Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Karl Melvin collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Karl Melvin.

Who we are
Karl Melvin was created to provide psychotherapy and counselling services, training materials and courses to help individuals overcome personal difficulties.

We control this site from our office in the Republic of Ireland. We do not represent that materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

How information is collected
We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.

Information is collected by selecting the appropriate opt-in box when singing up for free training, our newsletter or our courses and events. We collect User name and email address. We will not hold any further information than this. User consent will allow us to send emails with our regular blog posts, information on our products, services, sales and events.

We will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about the User as an individual user, to any third party.

The User have the right to contact us and ask to know what information is being held, and for it to be deleted. If the User wish to be removed from any email or other list, they can contact us at

If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

Where your information is stored
The Users details are actively held and processed through the email marketing and sales platform AWeber – a private company based in the USA. AWeber are fully compliant with European Data protection laws and here is a link to their Privacy Policy. When reading it, please remember that the ‘You’ AWeber is referring to is Karl Melvin as he is their client.

When the User uses our Site, we or our authorized technology services provider (Site Ground – may also collect certain technical and routing information from you to facilitate your use of the Site and its services. We use this information to administer the Site and to understand and measure traffic patterns on the Site so that we know which areas of our sites are favorites of our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our sites. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying you or any user individually. We may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes. This data is often tracked by us or our technology services provider by using “cookies” during your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (For some web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages.)

Exceptions to Privacy Policy
While we are committed to keeping your information secure and private, we have the following exceptions to our privacy policy: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of security of your information. Further, the information you enter when making a purchase will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways, and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments. Any such information-sharing will be done solely for the purpose of carrying out those transactions.

Outside Sites (Their Privacy Policies May Be Different)
This Site may sometimes contain links to other websites, that may offer products or services that our customers might find useful. These sites may request information from you. In such instances, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. We do not control the privacy policies, contents or links that appear on these sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.

Contacting us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us. at

This document was last updated on May 12, 2018

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