Privacy statement

Psychedelic Participant Advocacy Network (PsyPAN) is committed to protecting your privacy and any personal information we hold for you. This Statement of Privacy governs data collection and usage.

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United Kingdom. If you access this website outside the United Kingdom, your usage of the site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data from the country of access into the United Kingdom.

Collection of your Personal Information

PsyPAN collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address and name, if you provide it in order to request a meeting with our team, have completed our contact form or signed up for our communications.

Due to the communications standards on the internet, there is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by PsyPAN. This information can include your IP address, device and browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through any public message board or forum, this information may be collected and used by others. PsyPAN is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit on these boards or in these forums.

Use of Information

PsyPAN collects and uses your personal information to contact you, if you provide it in order to request a meeting with our team, have completed our contact form or signed up for our communications.

PsyPAN does not sell, rent or lease its user lists to third parties.

PsyPAN keeps track of the pages our users visit within PsyPAN, in order to determine what PsyPAN services are the most popular.

PsyPAN will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on PsyPAN or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of PsyPAN; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PsyPAN, or the public.

We may also disclose your personal and other information provided by you to another third party as part of a reorganisation or sale of the assets of the PsyPAN business. Any third party to which we transfer or sell assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information provided by you.

3rd Party Services

PsyPAN may use 3rd party companies to provide services and for which we need to pass a minimum of your personal information to them. The 3rd party companies we work with, will all be compliant with UK data protection legislation and best practice. This currently includes only Active Campaign, which we use to manage our email campaigns, you can view Active Campaign's privacy policy here.

Use of Cookies

The PsyPAN website uses "cookies" to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

PsyPAN uses cookies and other similar technologies on the website. These technologies operate either by placing a small file which stores some information on your computer or mobile device; and/or by accessing information on your device.

Security of your Personal Information

PsyPAN secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. PsyPAN secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

To access secure parts of our websites you may have to enter a username, password or similar unique identifier. You are responsible for protecting the secrecy of this identifier. We recommend that you use the latest web browsers to take advantage of advances in security technology.

Although we strive to protect your encrypted information, no data transmission over the internet is completely secure. There is some risk associated with any data transmission, including the risk that personal information may be intercepted in transit. PsyPAN cannot accept responsibility for such interception which is outside of its reasonable control.

Rights over Data

You have the right to obtain confirmation from PsyPAN that we have retained personal data about you, as well as a written description of the nature of that personal data, the purposes for which it is being used, the sources of the personal data and a list of the recipients with whom we have shared your personal data. You also have the right to request the modification or deletion of any personal information retained by PsyPAN that is inaccurate.

Changes to this Statement

PsyPAN will from time to time update this Statement of Privacy and we therefore encourage you to periodically review the Statement to ensure you are updated in how PsyPAN is protecting your information.

Contact Information

We welcome your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this statement, please contact us at we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy any problem. Post: PsyPAN, 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ.