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Movement Mechanics Osteopathy Privacy Policy

At Movement Mechanics, we are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy outlines how Movement Mechanics uses and protects any information you provide Movement Mechanics and the circumstances in which we share it with 3rd parties. 


Movement Mechanics Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. The changes will apply from the date we upload the revised policy. By accessing the website and/or continuing to use our services, you will be deemed to agree to our updated Privacy Policy.


Movement Mechanics complies with New Zealand Privacy Act, 2020 when dealing with personal information. Movement Mechanics ensures that your personal information is professionally managed in accordance with all New Zealand Privacy Principles. We follow strict procedures when storing and using the information you have provided us.


Your personal information is provided to Movement Mechanics to give you the best possible healthcare services and will be used for the following:

  • To verify your identity

  • To provide services and products to you

  • To confirm future appointments

  • To share radiographic images and reports with specialists

  • To share treatment notes with ACC when required

  • If necessary, in case of a medical emergency

  • To invoice you and collect money owing

  • To respond to communications from you, not discluding complaints or concerns

  • For any other purpose authorised by you or the Act 

  • Complying with our legal obligations and assisting government and law enforcement agencies or regulators.

  • Contact tracing 


Movement Mechanics may disclose your personal information to:

  • ACC

  • Specialist services

  • Your General Practitioner

  • A regulatory authority

  • Any other person authorised by you


The personal information we collect and hold generally includes:

  • Your name, address, date of birth, contact details

  • Information about your health condition, medical history, social and family history, risk factors, medications, allergies, adverse events, immunisations and treatment you may have already received.

  • NHI and ACC numbers for identification and naming purposes

  • Private Health fund details

  • Your images if you recieve a VALD HumanTrak movement analysis 


We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. Movement Mechanics may provide statistics about our clients, website trends, and key point indicators. These statistics will not contain any personal information that would identify you.


While we take reasonable steps to maintain secure internet connections, if you provide us with personal information over the internet, the provision of that information is at your own risk. In addition, if you post your personal information to our website or social media pages, please be aware that your post will be publicly available.


You may request access, amend or update your personal information we hold by emailing us at We will usually provide you with a copy of the personal information we keep about you however, in certain circumstances, we may not be able to give you a copy of your data (and are not required to under the Privacy Act), for example, if the information does not exist, cannot be found or is not readily retrievable. If you do not wish to receive any form of communication from us, you may opt-out by contacting us by email at

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