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Cookie Policy

Last updated: 5-Jan-18

When you visit our site, third party sites will place a small amount of information on your device, for example, your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone. This information consists of small files known as ‘cookies’.

Some third party sites will also use pixels (also known as clear gifs, web beacons or web bugs) in conjunction with cookies. Pixels are code used on a web page or in an email notification. They are used to learn whether you’ve interacted with certain web or email content. This helps measure and improve services and personalise your experience. You cannot delete pixels but you may be able to turn off features using this technology through the third party’s site and account settings.

We have listed those third party cookies at the end of this policy. They are set by Vimeo, which we use to embed videos onto our site. Please see for details of Vimeo’s use of cookies and other user tracking technologies.

In some browsers, our site will create local storage and session storage as well as cookies. Local storage and session storage are another type of file placed on your device that can hold data. They will often appear when a website has video or audio content.

You can delete local storage and session storage in the same way that you delete cookies.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

Third party software tools can also be used to block or restrict certain cookies and tracking technologies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our site, particularly the videos.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies and other technologies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit and

About us

HeartScan Limited (“HeartScan” or “we”) operates this site. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 08999669 and have our registered office at 28 Mulgrave Terrace, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1PQ. Our main clinics are held at The Osborne Clinic, 22 Osborne Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1JQ.

Our email address is and our telephone number is 0191 646 1066, and fax number 0191 247 5885.

HeartScan is entered in the Information Commissioner’s register of data controllers, which is available at Our registration number is ZA071423.

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie policy then please contact us.


List of cookies

Description Name of cookie Expiry

Set by


Google analytic cookies for video usage.

These cookies are used by Vimeo to track information about how the Vimeo service is being used, so Vimeo can make improvements and report on performance.

Click here for an overview of Privacy at Google

See also:


_utma 2 years
_utmb 30 mins
_utmc end of session
_utmt_player 10 minutes
_utmv expires immediately
_utmz 6 months

Set by


Vimeo Analytics unique id.



_vuid 2 years