Cookie Policy

Thank you for visiting my website at www.karenjwilliams.co.uk. This page has information about the cookies this website uses. If you prefer not to have cookies set, please see below for instructions about how to adjust your browser to refuse cookies. You can also set your cookie preferences for this website using the opt in/opt out settings towards the bottom of this page.

Our analytics tracking system is Google Search Console. This is an SEO tool and does not set any cookies on a website user’s device and therefore does not collect any personal information about individual visitors to this website.

UK and EU law requires that, where a website uses cookies or equivalent technologies, the website operator must make certain disclosures in relation to the use of the cookies. This cookie policy has been placed here to comply with UK law on this subject which is contained in The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011. The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR also applies where use of cookies involves the processing of personal data.

For owners and users of websites in the UK, detailed guidance on the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/) and on the GDPR (https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/) can be found on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.  Help in understanding cookies for users of this website can be found at https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/

GDPR Cookie Policy for website

Data protection and the privacy of your information

 

  1. Introduction

1.1    Our website uses cookies.

1.2    Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

  1. Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal.

  1. General information about cookies

3.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2    Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

  1. Cookies that we use

4.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a)    analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: _ga, _gali, _gat, _gid); and

(b)    cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally (cookies used for this purpose are: [Cookiebot cookies]).

  1. Cookies used by our service providers

5.1    Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2    We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are: _ga, _gali, _gat, _gid.

5.3    We use Cookiebot to provide the cookie banner on our website. This service uses cookies for retaining information about your cookie preferences on this website. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at https://www.cookiebot.com/en/privacy-policy/. The relevant cookie is: CookieConsent.

  1. Managing cookies

6.1    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b)    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)    http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d)    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)    https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f)    https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

6.2    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Cookie preferences

7.1    You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by scrolling further down this page and using the opt in/opt out settings.

  1. Our details

8.1    This website is owned and operated by Karen J Williams.

8.2    Our principal place of business is at The Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education, Beauchamp Lodge,
2 Warwick Crescent, London W2 6NE.

8.3    You can contact us:

(a)    by post, to the postal address given above;

(b)    using our website contact form;

(c)    by telephone, on the contact number published on our website from time to time; or

(d)    by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.

 

Last updated:  3rd June 2018

 

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