Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust created and owns the sustainable healthcare strategy, Care Without Carbon.

This website is owned by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and operated by the Environment and Transformation team who run Care Without Carbon.

Please read these Terms of Use before using this website; if you submit information through this website to register a dare, you’re agreeing to these terms of use. We may make changes to these Terms of Use at any time, so please check back regularly to make sure you’re up to date.

Any content on this site, including your comments and submitted images may be used by the Care Without Carbon team on its social media and other communication channels.

The information we’ve included on this website doesn’t constitute advice, endorsement, quality assurance or recommendation. Although we’ve tried to make sure the companies we mention are working towards sustainability in what or how they do business, we can’t guarantee this and we don’t vet them on customer service. Always do your own research to make sure the action or product you choose is right for your own circumstances.

We’ve included links to other third party websites but we can’t be responsible for their content.

Care Without Carbon is protected by Copyright and other intellectual property rights.

If you have any concerns about any material which appears on our site, or any questions about these Terms of Use please contact us.



Privacy policy


We have a legal duty to protect any information we collect so any feedback you provide us on our website is in accordance with the Data Protection Act

There are two ways that we collect your information; these are described below. We only use your information for the purpose as described below and we do not pass on your details to any other NHS organisation or third party unless you have given us permission to do so.

In certain rare circumstances (e.g. to protect other people or prevent crime), we may be legally obliged to share your information without asking for consent.

You have a right to access your personal data and rectify any inaccuracies. If you provide feedback on our website we will only use it to develop and improve the site. You can also provide feedback by contacting us.


The information we collect and how we use it

We do not collect your personal information when you browse this site.

Your dares

If you sign up for a dare we collect the following information: your email address, your name, where you work (if a local NHS Trust), your location for work (if at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust), and the dare(s) you have chosen.

We use this information as follows:

  • To identify which dares have been taken, by how many people and in which location. This information is fed into the ‘How Dare We’ page of the website.
  • To send you an email confirming the dare(s) you have taken.
  • To enable you to add to your list of dares at a later date by requesting a link emailed to the email address you have given.
  • To contact you regarding Care Without Carbon or Dare to Care.
  • For those that have chosen to receive communications relating to the campaign we also use your email address to send you updates and to follow up on your dares.

Your feedback

We have asked for feedback from everyone that signs up to a dare, either in the form of a photo or text sent by email or to our twitter account. As such we collect your photos or updates if you choose to send them to us.

We use this information as follows:

  • For communications about the campaign including internal communications within Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and external social media and communications relating to Care Without Carbon or Dare to Care.
  • To help improve the way we run the campaign in the future.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust use cookies to help us understand how people use our website so that we can improve the user experience. For example we use cookies to see which pages are most popular, how long people spend on each page and what links they use to access the information they are seeking. We may also use cookies to enable the website to ‘remember’ details that you voluntarily give, such as when you complete online forms, so that you do not have to repeat the information next time you use the website.

On occasion we may embed content from another website, for example a YouTube video. Using a page with such content you may be presented with cookies from the third party website. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

You can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to automatically reject them. Rejecting cookies may inconvenience you in browsing our website.

See your browser ‘help’ button for how to change your cookie settings.

Cookie Policy

We do not make use of cookies to collect any private or personally identifiable information

The technical platform of this website, does use cookies solely to aid the proper technical functioning of the website. The cookies used in this website does not collect or disclose any personal information about you as a visitor.

In compliance with EU legislation, the following table lists the use of cookies on this web site:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
cwc_user_id This is used to identify you once you have signed up to the site, and prevent you having to enter your details each time.Persistent until deleted. N/A
Google Analytics_utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visithttp://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.