This policy covers how the Metaphysical Society (MSEC) uses personal information collected while you use this website.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://metaphysicalsociety.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you leave a comment or complete the contact form 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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
Articles 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.
Who we share your data with
If you choose to complete the contact form or subscribe to our newsletter. That information is shared with Mailchimp for the purposes of email & list management.
To ensure that European standards are met by our third-party providers, we have a Privacy Shield agreement
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.
If you decide to opt in for Metaphysical Counselling or Training, please be aware that the personal data we collect will include data relating to your name and address, and the information we discuss in sessions and training. Along with other therapy practices, we are required by our insurers to store client records for a minimum of 7 years. This data will be securely stored & and will only be used by us for communication with you and as a record of our work together. Your information will only be shared under the circumstances detailed in the confidentiality clause detailed above.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our contact information
The Metaphysical Society for the Expansion of Consciousness
PO Box 623, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 0TY