Privacy & Security


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Coton Consultancy Ltd, is a private limited company registered in the UK number 10537385.

Under EU legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), we have an obligation to provide the information contained in this Notice.

How to contact us

If you are an EU citizen and you have any questions about how we processes your Personal Data, or you want to report a breach, please contact us at the below address, or by email at, or by phone (UK office hours only) on +44 7527 647860

Or write to us at:

Ronam House

Clay Coton




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When you visit our website, we store cookies on your computer.

How we use cookies

This page explains how we use cookies on the Coton Consultancy Ltd website [and other websites owned and run by the compnay]. By using our website ( - the "Website"), you acknowledge your acceptance of the provisions set out on this page. We may amend our cookie policy at any time and all changes will be made on this page. The changes will take effect once they have been posted on our Website(s). You should therefore review these terms on a regular basis. By continuing to use the Website after the posting of such changes, You will be deemed to have accepted those changes.

We may collect information about you and your computer, including your email address, IP address, its operating system and browser type and preference settings, for system administration purposes. Statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual. If you agree, we may obtain personal and other information about you and your general internet usage by using a cookie file.

Our Websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Website. This helps us to deliver a better and more personalised service to you when you browse the Website and also allows us to improve the Website.


We work with the NHS and care services on their behalf so are sharing how  we use your information in that context

Coton Consultancy Ltd is one of many organisations working in the health and care system to improve care for patients and the public. 

Whenever you use a health or care service, such as attending Accident & Emergency or using Community Care services, important information about you is collected in a patient record for that service. Collecting this information helps to ensure you get the best possible care and treatment.

The information collected about you when you use these services can also be used and provided to other organisations for purposes beyond your individual care, for instance to help with:


  • improving the quality and standards of care provided
  • research into the development of new treatments 
  • preventing illness and diseases
  • monitoring safety
  • planning services


This may only take place when there is a clear legal basis to use this information. All these uses help to provide better health and care for you, your family and future generations. Confidential patient information about your health and care is only used like this where allowed by law.


Most of the time, anonymised data is used for research and planning so that you cannot be identified in which case your confidential patient information isn’t needed.


You have a choice about whether you want your confidential patient information to be used in this way. If you are happy with this use of information you do not need to do anything. If you do choose to opt out your confidential patient information will still be used to support your individual care.

To find out more or to register your choice to opt out, please visit  On this web page you will:

  • See what is meant by confidential patient information
  • Find examples of when confidential patient information is used for individual care and examples of when it is used for purposes beyond individual care
  • Find out more about the benefits of sharing data
  • Understand more about who uses the data
  • Find out how your data is protected
  • Be able to access the system to view, set or change your opt-out setting
  • Find the contact telephone number if you want to know any more or to set/change your opt-out by phone
  • See the situations where the opt-out will not apply


You can also find out more about how patient information is used at: (which covers health and care research); and (which covers how and why patient information is used, the safeguards and how decisions are made)


You can change your mind about your choice at any time.


Data being used or shared for purposes beyond individual care does not include your data being shared with insurance companies or used for marketing purposes and data would only be used in this way with your specific agreement.


Health and care organisations have until 2020 to put systems and processes in place so they can be compliant with the national data opt-out and apply your choice to any confidential patient information they use or share for purposes beyond your individual care. Our organisation is currently compliant with the national data opt-out policy.

Access Our Public Policies

In compliance with GDPR and the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit transparency guidance, you can request our Privacy policy, Data Protection Impact Assessments and other Policy documents here.

This mail will be sent to our Senior Information Risk Owner who will provide the necessary information.