The following privacy notice sets out what information Otter Counselling collects about you in order to give you a counselling service. It also sets out what rights you have in relation to data collection and management.
What we will collect
We may collect the following information:
How we use your information
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a service and in particular for the following reasons:
unless required by law.
Information you give us will be stored securely, in line with the new General Data Protection Regulation effective from May 2018.
The new GDPR legislation also sets out your rights to access and ensure information is correct as well as having data removed.
The right to be informed - How your information is stored and used
The right of access - A Subject Access Request
The right to rectification - Correcting any information deemed incorrect
The right to erasure - Removal from database
The right to restrict processing - Permission to store but not to process data
The right to data portability - It allows you to move, copy or transfer personal data easily
The right to object - Example; processing based on legitimate interests
Rights to automated decision making - The right NOT to be subject to a decision made solely by automated systems.
See https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/ for full details.
To discuss processing of your data please raise it in person, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Sara Drew, Otter Counselling 191-193 High Street, Honiton, EX14 1LQ
Sara Drew Counselling Services operating as Otter Counselling is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office for the purpose of data processing and controlling. Please see my entry at https://ico.org.uk/ESDWebPages/Entry/ZA324183