Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website www.hypnotherapytraininginternational.com and served by Hypnotherapy Training International and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.  The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

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 and the requirements of the General Data Protection Register (GDPR). Hypnotherapy Institute (trading as Hypnotherapy Training International) is the data controller that holds and processes any personal data we may have about you.  Dr. John Butler (a Director) is the Data Protection Officer.  You can contact him at the email address enquiries@hypnotherapytraininginternational.com with any queries or concerns you may have regarding your personal data.

Use of Cookies

This website 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 and its external serving vendors.  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].

If you complete and submit a Contact Us form on our website, you provide us with your contact details and a request for information from us and/or provide us with some information about yourself.  We use information you give to contact you and give information in response to your request. Our website will also associate your browsing history from the cookies with the contact details you have provided so we may send you targeted marketing information about our services.  You will be given the opportunity to opt in to receiving appropriate marketing communications and newsletters from us when you contact us or when we first contact you.  We will not send you further marketing information unless you have opted in to receiving it, and you can withdraw or change your consents at any time.

When you become a student

We also need to obtain certain personal data from you in order to enter into our contract with you for the supply of training services; for example your name and contact details and information regarding your education, any criminal convictions, mental health history and previous experience of training in and/or using clinical hypnosis. We hold the personal data that is required to perform our contract with you for the supply of training services in electronic and hard copy form and process it as necessary to provide those services to you.  We ensure the data we hold is protected by the duties of confidentiality we owe to our students.

Your rights to your personal data

You have the legal right to request copies of personal data we hold about you as a student.

Your right to complain

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office as our supervisory authority if you have any concerns regarding our processing of your personal data.

Marketing information

We would like to tell you more about the range of training courses, services and training events we offer and to keep you up to date with relevant hypnotherapy and training developments.  You have the option to ‘opt in’ to receive such information from us when it becomes available and or other marketing material.  If you have consented to receive appropriate marketing communications, we may use your contact details and information about the types of services you are interested in to send you such information.  We will not send you marketing information unless you have opted in to receiving it. You can withdraw or change your consent at any time. We do not provide your personal details to third parties for marketing purposes.

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. 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..
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 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.

GDPR – PRIVACY POLICY

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

BUT PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THESE TWO NOTES:

1. EXTERNAL SOURCES

IN CASE YOU’RE USING THINGS LIKE GOOGLE WEB FONTS (DEFAULT) OR PLAYING AUDIO OR VIDEO IN YOUR SLIDER REVOLUTION OR IN YOUR ESSENTIAL GRID WE RECOMMEND TO ADD THE CORRESPONDING TEXT PHRASE TO YOUR PRIVACY POLICE:

YOUTUBE

OUR WEBSITE 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.

2. ESSENTIAL GRID COOKIES

IN CASE YOU’RE USING THE “COOKIE” FEATURE IN ESSENTIAL GRID, EU LAW REQUIRES THAT A NOTICE BE SHOWN WHEN COOKIES ARE USED.

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. 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.