Hertford CrestHertford British Hospital Charity

Tuesday 19 October 2021

The HBHC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The HBHC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2015.

What we collect

The HBHC does not collect any personal information from visitors to this website except if you are an artist applying to exhibit one or more of your works in the context of the Art at the Hertford initiative.

What we do with the personal information we gather

The information gathered includes

  • name and title
  • contact information including telephone number(s), email address, postal address

We require this information in order to follow up on your application to exhibit and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our ability to communicate with the artistic community.
  • We may periodically send emails about new artistic initiatives that we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, through the use of this website or through direct personal contact.
  • To properly prepare the exhibition catalogues, both printed and electronic, and label the works appropriately.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

As a by-product of our website installation, and of your use of the website, we are able to record the times of your visit, the pages you visit, the Internet Protocol (IP) address used by the equipment connecting you to the internet, the software (version of browser, operating system, etc.) used by the communications equipment, and whether you connected directly to the site or were referred to it by a third party, e.g. a search engine. This information is recorded by the websites host system in a traffic log. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

What we do with the anonymous information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site and particular things you might like to remember about your last visit. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Some cookies, for example those relating to remembering your login details or language preferences are so called 'persistent'. They will remain on your system until deleted by you (though your browser). Most of the cookies are so-called 'session cookies'; they are only used during the time you are interacting with the website and are used to track your passage from page to page so that the context of your interaction may be kept. These cookies expire at the end of your session, or when you restart your browser, whichever comes first.

Overall, cookies and logs help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

We do not allow third party applications to use our website, nor allow third party web providers to pass through our website to you. (See links to other websites)

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. All browsers also allow you periodically to delete all or some of the cookies from a particular site.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Hertford British Hospital Corporation
3 rue Barbès, 92300 LEVALLOIS PERRET

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.