Privacy Policy

HSC Adoption and Fostering Service promises to respect your privacy. The data we gather and hold is managed in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998). We will not disclose, or share personal information supplied by you with any third party organisations without your consent.

A cookie is a small text file on the user’s browser and hard drive that uniquely identifies the user’s browser. Cookies help us analyse how users use our website. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Session cookies are temporary and are erased when the browser exits. Persistent cookies remain on the user’s hard drive until the user erases them or until they expire.This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is used to evaluate website use and compile reports on website activity.

In general this website automatically gathers certain usage information such as the number and frequency of visitors to the website, time spent on the website and pages visited.  This helps us to determine our visitors’ preferences and helps us to improve our website .

This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties that run any other websites. Please refer to their own privacy policies for more information.