Privacy Policy

Last updated 24 November 2020 in line with the GDPR Regulation.

Introduction

The Breathing Studio takes your privacy and your rights to control your personal data seriously. We do not and will not sell your data to third parties.

This privacy policy describes what personal information and data we collect from you, how and why we obtain it and how we store and process it.   We may update this policy from time to time and shall indicate on the web site when changes have been made.  Terms such as ‘I’, ‘my’, or The Breathing Studio, refer to Nigel Grimes, practicing as a therapeutic-coach.

Types of Information we collect

1. Cookies

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. This website uses the cookies as detailed below.

How to change your cookie settings

Use these links for information on how to clear, enable and manage cookies in your browser:

Google Chrome

Safari on Mac

Safari on iPhone or iPad

Firefox

Microsoft Explorer

Cookies used on this website

  1. Cookie_preferencesType: Persistent – Duration: One Year – Description: The cookie preferences are stored to retain visitor choices in the main cookie banner. This means that the main cookie banner can be minimised on future visits.
  2. Session IDType: Session – Duration: The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser – Description: A session cookie is required to follow your progress through the website. It is essential to ensure that any information you enter or routes you take are remembered by the website. Without this cookie, every page you visited would treat you as a completely new visitor. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
  3. Google Analytics – Type: Persistent – Duration: 26 months – Description: This cookie allows us to monitor website traffic.

2. Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

3. Contact forms

When you use our contact forms, we store your name and email address and use it to recontact you, which includes informing you about forthcoming workshops and events.

Security

Keeping information about you secure is very important to us, all parts of our site are fully secure and accessed over HTTPS, data is encrypted by the HTTPS protocol. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure whilst we strive to protect your personal information no security system is impenetrable.

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.

Questions?

If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please contact me here