Cookies Policy

We are the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments Limited ("CHDA"). Under the Health Assessment Advisory Service, we provide independent health assessments for the Department for Work and Pensions ("DWP"). You can learn more about us by clicking here.

This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are used on the Health Assessment Advisory Service website available at (the "Website"). It also explains why we use cookies and how you can control their use.

We use a Cookies Banner for your first visit to the Website. This tells you that we use cookies. It directs you to this policy. You will not see the Cookies Banner again after your first visit. You will be deemed to have understood that cookies are used on the Website and where to look to learn more, as explained in this policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files. Websites and apps often store cookies on the computer hard drives or mobile devices of visitors to their sites. We use the term “cookie” to refer to all technologies which store and access information on the devices you use to access the Website.

Cookies let you navigate between pages efficiently and store preferences. They improve your experience of a website. These are different types of cookies we use:

  • cookies served directly by us ("first party cookies")
  • cookies served on our behalf, such as by data analytics companies ("third party cookies")
  • cookies which last for periods of time, including:

“Session cookies,” which only last for as long as your browser is open. They are deleted automatically when you close your browser.

“Permanent cookies,” which survive after your browser is closed. They recognise your device when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

You can learn how to manage cookies on (link is external). It also explains how to change your browser settings to block them.

Remember: if you refuse or block cookies it may affect Website functionality, for example, Google maps on the Find Your Assessment Centre pages may not work. 

Information the Website collects using cookies

The Website automatically collects information about:

  • your computer’s settings (such as whether Javascript is enabled)
  • how you use the Website

What we do with the information we collect using cookies

We use the information to:

  • remember notifications you’ve seen, so we don’t show them to you again
  • measure how you use the Website, so we can be update and improve it based on your needs

Please see our ‘Cookies we use' page to see the cookies the Website uses and why we use them.

How we protect your privacy

To learn how we protect your privacy when using the Website, please see our Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions or concerns about how we use cookies, please contact us.

E-mail: (link sends e-mail)

Post: Privacy & Data Protection Officer
The Centre for Health and Disability Assessments Limited
c/o Ash House, The Broyle, Ringmer, East Sussex BN8 5NN UK