The information contained in this website is intended for general and educational purposes only. The information is provided by The Children’s Hyperinsulinism Charity and should not be used for medical diagnosis.
Whilst we endeavour to keep the information up to date, The Children’s Hyperinsulinism Charity make no representation, expressed or implied, that the information supplied is accurate and we urge parents to speak to their Medical Specialists and not to make any medical decisions based on the information on this website. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
For more detailed information on Congenital Hyperinsulinism, please contact your HI Specialist Consultant or Medical Practitioner.
The Children’s Hyperinsulinism follows a policy of seeking parents’ permission before using images and journals and no other personal information about our families is published on the website.
Through this website, you can link to other websites which are not under the control of The Children’s Hyperinsulinism Charity. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, The Children’s Hyperinsulinism Charity takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
The Children’s Hyperinsulinism Charity is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Children’s Hyperinsulinism Charity may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 21.04.2017.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode
- other information relevant to conferences and events
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our services.
- We may periodically send newsletters and event invitations by email which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place a SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us such as contacting us via our website or completing booking forms for conferences.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. These sites may include Twitter, PayPal, Just Giving and Virgin Money Giving as well as Facebook and their linked sites such as Instagram.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.