Aneet Kaur Counselling will be collecting your personal data for the purpose to make contact with you and to contact your GP or other safeguarding agencies in safeguarding incidences. It may be necessary to share your personal data with your GP or any other safeguarding agencies i.e. police.
Aneet Kaur Counselling will store your personal data in a locked filing cabinet as well as your contact details on a work phone and email address book for the duration of the counselling sessions or any other services accessed by the client. This is for the purpose to making contact with you in case of an emergency, change of appointment etc.
All personal information will be immediately destroyed in the confidential waste when after an electronic enquiry i.e. using the contact page on this website has been completed.
After the service/contract has ended, Aneet Kaur Counselling will immediately dispose of your personal data as confidential waste.
Third party websites: Clients may find content on my website that link to the sites of other third parties. Aneet Kaur Counselling does not control these websites which have links to this website and therefore not responsible for how they collect data, store or use information.
If you have any concerns about how your data will be handled you can contact the Information Commissioners Office: www.ico.org.uk
For the purpose of being a reminder Aneet Kaur Counselling will write a few notes after each session/meeting. These are handwritten and are not put onto a computer. These notes are kept in a locked confidential drawer which are not attached to your personal information i.e. name, contact details etc. These notes are kept for seven years which is in line with the Professional Conduct Procedure of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. After seven years your sessional notes will be disposed as confidential waste.
If you have any concerns about how I handle your sessional notes, you can contact the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy: www.bacp.org.uk