This policy sets out the principles governing Stort Psychotherapy's use of personal information that we may obtain about you. By registering as a user of any of the services provided by our website at, you are agreeing to this use and the policies that follow.

When you provide information to us via this web site we may store the data and hold it in digital or hard copy form. This data is then used to provide you with the services which you have requested from us.

Information that you provide or that is obtained by Stort Psychotherapy as a result of your use of this web site, may be used to enable us to review, develop and improve the website and the services we offer.

In addition we may contact you by email, or otherwise, about your enquiry. However, if
you do not wish to be contacted you may opt out at any time by notifying us at the email address detailed below.

We may retain information about you on the understanding that such information will be kept confidential with partners, employees and agents of Stort Psychotherapy.
If we have concerns about your own or someone else’s safety we will only share information with other persons if we have a legal duty to do so, or otherwise according to our professional codes of ethics and of practice. These codes are available on the websites of the BACP and of the UKCP. (Links to their websites are on the Practice Profile page).

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information and not to keep it if it is no longer necessary, However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. As such, you accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing on-line over the internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

If you have any comments or queries in connection with our privacy policy, you can contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Privacy and cookies

Stort Psychotherapy is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and holds any personal information about you confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulations. If you use our services in arranged meetings or sessions, we will ask your express consent in person to keep and use records and personal contact information. We will store your personal information only if you choose to provide us with it, for example by completing our online enquiry form. Any personal information you supply will only be used to provide the requested information or service.

Stort Psychotherapy is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any third-party websites linked from this site and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Find out about cookies, what they are and how they are used. We use cookies on this website to collect standard internet log information. This is so we can obtain statistics of the number of visits. We don't use this information for anything other than our own analysis.

We use cookies to;

  • Analyse user statistics (How many people access this site)
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