Privacy/Cookies Policy

The Data Protection Act – Last Updated 11/04/2013 – 

DATA CONTROLLER: Ricky Mathieson – proprietor recognise that your privacy is an important issue and we are fully committed to safeguarding the privacy of all our website users. Our Privacy Policy details how we treat our clients personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and what cookies we use to improve our users online experience and to operate our business.

Self Help Healing operate in full accordance with The Data Protection Act 1998. In keeping with laws and regulations, we guarantee your personal information is:

  • Processed fairly and lawfully
  • Processed for limited purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate and up to date
  • Not kept for longer than is necessary
  • Processed in line with the rights of individuals
  • Secure
  • Not transferred to other countries without adequate protection


How does Self Help Healing use your information

Our Privacy Policy contains details of all the information we collect from our websites users and applies to information we collect about:

1. people who use our services, eg. who purchase from us, subscribe to our newsletter or who follow any of our suggested product or ad links and…
2. …visitors to our website

Visitors to our website

When someone visits we collect standard internet information, including details of that users online browsing patterns. We do this to record the number of visitors that come to our site and what pages they visit. This information does not personally identify anyone in any way shape or form.

The use of cookies by Self Help Healing

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website and nearly all sites use cookies of some sort these days. Cookies are mainly used to allow websites to work properly and they also provide the website owner with statistical information which helps with online marketing and user demographics. The following is a complete list of all the cookies our website collects from our site uses:

Google Analytics – Used to anonymously record how many people access our website, the pages they visit, for how long they are on those pages, what webpage and website they came from to our site and what operating system they use to access our site.

WordPress – This website is built upon a WordPress foundation and as such, cookies may be placed on your machine as a result of using our website to remember specific user actions you made on site such as user log-ins.

AddThis – These cookies are used specifically by our social networking bookmarking buttons. They allow you to share any page of our site with your friends on any of your favourite social networking sites.

DoubleClick – DoubleClick is a subsidiary of Google which develops and provides internet ad serving services and this cookie is used by Google in the ads that may be served on this website. When users visit an external website by either viewing or clicking on an ad on our site a cookie may be dropped on the end user’s browser.

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website.
  • Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to users based upon their visit to our sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may  opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting

Amazon Associates – We use Amazon to recommend products to our users and Amazon uses cookies to keep track of the people that visit Amazon that have originated from our website.

Viral Lock Cookie – Should you decide on taking advantage of our viral locking library, where you are required to Tweet, Facebook like or Google+ a page to unlock the contents of that page, a cookie will be placed upon your machine to remember that you already shared our website. This means you will have permanent access to all areas of our website and will not need to Tweet/Facebook or Google+ us to unlock page contents in the future.

Most internet browsers will allow control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

To opt out of the AddThis cookie used by social bookmarking, please visit the following link:

You can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Self Help Healing reserve the right to change, update or make any additions to our Privacy Policy without prior notice to our users. The corresponding date when we last altered this page is clearly displayed at the top.

Your Rights

You have a legal right to make a subject access request to us, in writing by e-mail, which requires us to supply you with what information of yours we hold in our records, should there be any. We do not charge for this therefore no payment is necessary.

By using the site you, the website user, hereby give your full consent to allowing us to use your limited personal details for the sole purpose of operating our business and services.