This Privacy Policy is for my website: www.inyourcommunity.org.uk. If you want to know about how I collect my counselling and supervisee personal data and how long I store it for, please visit my privacy notice.

Analysing data and retention of data

When someone visits www.inyourcommunity.org.uk website,  I use a third party services (Google Analytics)  to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. I do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. I do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

If for any reason, I do collect personally identifiable information through my website, I will be up front about this. I will always make it clear when I collect any personal information and will explain to you what I intend to do with the information. we intend to do with it.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue

 Use of cookies 

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year..

When you visit this Site, it automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device.

Cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies may also be used by Google Analytics to collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

WordPress

I use a third party service, WordPress.com, to publish my blog. These sites are hosted at WordPress.com, which is run by Automattic Inc. I use a standard WordPress service (Jetpack) to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, for example the number of users viewing pages on the site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help me improve it.

Visitor comments on my blog

WordPress requires visitors that want to post a comment to enter a name and email address. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see Automattic’s privacy notice.

When visitors leave comments on this site I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment (please refer to my social media policy regarding identifying you, if you are a client)

Social media

I advise clients do not contact me via social media. For more information on this, have a look at my social media policy. However, if you send me a private or direct message via social media the message will be stored by Hootsuite or Facebook messenger for three months.

I use a third party provider, Hootsuite, as well as Facebook messenger to manage my social media interactions.

Email

I use 1 and 1 webmail for all my emails. I access this via webmail with a password.  You should be aware that any emails we send or receive may not be protected in transit.

I will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.

What rights you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Complaints

If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of the way in which I process your personal data please contact me to discuss.  You also have the right to complain to the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).  The ICO may be contacted via its website or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.

Contact me:

Hazel Hill,
59 Wostenholme Road
Sheffield
S7 1LE

Telephone: 07814 363855