Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the Worthing Shiatsu website. The Worthing Shiatsu website is provided for information and educational purposes and may contain links to other sites. Once you enter another website (through a content link), be aware that Worthing Shiatsu is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit.

Personal Information We Collect from You via the “Contact Us” form

We collect the following personal information from you on the Worthing Shiatsu website “Contact us” forms:

  • First and Last name
  • Email address
  • Additional health information if you choose to include that in your request for information or to make a booking

By entering this information, you are providing personal information that will be used by your practitioner, Matt Woods for the purposes of scheduling your appointment or returning your contact request and in order to ascertain whether Shiatsu treatment will be helpful for your heath needs. For legal reasons I am obliged to  keep this information securely and privately for a period of a minimum of 7 years after treatments are discontinued.

Disclosure of Your Information

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy or as specifically agreed to by you, I will not disclose any Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information it gathers from you on our website. I will only release Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information to third parties:

(i) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order.

(ii) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your Personally Identifiable or Personal Health Information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Changes to this Privacy policy

We will inform you if a material change to the Privacy Policy is made that involves the use of your Personally Identifiable Information given via the “Contact Me” form. For further information on this Privacy Policy and how data is processed please contact us via the “Contact Us” form or the website phone number 07866 347183

Last Updated: May 2018