This is my website privacy policy. I will always respect the privacy of individuals who browse this website and leave contact details with me. Please read my privacy policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when I collect personal information about you and how we will use that data.

My website visitors’ privacy is of the utmost importance. For this reason, information is only collected if people choose to contact me using the online form. This collects: 
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Any information you submit to me, either through this website or through any other means such as face to face, email, telephone or letter, will be regarded as confidential, and will not be passed to any 3rd party without your express prior permission. 

I gather the information to allow me to process any requests for services you might make or to provide the services. The relevant information may be used to to contact you on any matter relating to the above. Any such information will be stored and/or disposed of in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

Personal data such as an arrangement form and any notes collected in hand-written form during face to face or telephone meetings are kept in a locked cabinet and stored for 7 years to comply with HMRC and insurance company requirements. Any electronic data or correspondence I have related to our work together I keep on a password/fingerprint protected computer with an encrypted hard disk. This is backed up onto a secure device that is stored in a locked cupboard.

When you contact me through a contact form on the site or using my email address I will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information and to protect your details against third party access or modification – I do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with any other organisations. You should be aware though that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason I cannot guarantee the security or integrity of your personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the internet.

I can provide mechanisms to amend your details as retained by me, or remove them from my database and you may specify the level of future contact that you will receive from me.

You have the right to request a copy of the information that I hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of it please use my contact form. I may make a small charge for this service.

Cookies and tracking
This website is powered by WordPress. Cookies are only used to allow it to run properly and are not used for tracking purposes. They are only used to hold site information for the duration of your tracking session. This site does not currently use Google Analytics or 3rd party advertising/tracking cookies.

Links to other websites
This website does contain links to other websites, however, this Privacy Policy only applies to my website – if you follow these links you should read the respective privacy policies.

Your consent
By submitting your personal information to us you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. We keep our policy under review and if we change it we will post the changes to our website and give notice as appropriate so that you will become aware of the information we collect and how it is used.