Privacy policy

When you sign up for alerts, we collect the following data about you:

  • your email address
  • the date your subscription was confirmed
  • if it is not yet confirmed, the date the subscription was set up

This data can only be viewed by authorised people at HMCPSI, and only to:

  • send you emails about our publications
  • provide you with information about HMCPSI
  • contact you from time to time to ask for your feedback on how to improve our alerts service

You have the right to find out what data we have collected from you, and to ask us not to use it. To exercise these rights, email

Keeping your data secure

Data sent over the internet is generally not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is in transit. You accept that you are sending your data to us at your own risk.

Once we have received your data, we have procedures and security features in place to keep it secure.

We store your data on our government-approved website provider’s servers. Our provider is only authorised to access data related to their contract with us; they are not permitted to access your data.

Disclosing your data

We may pass on your personal data if we have a legal obligation to do so.

This includes exchanging data with other government departments for legal reasons.

We will never share your data with any other organisation for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. We do not pass on your details to other websites.