Privacy Policy

1. Important notice

This is the Privacy Policy for www.lovereflexology.net

The policy describes:

  • Who I am;
  • How I obtain and use the personal data for visitors to this website, and my business customers;
  • Who has access to your personal data and what your rights are.

My policy is to keep the personal information I receive from this website completely confidential and used solely for internal purposes. I will not share your personal information with any other parties. Please review this policy carefully.

This policy is effective from 30th December 2019.

2. About Me

This website is run by myself, Kelly Hainsworth, the founder of Love Reflexology. I run a reflexology clinic, provide business support services to practitioners, and host the Love Reflexology community and directory.

I can be contacted on 07910 120 929 or kelly@kellyhainsworth.com regarding any questions with this policy. I am the controller of the personal data you provide.

3. What Personal Data I Collect

Personal data is any information which identifies you personally – for example, your name. This Privacy Policy is concerned with the personal data for the following:

  • Love Reflexology Directory members and those who make enquires about the directory;
  • Users of the website who sign up to the email newsletter;
  • Data collected when an order is placed via the shop page.

I collect the following data from you:

  • I collect information from you when you place an order via the shop page. I may collect your name, email address, mailing address and telephone number. 
  • Like many websites, I use cookies to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to my website. Please refer to the “cookies” section below for information about cookies and how I use them.
  • I use a third-party service, Google Analytics on my website. From this I may collect certain information about your visit, such as the type of browser you use, the date and time you accessed the website, the pages that you access whilst visiting the website and the internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this website.  I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, to help improve and administer the website and it will not be shared with any other party.  This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.  I do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting my website.
  • I collect your email address if you subscribe to receive my newsletter. This is managed by the third-party website MailerLite. Your email address is not shared with any other party. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of the newsletter or by contacting Kelly Hainsworth. I recommend you read MailerLite’s own privacy policy before entering your email address in the sign-up box.
  • For Love Reflexology Directory members, all requests to join the Love Reflexology Directory will be required to complete an application form. The application will require the following information to be supplied including, but not exclusive to:
  • Basic contact details: I will collect your name, email address, postal address and telephone number, so that I can contact you about your business listing on the directory.
  • Business details: To join the directory, I will require you to provide the name of the business you represent, and details of the goods and/or services your business offers so that I can publish your business listing on the directory. I will also require your social media account handles, so I tag you into relevant posts within the Love Reflexology Facebook group, Love Reflexology Twitter account, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. I will collect details of your business website, any professional association course accreditation(s) you may have acquired, and your level of training if you are delivering courses, workshops and events. You may also choose to provide other information about you and your business.  I do not require you to do this.  If you do, I will process this other information for the purposes of publishing your business listing on the directory.  All information about you and your business will be stored securely.
  • Enquiries: If you email kelly@kellyhainsworth.com with an enquiry about joining the Love Reflexology Directory and choose not to go ahead, your details will be deleted securely.
  • For Email Newsletter Subscribers: I use a third party website called MailerLite to manage my email newsletter. If you subscribe to the newsletter by entering your email in the box provided, you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the footer of any of the newsletters you receive or by contacting Kelly Hainsworth. Kelly Hainsworth respects your email address and it will not be shared with any other party.

4. Use of Personal Information

The personal information collected on this website, will be used to provide the services you have requested.  This will include:

  • To quickly process transactions of items purchased via the shop page and deliver them to the contact details provided;
  • To publish comments on blog posts, submitted by the user as requested. If at any time you would like to remove a comment, please contact kelly@kellyhainsworth.com stating the comment you would like to remove and this will be done for you within 14 days of your request;
  • To improve and administer the website;
  • To publish your business listing on the Love Reflexology Directory and provide you with the services you have requested;
  • I use your personal data to accept you as a new or returning Love Reflexology Directory member, publish your business listing on my directory, and provide you with the services you have requested in accordance with their terms;
  • To contact you about a contract renewal for paid-for services including Love Reflexology Directory listings. I will use the telephone number or email address you have provided to me, so I can contact you to discuss the renewal of the contract between us for any paid-for services I provide.  I will do this in the lead-up to the expiry of your contract and, if I don’t hear back from you to confirm whether you would like to renew your contract with me, your listing will be removed after the renewal date has passed;
  • To send you the email newsletter as requested.

5. Security of Information

I am committed to ensuring your information is secure.  To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information I collect online.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks. 

6. Third Party Services

I use the following third-party services:

WordPress

I use a third-party service, WordPress to publish my website.  I use a standard WordPress service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the website.  For example, the number of users viewing pages on the website, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the website and help us improve it.  WordPress requires visitors that want to post a comment to enter a name and email address.

Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics on my website.  From this I may collect certain information about your visit, such as the type of browser you use, the date and time you accessed the website, the pages you access whilst visiting the website, and the web address of the website from which you linked to my website.  I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, to help improve and administer the website, and it will not be shared with any other parties.  This information is only processed in a way which does not identify visitors.  I do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.  Please read Google’s own privacy policy.

MailerLite

I use MailerLite to manage and send my email newsletter. Please read MailerLite’s own privacy policy before subscribing to my newsletter.

Cookies

My website uses cookies.  I use WordPress to create and update my website.  WordPress is a popular Content Management System, used to provide content for over 15 million websites.  WordPress uses cookies for two purposes:

  • Registered members need a cookie to be able to log in. This is ‘strictly necessary’ as WordPress won’t work without it. I do not use these types of cookies for visitors of my website.
  • Visitors who leave a comment on a blog post will have a cookie set on their computer. This is not “strictly necessary” as it’s a visitor’s preference.If you choose to leave a comment on one of my blog posts, this requires a cookie to be placed on your device.

I also use third-party cookies.

These are installed by third parties (including Google Analytics) with the aim of collecting information to carry out research into the behaviour and demographics of visitors to my website.  I do not gather personal information which could be used to identify visitors or their personal data.

Third-party links

The Love Reflexology website does contain links to other websites of interests, including:

  • Love Reflexology Directory members;
  • Life Armour Affiliate link – these will be clearly identified when they appear.

These linked websites have separate and independent privacy policies.  I therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites and would always recommend you read the linked websites’ privacy policies.  Nonetheless, I seek to protect the integrity of my website, and welcome feedback about these linked websites (including if a specific link does not work).

Life Armour

As an affiliate for Life Armour, I display a third-party link to their website. Life Armour process orders taken via their shop and dispatch them to customers. Before placing an order with Life Armour, please read its own privacy policy.

If you click on the affiliate link for Life Armour and buy products as a result, I Kelly Hainsworth, founder of Love Reflexology will be rewarded with a small commission of the sale. Please note, no extra costs would be added to the products for this to happen.

I only display affiliate links for companies that I personally trust and believe the Love Reflexology community will enjoy.

7. Controlling Your Personal Information – Your Rights

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • If you have submitted a comment to be published on a blog post and you would like to remove it, please email kelly@kellyhainsworth.com stating the comment you would like to remove and the blog post title. This comment will then be removed for you within 14 days of your request.
  • If you have submitted a testimonial to be published on this website and would like to remove it, please email kelly@kellyhainsworth.com with details and this will be removed from the website within 14 days of your request.
  • If you email kelly@kellyhainsworth.com to enquire about joining the Love Reflexology Directory, and we do not work together, your details will be securely destroyed.
  • I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your express permission or required by law to do so.
  • If you believe that any information I hold about you or your company is incorrect or incomplete, please email me at kelly@kellyhainsworth.com. I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

8. Policy Changes

Changes to the privacy policy will be posted on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

This policy was created on 30th December 2019

This policy is the second version and was updated on 10th June 2020, to add information about the Life Armour affiliate link in point 6 of the policy.

9. Questions and Feedback

I welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy.  Please send these to kelly@kellyhainsworth.com.

10. Consent

By using this website, you consent to this privacy policy.