Who we are

Our website address is https://nickellson.com.au and our business name is Nick Ellson. Our Australian Business Number (ABN) is 20 410 774 874.

We provide online health and fitness coaching to clients around the world, and personal training to clients in the area around Samford in Brisbane Australia. To get to know us better, read more about our vision and mission, or compare our holistic health and lifestyle programs.

What personal data we collect and why

We collect a range of data, including your contact details, enquiries and data on how you use our website.

If you sign up for a program or buy a product, we may also collect other data in order to provide relevant advice or deliver a product or service. For example, certain programs may require you to fill in a health questionnaire. You are not obliged to provide any more information than you wish to, however if you choose not to, this may affect our ability to deliver a customised service to you. All information you provide is treated with complete confidentiality. We respect your privacy.

Comments on posts

When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string (to help spam detection). An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service provided by a third party.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We collect information you provide via contact forms in order to provide you with a service or answer your enquiry.

Cookies

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.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or give your data to any third parties, and do not pass it on to others unless we have your specific permission to do so. However we do share it with trusted third party services to support communication and service delivery. These include Mailchimp (for email marketing), Google Analytics (for website tracking) and the payment system and membership management services used when you sign up for a program or purchase a product/service.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you buy a product or service, we do not capture or retain any of your financial data. That data is managed by the payment system (PayPal).

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive a copy 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.

How we protect your data

Your data can only be accessed by our staff and trusted providers such as our website developers or marketing specialists.

Data sent to/from this website is kept secure with the aid of an SSL Certificate. This enables data to be encrypted so that it can only be read by the authorised server. Even if the encrypted data is intercepted, it is unreadable.

Your responsibilities

If you hold an account on this website, you are responsible for keeping your account login details secure. If you forget these, you can reset your password or contact us to request assistance.

If you participate in discussion forums hosted on this website, it is your responsibility to consider what information you provide to other users. We ask all users to respect the privacy of others and conform to a code of conduct when joining discussions.

Terms of use & copyright

All material on this website, and associated materials distributed to program members via email, are copyright Nick Ellson. All images are copyright Nick Ellson or other copyright holders. You must not copy, repurpose or redistribute any content from this website without our express permission.

Disclaimer

This website does not provide medical advice. You should consult a medical practitioner before beginning any exercise or nutrition program.

We are excited to be sharing with you exercise programs, health eBooks and much more information of the highest quality. However, it needs to be said that you should always consult your doctor for your individual needs before embarking on a new health journey.

None of the information in this website, eBooks or other resources we provide is intended for diagnosing or treatment of any illness. Your health decisions should be made between yourself and your practitioner.  Any use of this information is at your own risk – you are fully responsible for your actions.

No part of this website or of the Challenges themselves may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical including photocopying, recording or any information storage ad retrieval system without the written permission of the author.

There are no representations or warranties, express or implies about the reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information, products, services or related graphics contained on this website.

The author does not assume and hereby disclaims any liability to any party for any loss, damage or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from accident, negligence or any other cause.