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30 Jan 2022


You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. However, if you give us any personal information about yourself or others we promise to treat it securely, fairly and lawfully. We are committed to protecting your privacy.

When we ask you for personal information online it will only be in response to you actively applying for or using one of our online products or services.

We may use personal information you provide for the purpose of providing more relevant content to you.   

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You will be aware that a new Data Protection Regulation came into force in May 2018.
Please be assured that the only data held by the Shetland Stroke Support Group is your name and address, or email address, for sending out the monthly newsletter.

These details are never passed on to anyone else and should anyone wish to discontinue the newsletter their details are then deleted from the mailing list.


A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit  Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.

This website may, at times, use cookies to better facilitate your experience. The majority of web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can avoid this by changing the settings of your browser. Please be aware that if you stop your browser accepting cookies, some websites may stop working properly on your computer.

This website may also, at times, allow representation from other third-party sites on our pages. Some advertisers use these types of cookies to track your visits to the various websites on which they advertise. If you are concerned about this, you can disable third-party cookies by changing the settings of your browser.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. However, once you have used any links to leave this website, 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.