This privacy notice sets out how West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust uses and protects any personal data.
Should you have any further queries on the uses of your information please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer – Chris Kerr via Data.Protection@wmas.nhs.uk or telephone 07837 423 835.
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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.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DPIAs should be used to evaluate risks to the rights and freedoms of data subjects that result from data processing. They are particularly relevant when introducing new data processing processes, systems or technologies.
DPIAs also support the GDPR’s accountability principle, helping organisations prove that they have taken appropriate technical and organisational measures, as required.
For copies of the Trusts completed and approved Data Protection Impact Assessments please click here