Website Accessibility and
Privacy Statements

Website Accessibility

We are committed to keeping this website as accessible as possible and we endeavour to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 which were released in December 2008.

It aims to meet Level AA of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Text Size

You may find that the text size on the page is too small or too big for you to read comfortably.

If you would like to change the size of the text to make it easier to read, please follow the step by step instructions below depending on your browser type.
 

  • Internet Explorer: Select the "View" menu, then "Text size"
  • FireFox: Select the "View" menu, then "Zoom" or "Zoom text only"
  • Internet Explorer and Firefox: In both browsers, if you are using a mouse with a scroll wheel, you can increase and decrease the text size by holding down the 'Ctrl' key and rotating the wheel. You can also hold down the 'Ctrl' key and press '+' to increase or '-' to decrease the text size.
  • Safari: Select the "View" menu, then "Make text bigger" or "Make text smaller"
  • Opera: Select the "View" menu, then "Zoom"
     

For more information on changing the settings on your computer or browser to make the web more accessible to you, visit the BBC - My Web My Way website.

PDF Files

Many documents on this site are provided as PDF (Portable Document Format) files. Adobe Reader is required to read these - this is free software which can be downloaded from Adobe's website.

Current versions of Adobe Reader have a built-in text to speech function which enables PDF documents to be read aloud. Visit the Adobe website for more details.

Privacy Statement

Disclaimer


We seek to ensure that the information published on our website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the website does not constitute medical, legal or professional advice and therefore we cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use. We cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.
 

Copyright 

This website is Copyright © NHS Tayside, excluding content provided by third parties. Any member of the public may make a copy of any NHS Tayside owned material for personal use only  – for all other permissions you need to make a request.

Privacy

Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Cookies and Website Traffic Analysis

Our website uses third-party cookies to measure use of the website including number of visitors, and how frequently pages are viewed. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. The information collected by us will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not and cannot be used to identify any user personally.

Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. 

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, NHS Tayside, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.