Privacy Policy

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself as I am, then I change Carl Rogers (1961)

 

Privacy Policy 

The Short Version

• I do not share your information with anyone (other than data processing partners, who handle your information on my behalf in total confidence and privacy), and I will not share you information with any other party without your consent unless I am required to do so by law.

• This website uses very basic cookies to help me provide you with the best possible browsing experience. These cookies do not track or monitor any activity outside this website.

For the full Privacy Statement, please read on...

Privacy Statement

I am committed to protecting your privacy and we take our responsibilities regarding the security of customer information very seriously. This privacy statement explains what personal data I (Jamie Glossop T/A City Counselling Nottingham) collect about you, how and why I use it, who I disclose it to, and how I protect your privacy.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how I use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website or otherwise engage with me.

I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or during counselling sessions, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

I may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 24th May 2018.

What I collect

I May collect the following information from you:

  • Name, address, phone number and email address;
  • Background information about physical, mental and emotional well-being;
  • Detail of an emergency contact person;
  • Your ongoing circumstances.

What I do with the information I gather

I require this information to understand your needs and thereby provide you with the best possible service. I may take notes after our counselling sessions to enable me to focus on your concerns. The notes are confidential and anonymous. Your name will not appear on your notes, you will be allocated a number. Paperwork is stored in secure locked storage and notes are password protected when electronic.

Processing and handling the information I gather

I use certain carefully selected partners to help me process and handle information. This enables me to manage the data and information I gather in the safest and most efficient way, thereby helping me to offer you the best possible experience. I use Google as my email service provider and your name and email address will accordingly be handled and stored by them, in accordance with the Privacy Policy and Terms of Google, whenever I email you directly or you email me. If you contact me using the contact form on this website, your details will be handled and transferred to me by our website host, Yola, in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms. If you make an online or electronic payment to me, your payment and any details you provide as part of the transaction will be processed securely on my behalf by PayPal in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms. Otherwise, any handling and processing of data and information is conducted solely by me.

If you have counselling via Skype then the counselling session will be transmitted, and the necessary handling of digital data, by Skype in accordance with their privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Security

I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I and my data handling partners have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How I use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

I use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps me analyse data about web page traffic and improve my website in order to tailor it to customer needs. I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help me provide you with a better website by enabling me to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

If you wish to remove your agreement to my use of your data at any point please contact me, Jamie Glossop, as I am the Data Controller for City Counselling Nottingham. You can contact me by phone 07470 933368, or email at Jamie@CityCounsellingNottingham.co.uk 

If you have any concerns on how I have handled your data you can complain to the Information Commissioners Office following the link or calling 0303 123 1113. My registration number is ZA300617. Expiry 3 January 2019.

I will not pass on your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or I am required by law to do so. 

You have the right to see the personal information which I hold about you.  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please either call me on 07470 933368, email me at Jamie@CityCounsellingNottingham.co.uk or write to me at City Counselling Nottingham, C/O. Tiger Boe, 7 Clarendon Street, Nottingham. NG1 5HS.

If you believe that any information I am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email me as soon as possible at the above addresses. I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

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