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Copyright notice

All content, imagery, and photography are my own unless otherwise stated, and are protected under copyright. If you would like to share any of my content please follow my policy below;


You are welcome to share a photograph on the condition that credit is given and a link is included back to the original post on this site. Please credit as: Tessa Hogan, Naturopath, Medical Herbalist & Yoga Teacher at


Please no sharing on content given freely on the website, in treatment plans or otherwise shared content.

Notice: Educational content found on this site is © copyrighted by and is protected under the Copyright Act (1994), with ALL rights reserved. No part may be reproduced by any process, nor may any other exclusive right be exercised, without the prior written permission of Tessa Hogan from, 2019-2023


Tessa Hogan has endeavoured to ensure the information on this Website is accurate and complete. However, the information contained in the Website is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your doctor or other health care professional. You should not use the information available on or through the Website for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. The author shall not be held liable to any party for loss or damage of any nature as suffered as a result of reliant on this Website’s content.

Privacy policy

Tessa Hogan found at(“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) Tessa Hogan (Tessa Hogan) is committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy will help you understand how and why Tessa Hogan collects information, how that information is stored, how we access and correct that information, and when we might disclose information to other people. This policy does not limit or exclude any rights that a Customer or Subscriber has or may have under the Privacy Act 1993 (Privacy Act) of New Zealand. For further information on the Privacy Act, please see

Information we collect

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website

Tessa Hogan may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment on a blog post, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. Your name and email are stored in Tessa Hogan's private sign-up database.

Automatically-Collected Information

Tessa Hogan automatically collects certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, it will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. Tessa Hogan may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.


Tessa Hogan may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. Tessa Hogan may use these session cookies, which expires when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website.

How your information may be used

Tessa Hogan may use the information collected in the following ways

  • To send you an email updating you on any updates regarding the Website. Each email provides you with an option to opt-out (unsubscribe) from Tessa Hogan contact database.
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
    To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure the performance of the blog and individual articles and recipes;
  • To invoice any Customer and collect payment, this includes sharing the information entered online when making an online purchase with necessary third parties including payment processors, financial gateways, and the Customers credit card company to authorize credit card payments – this is shared purely for the purpose of carrying out the transaction
  • To co-operate with any government, industry or regulatory authorities
  • To protect and/or enforce our legal rights and interests, including defending any claim; or
  • For any other purposes authorised by a Customer or the Privacy Act

Third-party use of personal information

Tessa Hogan will never share your information or contact details with third parties unless you have explicitly authorised us to be able to do so. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.


This service is the clinic booking and administrative system. Tessa Hogan stores your health history, appointment history and treatment notes within Cliniko. Please refer to Cliniko's privacy policy for further information.

Google Analytics

This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.


This service is used for submitting client's intake forms. Tessa Hogan stores your form submission data for delivering treatment. Please refer to JotForm’s privacy policy for further information.


This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. Tessa Hogan stores your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Please refer to MailChimp’s privacy policy for further information.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications, except where disclosure relates to the purposes for which the information was collected (as stated in clause 2 above). This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, Tessa Hogan will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, Tessa Hogan may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of the Tessa Hogan business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceeding brought by or against us.

Anonymous data

From time to time, Tessa Hogan may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.


The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customise Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein. Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.


Retargeting ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Rights relating to your personal information


You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify Tessa Hogan at to be removed from the mailing list.


You may access the personal information Tessa Hogan has about you by submitting a request to


You may contact Tessa Hogan of Tessa Hogan at to amend or update your personal information.


In certain situations, you may request that Tessa Hogan erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to

Sensitive personal information

If you are a client of Tessa Hogan you may be required to submit sensitive personal information to the website. This will be in your account and will only be accessible by yourself and Tessa Hogan. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy. If you would like to opt out of this process, you may submit a request to

Children's information

The Website may have clients under the age of 16, therefore the account will be under the name of a parent or guardian. This will be in your account and will only be accessible by the parent or guardian and Tessa Hogan. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy. If you would like to opt out of this process, you may submit a request to

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