.

DPHS is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact DPHS

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or DPHS treatment of your personal information, please write: