Privacy policy

We respect the privacy of all visitors to this website. We do not collect information about visitors unless it is specifically provided by them via the process of contacting us to make an enquiry, or subscribing to a newsletter.

Visitors to our website

When you visit Locum Today, we collect standard internet logging information and details of visitor behaviour. We do this to understand how visitors arrive at the site, what they look at when they are here, and whether there are problems with any broken links or failed requests. Information collected in this way cannot identify individuals in any way and we make no attempt to attribute logging information to individuals.

We may share aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors traffic patterns with partners or other parties. We do not sell or share any information about indivudal users, however obtained.

If you send us an enquiry via the email web form, we ask you to provide you name and address for the purpose of being able to respond to your enquiry directly. Emails sent to us via this system will be archived in our standard back-up procedures, as with any email messages we receive. We do not keep details in any database retrieval system or pass these onto any third party whatsoever.


Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. These are widely used to make a number of common features of the internet work.

We do not currently use cookies as part of the design of Locum Today. We do use Google Analytics, which uses cookies in order to log visitor information. Google Analytics may place 4 cookies on your computer whenever you visit a website that uses it. These cookies are named: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz.

We use the information provided by these cookies to compile reports and to help improve the working of the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form. You can get more information about Google's approach to privacy here.

Most web browsers allow you to control of most cookies through the browser settings. You can find out more about it at To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Your rights

In addition to the company's safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the provisions of the Data Protection Act. This provides amongst other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please contact us via the contact page of this website.

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