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In accordance with General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (GDPR) I am required to inform you what data I will request from you, how I will process that data and what your rights are in relation to that data. 

As a registered midwife I am required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Code of Conduct to keep clear and accurate records relevant to my practice, as well as respect people’s right to privacy and confidentiality. 

The records I collect include personal information and medical details, as well as relevant obstetric history and your current breastfeeding concerns. I will only ask for information (provided to me directly by you) that I need in order to provide my services to you effectively and safely. Whilst I take steps to ensure your information is secure, communications by text, email, messenger, social media and my website may not be secure so please keep this in mind when using these methods. All information will be stored on password protected electronic devices and for any paper files – in a locked cabinet.

I will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent unless it was a matter of your or your baby’s safety, safeguarding or public protection, in which case I would have a legal and professional obligation to share any relevant information with the appropriate agencies. With your consent I may share relevant information with other health professionals involved in your care, if required, for example your GP, health visitor, midwife or any other health professional supporting you and your baby. 

I am required to retain your personal data for a period of 25 years, as per Government requirements.You have the right to request access to your personal data, as well as right to correction and deletion of this data (where appropriate). If you are not happy with how your Data is managed, you have a right to complain. You can do so by contacting the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. ICO Helpline number: 0303 123 1113, ICO website:

I would kindly suggest that you raise any concerns with me in the first instance so we can try to resolve these. 

Andrea Evans, RM, BSc (Hons), IBCLC

The Birth Preparation Company

07579 825552

Privacy & Confidentiality Policy last updated in September 2023.



What information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, phone number when submitting a contact form).

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a session or submit a contact form on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, phone number and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

1. To provide and operate our services;
2. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalised service-related notices and promotional messages;
3. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How do we store, use, share and disclose our site’s visitors' personal information?

Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  

How do we use cookies and other tracking tools?

Take a look at the list below to see which essential cookies have been placed on our site by Wix:

Cookie Name: XSRF-TOKEN | Purpose: Used for security reasons | Duration: Session | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: hs | Purpose: Used for security reasons | Duration: Session | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: svSession | Purpose: Used in connection with user login | Duration: 2 Years | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: SSR-caching | Purpose: Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered | Duration: 1 Minute | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: _wixCIDX | Purpose: Used for system monitoring/debugging | Duration: 3 Months | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: _wix_browser_sess | Purpose: Used for system monitoring/debugging | Duration: Session | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: consent-policy | Purpose: Used for cookie banner parameters | Duration: 12 Months | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: smSession | Purpose: Used to identify logged in site members | Duration: Session | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: TS* | Purpose: Used for security and anti-fraud reasons | Duration: Session | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: bSession | Purpose: Used for system effectiveness measurement | Duration: 30 Minutes | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: fedops.logger.X | Purpose: Used for stability/effectiveness measurement | Duration: 12 Months | Cookie Type: Essential

Cookie Name: wixLanguage | Purpose: Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference | Duration: 12 Months | Cookie Type: Functional

How can our site visitors withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at

Privacy policy updates:

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Questions and your contact information:

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at

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