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Play Therapy Canada (PTC) 's Privacy Policy is in accordance with de facto web site standards.  We will only collect information in accordance with international data protection standards as exemplified by the UK Data Protection Act 1998.  This latter act is relevant because the web site is hosted in the UK by Play Therapy International (PTI).  Our contact details are listed below.  PTCs Privacy Statement  follows:

Information Gathering, Dissemination and Use    Public Forums    Security  

 Children's Guidelines   Accuracy    Tracking     Contact Details  

Information Gathering, Dissemination and Use
The following discloses our information gathering, dissemination and processing practices for this website

The site also contains links to other external web sites. PlayTherapy Canada is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

1   Names, addresses and contact details of local groups, individuals and organisations are collected by means of:

  • The on-site data collection forms or

  • By the persons concerned writing in or sending an e-mail with the relevant information. Phoned-in information is also used on occasion.

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2   The site runs an opt-in mailing list to keep visitors informed of the latest site news. Joining the list and supplying contact information is done solely at the origination of the user or by invitation, never without permission. The site also runs an information service for Members of PTC.  You have a choice of whether or not to receive information from us.  If you don't want to be contacted in the future, please tick the opt-out boxes provided and don't give us your email address on any forms.

3   Names, addresses and contact details are NEVER sold, distributed or passed on to third parties for financial profit by PTC for any reason whatsoever. Please note, however, there is nothing to stop a third party from copying publicly displayed information off the site for their own use.

4   The information that we gather is only used for:

  • Servicing  your membership and any other requests that you may make

  • Conducting marketing research

  • Clinical governance & clinical reserach database purposes where PTC in collaboration Play Therapy International (PTI) aggregates and renders individual name and address details anonymous

Public Forums
This site does not operate discussion forums, chat rooms or message boards at present.

This site has the usual Service Provider security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information on the site.

Children's Guidelines
To the best of our knowledge we will NOT collect or post online or offline contact information from children. Information will only be used to respond directly to the child's request and will not be used for other purposes.


PTC tries to keep your personal data up to date and accurate.   Please take great care when entering your email address since this a major source of error.  We will amend or delete inaccurate data as soon as reasonably practical after a request from you to do so.  Please keep us up to date with any changes of email or postal address.

Under the UK Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information that PTC holds about you on its site hosted in the UK.  A small fee will be payable.  This fee, presently, does not exceed $25CDN.


We also collect information automatically about your visit to our web site.  This data helps us to audit usage of our web site and improve the service provided. for you.  It is not released outside of PTC/PTI for any other purpose. 

Contact Details


Write to the following postal address about matters concerning privacy:


The PTC Web Master
C/O Play Therapy International

Fern Hill Centre



East Sussex

TN22 3BU



or email:

or fax: +0044 (0) 1825 713679

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