Privacy policy

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PRIVACY POLICY

At True Care Counselling, we appreciate and value you for entrusting us with some of your most personal and private details. We are committed to respecting the privacy and confidentiality of your information.

Our Privacy Policy outlines the policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information from users. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.

In order to guarantee privacy to the client, we maintain the client’s anonymity and work in accordance with confidentiality policies to ensure that all personal and health information received is maintained and transmitted through a highly secure environment.

It is recommended that you do not use the website or the services of the website if any of the terms of this Privacy Policy are not in accordance with the applicable laws of your country.

Definitions

Company

“True Care Counselling”, “theTrueCareCounselling.com”, “TCC”, “TC”, “Company”, “Firm”, “we”, “our”, “us”, “Service Provider” or similar terminology are all in reference to True Care Counselling as a provider of services for the remainder of this document.

User

“Client”, “user”, “you”, “your” or other similar terminology are all in reference to you as the user of the website as a recipient of our services and resources for the remainder of this document.

Psychological Wellness Professional

“Psychological Wellness Practitioner”, “Psychological Wellness Professional”, “Wellness Professional”, “therapist”, “wellness advisor”, “expert”, “doctor”, “consultant” or similar terminology are all in reference to the Psychological Wellness Practitioner.

Consent

By using the website, providing us your personal information or by making use of the features provided by the website or by making a payment to True Care Counselling, you hereby provide your consent to the collection, storage, processing, disclosure and transfer of your personal information in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

You acknowledge that you are providing your Personal Information out of your free will. You have the option to not provide us the personal information sought to be collected. You will also have an option to withdraw your consent at any point, provided such withdrawal of consent is intimated to us in writing to info@truecarecounselling.com.

If you do not provide us with your Personal Information or if you withdraw the consent at any point in time, we shall have the option to not fulfill the purposes for which the said Personal Information was sought and we may restrict your use of the website.

Personal Information

When using our services, you will be required to provide some personal information about yourself that can be used to contact or identify you, such as your name, phone number, emergency contact number, gender, occupation, hometown, personal interests, your email address, reason(s) for cancelling an appointment with a healthcare professional, medical history and any other information that the consultant might require from you. We also collect information you provide from responses, assessments or the feedback you send to us. If you communicate with us by email or phone, any information provided in such communication may be collected as personal information (“Personal Information”).

The main reason we collect this Personal Information is to provide you a smooth, efficient and customized experience. The collection of Personal Information also enables the user to establish an account and profile that can be used to interact with our wellness professionals. You always have the option to not provide some or any personal information by choosing to leave those specific fields empty. You may change some of the information that you provide through your account page at the website.

We may use your Personal Information to:

  •         Identify and reach you;
  •         Resolve service and billing problems via telephone or email;
  •         Assist you in scheduling appointments, remind you of upcoming or follow-up appointments, as well as cancelled appointments.
  •         Provide you with further information, products and services and newsletters;
  •         Better understand users’ needs and interests;
  •         Personalize your experience;
  •         Run statistical research (such research will only use your information in an anonymous way and cannot be linked back to you);
  •         Detect and protect us against error, fraud, and other criminal activity;
  •         Make disclosures as may be required under applicable law.
  •         Improve our website in order to better serve you;
  •         Allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests;
  •         Administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
  •         Quickly process your transactions.

Your information is used by the consultants to make better assessments about your condition and hence provide you with most suitable counselling service. Your Personal Information is held safe by the consultant working with you and not normally shared with other consultants. However, there may be certain occasions when the consultants collaborate to arrive at better diagnosis and tailor the counselling sessions. In such cases, only minimal information as required is shared with others.

We are dedicated to maintaining the privacy and integrity of your Personal Information. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive certain communications from us, you can click on ‘Unsubscribe’ provided at the bottom of all communication and/or remove your phone number from your profile.

Updating Personal Information

If your Personal Information changes, or if you need to update or correct your Personal Information or have any grievance with respect to the processing or use of your Personal Information, for any reason, you may send updates and corrections to us at info@truecarecounselling.com and we will take all reasonable efforts to incorporate the changes within a reasonable period of time. If your Personal Information is stored as part of your profile on the website, you can update your Personal Information from our website.

Some Personal Information, such as your answers to online assessments cannot be updated or deleted once submitted. If you would like us to remove your records from our system, please contact us at info@truecarecounselling.com and we will attempt to accommodate your request if we do not have any legal obligation to retain such information.

Please note that we are required to retain certain information by law for record maintaining purposes (including but not limited to payment history, feedback, etc.), and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which, irrespective of any efforts by us to delete information, will not be removed from them.

Cookies

We also use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies for two purposes. First, we may utilize persistent cookies to save your user credentials for future logins to the services. Second, we may utilize session ID cookies to enable certain features of the services, to better understand how you interact with the services and to monitor aggregate usage by users of the services and web traffic routing on the services. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the services and then close your browser. We may work with third parties that place or read cookies on your browser to improve your user experience. In such cases, by using the third party services through our website, you consent to their Privacy Policy and terms of use and agree not to hold True Care Counselling liable for any issues arising from such use.

You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all features or functionalities of the platform.

Log Data

When you visit the website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our services, pages of our website and services that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our services, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the site, track your movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, increase user-friendliness and tailor our services to better suit your needs.

Confidentiality

True Care Counselling maintains the confidentiality of information disclosed during personal consultation. Any information shared during personal consultation is confidential, with certain exceptions where confidentiality may be breached. The case where confidentiality will be breached is if:

  •         the expert or True Care Counselling perceives there to be a serious and/or significant and/or imminent risk of harm to the health or safety of a person or the public or self;
  •         disclosure is required by law;
  •         you file a private healthcare claim and the insurer requires information.

Except for the reasons outlined above, the Personal Information shared on True Care Counselling will only be shared with others after permission has been granted by you orally or by way of email/letter/fax. All staff members and contracted third-parties of True Care Counselling, including all True Care Counselling professionals, employees, contracted professionals or trainees, are required to follow this confidentiality policy.

Third Party Disclosure

True Care Counselling does not sell or trade your Personal Information to third parties unless we provide you with advance notice. This however does not apply to any storage or transfer to and from website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

However, visitor information that is not personally identifiable may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Security

We employ administrative, physical, and technical measures designed to safeguard and protect information under our control from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. When we collect, maintain, access, use, or disclose your Personal Information, we will do so using systems and processes consistent with industry standards in information privacy and security. None of the online video sessions are recorded.

In spite of the security measures undertaken by us, we strongly discourage you from posting your Personal Information in forums, comments or any other publicly accessible places on our website.

Links

The website may contain links to other third party sites. The third party sites are not necessarily under the control of True Care Counselling. Please note that True Care Counselling is not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party sites. True Care Counselling encourages you to be aware when you leave the websites and to read the privacy policies of each and every third party site that collects Personal Information. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the websites, you do this entirely at your own risk. Any links to any partner websites is the responsibility of the linking party, and True Care Counselling shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the websites. True Care Counselling is not responsible for the use of any Personal Information that you voluntarily disclose through a forum or through the website or other services.

Persons Below The Age of 18

Our services are not directed to persons under the age of 18 years. We do not knowingly allow or solicit anyone under the age of 18 to participate independently in any of our services.

Changes To Policy

True Care Counselling reserves the right to change or remove any part of the Privacy Policy without notice or liability to any third party. In the event there are significant changes in the way we treat your Personal Information, or in the Privacy Policy, we will display a notice on the websites or send you an email, so that you may review the changed terms prior to continuing to use the websites. As always, if you object to any of the changes to our terms, and you no longer wish to use the websites, you may contact us to deactivate your account. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that True Care Counselling has about you and your account. Using the services on the websites or accessing the websites after a notice of change has been sent to you or published on our websites shall constitute your consent to the changed terms.

Grievance Redressal

To address the grievances of the users, True Care Counselling has set up a Grievance Redressal Forum.

In case you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our services, you may contact our Grievance Redressal Department at info@truecarecounselling.com

We assure you a time-bound response not exceeding one month from the date of your complaint.

Jurisdiction

Jurisdictional policies of True Care Counselling have been drafted in accordance and compliance with Indian laws. Any and all disputes arising between the user and True Care Counselling with regards to this Policy, including the interpretation of the terms of this Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Noida, India.

Contact Information

Registered Address: C-22, First Floor, CDR Building, Sector – 2, Noida – 201301

E-mail: info@truecarecounselling.com

 

DISCLAIMER & CONFIRMATION

The user acknowledges the following:

  • there has been no personal communication, solicitation, invitation, advertisement or inducement of any sort whatsoever from us or our members to solicit any work through any means or through this website;
  • the user wishes to gain more information about us for his/ her own information and use, in particular about psychiatric and mental healthcare treatments that are available;
  • the information is provided to the user only on his/ her specific request and any information obtained or materials downloaded from this website is/ are completely at the user’s volition and any transmission, receipt or use of this site would not create any doctor-patient relationship.

The information provided under this website is solely available at your request for informational purposes only, should not be interpreted as soliciting or advisement. We are not liable for any consequence of any action taken by the user relying on material/ information provided under this website. In cases where the user has any medical concerns, he/ she in all cases must seek independent medical advice.