Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy - General

At St George’s Eye Care, as part of St George’s Hospital, we respect your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data, this document outlines how we handle and use your data.

Where do we collect your personal data?

St George’s Eye Care collects your data when you visit our website

Why do we collect your personal data?

Your personal data is collected through the website for marketing purposes.

Your personal data is collected when you fill out a form on our website, which is entirely voluntary and with explicit authorisation, allowing St George’s Eye Care to promote our services.

Access to our website is in no way conditional on the capture of personal data.

Data is also tracked through Google Analytics to inform site performance and user experience.

What personal data do we collect?

St George’s Eye Care collects the following personal data: name, email address and phone number.

How personal data is captured?

Personal data is collected directly and indirectly through the St George’s Eye Care website. We collect your personal information directly when you fill out a website form seeking more information or when you use the email address

Your personal data is collected indirectly by our website through cookies, georeferencing data, widgets, etc.

Third party cookies, performance and tracking (Google) are used to measure the number of visitors to our website and record how users interact with our website. This information is aggregated, and personal data or information about individual users is not collected. Therefore it cannot be used for marketing.

These cookies which inform us of user behaviour help us to improve user journey through our website, for example, easily navigating to access information and content.

How do we treat personal data?

All personal data is collected directly by St George’s Eye Care with the purpose of sending information to users by email, as outlined in the terms and conditions above. All data is treated confidentially and is stored in a database with access restricted to St George’s Eye Care staff that need to use it for the purposes outlined above.

What security measures are in place to protect personal data?

We use technological and administrative security measures to protect your information. All data collected through our website is communicated on the internet via HTTPS. Additionally, all data is stored in encrypted databases managed by St George’s Eye Care and periodical backs ups are done to minimise the probability of losing information if the storage system fails.

What happens if there is a violation of our security systems?

If a violation in our security system occurs, which results in non-permitted access to your data by third parties, we will contact you by email.

How can I request to update or remove my personal data?

If you want to update or remove your personal data, just send us an email to

Will your data be shared with a third party(s)?

Your personal data will be used exclusively for its intended purpose - to contact and/or send you information.

Can this privacy policy change?

Yes, depending on legislation and technology updates, it is possible that our privacy policy will change. All the changes will be added to this document and will be available online through our website.

Do you have any questions about our privacy policy?

If you have any questions about our privacy policy please just send us an email to