Who is Cosmos Counselling
Cosmos Counselling is owned and managed by Amanda Croft FdSc Counselling, BA (Hons), PGCE, RegMBACP (Accredited).
I am registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). My registration number is ZB267730.
Personal Data is data about a living individual who is identifiable from the data (possibly via other data that I have or am likely to receive).
Usage Data is data generated through the process of using this Service (for example, your IP address and how long you remain on a web page). Usage Data is automatically collected as you progress through the site.
Cookies are small pieces of data stored by a website on a User’s device.
The Data Controller is the person responsible for controlling how and why I use any personal data which is myself.
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) refers to any person who processes data on behalf of the Data Controller. I use various Service Providers in order to process and deliver this Service such as Wix, Google and Norton.
Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
The User is the person using our Service.
The Service is this website and what it offers: https://www.cosmoscounselling.co.uk
The types of data I collect
I collect the following types of data:
While using this Service, I might ask you to provide elements of Personal Data. I have set out below the places where I ask for your data.
I also collect data about how the Service is accessed and used. This autogenerated Usage Data includes information such as your IP address, browser type and version, device type, operating system and version.
I use Google Analytics to understand how the users interact with the Service. Google Analytics tracks your route to and through the website and does so using cookies.
Cookies store small amounts of data on your device. I do not use or store any cookies without your consent. You can also control how your browser processes cookies in your browser settings. However, if you do not accept cookies, some of the Service might be unavailable or might not work as designed.
The data I collect
Every time you interact with the Service, you generate Usage Data. I require this data to make the Service work. I do not keep Usage Data except as below.
Website Contact Form
When you submit a contact form from the website, the details you entered are sent to me by email and stored on the server. The emails are sent and received using an encrypted connection to protect your data.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this Service may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. I have no control over the way third-party sites collect or use your data.
How long I keep your data
If you submit a form, I store the information provided for as long as required to deliver the service requested.
I use the following external services and might share some of your data with them:
Your rights under GDPR
Under GDPR, all individuals have rights over Personal Data. You can request that I erase any Personal Data I hold about you. The right to erasure does not include any data I must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your data
I store and process your data on secure servers. There is no external access to your data. The website is built using industry-standard software, automatically updated to the current release, to help prevent data breaches.
What data breach procedures I have in place
I have never had a data breach. If I discover any infringement, I will notify all affected parties as per data protection legislation and best practice.