The ‘European Directive 2016/679 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, as well as the free circulation of such data’ (referred to as GDPR) provides for the protection of individuals with regard to processing of personal data as a fundamental right.
According to article 13 within GDPR, as a Psychotherapist and Counsellor and therefore owner of the therapeutic services provided, this policy outlines what I do with your personal when you make contact with me or use one of my services.
The What & How of Data Collection
Data Collected Automatically
The software code and applications dedicated to the functioning of this website detect, during their normal operation, some data (the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols) not associated with directly identifiable users. The collected data includes the IP addresses and the domain names of the computers used by the users connecting to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the operating system and the IT environment used by the user. This data is processed for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to check its operation. The provision of such data is mandatory as it is directly connected to the web browsing experience.
Data Provided Voluntarily
The voluntary sending of emails to the addresses provided within this website does not imply a request for consent and the possible compilation of specifically prepared forms entail the subsequent acquisition of the address and data of the sender/user. The voluntary submission by you of emails to my email addresses does not require further information or requests for consent. On the contrary, specific summary information will be shown or displayed on the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request (form). The user must therefore explicitly consent to the use of the data reported in these forms in order to send the request.
Data Processing & Handling
The personal data supplied by you will form the object of processing operations in compliance with the aforementioned regulations and the confidentiality obligations to which the activity of our relationship is based. The data may be processed either with software tools or on paper in compliance with the security measures appropriate to the risk.
Obligation of the Conferment
The provision of your data is mandatory while browsing this website.
Who will the data be shared with or communicated to?
There is no communication or disclosure of your data, except for legal obligations or to fulfil your specific requests.
Who is collecting and handling the information/data?
The person in charge of the collection and handling of data is Lynn Somerfield.
Rights of the Interested Party
At any time you can exercise your rights towards the data controller, pursuant to GDPR articles 15 to 22 and article 34.