Privacy Policy

Psychological Intelligence Ltd is a publisher and consultancy company, previously trading as A D International and currently using the trading name of Sherwood Publishing.

Our principal, Julie Hay, is our data controller, data processor and data control officer and pays personal attention to how we maintain information about those who contact us. We rarely send out bulk mailings, and if we do we use a reputable mailing service that will ask for opt in. Our website uses cookies to collect the usual types of visitor information for analysis and you can set your browser not to accept these, although some websites will then not function completely.

We process information by storing it within reputable CRM and accounting systems. We do not provide any information about our contacts to any other organisations.

Our lawful basis for maintaining records is as defined in the Information Commissioner’s Office (2018): “Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract you have with the individual, or because they have asked you to take specific steps before entering into a contract.” (p.13).

Our intended purposes for maintaining records include:

  • managing the provision of goods or services in line with contractual arrangements
  • advising about potential provision of goods or services that may become contractual arrangements
  • reporting our business results to the relevant authorities (accounts, tax, etc)
  • other purposes as may arise in order to carry out the usual functions of the organisation

Information kept by us includes, where relevant and known, the following: name, email address(es), address details, telephone and/or other contact details, purchases, original contact method, services being provided, fees agreed, and sometimes notes of conversations that remind us of our discussions with you about current and potential services.

Reference: Information Commissioner’s Office (2018) Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) accessed 29 April 2018 (note – living document updated regularly)