GDPR Privacy Notice


This document refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the Data Subject) that is not already in the public domain.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is EU wide and far more extensive than its predecessor the Data Protection Act, along with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), seek to protect and enhance the rights of EU data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU and its storage within the EEA.

1 – ​MindPower Therapy,, and the MindPower Alliance, which hereafter for the purposes of this Privacy Notice will be referred to as MindPower, is pleased to provide the following information:

2 – Who we are
The practitioners at MindPower provide therapy, coaching, counselling, care and consulting services for health conditions using cognitive behavioural therapy, coaching techniques and counselling methods, and in the cases of healthcare using methods as prescribed and directed by licensed doctors.

3 – Personal Data

a) For the purposes of providing treatment, practitioners may require detailed medical information. We will only collect what is relevant and necessary for your therapy. When you visit MindPower, we will make notes which may include details concerning your medication, treatment and other issues affecting your health. This data is always held securely, is not shared with anyone not involved in your (therapy) case, although for data storage purposes it may be handled by an external party that is GDPR compliant. To be able to process your personal data it’s a condition of your therapy/treatment that you give your explicit consent to allow the Practitioner to document and process your personal medical data. Contact details provided by you such as telephone numbers, email addresses, postal addresses may be used to remind you of future appointments and provide reports or other information concerning your therapy/treatment as you so request.

​In the case of us using an online booking system we will ensure that they are GDPR compliant.

b) For marketing purposes, MindPower may also use the contact details provided by you to respond to your enquiries, including calling and emailing information to you which MindPower believes may be of interest to you, including our practice newsletter.  In that case, our newsletter will be managed by a GDPR compliant firm.

c) In making initial contact with MindPower you consent to MindPower maintaining a marketing dialogue with you until you either opt out (which you can do at any time) or we decide to desist in promoting our services. Our Practitioners do not broker your data and you can ask to be removed from our marketing database by emailing MindPower using the contact details provided at the end of this Privacy Notice.

d) Some basic personal data may be collected about you from any marketing forms and/or surveys you complete, from records of our correspondence and phone calls and details of your visits to our website, including but not limited to, personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.

e) MindPower’s website uses cookies. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Cookies help MindPower to identify and track visitors and their website access preferences. Website visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the MindPower website.

f) MindPower will only collect the information needed so that we can provide you with the services you require, the business does not sell or broker your data. We use Google Analytics for our Cookie management who are GDPR compliant.

4 – Legal basis for processing any personal data
We process personal data only to meet our contractual obligations obtained from explicit client consent and legitimate interest to respond to enquiries concerning the services provided.

​5 – Legitimate interests pursued by MindPower
To promote therapy for clients with specific health problems.

​6 – Consent
Through using this website and consequently agreeing to this privacy notice you are consenting to MindPower processing your personal data for the purposes outlined. You can withdraw consent at any time by using the email address provided at the end of this Privacy Notice.

​7 – Disclosure
MindPower will keep your personal information safe and secure, and our Practitioners engaged in providing your therapy/treatment will be the only persons to have access to your client records. Our Practitioners will not disclose your Personal Information unless compelled to, in order to meet legal obligations, regulations or valid governmental requests. MindPower may also enforce its Terms and Conditions, including investigating potential violations of its Terms and Conditions to detect, prevent or mitigate fraud or security or technical issues; or to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of its business.

8 – Retention Policy
MindPower will process personal data during the duration of any session/treatment and will continue to store only the personal data needed for eight years after the contract has expired to meet any legal obligations. After eight years all personal data will be deleted, unless basic information needs to be retained by us to meet our future obligations to you, such as erasure details.

​9 – Data storage
Data is held in Europe and in America for those using the applications software. All data storage services used byMindPower are fully GDPR compliant and available on request.​

10 – Your rights as a data subject
At any point whilst MindPower is in possession of, or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

In the event that MindPower refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge. At your request, MindPower can confirm what information it holds about you and how it is processed.

​11 – You can request the following information:

  • Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation (MindPower) that has determined how and why to process your data.
  • Contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable.
  • The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
  • If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of MindPower and information about these interests.
  • The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
  • Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.
  • How long the data will be stored.
  • Details of your rights to correct, erasure, restrict or object to such processing.
  • Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
  • How to lodge a complaint with any supervisory authorities or boards.
  • Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.
  • The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.
  • Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.

12 – To access what personal data is held, identification will be required
MindPower will accept the following forms of identification (ID) when information on your personal data is requested: a copy of your driving licence, passport or birth certificate, together with a utility bill not older than three months. A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required. If MindPower is dissatisfied with the quality, further information may be sought before personal data can be released. All requests should be made to contact/@/

13 – Complaints
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by MindPower you have the right to complain to us.

Our contact details are:

John van Gouda, Office Manager, MindPower Therapy

Email: contact/@/