ICS PARIS PRIVACY POLICY

PRACTICING WITH STRICT PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY

International Counseling Services (ICS) is a non-profit association made-up of fully qualified clinical therapists and psychologists based in Paris, France.

The following Privacy Policy explains what information may or may not be collected via this website, www.icsparis.com, hereafter referred to as ICS Paris, and how it may be used, respecting the privacy and confidentiality of all website visitors.

For more information regarding any legalities, unlawful copyright and proper use of information on the ICS Paris website, please read the Disclaimer. If anything is unclear or for further information, verifications and/or approval, please contact ICS Paris directly.

DATA & INFORMATION COLLECTION ON ICS PARIS

The type of information collected via the ICS Paris website includes whatever personal information provided by the user during a contact requests. Such information collected allows ICS Paris to identify and qualify any correspondence, such as name, contact details, e-mail and purpose of enquiry message.

ICS Paris uses such information collected/gathered via this website in strict confidence and privacy, including such related online enquiries. It is the policy of ICS Paris, and indeed a part of the wider profession to completely respect and protect the privacy rights of web visitors/users, customers, partners, affiliates and any other visitors.

ANY INFORMATION OR DATA PROVIDED TO ICS PARIS THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL BE USED IN STRICT CONFIDENCE, SECURITY AND PRIVACY. THIS INCLUDES ANY PERSONAL OR COMPANY DETAILS SUBMITTED VIA THE CONTACT PAGE FORM AND DIRECT CONTACT THROUGH E-MAIL. SUCH INFORMAITON WILL IN NO WAY BE DIVULGED TO OTHER THIRD PARTIES.

When a user provides information to ICS Paris through this website - such as via the online contact form - ICS Paris:

  • Does not collect any unnecessary information, nor distribute any information externally without the user's knowledge or consent, nor collect any information without the user's knowledge or consent.
  • Attempts to store information as securely as possible and does not allow access to this information by external parties unless required by law (for example, if the information is subject to a warrant or subpoena).

Any information collected is used solely by authorized ICS Paris personnel, as stated and outlined in the scope of services and about page.

COMPULSORY DISCLOSURE BY LAW

ICS Paris may be compelled to disclose a certain amount of information by law, such as under court orders or legal notices to produce documents under relevant local laws. Legal jurisdiction that prevails is in the company's registered location, which is The French Republic.

WEBSITE TRAFFIC TRENDS

For statistical purposes, ICS Paris collects information on website activity (such as number of users who visit the website, date and time of visits, number of pages viewed and location, entry page, exit page and links, type of browser, type of device, among other general web browsing statistical information).

This information does not identify individuals as such, but it does provide statistics that can be used to analyze and improve the website experience. ICS Paris analyze website traffic trends, which may involve the use of cookies to help improve the website experience during a visit and also help improve the overall website.

Various data that may be monitored through the ICS Paris website includes:

  • Standard machine identity details (used to visit the website), as is normal and necessary when a user interacts with a website and server; and
  • ClickStream data on the nature of a user's visit to the site, including server address, user's upper domain category (e.g. .com, .org, .fr, .eu, etc.) and thereby origin location, date and time of the visit, the path taken to the icsparis.com website (e.g. via a search engine and which one, link from at another site), various pages accessed, route taken through the site, exit pages, exit links, searches words or terminology performed to find the website, and any documents downloaded.