Who we are
We are a division of The Essex Institute and our website address is: https://wsn-counselling.co.uk.
What personal data do we collect and why we collect it
We may collect some or all of the following personal data depending if you are a member of the website or visitor making an enquiry:
- Email address
- Telephone number(s)
- Biography Your personal data is not obtained from any third party.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website which may identify your home location or places you have visited that you wish to keep private.
If you choose to contact us via our online form we will use your data only for the purpose of making contact with you in relation to your enquiry, and we do not pass on your personal data to any other organisation.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We never share data with any other company or entity.
How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. Their personal information remains on our site until membership is terminated and they request removal of the data.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
For any requests regarding personal data please contact us at:
Address (mail only)
The Essex Institute
118 Pall Mall
By Telephone: +44 (0)845 2242 395