Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit. Information contained in cookies may include:

  • IP address & browser type
  • The pages of the website you visited
  • The date & time the website was accessed
  • The internet address if the website from which you were referred


This website uses cookies to better the user’s experience while visiting the website. The data retrieved in cookies is anonymous and in no way gives me access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you wish to share.

As required by legislation, this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device. For more information about cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org

External website links & third parties
This website may contain links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Although I only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned on this website. I cannot control, guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website and I am not responsible for their privacy policies. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and I cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned. I would advise you to read the privacy policy of each website you visit.

Social Media
Any social media platforms that I participate on are subject to the terms & conditions, as well as the privacy policies, that are held with each social media platform respectively. Users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. I will not knowingly engage with clients/potential clients or ever ask for personal or sensitive data on social media platforms. And I will not knowingly use social media platforms to find information out about clients

Any users wishing to contact me are advised to do so by using the contact details or link available on this website.  I will not respond to contacts made via other social media platforms.

Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with me on social media. I will take any inappropriate use of social media directed at me or Claire Barrett Counselling very seriously and take appropriate action against this.

Controlling your data
I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal or sensitive data to third parties unless I have your permission or am required by law to do so.

Data Portability – As the client, you have the right to receive your personal information which you previously provided, and also have the right to transfer that information to another party.

Right to Access – You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal information, free of charge, in an electronic or paper format. You also have the right to ask me to amend or change any incorrect information about you.

Right to be Forgotten – You have the right to ask me to erase any information that I hold about you. This includes your personal information that is no longer relevant to original purposes, or if you wish to withdraw consent. In all cases and when considering such requests, these rights are obligatory unless it’s information that I have a legal obligation to retain.

If you wish to have access to, amend or erase the personal data that I hold about you, please request this in writing by emailing Claire Barrett (Data Controller)
at info@clairebarrettcounselling.co.uk

Upon receipt of your written request I will provide you the data within 30 days of that request.

If you are not satisfied with how your request is handled, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1112 or visit their website www.ico.org.uk