Who we are
“We” refers to The Mindful Soul at beamindfulsoul.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We collect and use your personal information to operate and improve our sites, to process your transactions and to provide customer service. We also use it to perform research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies, and to display content that is customized to your interests and preferences.
Personal information collected by us may be stored and processed in the United States, Canada or any other country in which we or our affiliates, subsidiaries, contractors or agents maintain facilities. By using our sites or services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Our websites may include discussion forums or other interactive areas or services. This may include blogs, chat rooms, bulletin boards, message boards, online hosting or storage services, or other areas or services in which you or third parties create, post or store any content, messages, comments, materials or other items on the sites (“interactive areas”). If you use an interactive area, you should be aware that these areas are open to the public. Any personal information you post or provide at registration may be viewable by others. We are not responsible for personal information you submit in connection with the interactive areas. We are also not responsible for how others might use that information, including to send you unsolicited messages. Interactive area postings may be retained indefinitely. If at any time you would like to remove a posting, please email us. Keep in mind that removal of a posting from an interactive area does not mean that the posting will be deleted from our systems.
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.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Who we share your data with
We may share your personal information in the following ways:
With Service providers: we may share your personal information with service providers to monitor and analyze use of our service, to contact you. The website is hosted and maintained by a third party.
With other users: When you share personal information or interact in public areas with other users such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.
With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purposes with your consent.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or 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.
Transfer of your personal data
Your information, including personal data, is processed by the website owner, LaBeth Brewer. This means that your information may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country, or jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
When you share your contact information (name, email, phone) using feedback or contact forms within The Mindful Soul website, it will be collected and used to send you notifications of publications, courses, posts, comments, etc, to manage requests, for data analysis, and/or to communicate with you concerning goods or services you have purchased or are interested in purchasing. Your contact information will not be shared with others and remains private with The Mindful Soul. We may contact you by other means besides electronic mail (SMS, phone call, etc) only with a further one on one agreement.
Usage data is also collected for the purpose of understanding how you use the website. Usage data is collected automatically and may include your IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device and other diagnostic data.
When you access the service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including by not limited to the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, you mobile device operating system, the type of browser you use and other diagnostic data.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How we protect your data
The Mindful Soul uses industry standards of protecting your data. The security of your personal data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet,, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your collected information will be maintained using professional standards. If you are signed up for any service that requires video transmission The Mindful Soul takes care to use third party services that offer industry standard encryption services.
Email, text messaging, or any other communication you engage in with The Mindful Soul for counselling and guidance services requires your verbal consent before services can be obtained. Before these services start, you will be required to discuss and agree with the service providers these privacy standards.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal data please contact us. If If we become aware that we have collected personal data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the unlikely event that a data breach occurs, you will be informed within 12-24 hours of the breach by LaBeth Brewer with The Mindful Soul. You will receive this information by email or other communication measures. You will understand what breach has occurred, and the extent to which your information was compromised. You will be informed of what actions will take place to secure your data.
last updated: June 2021