Psychotherapy and Counselling

BA, MA, Dip Counselling, MBACP (Accred.)
Consulting rooms:Richmond, London
Sessions via Skype
Tel: 07890 054 387

Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software on www.attacat.co.uk/resources/cookies/how-to-control-your-online-privacy.

Cookies we have on this site.

Cookie Name Expires  info
-ga 2 years Google analytics – Used to distinguish users. Users can’t be idenitifed personaly but general, location browser, pages visited etc is collected.
qtrans_cookie_test 30 min Cookie set by the qTranslate WordPress plug-in used to enable multi-lingual support in a site. This cookie tests to see if cookies are enabled, so that language preferences can also be stored.
Cookie law 2 months Remembers if you have accepted the use of cookies on this computer and removes warning message
WTFV 30 mins A security cookie set by the Lurdes Hope website which helps to prevent website attacks, worms, viruses and other bad things which might impact our visitors.
.doubleclick.net 1 day This is added by Google and is activated if you are logged into Google.com. This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.