This privacy policy is for the website and is served by James Palfreyman Counselling and Psychotherapy.

We take the protection of your data and privacy seriously. This policy outlines the personally identifiable data that may be acquired and used in the routine operations of this website. We do not, and will not,  sell, rent or trade customer, or customer contact or other personally identifiable information with other companies and will only provide any such information when legally required to do so.

Types of Data We Hold and Process

All sensitive electronic data held by is stored on secure servers with all reasonable measures to ensure security put in place.

Contact and Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the GDPR. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but users using such form to email processes do so at their own risk.

Comments made on posts will be saved until you request for them to be deleted, or the site is taken down.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Marketing and Automated Emails

Some automated emails may be sent via this website if you choose to fill in a form. This will only confirm that your message has been received and send you a copy for your records.

We do not send any marketing emails, text messages, or physical marketing communications via post.

Website Data

This website, along with most other websites, stores ‘cookie’ data to allow certain functionality, including whether or not the current user is an administrator or not. This data may include generalised statistics on page usage but the data gathered is not, and never will be, used to monitor or record the behaviour of any one individual.

Visitors to the website may prevent the use of cookies by adjusting settings in their browser software. Preventing cookies may have an adverse and unpredictable effect on some of the website’s functions. Information on disabling cookies for different browsers can be found below.

The website also makes use of a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect generalised information on page visits and how visitors use the site. This information does not identify any one user of our website.  For more information on Google Analytics’ privacy policy, please follow the link:

Websites and webhosting may also automatically record a visitor’s IP address, browser type and date and time of access to specific pages. This is not used to identify or monitor individual site visitors.

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via the F1 key).

Google Analytics Opt-Out

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

While every effort is made to do so, the owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Resources & Further Information

November 2018 Edited & customised by: James Palfreyman Counselling and Psychotherapy.