Privacy & Cookies Policy

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Privacy Policy for Your MindSmith

Personal Data

Your privacy is very important to us. We designed our Privacy Policy to make important disclosures about how you can use Your MindSmith.co.uk and how we collect and use your content and information. We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy in its entirety.

We receive a number of different types of information about you, including: the information that’s required when you sign up for the site, as well as the information you choose to share.

Required information such as; your name, date of birth, gender, e-mail address are not used for any other purpose other than to contact you and are not shared with any third parties.

Usernames and Passwords are used as a way to identify you on Your MindSmith. A User ID is a combination of letters and numbers.

Parties processing the data

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies). Generally, we will only use your information within our company. However, sometimes we use third parties to process your information (for example, payment providers). We will require these third parties to comply strictly with its instructions and we will require that they not use your personal information for their own business purposes.

The use of the collected Data by Your MindSmith

The information held about you will only be used in the following ways:

  • to provide you with a therapeutic service
  • to process your payment for such therapeutic services

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of people have accessed the services provided on our website, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals. We only provide data to our partners, if any, after we have removed your name and any other personally identifying information from it, or have combined it with other people’s data in a way that it no longer personally identifies you.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses.

We store data only for as long as it is necessary to provide services to you and others, including those described above and for legal protections or as required by applicable laws and regulations.We may enable access to public information that has been shared through our services.

Some forms of processing (sending promotional information, commercial profiling, geo-location, etc.) may require the express consent of the User. Specific information may be shown on the pages of the site in connection with particular services or processing of data provided by the site user.

Protecting the Privacy of your fellow Your MindSmith Users

During your use of Your MindSmith services, you will not send or otherwise post unauthorised commercial communications (such as spam) on Your MindSmith.co.uk

You will not collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access Your MindSmith, using automated means without our permission:

You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.

You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.

You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any other user of the service.

You will not post content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.

You will not provide any false personal information on Your MindSmith or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission. You will not create more than one personal profile.

Copyrights- Ours and Protecting Other People’s Intellectual Property Rights

We respect other people’s rights, and expect you to do the same. You will not post content or take any action on Your MindSmith that infringes or violates someone else’s rights or otherwise violates the law. We can remove any content or information you post on Your MindSmith if we believe that it violates this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use on this Site. You will not use our copyrights or any confusingly similar marks, without our written permission. If you collect information from Your MindSmith users, you will: obtain their consent, make it clear you (and not Your MindSmith) are the one collecting their information, and post a privacy policy explaining what information you collect and how you will use it. You will not post anyone’s identification documents or sensitive financial information on Your MindSmith. You will not tag users or send email invitations to non-users without their consent.

Portable Electronic Devices

The Your MindSmith Platform is available on a multitude of portable electronic devices. We provide our connection to mobile services for free, but please be aware that your carrier’s normal rates and fees, such as text ‘roaming’ fees, may still apply. You provide all rights necessary to enable users to sync (including through an application) their contact lists with any basic information and contact information that is visible to them on Your MindSmith, as well as your name and profile picture.

Your Use of Your Personal Data

If a Your MindSmith user utilises the site to publish or otherwise share personal data with third parties, he or she assumes full responsibility.

Disputes

If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on Your MindSmith you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.

Social Networks and Your MindSmith

These services allow the web site to access the data on your profile in the social networks, and to interact through your post. These services are not activated automatically, but require express authorisation by the user.

Cookies and Use Thereof on Your MindSmith

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet, cell phone or other electronic devise (referred to here as a “device”) browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track traffic flows.

Cookies record information about your preferences and allow us to tailor Your MindSmith to your interests. During the course or any visit to the site, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things such as finding out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking for the cookie left there on the previous visit.

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyze the profile of our visitors so we can provide you with a better user experience.

In summary

We try to keep Your MindSmith.co.uk safe, but you use it at your own risk. We are providing Your MindSmith as is without any express or implied warranties. We do not guarantee that Your MindSmith will be safe or secure. Your MindSmith is not responsible for the actions, content, information, or data of third parties, and you release us, our directors, officers, employees, and agents from any claims and damages, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with any claim you have against any such third parties.

Your MindSmith openly volunteers its practices of collecting information, its targeting capabilities, and its use of cookies. If you have any questions pertaining to this privacy policy and its contents, please direct your correspondence to Your MindSmith via the contact options on the website.

Understand, that we treat your use of our platform with the utmost respect to your privacy. We keep all information not disclosed above private between the therapist and the user, keeping only non-decimated “file” copies for reference in case of legal dispute for period up to seven years. File retention protects both the user and the therapist’s safety. The data will be protected at high levels of security and privacy, and should the user use a pseudonym, will not include their real name in the conversation records.

Your MindSmith is not responsible for data lost/exposed/used due to the nature of the Internet and digital environments, illegal actions of hackers and criminals, technical malfunctions of servers and database etc. These are the accepted risks of our users and users of the internet in general. You are agreeing to this standard in using our site.

Your MindSmith reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice, and only the current Privacy Policy may be deemed effective. Regardless of later updates or changes to our privacy notice, we will never use the information you submit under our current privacy notice in a new way without first providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prevent that use.

This Privacy notice was written on 31st August 2017 and is deemed effective as of this date.

By agreeing to the terms you are accepting and consenting to the practices outlined in this policy.