Your privacy is important to us. In line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are required by law to obtain your  consent to hold the information which you provided when completing any contact forms via our website.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information

By completing our contact forms, you are opting in and consenting to The Association of Professional Therapists and Lectures contacting you. 

By law we are required to retain your information for 7 years from your last visit for insurance purposes, and once that time has elapsed,  records held on a secure computer will be deleted, with advice from a professional to ensure this is done satisfactorily.

You may opt out of receiving communications at any time by contacting us by email :  Please note that all processing of your personal data will cease once you have withdrawn consent, other than where this is required by law (the medical history and insurance requirement), but this will not affect any personal data that has already been processed prior to this point. 

If you do not give your consent, we will be unable to use your data, except in certain limited situations, such as where required to do so by law (the medical history and insurance requirement) or to protect members of the public from serious harm. 

We are required to allow you to view your information at any time – you may contact us should you wish to do so, and if you are not happy with the way we are holding and processing your data, you have the right to complain to the ICO.

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