Dr Darren McClounan

Psychotherapist

Dr Darren McClounan

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective date: May 21, 2018

Dr Darren McClounan (“I”, “me”, or “my”) operates the https://www.drdarrenmcclounan.co.uk website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use this Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

I use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Terms used in this Privacy Policy:

Definitions Service

Service is the https://www.drdarrenmcclounan.co.uk website operated by Dr Darren McClounan

Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into my possession).

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data Controller

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, I am a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Data Processors (or Service Providers)

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.

I may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject (or User)

Data Subject is any living individual who is using this Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

Information Collection And Use

I collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected
Personal Data
While using this Service, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

Email address
First name and last name
Address, Phone number
GP details

Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

I may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

I use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze this Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.

Examples of Cookies I use:
Session Cookies. I use Session Cookies to operate this service.

Preference Cookies. I use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

Security Cookies. I use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Dr Darren McClounan uses the collected data for various purposes:

To provide and maintain this Service
To notify you about changes to this Service
To allow you to participate in interactive features of this Service when you choose to do so
To provide customer support
To gather analysis or valuable information so that I can improve this Service
To monitor the usage of this Service
To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Dr Darren McClounan legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data I collect and the specific context in which I collect it.

Dr Darren McClounan may process your Personal Data because:

I need to perform a contract with you
You have given me permission to do so
The processing is in my legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights

To comply with the law

Retention of Data

Dr Darren McClounan will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. I will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with my legal obligations (for example, if I am required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce my legal agreements and policies.

Dr Darren McClounan will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of this Service, or I am legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United Kingdom and choose to provide information to me, please note that I transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United Kingdom and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Dr Darren McClounan will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Dr Darren McClounan may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Dr Darren McClounan may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

To comply with a legal obligation
To protect and defend the rights or property of Dr Darren McClounan
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Dr Darren McClounan aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data I hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

The right to access, update or to delete the information I have on you.

The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

The right to object. You have the right to object to my processing of your Personal Data.

The right of restriction. You have the right to request that I restrict the processing of your personal information.

The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information I have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.

The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Dr Darren McClounan relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that I may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about my collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

I may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate this Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on my behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist me in analyzing how this Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Links To Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by me. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

I have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

This Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided me with Personal Data, please contact me. If I become aware that I have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, I take steps to remove that information from my servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

I may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

I will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on this Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me:

By email: info@drdarrenmcclounan.co.uk
By visiting this page on my website: https://www.drdarrenmcclounan.co.uk/privacy-policy/ By phone number: 01243 937309