Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are The College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy.  Our mailing address is Oak Glade, 9 Hythe Close, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 6LQ.  Our email address is Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

You can contact us using the contact details above, or you can use the Contact Form on this website.  Your privacy is important to us.  We only use the data you share with us to enable us to respond to your message. Your data is held securely and we never share your data with anyone else.

Embedded content from other websites

We use Google Maps on this website to enable you to find a local herbalist and local events.  Google Maps may collect your location details and IP address.  Google has its own privacy policy providing details of the data it collects.

Who we share your data with

Your privacy is important to us.  We never share your data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

Legally we are required to hold members details for 6 years.  All other data is held for a maximum of 1 year.

What rights you have over your data

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.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We hold all data securely to ensure it is always protected.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We would inform the Information Commissioners Officer (ICO) immediately.  A full investigation will be launched and immediate action will be taken to ensure data is protected.  We will notify you if your data has been impacted by a data breach.  We will provide full details of the breach, the impact on you and the action you may wish to take.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive data from any third parties.

Third party links

Our website provides the ability to find local herbalists and events.  As part of this service, links to third party websites are provided to enable you to find additional information if required.   This Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our site.  We are not responsible for the privacy policies employed by another website.  We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of other websites before proceeding to use them.