Details you give on this page will not be used to send
unsolicited e-mail, nor will they be sold or passed to a third
party. For more information read below.
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BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION ("BHF") WEBSITE USE AND PRIVACY
BHF is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We use the
information we collect about you to help us understand more about
how our site is used and to be able to send you communications
about BHF that may be of interest to you, either electronically or
otherwise. The "personal information" is information that enables
us to identify you, such as your email address, name, title and
Please read the following policy to understand how your personal
information will be treated. This policy may change from time to
time so please check back periodically.
1. What personal information does BHF
BHF collects the following information regarding visitors to our
website: information regarding what pages are accessed and when,
information volunteered by you (such as the quiz), email address
and your preferred means of communication.
2. What are cookies and how do we use
Cookies are small amounts of information that
are sent from a web server to your browser and stored on your
computer's hard drive. They contain information as to the internet
the information in which you are likely to be interested. We also
use them to help us keep track of the number of people visiting the
site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can
usually change your browser to prevent this If you disable cookies
in this way, you will still be able to access the whole site,
though you may find that some areas don't “remember” that you've
been to visit them before (such as the quiz).
3. How does BHF use my information?
BHF uses the information we collect about you to help us with
understanding more about how our site is used and if requested,
send you communications that may be of interest to you, either
electronically or otherwise.
4. Who is collecting your information?
When you are in the BHF website and are asked for personal
information, you are sharing that information with BHF alone unless
5. With whom does BHF share your
BHF will not disclose any of your personally identifiable
information, except when we have your permission or under special
circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law
6. What are my choices regarding collection, use and
distribution of my information?
If you indicated to us that you are interested in receiving regular
information about BHF's work we will send you communications
regarding BHF's work and activities, either electronically or
otherwise. We do not sell, trade or rent the information we get
from you on this site to others.
Where there are links on our site to other sites the content of
These other sites will have separate privacy and data collection
practices. We do not have responsibility or liability for the
content of these sites, or their use of information which you may
additionally supply them
In special cases, we may disclose any personal information that you
choose to supply us when we have reason to believe that disclosing
this information is:
- necessary to comply with the law
- necessary to enforce or apply our terms of business
- necessary to protect our rights and those of our users
7. What is BHF's policy on allowing me to update,
correct or delete my personally identifiable
The accuracy of your individual identifying information is
important to BHF. If you change email address or any of the other
information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us
at firstname.lastname@example.org or
write to Children and Young People's Team, Greater London
House, 180 Hampstead Road, London NW1 7AW
8. How does BHF protect my personal identifiable
BHF is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect the
individual identifying information that you provide to us.
9. What security precautions are in place to protect the
loss, misuse or alteration of my
Unfortunately, no data transmission over
the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result,
while we strive to protect your personal information, BHF cannot
ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to
us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your
transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our
10. Your consent
By using our website you consent to the collection and use of the
information you provide to us in accordance with the contents of
The material presented in yheart.net is not intended to replace
professional medical care or attention by a qualified
We strongly advise all users with health problems to consult a
doctor. If you have any questions or concerns about your condition,
you must consult a doctor before starting any treatment.
The materials in yheart.net cannot and should not be used as a
basis for diagnosis or choice of treatment.
- All content included on this website is the copyright of the
British Heart Foundation ‘BHF' (“cbhf.net and yheart.net”) or its
content providers and is reproduced with the permission of the
copyright owner. BHF reserves the right to use all quotes and
comments which are offered, but will do so anonymously. All rights
are reserved. The collection arrangement and assembly of all
content on this site is the exclusive property of BHF and is
protected by UK and international copyright laws.
- BHF allows downloading of material on the basis that the
material will be used solely for personal, educational or research
purposes. Downloaded material cannot be used for publication,
copying onto another site, or for any form of commercial
- BHF makes no representation that any information, product or
service referred to in the materials on this website is appropriate
for use, or available, in other locations. Those who choose to
access this website are responsible for compliance with local laws
if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
- This website is for information only. BHF has used all
reasonable care and skill in compiling the content of this website
but makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any information on this
website and cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions.
Neither the content providers nor the publisher accept any legal
responsibility for, nor make any warranty with respect to, the
views expressed, advice provided or procedures outlined on the
• This site is provided by BHF on an "as is" basis. BHF makes
no representations or warranties of any kind express or implied as
to the operation of the site or the information, content, materials
or products included on this site. BHF disclaims all warranties
express or implied including but not limited to implied warranties
as to fitness for purpose.
- BHF will not be liable in damages of any kind arising from the
use of this site.
- Any product or service which is mentioned or shown on the site
is used for illustrative purposes only and is not an endorsement by
BHF or its content providers of such product or service.
- This website will provide links to other websites operated by
advertisers and third parties. It is the responsibility of such
persons to ensure that such material and such websites comply with
all relevant laws and regulations. Links to other sites are
provided by BHF for information only and in good faith. BHF is not
responsible or liable for any content, advertisement, product or
other materials on or available from such sites. BHF disclaims all
responsibility for any error, omission or inaccuracy in such
material or its failure to comply with the relevant laws or
- BHF shall not be liable for any failure to provide, or for
defects in, links to any other website.
- BHF expressly excludes liability for consequential loss, damage
or corruption of any other party's software or data or for loss of
profit business revenue goodwill or anticipated savings except to
the extent to which it is unlawful to exclude such liability.
The confidentiality of your personal information is of paramount
concern to BHF. To this end BHF is registered under the Data
Protection Act 1998. Users should note that information submitted
to BHF over this website is unprotected until it reaches