Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

1.       Introduction

1.1    Our website uses cookies.

1.2    Insofar as those cookies are strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services.

2.       Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (

3.       About cookies

3.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2    Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

4.       Cookies our website will create

4.1    Cookies will be created for the following purposes:

(a)    Basket identification number/shopping cart

(d)    Currency type

5.       Cookies used by our service providers

5.1    Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2    We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at:

6.       Managing cookies

6.1    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) (Chrome);

(b) (Firefox);

(c) (Opera);

(d) (Internet Explorer);

(e) (Safari); and

(f) (Edge).

6.2    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

7.       Cookie preferences

7.1    You cannot manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies.  The browser session cookie is essential for the booking system to work properly.

8.       Our details

8.1    This website is owned and operated by the Discovery Institute of Dermatology.

8.2    We are registered in Scotland under registration number SC017758, and our registered office is at Dermatology Department, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY.

8.3    Our principal place of business is at Dermatology Department, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY.

8.4    You can contact us:

(a)    By post, to:
Discovery Institute of Dermatology
Dermatology Department
Ninewells Hospital

(b)    Using our website contact form:

(c)    By telephone:
01382 740590

(d)    By email: