Our Privacy policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you respond to a survey, apply to attend a workshop or course or fill out an application form to attend a course.

For the 8 week MBSR Course the application form will include  your contact details: name, address, email and telephone number.  We will also ask you to provide data about your health history and current health. This is so that we can assess the safety of you participating in the course at this time.

For Teacher Supervision and Teaching Training including workshops and Masterclasses, you will be asked to provide your name, address, email and telephone number and some information about your training and professional history.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

; To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

; To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

; To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

; To send periodic emails to let you know about other courses or classes

; To assess whether or not a course you have applied for is right for you at this time

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. See our Cookie Policy here.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Claire Griffin Talent Ltd.  collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites;
  • people who use our on or offline services and/or solutions;
  • people who submit personal data as part as an application form

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits mindfulnessweb.co.uk  we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way that does not identify anyone. We do not make and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.


This website is hosted by WESH UK. We use server statistics to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, for example the number of users viewing pages on the site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help us improve it

People who contact us via social media

If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will not will not be shared with any other organisations.

People who email us

Our email is on Office 365 hosted by hosted virtual desktop Cloud Direct.  Cloud Direct are compliant with the UK Data Protection Act 2018.  Click on the link for their Privacy Policy and Information Security Policy https://www.clouddirect.net/legal/

They operate to industry-recognised best practice information security processes, within the framework of ISO 27001.

Documents received by email are stored in the Cloud on Office 365 OneDrive for Business. See here for the the Microsoft Privacy Overview. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/trustcenter/privacy/privacy-overview

We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.

What are my rights around personal data?

You have the right at any time to ask for a copy of the information we hold free of charge.

Under data protection law, you have rights we need to make you aware of. The rights available to you depend on our reason for processing your information.

Your right of access

You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. This right always applies. There are some exemptions, which means you may not always receive all the information we process. You can read more about this right here.

Your right to rectification

You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete. This right always applies. You can read more about this right here.

Your right to erasure

You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances. You can read more about this right here. 

Your right to restriction of processing

You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances. You can read more about this right here.

Your right to object to processing

You have the right to object to processing if we are able to process your information because the process forms part of our public tasks, or is in our legitimate interests. You can read more about this right here. 

Your right to data portability

This only applies to information you have given us. You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us from one organisation to another, or give it to you. The right only applies if we are processing information based on your consent or under, or in talks about entering into a contract and the processing is automated. You can read more about this right here.

If we are processing your information for criminal law enforcement purposes, your rights are slightly different. Please see the relevant section of the notice.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. We have one month to respond to you.

For Data Subject Access Requests

UK DATA SUBJECTS please contact us at claire@clairegriffintalent.com

PLEASE NOTE:   EU DATA SUBJECTS must contact us via our appointed Data Protection Representative DataRep for any queries related to Data Protection datarequest@datarep.com quoting “Claire Griffin Talent Ltd.”

Security and performance

Claire Griffin Talent Ltd. may use third party services to help maintain the security and performance of the  website.  For example we use Paypal to process payments. Paypal’s Privacy Policy can be viewed here. To deliver these services the IP addresses of visitors to the website may be processed.

Claire Griffin Talent Ltd. is the data controller for the information you provide during the process unless otherwise stated.  Your data will be held securely and you have the right to request a copy of any data held at any time.  You also have the right to request that we delete your data.   We will never share your data with a third party without your express prior permission.  If you have any queries about the process or how we handle your information please contact us at claire@clairegriffintalent.com

What will we do with the information you provide to us?

All of the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary.

We will not share any of the information you provide during the application process with any third parties for marketing purposes or store any of your information outside of the European Economic Area. The information you provide will be held securely by us and/or our data processors whether the information is in electronic or physical format.

We will use the contact details you provide to us to contact you to progress your application. We will use the other information you provide to assess your suitability for the course you have applied for.

What information do we ask for, and why?

We do not collect more information than we need to fulfil our stated purposes and will not retain it for longer than is necessary.  We are required to retain the information we collect on course Application Forms for 7 years for insurance purposes.

The information we ask for is used to assess your suitability for a  particular Workshop or Course.

If you give us consent to do so, we may also contact you regarding further courses, workshops or events.

All information we receive from you in order is kept private and is not shared with any 3rd party without your explicit permission (for example in the rare event that we need to contact another  health practitioner with whom you are already registered with as a patient.  Or if we need to liaise with the Course Director at the Mindful Academy). Any information held will be deleted after 7 years (the necessary amount of time for our insurance purposes)..  We collect your data to assess your suitability to join a particular course.  This may include your name, phone number, address, email address and any relevant health data. We may also collect feedback from you regarding a particular workshop or course you may have attended.  We do not collect more information than we need to fulfil our stated purposes and will not retain it for longer than is necessary.

Your rights

Under the 2018 Data Protection Act in alignment with the General Data Protection Regulation, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you.

You can read more about these rights here – https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/is-my-information-being-handled-correctly/

Complaints or queries

We try to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of our collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.

If you want to make a complaint about the way we have processed your personal information, you can contact us:

2 Admirals Walk, Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex, BN435RX

Mob: 07825775165


Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on 30th January 2021