Akana Holistic Therapies | Privacy Policy
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Privacy Policy

We are committed to protect the privacy of our online visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information collected through our website. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions to read about how we protect your personal information collected during your treatment consultation.


What information do we collect through our website?

We may collect, store and use the following types of information:

(a) Information about your computer and your visits to and use of this website, including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation,
(b) Information you provide when you comment, share or like articles published on our website,
(c) Information you provide for the purpose of subscribing to our Email notifications and/or newsletters,
(d) Any other information you send to us.



A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) sent by a web server to the web browser on your computer. The browser stores this identifier and sends it back to the server enabling it to recognise the browser, therefore facilitating particular features of a website. Use of cookies is common practice, many websites use them and most internet browsers automatically accept cookies.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use via the cookies stored on users’ computers. The reports generated are stored by Google. Google’s privacy policy is available from http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Similarly, we may also track site usage statistics via the control panel of our web host WiserHosting. IP addresses (generally not personally identifyable) are stored solely for monitoring the volume of traffic the site receives and measuring the number of visitors.

We do not use the information for tracking the activities of specific visitors to the site.

Our advertisers may also send you cookies for the purpose of enabling the service of advertisements based on your previous visits to our website.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  Blocking all cookies will, however, limit the usability of many websites.


How we use your personal information

Any personal information will be stored in confidence and only be used for the purposes it was collected. We may use your personal information to:

(a) Enable your use of the services that may be available on the website,
(b) Improve your browsing experience,
(c) Send you general (non-marketing) communications, information and Email notifications you have requested,
(d) Send you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business by Email or similar technology, where agreed. You can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
(f) Deal with enquiries made by you relating to the website,
(g) Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will use and publish it as agreed.


Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.


Third parties

Information we receive from you will only be disclosed to others for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may als disclose information if required by law.

Information you submit to us for publication will be available around the world, via the Internet. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others. By submitting information to us for publication, you agree to such transfers of personal information.

Our website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.


Policy amendments

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. Check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.



If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please get in touch via our Contact page.