Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy & General Data Protection Regulation

Effective date:  01/03/2020

SJSCounselling (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).

This page outlines our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have regarding that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service.  By using the Service you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.


  • Service – Service is the website operated by Sarah Sheehan
  • Personal Data – Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from that data
  • Usage Data – Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service for from the Service Infrastructure itself (for example, who long a page is visited for)
  • Cookies – Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device)

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data – whilst using our Service, you will need to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that be used in order for us to contact you.  Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First and last name
  • Others: e.g. informational provided by you regarding the nature of any personal issues you may be consulting us about

The information about is collected when you submit a message through the “contact form”.

Tracking and Cookies Data

We use cookies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information.  Cookies are files with a small amount of data.  Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.  You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.  However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies are used to operate our Service
  • Security Cookies are used for security purposes

Use of Data

SJSCounselling uses the collected information for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you of any changes to our Service
  • To gather information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor usage of our Service
  • To detect and prevent technical issues

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

I am registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and comply with their policies, using password protected storage for electronic data and a locked cabinet for paper records for the duration of our work together, which will then be destroyed.  Contact first name and phone number are retained securely by a professional colleague for use in an emergency only (i.e. so that you can be contacted in the event that I am unable to contact myself due to serious injury).