Privacy Policy

Our commitment to protecting your privacy is paramount to Wound Care Alliance UK. The following statement describes how Wound Care Alliance UK collects and uses information about people who register as Members or visit our website.

If you have any queries about this policy please contact Wound Care Alliance UK, PO Box 227, Droitwich, WR9 1DD or email:

Collecting Information

We will collect personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, register as a member with us or subscribe to one of our services. This may include your name, title, email address, address and job title. We may also ask for some additional, non-personal information. We may also receive information about you from other people, if a friend or colleague refers you to our website.

We will also gather general information regarding the use of our website, such as which pages are visited most frequently. Only anonymous information and statistics will be used which do not identify individual visitors. This information helps us improve the services and information we offer on our website. We may use service providers to help us collect and analyse this information.


By providing us with your personal information you give your explicit consent for the use of that information for the purposes and in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and on the Membership registration documentation.

Wound Care Alliance UK need your explicit permission to communicate with you.

How we use your data to communicate:
  1. By sending you details of conferences, events and WCAUK updates etc by email or mail.
  2. For our Publishing Partner to send you the quarterly copy of the ‘Tissue Viability’ supplement within the British Journal of Nursing.
Our use of this information

Your personal information will only be used to process your requests, to provide you with our services, and to provide you with information relating to our services.

We will only share your information with our partners and commercial sponsors.


‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially it takes the form of a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive.

The Wound Care Alliance UK uses cookies to ensure that you can interact with our web site successfully, to identify you when you visit our web site and to keep track of your browsing patterns. The use of cookies does not give us access to the rest of your computer or to personal information about you.

Personal Detail Protection

Information that you submit in a registration or enquiry form is encrypted and stored on a secure server. However, the transmission of information over the Internet is never 100% secure so while we try to protect your personal information, we can’t guarantee the security of any information you submit to us via our website.

We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the information we receive is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. All access to our secure server is restricted  to WCAUK Trustees and authorized staff.

Legal Compliance

Wound Care Alliance UK may need to disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to a court order.


Our website may include links to websites run by other organisations. Wound Care Alliance UK is not responsible for the privacy practices of other organisations’ websites so you should read their privacy policies carefully.

Data Protection (Rights of Access)

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.

If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us at Wound Care Alliance UK, PO Box 227, Droitwich, WR9 1DD or email:

Wound Care Alliance UK reserves the right to amend this privacy statement. The most up to date version will always be available on our website so please check from time to time. Continuing to use our website you will be deemed to have accepted any changes.

Opting-out of services.

To be removed from the Wound Care Alliance UK database, please contact WCAUK administration on and state you no longer want communications from WCAUK.

Please note that you may continue to receive materials while we are updating our database.

Wound Care Alliance UK 2018
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