Privacy policy

Your privacy is very important to us.

By using the website and online therapy tool you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner we describe in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, do not use this website.

Here’s what we will and won’t do with your personal information:

  • When you register & create a user account, we’ll give you unlimited use of Just a Thought.
  • Only you, our system administrator and if you choose, your clinician can see your results.
  • By registering with Just a Thought, you agree that any information you provide will be securely stored and used by us to evaluate and improve Just a Thought.
  • We may also use non-identifiable, anonymous data to inform research that could help New Zealand people improve their mental health.
  • We may also use non-identifiable, aggregated, anonymous data for the purpose of promoting this free tool to New Zealanders.
  • With your permission, your contact information will be used to send you notifications during your course.
  • We’ll never sell your personal information to third parties.

We treat any personal information you provide as strictly confidential and will not disclose it to any other party, except under the following circumstances:

  • in anonymised form for statistical purposes
  • when it is required by law
  • to protect the rights of Just a Thought
  • when you have given us permission to do so.

Use of cookies and JavaScript tracking

This website uses cookies and JavaScript tracking to collect information about how you use the site. This allows us to track your progress through the site and enhance your online experience with Just a Thought.

Your right not to be identified

If you choose to provide incomplete or inaccurate information or do not wish to identify yourself when you register for Just a Thought, you need to know that we’ll be unable to provide you with ongoing health services and updates for your self-care learning.

Changes to our policy

We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time. All changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon their posting to the Website. We will notify you of material changes to this Privacy Policy by conspicuously posting the changes of the Website. Information collected before changes are made will be treated in accordance with the previous Privacy Policy. Continued use of the Website and online therapy tool after the effective date of a modified Privacy Policy will indicate your agreement to any modified terms. Each version of our Privacy Policy will be prominently marked with and effective date.