Privacy Policy

Private Information

All information relating to individuals is treated as confidential unless otherwise specified by the individual concerned.

The following personal information may be stored by the site:

  • Information stored in your Message Board profile (if you have one). This information is supplied when you register for a Message Board account. You can control who, if anyone, can view this information, and the information can be edited or deleted by you.
  • Personal information included in any messages that you post to the Message Board. This information can be viewed by anyone, and can be edited or deleted by you.
  • Patients Stories. Stories sent to the Degos Patients’ Support Network using the “Add My Story” form will be reviewed, ad the patient contacted for permission, before being added to the Stories page.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

We share contact form details that you may type in with the automatic anti-spam service Mollom (, in order to reduce the number of unwanted commercial messages we receive. A link the the Mollom privacy policy is provided at the bottom of the Contact form.

No personal information will be otherwise shared with third parties, without the explicit consent of the individual(s) concerned.


This site uses cookies for the purpose of retaining the login status for the Message Boards only.

If you browse the site without logging into the Message Boards, no cookies will be stored on your computer.

Any cookies are deleted when you close your web browser window, unless you choose the “Log me on automatically each visit” option for the Message Boards, in which case a cookie will be left so that you can be automatically logged on next time you visit the site.

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Last updated 8th October 2012. Originally added 23rd July 2010.
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