Privacy Policy

Last updated: 10 January 2019

Who are we?

Summit Coaching and Consulting Limited (“Summit CCL”) is a limited company registered in England & Wales, registered number 7783190. Elizabeth Palmer is the Director and owner of the company. The company’s registered office address is: Worthington House, Bradfield, Reading RG7 6BH. We provide Executive Coaching, Team Coaching, Leadership Development and bespoke Consultancy Services to our clients.

We take your privacy seriously. This policy sets out what information we collect about you when you visit our website and/or use our services, and how we handle your information to ensure we protect your rights.  

What types of data do we hold and what do we use it for?

Personal data can take many forms. The personal data we collect is made up from the information you give us during your use of our website, the provision of services to our clients (and prospective clients) and during our communication with you, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of our business.

We hold basic personal data (name, title, company, address, phone and email) so we can respond to an enquiry about our services, scope and deliver our services, gather feedback on our services from clients, keep accurate client records, maintain relationships with clients (and prospective clients) and conduct the day-to-day operations of our business i.e. processing client invoices. Occasionally we share insights with clients (and prospective clients) to promote our ideas and expertise.

In order to deliver our services, clients may provide documents to Summit CCL which contain personal data. These documents are stored securely and are only used and retained for the specific need. They are destroyed securely in line with our internal data destruction procedures.

We monitor the number of visits to the pages of our website. This allows us to understand whether our website is providing helpful information to prospective clients. The analytics do not identify an individual.

We do not purchase or obtain any supplemental personal information about you from any third parties. We do not obtain, store or process special category personal data.

We will periodically check the personal data we store, to ensure is accurate and up-to-date.

What is the legal basis for processing your data?

We will only process your data where we have a lawful basis for doing so. This will be one of the following: (a) the processing necessary for the performance of a contract i.e. to scope and deliver the services we have contracted to deliver to our clients, as well as the steps needed before entering into a contract (b) the processing necessary to ensure we are compliant with our legal obligations (c) the processing necessary to fulfil our legitimate interests i.e. day-to-day management of our business.

How long do we keep your data?

We only retain your personal data for so long as is identified in our internal document retention procedures, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 

Who do we share your data with?

Summit CCL will not disclose your personal information to a third party without first receiving your permission, or unless we are instructed to do so by a recognised legal authority or to satisfy a legal obligation.

Security of our Website

Summit CCL takes all reasonable steps to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, loss, misuse alteration or corruption. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. By using the Summit CCL website, you accept the security implications of dealing online and will not hold Summit CCL responsible for any breach of security unless such breach has been caused by Summit CCL’s negligence.


Like most other professional websites, the Summit CCL website uses Cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.  Generally Cookies identify you through your IP address and do not collect information about your identity. 

Disabling Cookies

You can manage Cookies by changing your browser settings to block or delete Cookies ( Disabling Cookies can affect the functionality of this and other websites you visit. Disabling Cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable Cookies.

The Cookies we set

We use Cookies that are necessary for the website to function. These are set by Squarespace, the platform that we use to host and manage our website.

Third Party Cookies

Our site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies track how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. The Google Analytics software will not store, save or collect personal information.

What are your rights?

You may (a) request access to a copy of your personal data (b) ask us to rectify inaccurate information held about you (c) ask us to delete the personal data we hold about you (d) ask us to provide you with the personal data we hold about you (e) ask us to send such personal data to another data controller. You may also object to us processing of your personal data. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please contact us at Summit CCL to exercise any of your individual rights.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner. Information can be found at If you would like to raise your complaint with us in the first instance, please email:

How can you contact us?

You can get in touch with us via our contact form.