Privacy Policy

Southern Podiatry Limited

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Southern Podiatry is a small business enterprise that provides health consultancy services, specifically Podiatry in the Auckland region, with product distribution throughout New Zealand. This Policy outlines the way in which we manage the personal information we hold about our customers, potential customers, contractors and others. In this Policy Southern Podiatry, we, us and our means Southern Podiatry Limited. Southern Podiatry is bound by the Privacy Act 1993.

What is personal information?

‘Personal information’ is information about an identifiable individual.

Why does Southern Podiatry collect personal information? 

We collect personal information in order to conduct our business, to provide and market our services and to meet our legal obligations.

Who does Southern Podiatry collect personal information about?

We collect and hold personal information about (but not limited to):

  • Clients and potential clients and their Next of Kin
  • Individuals we deal with in the course of carrying on our business
  • Suppliers and their employees and contractors
  • Other people who come into contact with Southern Podiatry.

What kinds of personal information does Southern Podiatry collect?

In general, and depending upon the nature of the person’s connection with Southern Podiatry, the type of personal information we collect and hold includes (but is not limited to): names, addresses, contact details and other information which assists us in conducting our business, providing and marketing our services and meeting our legal obligations. In some cases, if personal information we request is not provided, it might adversely impact on our ability to supply our services or to perform our obligations.

How does Southern Podiatry collect personal information?

Except as otherwise permitted by law, we will collect personal information

  • from you directly when you provide your details to us:
  • from you indirectly (through emails, forms, telephone conversations and through the use of the services and facilities available through our websites and social media channels);
  • from third parties in some instances, for example, we use third parties to analyse traffic at our websites and social media channels, which may involve the use of cookies; and
  • from publicly available websites.

Management of personal information

We take reasonable steps to protect the security of personal information. Southern Podiatry’s personnel are required to respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals.

We take reasonable steps to protect personal information held by us from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure, for example by use of physical security and restricted access to electronic records.

Where we no longer require your personal information, we will comply with our legal obligations in respect to that information.

In general, we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to conduct our business;
  • to provide and market our services to you;
  • to communicate with you;
  • to verify your identity if you need help with a forgotten password or having problems accessing your information;
  • for internal business purposes (for example, procedures, risk management, staff training and billing); and
  • to comply with our legal obligations.

We may disclose your personal information to anyone to whom you authorise us to disclose it, and where we are required to do so by law.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What rights you have over your data:

We endeavour to ensure that the personal information we hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We encourage you to contact us in order to update any personal information we hold about you. Contact details are set out below. You have the right to correct any personal information we hold about you in accordance with the Privacy Act.

Subject to the exceptions set out in the Privacy Act, you may seek access to the personal information which we hold about you by contacting our Privacy Officer on

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

We will require you to verify your identity and to specify what information you require. A fee may be charged for providing access. If a fee is to be charged, we will advise you of the likely cost in advance.

Updates to this policy:

This Policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account of new laws and technology, changes to our operations and practices and the changing business environment. The most current version of this Policy is located at and can be obtained by contacting

This Policy was last updated on 25 June 2018