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Privacy Policy 

As part of our commitment to privacy, this policy is intended to give insight into our data collection, how it is used, stored and shared.

 

Please note that any links to third party websites on this website should have their own privacy policies which you should check. we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their actions whatsoever. We cannot guarantee the security of data sent electronically and therefore is at your own risk.

 

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

each counsellor is registered with the ICO (Information Commissioners Office). You have a right to complain to the ICO if you think there is a problem with the way they handling your data.

Under Data Protection law, you have the right:

1) to access a copy of your records and have an explanation of your personal data,

2) to request correction or erasure, and

3) in certain circumstances to request limiting or ceasing data.

 

The information collected about you when you use this website:

In operating this website we may collect and process the following data about you:

1) Details of your visits to this website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
2) Information that you provide when submitting the contact form on this website.
3) Information provided to individual counsellors when you communicate with them.

Occasionally we may gather information regarding your computer whilst you are visiting this website. This enables improvements to services offered, and to provide statistical information regarding the use of the website. Such information will not identify you personally. Information may be collected about your general internet usage by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. You have the right to decline these cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access some parts of this website.

Personal information

Information is stored individually by each counsellor, please see their policies regarding this. 

When will we share your personal information?

Everything you tell your counsellor will be confidential, with the following exceptions: 

 

  • Prevention of harm. If it is believed that you or someone else is at significant risk of harm.

  • Legal requirement. For example, serious criminal activity, or a court-issued order for disclosure.

  • Professional supervision. Please ask individual counsellors about their policies on this.

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