privacy policy

This privacy policy is for this website - - established by qualified sleep consultant Katie Fischer. It governs the privacy of all users who choose to use it. It explains how I comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre-GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how I process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA and PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how I, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided in the footer of the site if you have any questions.

The DPA & GDPR May 2018:

I and this website comply to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). I will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Personal Data This Site Collects:

The only personal data this site collects is via cookies and website visitor tracking in Google Analytics. Details about these uses can be found in the following two sections. My contact forms and questionnaires/sleep diaries by email will also collect any data you enter, but only when you agree and thus provide your complete consent.

Use Of Cookies:

Like the majority of websites, I use cookies to improve your experience while visiting. As required by legislation, where applicable this site uses a cookie control system, allowing you to give your explicit permission or to deny the use of/saving of cookies on your computer or device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files saved to your computer hard drive that track, save and store information about your interactions and usage of the site. This allows the website, through its server, to provide you with a tailored experience as you use it.

How can I prevent cookies being stored?

You are advised that if you wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to your computer’s hard drive, then you should take the necessary steps within your web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors. For more information about cookies, please refer to the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Website Visitor Tracking:

This website uses tracking software provided by Google Analytics to monitor visitors in order to better understand how you use it. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. This site uses only the default settings provided in the standard installation of Google Analytics. More information about Google Analytics’ privacy policy and how they safeguard your data is available on their website.

Adverts And Sponsored Links:

This website does not currently contain sponsored links and adverts.

Embedded Content From Other Websites:

Content 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 originating website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Downloads And Media Files:

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to you at your own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure that only genuine downloads are available, you are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications. I accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise you to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

Contact And Communication With Me:

If you contact me through my website you do so at your own discretion. Your email is immediately forwarded to my private inbox and deleted from the web server. No personal information that you provide in the contact form remains on the site.

External Website Links And Third Parties:

Although I only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, you are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

Social Media Policy And Usage:

I adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure my business conducts itself accordingly online. While I may have official profiles on social media platforms, you are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with or sharing information with such profiles. I will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. You are advised to conduct yourself appropriately when engaging with us on social media.