Who we are

Our website address is: http://stuartoliphant.com.

You can contact us via this form or via email on stuartoliphantcounselling@gmail.com


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

By sending an enquiry via the online contact form you consent that the contact information you provide (email address and / or telephone number) together with the content of your email will be kept while correspondence to arrange an introductory session to counselling session is taking place. This information will not be shared with anyone except with your written permission.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse the traffic and knows when you visit a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. Cookies helps us to analyse data about the website traffic and improve our website.

Please make a note that a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any other data of yours, other than the information which is shared by you to us. Furthermore, you may choose to accept or decline cookies however one must note that some web browsers automatically accept cookies. But you may log-in to your web browser settings and amend the settings to decline cookies if you prefer to. In case you opt for this option, you might not be able to take full advantage of the website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We will not share your data with any third party without your permission, unless required by law.

How long we retain your data

Any data sent via our contact form will be forwarded to an email address, which we will retain for 18 months. If you don’t make use of our services it will then be deleted. You can also at any point request for us to delete all data we hold on you. If you do become a client, the data retention will be explained to you in the introductory session.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Who is responsible for processing your information

Data controllers. Stuart Oliphant is a sole trader and the data controller.

Contact us. If you have any questions about privacy, contact Stuart Oliphant.

Further information and complaints

Complaints. If you are not satisfied with our response, you can contact the ICO.

Further information. The ICO also provides further information on GDPR and other data protection laws that we must comply with, on how you can exercise your rights and how we must respond.