Privacy Policy

This website (“website”) is operated by Lara Fielding, Psy.D., Ed.M. The terms “Dr. Fielding”, “Mindful-Mastery”, “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours” when used in this Privacy Policy mean Lara Fielding, Psy.D., Ed.M., which includes affiliates or companies under the control of Lara Fielding, Psy.D., Ed.M..

The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used in this Privacy Policy mean any user of this website.

The term ‘website’ means the,, or any other site directed to this site.

IMPORTANT: As owners of this site we are committed to the privacy and confidentiality of any information entered into this program. By entering personal data and/or by using this website you give your consent that all personal data entered may be processed in the manner and for the purposes described below. Just as any homework assignments done in a traditional psychotherapy session would be, Personal Data entered onto this site may also form part of your medical records and can be used as appropriate by your healthcare provider.

Scope of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the current policies and practices with regard to Personal Data and Clinical Data entered into the website to the extent that such Personal Data is protected by applicable data protection laws. The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, job description, health related data, birthdate, e-mail address or mailing address. The privacy policy also covers personal Clinical Data that you may enter into the program.

Notification of changes to Privacy Policy

We are continually improving our methods of communication and adding new functionality and features to the Mindful-Mastery website and to our existing services. Because of these changes to the website, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will notify you through this privacy policy, (where required by law), of the changes. Please check this page frequently.

Collection of Personal Data including e-mail addresses

When you choose to register on Mindful-Mastery we request personal information about you such as your name, e-mail address, and telephone number. We may also ask for demographic information such as age and gender. The information you provide is electronically stored in our databases.

Use of Personal Data

Your Personal Data is only used for the following purposes:

  • to help provide an effective standard of personal care,
  • to help your healthcare provider assess, monitor, and improve the services provided,
  • to allow us to administer this program efficiently.

Use of Clinical Data and Confidentiality

The information that you enter into Mindful-Mastery is completely confidential and subject to the same exact limitations in confidentiality laws as in conventional in session disclosures.

However, although this site is encrypted to best assure security and confidentiality, information sent through the Internet can never be fully protected. Agreement to use this site indicates that you understand and agree to the following:

  • the confidentiality of communications via the internet cannot be fully guaranteed. If I communicate with my therapist via the Internet, I agree to accept the risk that a breech of confidentiality may occur.
  • if my therapist is receiving and/or sending information only via the internet, he/she is making judgments on the basis of limited and imperfect information.
  • I understand that if I choose to correspond with my therapist through Internet, he/she will make every effort to keep the information he/she receives confidential, but that my therapist cannot guarantee the confidentiality of Internet communications.

For more detailed information regarding these limitations, please refer back to your initial intake paperwork, or submit a request this information.

Anonymous data collected through this website

Summaries of anonymous Clinical Data (for example average scores of all users on questionnaires) will be used to improve the service, and may be used in publications or presentations at conferences or on the website to indicate the effectiveness of the service.

This anonymous data will consist solely of summary information and will not include any personal information that can be used to identify the users of the service. Your use of the service implies consent for the use of summary data in this way.

In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.

Our website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.

Disclosure of your Personal Data

We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties.

We may share, transfer or disclose the information in our databases and server logs to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, interacting with anti-fraud databases, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, or to take precautions against legal liability. We will inform you of any such transfer or disclosure as required by law.

Data access and corrections

Data entered onto this site may form a part of your medical records. If you wish the Personal Data we hold to be disclosed to you then you should make this request through your healthcare provider.

Requests to delete Personal Data should be made through your health care provider and are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.

You may update certain items of information you have entered by logging onto your account and using the ‘edit’ feature. For all other changes you should contact your Mindful-Mastery provider.

Links to other websites

This website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by us. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. We do not control these websites and are not responsible for their data or privacy practices. We urge you to review any privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any Personal Data about yourself.

Your obligations

It is your responsibility to keep your password safe and to ensure that when using the program it cannot be accessed by other people without your consent.

While all passwords are encrypted, Mindful-Mastery cannot accept any liability for loss or disclosure of your personal data resulting from your failure to keep your password safe or allowing unauthorized persons access to the program while it is in use by you.

Transfer of data abroad

If you are visiting this website from a country other than the country in which our servers are located (currently US), the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries.

By visiting this website and communicating electronically with us, you consent to the processing and transfer of your Personal Data as set out in this Privacy Policy.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy forms part of our website Terms and Conditions and the substantive laws of the United States, as described in the Terms and Conditions, will apply to this Privacy Policy.


We welcome comments about this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or any part of our service, you should contact your Mindful-Mastery provider.

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