Privacy Policy

This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Website and Jo Simons the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Website.

Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

  • Data – means collectively all information that you submit to Jo Simons via the Website. Cookie – means a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website.
  • Jo Simons – means Jo Simons trading as Jo Simons – Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Reflexology and Hypnobirthing of 35 Sunnyside Road, London W5  5HT;
  • UK and EU Cookie Law – means the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011
  • User – means any third party that accesses the Website.
  • Website – means the website that you are currently using,

Scope of this Policy

This Policy applies only to the actions of Jo Simons and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

Data Collected

You may access most areas of the Website without providing any Data at all.  However the following Data may be collected by this website:

  • If submitted by you –  name; contact information such as email address, address and telephone numbers;
  • Automatically collected –  IP address; web browser type and version; operating system; a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this website, and the site you exit to (via Goggle Analytics)

Our Use of Data

  • Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to the third party website clause below, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.
  • All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details see Security clause below.
  • Data may be used by us for the transmission of newsletters via email.  However, please note there is an unsubscribe button with every communication.

Third Party Websites and Services

Jo Simons may employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters of  payment processing.  Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Jo Simons requests.

Links to Other Websites

This Website provides links to other websites, eg: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Goggle.  Jo Simons has no control over such websites and is in no way responsible for the content thereof. This Policy does not extend to your use of such websites. Users are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Your Right to Withhold Information

You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies by adjusting your web browser settings to disallow cookies.

Accessing your own Data

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Jo Simons.


Data security is of great importance to Jo Simons and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.


This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Jo Simons uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services.   Jo Simons has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.  All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer you will be presented with a pop-up message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. We are operating an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy with this, then you should adjust your web browser settings to disallow cookies. We do not use cookies to collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission). Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties . The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.  Examples include embedded YouTube videos. This Website also uses analytics services provided by Goggle Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how Users use the Website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the Website and the services offered through it.

Changes to this Policy

Jo Simons reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations