Our online contact form
When you use the online contact form i may collect, use and store the following types of personal data:
Information relevant to your referral
Other information you choose to send to me
What i do with the information you provide via the contact form
i use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
To contact you and assess your needs in reference to counselling
Answer any questions you may have about counselling
Arrange and send confirmation of your initial consultation
Transmission of data and information via the website is not a secure or an encrypted transmission method for sending your personal data, unless otherwise indicated on the website. Your attention is therefore drawn to the fact that, any information and personal data carried over the internet is not secure. Information and personal data may be intercepted, lost, corrupted or accessed by other people.
Upon receipt of your personal data i am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, i have in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. this is in accordance with GDPR. i am also registered with the ICO.
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Controlling your personal information
i will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or is required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which wihold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). If you would like a copy of any stored personal information, if this is the case, please contact Thirsk Counselling
i aim to keep all personal data up to date, if you believe that any information i am holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please email me as soon as possible, at email@example.com and i will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
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