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The information provided on this site is for the benefit of people with dementia, carers, health and social care professionals and others with an interest in dementia.

Alzheimer's Society believes in the free dissemination of information as far as possible. However, proper credit and citations to Alzheimer's Society should be included wherever the information appears.

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from Alzheimer's Society.

Using any of Alzheimer's Society's registered logos, graphics or photographs without the Society's prior consent is strictly prohibited.

If you wish to request permission to re-use content from any or part of Alzheimer's Society's publications or website in any media, please complete this form

Disclaimer

Alzheimer's Society strives to ensure that the information provided on its official website is accurate at the time of publication, timely, unbiased and useful.

However the information contained on the site should not be considered medical guidance or professional advice. The Society is not responsible for errors or omission in the information provided or any actions resulting from the use of such information, and makes no warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied in relation to this information. Use of the information provided on this site is voluntary.

Alzheimer's Society does not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represent the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Any communication or material that you transmit to or post on this site, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.

Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately. These terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. By accessing the Alzheimer's Society website you agree to accept the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts in relation to any dispute that may arise in connection with these terms or your use of the website.

Alzheimer's Society privacy statement

This website is run by Alzheimer's Society. We regard your privacy as important and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.

You are welcome to access our site without disclosing your personal data.

We will only use any personal information you send us for the purposes for which you provide it. For example, we collect your information, where you choose to provide it to us, for membership administration, fundraising, administration and development of the site, and development of products and services.

We will only hold your information for as long as necessary and will not pass it to any other parties. All employees who have access to your personal data and are associated with the handling of that data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal data. Your communications to us are protected against unauthorised access by third parties.

If we wish to use your personal data for other purposes, we offer you the means to consent to those purposes by indicating in a box at the end of the relevant form.

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you by writing to the Information Security Manager, Alzheimer's Society, Devon House, 58 St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LB . Please ask for a data protection access request form. Once we have received the form with full details of your request we will respond within 40 days. There is an administrative charge of £10 for this service.

Alzheimer's Society tries to keep the information we have about you accurate and up to date. If however, you find errors or inaccuracies in your data, we will erase, complete or amend that information upon request.

Cookies and IP tracking

Our site uses cookies. A cookie is a small text marker stored on your computer that enables us to track the use of our website. We use cookies to help us understand what our users' interests and preferences are to ensure the website is as user friendly as possible.

This site only uses cookies in order to provide a service to visitors. No personal data is stored in cookies and cookies are not used in order to provide advertising. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • to allow users to log in to the web site
  • to check that cookies can be set and therefore determine whether a user is able to log in
  • to store a reference to form data that is stored on the web server.
  • to help us better understand how visitors engage with this website.

For more details see the full list of all cookies used on this website.

Safety online

Please note that any information you may post on any bulletin board or chat room may be viewed by anyone visiting our site. Do not post any information about yourself which you would not be happy for random passers by to see.

If you have any concerns about the processing of your personal data by the Alzheimer's Society, please contact Information Security Manager, Alzheimer's Society, Devon House, 58 St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LB