The EMDR Association UK and Ireland is committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent about the information we hold about you. The purpose of this policy is to give you a clear explanation of how we use your personal data.
Purpose of this Policy
This policy explains:
- What information we may collect about you
- How we use that information
- Information about how we keep your personal information secure and your rights to access it.
Who are we?
The EMDR Association UK and Ireland is a membership organisation for those who are trained in EMDR by a recognised trainer. Our registered charity number is 1140865. We are also registered as a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales under registration number 07428145.
How we collect information Information you give us.
When you join the EMDR Association we securely store the personal information you give us, which comprises your name, correspondence address, email address, telephone number, EMDR training level and date completed, your Child and Adolescent training level (if applicable), your main client base, your core profession, your academic professional qualifications and languages spoken. We also collect financial data to process your membership payment, which consists of your Bank Account number, sort code and bank name.
If you apply for accreditation you will supply the details above plus details of CPD completed, an anonymous list of clients validated by a consultant supervisor, a completed competency framework and a second reference.
When your accreditation application is successful you are sent a web authority form and asked to fill in the details you would like to appear on the EMDR Association Directory. When you book to attend the Association’s Annual Conference your contact details and payment are administered on our behalf by EYAS Ltd.
Information from the website
We may also use third party analytics services such as Google Analytics and other providers. These service providers help us analyse how people use our website and to identify user patterns. Authentication and tracking logs will be used to compile user statistics.
Our Communication with you
The legal basis for us processing your data is legitimate business interests and consent.
We use your contact information to communicate with you about Association matters such as Conferences, workshops, nominations for office and other Association business.
We use our legitimate organisational interest and your consent as the legal basis for communications by email.
You may object to receiving email at any time by using the contact details at the end of this policy.
In order to deliver a range of services to members of the Association, we share necessary personal information with our third-party subcontractors. This information is shared by secure means and is not used for marketing or other unrelated purposes. For example, we share members’ email with EMDR Europe so they can provide access via Springer Publications to the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research and with the School of Health and Related Research at The University of Sheffield who maintain and provide access to the EMDR Research database, as well as other third-party subcontractors.
Maintaining your personal information
If there are aspects of your information that are inaccurate or that you would like to
remove, you can do this by contacting us.
Any objections you make to the processing of your data will be stored so that we can comply with your request.
Security of your personal information
We will put in place safeguards, both in terms of procedures and technology, to keep your personal information secure.
Your rights to your personal information
You have a right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in this data corrected. Please use the contact details at the end of this policy.