Our websites use cookies and local storage to distinguish you from other users. This allows us to provide you with the best possible experience when you browse our websites and helps us to understand how to improve our service even further.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent from a website. If you provide your consent, this information is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.

What type of cookies do we use?

We use the following cookies:

  • Necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of our website. Examples include cookies that enable you access our website and cookies that ensure content works correctly on your device. If you decide to opt-out from storing these cookies, certain parts of our website will not work correctly and in some cases may not work at all.
  • Performance cookies. These are cookies which collect anonymous information on your use of our websites to enable us to improve them.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Type of Cookie Application Name of Cookie Expiry Purpose Further Details
Necessary healthshieldscreening.co.uk CookieConsent 1 Year Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain. This cookie helps our website to function properly.
Marketing Google.com rc::c Session The cookie is also used to ensure relevance of the video-advertisement to the specific visitor. Used in context with video-advertisement. The cookie limits the number of times a visitor is shown the same advertisement-content.



The longest duration for cookies is 2 years as shown in the list of cookies.

Local storage does not expire, the information remains on your computer for future browsing sessions. The technology works in real-time, allowing websites to access the data stored in the local storage on your browser when you access their websites. You are, however, able to manage your browser settings to disable the local storage and/or to delete the stored data (see below).


Most modern browsers allow you to see what cookies you have on your device, and manage your preferences by using their cookie settings. You can usually find these cookie settings in the “option” or “preference” menu of your browser. You can always use the “help” functionality in your browser to search for this information. Here is a list of links which you will find helpful to understand how to manage your cookie preferences:

Modern browsers allow you to delete the data in local storage (also referred to as "website data", "browsing data" or "other data" in some browsers) by using the privacy settings associated with that browser. Most browsers also now offer the option to accept, prompt for or block the storage of local data.