Cookie Policy


How we use cookies


References to we, us or our (or words of similar import) means Damian Clark, Bristol knee and trauma surgeon, Bristol Surgical Ltd

References to you mean the person accessing and using a Website (as defined below)

References to Website means the website operated by us or on our behalf at the following URL:


Cookies on our Website


Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites on the internet or open certain emails. Among other things, cookies allow a website to recognise your device and remember if you’ve been to the website before. We use the term cookie to refer to cookies and technologies that perform a similar function to cookies (eg tags, pixels, web beacons, etc). Cookies can be read by the originating website on each subsequent visit and by any other website that recognises the cookie.


Our Website uses cookies in order to make the Website easier to use, to support the provision of information and functionality to you, as well as to provide us with information about how the Website is used so that we can make sure they are as up to date, relevant and error free as we can. We also use cookies to ensure that our online adverts reflect the interests of web users. Further information about the types of cookies that are used on our Website is set out in the box below.


By using our Website you agree to our use of cookies, including setting and reading cookies on your device. You can choose to restrict or block cookies through your browser settings at any time. For more information about how to do this, and about cookies in general, you can visit and Please note that certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit a Website, but you can remove them using your browser settings.


However, please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies set on a Website may impact the functionality or performance of the Website, or prevent you from using certain services provided through the Website. It will also affect our ability to update the Website to cater for user preferences and improve performance.


Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like website analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control, although we may receive services from these third parties (including, for example, for targeted advertising purposes and website analytics). These cookies are likely to be performance cookies or targeting cookies (as described below).


The following categories of cookie are currently used by us:


Cookie Type


Strictly Necessary




Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the use of the features and services on the Website.


If you block these cookies we cannot guarantee access to the services provided by the Website or be sure how the Website will perform during your visit.


Use of the Website


We use these cookies to:


  • Remember selections or information you have entered when you navigate to different pages during your session on the Website
  • Identify you as being logged in to the Website




Performance cookies collect information about how the Website is used so that we can improve the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.


We use these cookies to:


  • Monitor and provide statistics on how the Website is used
  • Help us improve the Website by measuring any errors that occur
  • Test the Website’s design and operability




Functional cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make such as your username, log in details or language preferences, and any customisations you make to pages on the Website during your visit.


If you block these cookies certain features and services may be affected and we cannot be sure how the Website will perform during your visit.


We use these cookies to:


  • Show you when you’re logged in to the Website
  • Provide individual services, such as watching a video or commenting