This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Acorn Wellness Retreat collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of the The Acorn Wellness Retreat website. This privacy policy applies to the site and all services offered by The Acorn Wellness Retreat.

Personal information

We may collect personal information from users in a variety of ways including, but not limited to contact form correspondence. We will discuss how we store this information and for how long in our privacy policy.

Users may be asked for, when appropriate, their name, email address, postal address and phone number. We will only collect this information when you voluntarily supply it to us and you can always refuse to give any information, as long as we have sufficient information to contact you with if you’ve made a contact submission.

What information we collect about you
  • We collect information when we book an appointment for a service or treatment, whether contact is online, by email or over the telephone.
  • The information that you give us may include your name, address, email address, phone number, relevant history which may suggest that a treatment may not go ahead or certain products should not be used
  • For clients under the age of 16 we will only keep and use their personal information with consent of a guardian, parent or carer.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about users when they interact with our website. This information may include the browser name, type of computer and technical information which will give us more of an insight of their connection with our site such as the operating system and internet service providers.

How long your information will be kept for

We will keep your information in a locked container for 1 year. Except for your name, client history, eg allergy test information) and financial transactions which we are obliged to keep a record of for 6 years

Access to your personal information
  • You have the right to request a copy of your personal information that we hold. We want to make sure that your personal information is correct and up to date, you may ask us to to correct or remove your information if you believe it is inaccurate.

  • You have the right to our use of your personal information, or to ask us to remove or delete it if you believe that there is no need to keep it.


On our website, we use cookies to enhance user experience. The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. The cookie allows web applications to respond to you as an individual and therefore allow you to have the best user experience by tailoring its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and retaining information about your preferences.

Cookies give you a better user experience on our website but in no way gives us access to your computer or gives us any information about you – other than the data you choose to share with us. It is your right to accept or decline cookies.

We have listed below the main cookies we use and an explanation as to the cookies main purpose:

ManagementCookie NamePurpose & Information
Google Analytics
(Third Party)
  • ga
  • gid
  • gat
  • ga_user_id

This is used to collect information about how visitors use the site. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the sites from and the pages they have visited. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.

Google Analytics: We will also install Google Analytics in the apps, devices, or mobile apps to collect your behaviours in using our services. We will also recommend some other services that may be suitable or appeal to you based on our analysis.

Other Google Technologies: From time to time, we may also use Google’s advertising products, such as AdWords, to deliver marketing messages. To understand how Google uses information from sites and apps in these services you can read this article:

Google Maps
(Third Party)
  • 1P_JAR
  • SID
  • SSID
  • HSID
  • NID

Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

You can find more information about the types of cookies used by Google here:

(Third Party)
  • n
  • ds_user_id
  • fbm_124024574287414
  • ig_cb
  • mcd
  • mid
  • rur
  • sessionid
  • shbid
  • shbts
  • urlgen

Instagram use cookies, pixels, local storage, and similar technologies to show you relevant content, improve your experience, and help protect Instagram and our users.

Linked Websites

Please be aware that our Privacy Statement does not apply to other websites and does not imply any endorsement and will generally only be used for reference. We accept no responsibility for the content, advertising material or inaccuracy of third party sites if you access other sites using a link on our website or if you link to our site from another website.

How we use collected information

The Acorn Wellness Retreat may collect and use users personal information for the following purposes:

1. To improve our website
Your input is important to us and we look to always be updating our website to offer the best user experience. Providing relevant content is something we’re always looking to improve.

2. To send email campaigns
If a user has opted in to our mailing list or is a current client of ours, from time to time you may receive email marketing from us. On every email you will have the opportunity to unsubscribe from our emailing list if you should wish and it is always your right to opt in and out of such correspondence as you wish. Unsubscribe and you will be immediately removed from our database.

How your information will be used
  • In law, we are allowed to use personal information, including sharing it outside the premises, only if we have the proper reasons to do so.
  • To fulfil a contract with you for example to provide the service or treatment that you have requested and to communicate with you about your appointments
  • When there is a legitimate interest, for example if there is a business or commercial reason to do so, unless this is outweighed by your rights or interests
  • When you consent to it: we will always ask for consent to hold medical and health information
  • We will not share your information with any other third party without your consent except to help prevent fraud, or if we are required to do so by law

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell or trade users personal information to others. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf and be required to share this information with them, provided that you have given us your permission.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Acorn Wellness Retreat has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage users to frequently check this page to see any changes and stay informed on how we are protecting your data.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. Your continued use of the site following changes to the potsting of this policy will be deemed your acceptance of said changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your use of this site, please contact us via one of the following methods:

Phone: 07898 775 705


The Acorn Wellness Retreat
Brimham Rocks Road
North Yorkshire

Changes to our privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This was last updated on 04.02.2019