Privacy Policy and Cookies

The Hospital Broadcasting Association is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using our services. We want our website to be a safe and enjoyable place to visit.

This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us online.

In order to understand your needs, and respond to them in a professional and proper manner, it is sometimes necessary to request certain personal information. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, why we need it, and what we do with it.

Website Forms

Where our online forms request your personal information, it is used solely for the purpose of contacting you and responding to your enquiry.

Use of Personal Information

The Hospital Broadcasting Association will keep your personal information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law, for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies.

The Hospital Broadcasting Association publishes details of it's member stations, including station contact details publically on it's website. This information may include personal contact information where it has been given as the public contact detail by the representatives of the HBA Full Member Station.

External Content

Our website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

On May 26th 2011 a new EU law came into effect that requires website owners to make changes to their sites. This ‘Cookie Law’ is actually amended privacy legislation that requires websites to obtain informed consent from visitors before they can store or retrieve any information on a computer or any other web connected device. This page is intended to inform you about the cookies we set so that you can give that consent. 



These are the cookies that this site places on your computer.

Session cookie

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A unique session ID. This expires when you stop using the site. 

Google Analytics

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Google Analytics cookies track when you accessed the site, how long you spent here, what you did, how you got here, and when you left.

You can read more about what each Google Analytics cookie does.


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In order to deliver the best possible experience, the site needs to know if you have JavaScript enabled. Instead of querying your browser each time a page loads, a cookie is set instead.

Slideshow blocks

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Some of the dynamic blocks with slideshows set a cookie on your computer.