Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Notice depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information. In order to provide you access to our website and to enable you to make an appointment we need to process certain of your personal data:
- IOCPS or the therapist needs to perform a contract with you or to take steps prior to entering into a contract with you or to fulfil our contract with the therapist.
- You have given IOCPS permission to do so/consent.
- Processing your personal information is in IOCPS legitimate interests
- IOCPS or the Therapist needs to comply with the law.
IOCPS will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies or to comply with our obligations to the therapist.
Who we share your personal information with (recipients/categories of recipients):
The information we collect on behalf of the therapist is made available to the therapist. Certain data is shared with our service providers and to persons we are statutorily or legally obliged to share it with or any person that you ask us to share it with.
In the event that we sell our business or assets in which case we may disclose certain data to the prospective buyer.
Transfers to a third country (outside the European Economic Area):
There are no transfers of personal data outside of the European Economic Area.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. If you wish to be informed of what Personal Information we hold about you, you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold on you together with other information about our processing of your personal data. We may request proof of your identity to verify your request.
- The right of rectification. You have the right to request that inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information, you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.
- The right to object or of restriction of processing. You have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.
- The right to data portability (subject to limitations as this right only applies to information processed based on consent or under a contract and the processing is carried out by automated means). You have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format.
- The right to withdraw consent if processing originally required consent. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.
- The right to erasure. You have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten. If we have no lawful basis to retain your personal data, your personal data will be deleted.
- The right to make a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commission. The website of the Data Protection Commissioners is www.dataprotection.ie where you can find details of how to contact the Irish supervisory authority.
All enquires relating to data privacy should be addressed to: [email protected]
Automated decision making and profiling:
Your personal data is not subject to automated decision making or profiling.
Requirement to process personal data:
If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we cannot provide you with the services that you have requested.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
IOCPS does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 16. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Online Privacy Notice Only
This Privacy Notice applies only to our online activities in relation to the website https://www.counsellingonline.ie/, and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they share and/or submit or we collect through the website. This notice is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice from time to time in our sole discretion. If we make any changes, we will post those changes on our website or send them to you, so that you can see what information we gather, how we might use that information and in what circumstances we may disclose it. By continuing to use our services after we post any such changes, you will be subject to this Privacy Notice as modified.