This statement sets out how this website uses and protect any information that you give us when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected at all times. Should you be asked you to provide certain information, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

We may occasionally change this policy in accordance with updates. You should regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We ask you to provide the following information in order to contact the author directly: 

  • Your name

  • Your email address

What we do with the information we gather

We require contact information for the contact form so that the author may respond properly to you. 

We use the information we collect for the following: 

  • For internal record keeping

  • To create a custom audience for advertising and to tailor marketing to people's interests



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. However, once you have used a link to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website to which the link will take you. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, as such sites are not governed by this Privacy Statement. You should exercise caution and look at the Privacy Statement applicable to any website you visit using a link from this site.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. We will use your personal information to send you news and updates. 


Under the General Data Protection Regulation you will have the following rights:

  1. to be informed, automatically and immediately, usually via a privacy notice, that we will hold the data we have asked for on the forms on this site

  2. to access the data we hold, within a month

  3. to have us rectify inaccurate or incomplete data, generally within a month

  4. to ask us to delete your data (but note: we may not be able to delete some of it, and where this applies, we will tell you why)

  5. to obtain the data the Institute holds within a month, in electronic form

  6. to object to processing of data by the Institute that might normally be justified

  7. rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling by the Institute – the CIEP does not currently do any of this.


GDPR provides increased protection for all personal data relating to a living, recognisable individual. It is designed to encourage privacy so the process of capturing and using data (such as names, addresses and telephone numbers) must comply with GDPR from the very start.


We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. 

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 will make every effort possible, to comply with the principles of EU General Data Protection Regulation.


The six principles are:

Lawful, fair and transparent

Data collection must be fair and for a legal purpose. I must be open and transparent as to how the data will be used. Limited for its purpose

Data can only be collected for a specific purpose.

Data minimisation

Any data collected must be necessary and not excessive for its purpose.


The data we hold must be accurate and kept up to date.


I cannot store data longer than necessary.

Integrity and confidentiality

The data I hold must be kept safe and secure.


To comply with the above:

 Any personal information I hold about you, you are made aware of in our first and last session, i.e. Name, phone number and email address, and notes taken during our sessions.

I only keep your details for two years following your last appointment with me.

I will keep all notes made during our sessions in a safe secure place.

I will not pass any details on to anyone else at all

If I produce any promotional material you will be invited to OPT in to hear from me in the future

I will meet any access requests for information within a one-month timeframe. Under the GDPR, people have the right to a) access all their personal data, b) rectify any inaccuracies, c) object to processing in certain circumstances or d) completely erase all their personal data. Each request carries a timeframe and deadline of one month.

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate services.

  2. To create statistical data to provide and improve website services. 

  3. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we about you, you are invited to contact