We collect a minimum of personal data, none of it directly identifying and we will make no attempt to identify users of this site.
The personal data we do collect from you includes:
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is the digital network address of a computer on the internet. It is used by the network to direct information to and from that computer. It can be used to identify your computer and determine geographically where your computer is based. It should be noted that IP addresses are not fixed and can change at the discretion of your internet provider. It should also be noted that it is common for internet providers to share IP addresses between groups or networks of computers attached to the internet.
Your IP address is the only piece of identifying and personal information we collect and store. We store your IP address when you use the SSIP score calculator to produce a score. We do not and never will share this data with other institutions or sites, eg marketing companies.
When first visiting the site we ask your consent to send data on how you use the site to Google Analytics. This is completely voluntary and opt in with your consent. We ask you for your consent on a weekly basis.
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use sepsis-ssip-score.org.uk. This includes IP addresses, although we configure Google analytics to anonymise IP addresses when storing and analysing them. The data is anonymised before being used for analytics processing.
Google Analytics processes anonymised information about:
We do not store your personal information through Google Analytics (for example your name or address).
We will not identify you through analytics information, and we will not combine analytics information with other data sets in a way that would identify who you are.
We configure Google analytics to:
We do not host advertising of any from on our site.
Cookies are small files sent from a web server to the browser on your device. When you return to a website, the browser sends the file back to the web server allowing the web server to keep track of return visits.
We collect information through Google Analytics to see how you use the site. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users.
We also collect data in order to monitor use of the site to identify security threats
The legal basis for processing personal data in relation to site security is our legitimate interests, and the legitimate interests of our users, in ensuring the security and integrity of this site.
The legal basis for processing anonymised data for Google Analytics is your consent.
The data we collect may be used by us in further research about sepsis survivors. Any projects undertaken would be done with appropriate oversight as per the legislative requirements of the United Kingdom. It should be noted that no personally identifying information is stored about you, or patients who you may score with our calculator.
We will not:
We will share your data if we are required to do so by law - for example, by court order, or to prevent fraud or other crime.
We provide a service to look up the Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2015 in England via a postcode. We do not store postcodes, they are only used for the IMD 2015 lookup.
We will only retain your data for as long as it is needed for the purposes set out in this document
Our services are not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children 13 years of age or younger. We do not intentionally collect or maintain data about anyone under the age of 13.
We designed, built and operate this site to make sure that your data is as safe as possible at all stages, both while it’s processed and when it’s stored.
This site is operated from a shared hosting facilty in London, at present part of the European Economic Area (EEA), Data collected by Google Analytics may be transferred out of the EEA.
Last updated 10 August 2020