At Herbal Study Academy, we first and foremost understand that your privacy and security are so vital when working with our school.

We have excellent and robust security in place when ordering online. We are completely confident that the system is completely secure and safe when ordering a course through our website. Please have full peace of mind with this excellent system. To be completely honest, your card details are not at any stage visible to me or my staff. In fact, they go directly to the payment provider for the Herbal Study Academy. Your security means everything to us.

Returns and refunds
For digital services and courses, it is very important that you are completely aware that as soon as you download complete access from our online Learning Program you will lose your right to cancel the course. The reason for this is simple: due to the nature of digital materials and completely in line with EU legislation.
We do not accept returns for any data, data discs, CDs, etc. The exception to this clause is that if you have not received the online course material, you are entitled to a 14-day full money-back guarantee on your online course.

Please be aware that the Herbal Study Academy provides data and information about the privacy and security of all personal data. I want all of my students to be completely confident about the systems that are in place for the Academy.
This also qualifies for our website. I can also confirm that the Herbal Study Academy is in complete line with the current laws of the Republic of Ireland and European law.

Data Protection
Please be aware that the Herbal Study Academy holds and processes data about its students. We also hold data for scholastic and commercial purposes. Please let it be known when handling this information, the Academy complies with the up to date Data Protection EU Regulation Law. We follow the following rules with regard to personal data:-

  • Process data fairly and within the law
  • Data to be obtained for lawful purposes only
  • Must be relevant data
  • Be truthful and accurate
  • Data to be used for the time required only and not stored beyond this point
  • To be used in accordance with the information subject’s rights
  • To be kept in a safe place from unauthorized usage, damage, accidental loss
  • Under no circumstances to be transmitted outside the European Union Area, unless that said country has excellent levels of protection for personal information

Student information and records
At the Herbal Study Academy, we know how important it is for our students to have peace of mind when it comes to the safekeeping and confidentiality of their records. Our relationship with you is always based on trust and, at the Academy, we are always committed to keeping that trust. We follow a strict policy for all our students when it comes to homework and records.

Sharing students’ details
Please be aware that we do not under any circumstances share details with any third party groups or organizations. The private information the Academy holds is for internal school purposes only. Let it be known we never display any student records or details in the secure student Sign-In area of the website (the Academy online learning system). So fellow students can connect and therefore choose to contact each other. This is strictly completed in line with EU Data Protection laws.


 Please note the information contained within this course is for educational and personal development purposes only. Please note that every attempt has been made to provide accurate, up to date and reliable, complete information. No warranties of any kind are expressed or implied. Students acknowledge that Patrick Murphy, Herbalist, is not engaging in the rendering of medical advice. By ordering Patrick Murphy’s Herbal Course you agree that under NO CIRCUMSTANCES are we responsible for any losses, direct or indirect, which are incurred as a result of the use of the information contained within the Herbal Course. If you are suffering from any illness, please use good common sense and seek medical advice immediately.