This page describes specific privacy issues associated with the use of this website. Privacy practices associated with your information once you are a client are detailed in a separate document, The Light House Data Protection Policy
1. Online Privacy Practices
Your right to privacy is important to us.
We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from our website and information about our services.
Please be assured that any personal contact information and any information submitted regarding your personal situation and needs associated with counselling will be kept confidential and will only be disclosed to qualified counsellors who may be dealing with your case. Please click on this link to view the Light House Data Protection Policy (separate to this website policy). This document is provided to all clients at their first appointment and you will be asked to sign an agreement that accepts (among other things) the Data Protection policies in this document.
A Cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie’s main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them, for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, email address and interests. The Light House website uses this type of cookie only where it is an essential part of the process, for example, for remembering your name and enquiry details when you submit an enquiry, in order to create an email to the administrator.
3. Future Information Usage
We may use your personal data for future email mailings, support, notification of new services, general correspondence regarding the services and correspondence which may relate to you. If you would rather not receive future marketing emails from us please inform us by completing the Enquiry Form.
The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your customer relationship with us. We do not disclose or sell your information outside our organisation, except if we sell the whole or part of our business. If the latter were ever to happen we would ensure that the new owners were bound by the same confidentiality procedures as we are.
4. Right of Access, Right to Rectification and Right to be Forgotten
Under GDPR you have the right to access data that is held about you, to get it rectified if there are errors or to get the data deleted. Please enter your details in the GDPR Enquiry Form to request one of these options
5. Further Information
For further information on data protection and privacy contact:
The Data Protection Manager, The Light House (Christian Care Ministry) Trust Ltd., 1A Argyll Street, Coventry, CV2 4FJ. Telephone ( 44)(0)2476 440095
If you would prefer to contact us by email, please complete the Enquiry Form. Note that we do not state our email address explicitly here due to our own concern for data privacy, and avoidance of those who abuse email addresses!
Information on the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 is also on the Information Commissioner’s website at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr