Privacy Policy

Maura Layden Psychotherapy

What I do

I, Maura Layden (Maura Layden Psychotherapy), am a Systemic Psychotherapist  (Family Therapist) offering psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents.

I am committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. It is the intention of this privacy statement to explain to you the information practices of Maura Layden Psychotherapy ( and in relation to the information that is collected about you and other website users.

Please read this statement carefully as it sets out the basis on which any personal data is collected from you, or that you provide, will be processed by me.

By visiting this website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Statement.

Information I collect

You may choose to give me information about you by filling in the Contact Form or by corresponding with me by phone, e-mail or otherwise.  I only ask you to disclose as much information as is necessary to provide you with information requested by you or to submit a question/suggestion/comment in relation to my website.

Anonymised details  of your visits to my site (including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data), and the resources that you access are automatically gathered. When you access my website, your computer’s browser provides me with information such as your IP address, browser type, access time and referring URL which is collected and automatically used to compile anonymised statistical data on the use of my website. This information and data, gathered automatically, however will not be used for any purpose by me.

How your information is used

Where you submit your personal information to me, it will only be used for the stated purpose and any reasonably incidental purposes including providing you with the information that you request from me.

I undertake not to sell or rent to any third party whatsoever any personally identifiable information about you.

Your rights

You should ensure that the information I collect and hold in relation to you is accurate and kept up to date. If you would like to review the information my website has  collected on you at any time, please see contact below.

You also have the right to have the information erased if I do not have a legitimate reason for retaining same. I will accede to any such valid requests within 40 calendar days of the receipt of a valid request in writing.

You have the right to be given a copy of information held by me about you. I will provide the requested information to you within 40 calendar days of the receipt of a valid request in writing. I might request you to provide additional information to enable me to identify your personal data and/or to verify your identity.


I endeavour to use industry standard security measures to protect your information and to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of any information in my control. However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and I cannot guarantee that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed. However, I will use my reasonable endeavours to ensure that such information is kept as secure as possible.


The Internet pages of Maura Layden Psychotherapy use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

Many Internet sites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. Through the use of cookies, the Maura Layden Psychotherapy website can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

You may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through my website by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If you deactivate the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of my website may be entirely usable.

Third party sites

My website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other useful websites of other professionals, partner networks, advertisers, event organisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that I do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


Delay or failure on my part in enforcing any of my rights shall not constitute a waiver by me of my rights and remedies. If any part of this Privacy Statement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remainder will not be affected.

Amendments of this privacy statement

This Privacy Statement may change from time to time, and any changes to this Policy will be posted on the website and will be effective when posted. As your use of  the Maura Layden Psychotherapy website is subject to your acceptance of this Privacy Statement, and any amendments thereto, please review the Privacy Statement each time you use this website.

Contact me:

Your privacy is important to me. If you have any comments or questions regarding this Privacy Statement please contact me at