Privacy policy

Dr. Brenda Davies is committed to ensuring the highest level of privacy for any information we collect in relation to you. Please read this policy and the Terms and Conditions carefully. By using or accessing our web page you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy. This policy may be changed and it is advised that you check regularly for updates given that your continued use of this site is deemed to constitute acceptance of our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy any changes to them. We will notify you by email of any changes to our policies.

At times it is necessary for us to collect information about you so that we may offer you our services. We will only ever collect information about you that is necessary for the provision of these services.

All of our data is stored and transmitted using high standards of encryption. We deal only with other organisations who have a similar high standard of security. However this policy only applies to Dr Brenda Davies and does not apply to any third party sites. We therefore take no responsibility for how these sites may deal with your personal information. We do not share your personal details with a third party. We resist any attempts by third parties to access any information held by us, unless otherwise authorised by law. Dr. Brenda Davies may disclose personal information to a third party if the disclosure is necessary to prevent a serious threat to your life or to another life and to not do so would constitute a breach of our duty of care.

When you become a subscriber to the Dr. Brenda Davies Forum or you purchase an item from the Dr. Brenda Davies Shop we will ask you for some personal information including your name, address, telephone and email address. This information is then stored securely on our system. We retain this information and any communication you have with us. If you are a financial subscriber to the Forum or purchasing an item, we will require accurate payment information including your credit card details in order to process your order through our secure online payment system. Dr. Brenda Davies does not retain credit card information.

Once you have subscribed to the Dr. Brenda Davies Forum you may make comments on the various forums. In order to prevent comment spam we ask you to provide a current email address. Placing a comment on our web page may mean that your comment is available and accessible on the internet. Some of the Forums on the Dr. Brenda Davies web page are closed to the public and available only to approved members. This therefore reduces the chances that your information may be accessed by others who are not participants on the Forum. However whilst we will make ever effort to ensure that the information that you post is not available through other means, we cannot guarantee the privacy of any comment or post and therefore you should consider the implications of this for your privacy before posting. There are risks in transmitting your personal information over the internet and all users should be aware of this and weight up these risks before participating in this site. If you make a post that you later wish to be removed please contact us and we will ensure it is removed in a timely fashion. We cannot however ensure that your post is removed from all search engines.

When you subscribe to Dr. Brenda Davies you will be issued with a user name and password of your choosing. Whilst we make our best efforts to ensure the security of information on this site, we also ask that you contribute to this by keeping your password confidential and not sharing it with anyone.

You are able to unsubscribe from Dr. Brenda Davies at any time and you may request that we delete all information held about you. Please contact us and we will ensure you are unsubscribed.

Web Server Log Files
Some information such as your IP address, your ISP, the time of your visit and the pages visited is recorded on our web page. This information is stored for a maximum of 30 days.

Cookie Policy
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

How we use cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The cookies we set
Forms related cookies – When you submit data through a form such as those found on our contact or sign up or sign in pages, then cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies – In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

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This is a Google Analytics performance cookie which is used to distinguish users and sessions when they connect to our site.

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This is a Google Analytics performance cookie which is used to distinguish users and sessions when they connect to our site.

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This is also a Google Analytics cookie which is used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will also be named _dc_gtm_.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us by writing to us.

Complaints and Feedback: Dr. Brenda Davies aims to provide the highest standards of security when handling your personal information. Should you have any concerns with this policy or any feedback you would like to pass on to us, we would encourage you to contact us.