Who We Are
Our website address is: unitycounselling.ca (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by Unity Counselling Services. Unity Counselling Services can be contacted at:
Vernon BC V1T 4E7
- The personal data we will collect;
- Use of collected data;
- Who has access to the data collected;
- The rights of Site users; and
By using our Site users agree that they consent to:
Personal Data We Collect
Data Collected Automatically
When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
- IP address;
- Hardware and software details;
- Clicked links; and
- Content viewed.
We also collect some or all of the following information when you perform certain functions on our Site, such as filling out contact and booking forms. Information that may be collected includes:
- First and last name;
- Email address;
- Phone number;
- Address; and
- Personal message given.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How We Use Personal Data
The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:
- Analytics; and
- Contact Information.
The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes:
Who We Share Your Data With
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
Website administrators have access to view personal information you’ve provided when creating an account or using a contact form. This information may also be sent via email to a website administrator, notifying them of your form submission.
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
When you submit information over a contact form your information is stored for up two years.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
To contact our privacy officer, use one of the contact methods below:
Vernon BC V1T 4E7
Where We Send Your Data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We transfer user personal data to the following locations:
- British Columbia, Canada
We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 13 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 13 years of age has provided us with personal data their parent or guardian may contact our privacy officer.