Hypnos GDPR Policy

In May 2018 the Data Protection Act was replaced by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The changes to the Data Protection Act are aimed at ensuring that your personal, confidential and sometimes sensitive data, is held privately and securely.
How long will you hold my information for?
We will keep written records stored securely for 5 years after the last interaction with an adult client and up to the age of 25 for a child under 16 when last seen or 26yrs for 17-18 year old.
What if I would like my data to be destroyed before this date?
Under GDPR rules, you are able to request the deletion of any of your records at any time.
Am I able to see or get a copy of the information held by you?
In line with GDPR, yes, within 30 days
What are your Reasons for collecting this information?
To have a record for future sessions.
How do I know that you will store my information securely?
All written information in paper format will be kept in a locked filing cabinet and online in a password protected file.
Are our discussions within the hypnotherapy sessions confidential?
Yes, unless I need support from my supervisor or I believe that you are about to harm yourself or another person.
Will you discuss information about me with other health and social care professionals?
Only with your written consent.