PRIVACY NOTICE

Introduction

The purpose of this notice is to tell you how we collect personal data from you, and how we use it. “Personal data” means any information that can identify you, such as your name, your address, your financial details, or other circumstances you tell us about yourself.

About Us

We are a sole proprietor trading as Westwood Publishing, the sole proprietor is Dr. John Butler. Our address is 37 Orbain Road, London SW6 7JZ, UK. The services we provide are training products in therapeutic methods relating to hypnotherapy.

Within the meaning of the data protection legislation, we are the “data controller”, and this means that we are responsible for collecting and using your personal data in accordance with the legislation. We have a designated Data Protection Officer who carries out this responsibility, this is Dr. John Butler, who can be contacted at the Point of Contact details listed below.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

How we collect your personal data

We collect your personal data, only when you provide it to us.

Use of Cookies

This website may uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website.  This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html].

Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

GDPR – PRIVACY POLICY

WE WOULD LIKE TO CLARIFY THAT OUR SITES DO NOT COLLECT ANY DATA FROM WEBSITE VISITORS.

BUT PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE FOLLOWING NOTE

GOOGLE WEB FONTS

FOR UNIFORM REPRESENTATION OF FONTS, THIS WEBSITE MAY  USE WEB FONTS PROVIDED BY GOOGLE. WHEN YOU OPEN A PAGE, YOUR BROWSER LOADS THE REQUIRED WEB FONTS INTO YOUR BROWSER CACHE TO DISPLAY TEXTS AND FONTS CORRECTLY.

FOR THIS PURPOSE YOUR BROWSER HAS TO ESTABLISH A DIRECT CONNECTION TO GOOGLE SERVERS. GOOGLE THUS BECOMES AWARE THAT OUR WEB PAGE WAS ACCESSED VIA YOUR IP ADDRESS. THE USE OF GOOGLE WEB FONTS IS DONE IN THE INTEREST OF A UNIFORM AND ATTRACTIVE PRESENTATION OF OUR PLUGIN. THIS CONSTITUTES A JUSTIFIED INTEREST PURSUANT TO ART. 6 (1) (F) DSGVO.

IF YOUR BROWSER DOES NOT SUPPORT WEB FONTS, A STANDARD FONT IS USED BY YOUR COMPUTER.

FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HANDLING DATA, CAN BE FOUND AT HTTPS://DEVELOPERS.GOOGLE.COM/FONTS/FAQAND IN GOOGLE\’S PRIVACY POLICY AT HTTPS://WWW.GOOGLE.COM/POLICIES/PRIVACY/.

YOUTUBE

OUR WEBSITE SOMETIMES USES PLUGINS FROM YOUTUBE, WHICH IS OPERATED BY GOOGLE. THE OPERATOR OF THE PAGES IS YOUTUBE LLC, 901 CHERRY AVE., SAN BRUNO, CA 94066, USA.

IF YOU VISIT ONE OF OUR PAGES FEATURING A YOUTUBE PLUGIN, A CONNECTION TO THE YOUTUBE SERVERS IS ESTABLISHED. HERE THE YOUTUBE SERVER IS INFORMED ABOUT WHICH OF OUR PAGES YOU HAVE VISITED.

IF YOU\’RE LOGGED IN TO YOUR YOUTUBE ACCOUNT, YOUTUBE ALLOWS YOU TO ASSOCIATE YOUR BROWSING BEHAVIOR DIRECTLY WITH YOUR PERSONAL PROFILE. YOU CAN PREVENT THIS BY LOGGING OUT OF YOUR YOUTUBE ACCOUNT.

YOUTUBE IS USED TO HELP MAKE OUR WEBSITE APPEALING. THIS CONSTITUTES A JUSTIFIED INTEREST PURSUANT TO ART. 6 (1) (F) DSGVO.

FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HANDLING USER DATA, CAN BE FOUND IN THE DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION OF YOUTUBE UNDER HTTPS://WWW.GOOGLE.DE/INTL/DE/POLICIES/PRIVACY.

CONTACT & COMMUNICATION

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Register 2016. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.
This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process.
Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

SHORTENED LINKS IN SOCIAL MEDIA

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

The kind of personal data we hold

In order to provide our products and services, we ask for your name and contact details, and also any other information which will help to determine how our products and services may be best suited to your needs. So as we provide proposals, information and/or services to you, the records of these interactions and transactions will be held by us. We may collect financial details from you depending on the payment method you choose. If you pay by our third party service (currently PayPal), the details you provide to them regarding your financial details are not passed on to us, and they are the data controller in respect of this.

The basis on which we hold your data

We hold your data in connection with the provision of products and services, this is known as the contractual basis of data retention. We hold it as long as we need to in order to continue to provide products and services, or to respond to enquiries or requests about products and services from you. Other than this, we hold it for as long as is required to fulfill our legal obligations under the law of contract.

Data Sharing and Marketing

We do not share your personal data with anyone. The only exception to this would be if we were legally obliged to do so, for instance in response to a court order in connection with a legal case, or under some other type of legal obligation.   Should you wish to receive marketing information on our updated services and products, please opt in on the available links on our website, requesting information.

Data Security

We have put in place what are considered the standard and reasonable securities for personal data. Digital information is password protected and security systems are in place. Hard copy personal information is not accessible to anyone other than authorised personnel, and is held and used by them under conditions overseen by the Data Protection Officer. We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and any suspected data breach will be notified to them and to you in accordance with the legislative requirements.

Your rights

Right of access: you have the right to receive details of the personal information we hold about you, at no charge to you provided the request is within the limits of the legislative requirements.

Right of correction: if there is any inaccuracy in the information we hold, you have the right to request correction. We would also request that you keep us updated regarding any changes to your personal data, such as a change of email address or telephone number. Any corrections are at no charge to you, provided the request is within the limits of the legislative requirements.

Right of erasure: you have the right to request that your details should be deleted from our records if we do not have good reason to hold them. To the extent that our holding your personal data depends on consent, we are required to comply with your request, but not if we are holding it for legitimate contractual purposes or to fulfill legislative requirements. Any deletions are at no charge to you, provided the request is within the limits of the legislative requirements.

Right of objection or restriction: you have the right to request us to take into consideration any particular circumstances or objections you have to our processing your data. To the extent that our holding your personal data depends on consent, we are required to comply with your request, but not if we are holding it for legitimate contractual purposes or to fulfill legislative requirements. Any restrictions or suspensions of processing are at no charge to you, provided the request is within the limits of the legislative requirements.

USER;”>Right of transfer: you have the right to request that personal data that we hold is transferred to you or to a nominated other party. To the extent that our holding your personal data depends on consent and that the data can be transferred by automated means, we are required to comply with your request, but not if we are holding it for legitimate contractual purposes or to fulfill legislative requirements, or it cannot be automatically transferred. Very little of the personal data we hold would be covered in this category. Any transfers are at no charge to you, provided the request is within the limits of the legislative requirements.

Right to withdraw consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent at anytime, and we would then cease to process any data we hold on the basis of consent. As we mentioned above, almost all of the data we hold is on the basis of contract and legislative obligation, rather than consent. That is, we have to collect and hold it in order to provide services or information or proposals about services.

Changes to the Privacy Notice

Any future changes to this notice will be updated on our website www.westwoodpublishingco.com

Points of Contact

Our Data Protection Officer, Dr. John Butler, can be contacted at jrbhyp@gmail.com.

The ICO offices contact details are:

a: contact@westwoidpublications.com