Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how this website uses and protects any of your personal information that you give when you use this website.

Amanda Collinson is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this website. On this page you’ll find information on how data collected from visitors is used.

What personal information this website collects

This website may collect the following information:

  • Your contact information, including your (first and last) name, email address and IP address. Your e-mail address and, if you have supplied it, your telephone number is needed so that I can contact you to reply to a message submitted via my contact form.
  • Cookies. You can find more about the way cookies are collected and used on the cookie policy page.
  • A third-party service, Google Analytics, is used to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is done 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. No attempt is made, and Google is not allowed to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this website.
    For further information please see: Google Analytics Cookie Usage

When this website collects information

Information is collected from you when you make an enquiry via the contact form. I don’t sell, trade or pass on any of your personal information to other organisations and businesses.

How your information is used

The information collected from you is used in the following ways:

  • To improve your experience when visiting this website
  • To follow up on correspondence and enquires received via the contact form
  • To comply with a legal or regulatory obligation

How your information is protected

I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.

A variety of security measures are implemented to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter or submit, your personal information.

In addition, all information you submit via this website, including form submissions and all other personal data is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

How long personal information is held for

Your personal data is only kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes it was collected for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal requirements.

Access to your personal information

You have the right to request access to the information that I hold about you. I will supply that information within 30 days of any such request. You may request to access, correct, amend or delete information I hold about you by contacting us using the details at the bottom of this page. I will respond to all such requests without unreasonable delay.

Right to be forgotten

I will retain and use your information only to the extent necessary to comply with my legal obligations, prevention of fraud, and resolution of disputes.

If you wish for any information I hold on you to be deleted from my records, please contact me at [email protected] to make that request. I will respond to such all requests without unreasonable delay.


Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser that enables this website’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information for your future visits. For more information about this website’s use of cookies please read the cookie policy.

Third-party disclosure

I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties.

In some circumstances, I may need to share your personal data where necessary with other third parties (including legal or other advisors, regulatory authorities, courts and government agencies) to enable us to enforce my legal rights or where such disclosure may be permitted or required by law.

I require third parties such as website hosting partners and other parties who assist me in operating this website to maintain appropriate security to protect information from unauthorised access or processing. These include:

Google Analytics – to help us understand how visitors use this website.
You can read more about how Google uses your personal information here: Google Privacy Policy
You can also opt-out of Google Analytics by using a browser add-on: Google Analytics Opt-out 

Links to other websites

Links to third-party websites (for example, Amazon, the BACP and the Counselling Directory) are included on this website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. I, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites once you leave this site.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or would like to exercise any of your rights, please email me at [email protected].

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is regularly reviewed, and I will notify you of any changes as required by law. I will also post an updated version on this website.

This policy was last reviewed/modified on May 29th 2018.