Protecting the privacy of customers and
We take care to protect the privacy of customers and users of
the Medicals Direct Group Limited (MDG) website. Set out below is
an explanation of how we process information about visitors to the
Collection of personal information
The information which we collect and store during normal use of
the site is used to monitor and analyse how parts of the site are
used. Such use does not result in any personally identifiable data
being collected or stored.
You have the option on certain pages within this site to submit
personal information to Medicals Direct Group Limited in order that
we might send you further information or email alerts. These pages
provide explanations as to how this information is to be used.
We will not disclose without your consent any personal
information we collect about you when you visit the site to a third
party outside Medicals Direct Group Limited. In connection with any
application, request or enquiry you make, your information will be
passed directly to the relevant business unit within the Group.
By submitting your personal information through this website,
you shall be consenting to it being processed in the manner
described above by Medicals Direct Group Limited and Capita
If you have submitted personal information through this website
and wish us to cease using it for the purposes submitted, please
click here firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact
us on 0845 108 0446.
A cookie is a small amount of data sent to your computer or
mobile phone from a website. This means the website can recognise
your device (your computer or mobile phone) if you return to the
A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is a randomly
generated number. This is stored on your device's hard drive. Many
cookies are automatically deleted after you finish using a
Cookies are not programs and do not collect information from
Cookies make your experience of using websites faster and
easier. They allow websites to create a customised view of pages to
which you navigate. For example, they are commonly used to
authenticate or identify registered users of a website without
requiring them to sign in each time they access it, and tracking
the pages a user has visited on a site for analysis purposes.
How to control and delete cookies
personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish
to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or
indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser
How to manage your cookies
Cookies are sent to your browser (whether you use Internet
Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari or any other browser) by a website
and then stored in the cookies directory of your device.
To check and update your cookies settings, you will need to know
what browser you are using and what version of it you have. You can
usually find this out by opening the browser (just as though you
were going to use the internet) and then clicking on 'Help' and
then 'About'. This will give you information about the browser
version you are using.
To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage the cookies
on all standard web browsers, go to www.aboutcookies.org and
select the browser and version you are using. You'll also find
information about how to delete cookies from your computer.
If you use a mobile phone to browse this site or other sites
This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service
provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a
cookie in order to evaluate your use of the site and compile
reports for us on activity.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on
servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this
information to third parties where required to do so by law, or
where such third parties process the information on Google's
behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other
data held by Google. By using this site, you consent to the
processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the
purposes set out above.
How to reject or delete this cookie: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Cookies set by third party sites
We sometimes embed content from other third party sites. As a
result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for
example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these
websites. Medicals Direct Group Limited does not control the
dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant
third party website for more information about these.