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Legal Disclaimer, Terms & Conditions

In accessing and using any Golden Light Hypnotherapy webpage, any goods and/or services obtained from the site or any sites linked to from it, the user agrees that he/she alone is responsible for his/her own thoughts, words and actions - and any choices and consequences regarding interpretation and application of any of the content - and that neither Golden Light Hypnotherapy nor its owners will be held responsible or liable in any way.

Hypnotherapy is not a substitute for any medical, psychological or psychiatric care, advice, or treatment.  If you have a medical, psychological or psychiatric illness or condition, you should consult a medical, psychological or psychiatric professional in the first instance.  The information provided on any Golden Light Hypnotherapy webpage is suggestion only and should not be used to replace the diagnosis, prevention, or cure of any disease or any other medical, psychological or psychiatric illness or condition; or used to replace any care, advice, or treatment provided by any medical, psychological or psychiatric professional.  

Where any weight management programme is referred to - Weight loss takes time and effort to be successful. People should seek professional advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle changes. Individual results may vary.

As per the Hypnosis New Zealand Codes of Ethics, there are no guarantees expressed or implied as to the outcome of any Hypnotherapy treatment or service provided by Golden Light Hypnotherapy or it's owners.  

Neither Golden Light Hypnotherapy nor it's owners are responsible or liable in any way for the choices, actions, inactions, errors, or omissions of any member, or another related party, in any way.  

Regarding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which came into force across the European Union on the 25th May 2018 and brings with it the most significant changes to data protection law in two decades. Based on privacy by design and taking a risk-based approach, the GDPR has been designed to meet the requirements of the digital age.

Our Commitment
Even though we are based in New Zealand exclusively with New Zealand clients, Golden Light Hypnotherapy is committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. We have always had a robust and effective data protection program in place which complies with existing law and abides by the data protection principles. However, we recognise our obligations in updating and expanding this program to meet the demands of the GDPR.

Golden Light Hypnotherapy is dedicated to safeguarding the personal information under our remit and in developing a data protection regime that is effective, fit for purpose and demonstrates an understanding of, and appreciation for the new Regulation. Our preparation and objectives for GDPR compliance have been summarised in this statement and include the development and implementation of new data protection roles, policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure maximum and ongoing compliance.

Privacy Notice/Policy – we are revising our Privacy Notice to comply with the GDPR, ensuring that all individuals whose personal information we process have been informed of why we need it, how it is used, what their rights are, whom the information is disclosed to and what safeguarding measures are in place to protect their information.

Obtaining Consent - we are revising our consent mechanisms for obtaining personal data, ensuring that individuals understand what they are providing, why and how we use it and giving clear, defined ways to consent to us processing their information.

Direct Marketing - we are revising the wording and processes for direct marketing, including clear opt-in mechanisms for marketing subscriptions; a clear notice and method for opting out and providing unsubscribe features on all subsequent marketing materials.

Data Subject Rights
In addition to the policies and procedures mentioned above that ensure individuals can enforce their data protection rights, we provide easy to access information via email/mobile of an individual’s right to access any personal information that Golden Light Hypnotherapy processes about them and to request information about: -
What personal data we hold about them
The purposes of the processing
The categories of personal data concerned
The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
How long we intend to store your personal data for
If we did not collect the data directly from them, information about the source
The right to have incomplete or inaccurate data about them corrected or completed and the process for requesting this
The right to request erasure of personal data (where applicable) or to restrict processing in accordance with data protection laws, as well as to object to any direct marketing from us and to be informed about any automated decision-making that we use

If you have any questions about our disclaimer, please contact us at janet@goldenlighthypnotherapy.com.