Privacy Policy

Ember Counselling Privacy Policy

Data Controller Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO):

Laura Jayne Hughes

Registration Number: ZA191735

ICO Register entry:



This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit (the “Site”).

Website Purpose

The main purpose of the Site is to provide information and contact details for individuals wishing to contact Laura Hughes of Ember Counselling regarding her counselling services.

When you contact your email will be kept until actioned and then deleted. Your name and contact details may be kept for the purpose of booking an initial meeting appointment. If you decide not to continue working with Laura Hughes following an initial meeting, your name and contact details will not be kept. If you decide to work with Laura Hughes following an initial meeting, contact details will be formally recorded and kept, the details of which are covered in the Counselling Agreement, which you are given prior to your first counselling session. If you would like the details of this prior to a first counselling session, you are welcome to request this information at

Privacy and Cookies

This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Website Host

The Site,, is hosted by WordPress. You can view information about their privacy policy here:


When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

    – “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit

    – “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

    – “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking about Device Information.


We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site).


We may share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.


If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at