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Privacy Policy

Here at The Physio Lounge, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors and clients on our website and at our clinics. In particular, we want you to know that The Physio Lounge is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on the 25th May 2018, we wanted to let you know how we look after your data and in particular personal data.

In this Privacy Policy, we have provided detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

This website is operated by The Physio Lounge. We take your privacy very seriously, therefore we urge you to read this policy very carefully because it contains important information about us and:

  • The personal information we collect about you, our users
  • What we do with your information, and
  • Who your information may be shared with

Who we are

The Physio Lounge Limited (‘we’ or ‘us’) are a ‘data controller’ for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, we are responsible for and control the processing of, your personal information.

Information we collect

We collect this information for medical treatment within our facility.

1. Personal information you provide us

We collect the following personal information that you provide us:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Email address
  • Contact number
  • Address

Some examples of when we collect this information include:

  • When registering to book for an appointment
  • When registering to inquire about information

2. Personal information provided by third parties

The type of third parties include:

  • Insurance Companies (e.g. Bupa, Aviva, WPA,  AXA PPP)
  • Referral Agencies (e.g. HCML, IPRS, Nuffield Health)
  • Private Consultants
  • General Practitioners
  • Other governed health bodies

(For the purposes of direct referral or medical collaboration on behalf of the patient)

This information may include:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Contact number
  • Address
  • Policy number
  • Reference number/Case ID

All information shared to The Physio Lounge from Third Parties and other sources are referrals or collaboration that have been pre-approved by a client who has agreed to share this information.

We will register this information for the following purposes:

  • To ensure the client has an account with us
  • To book the patient in with an appropriate practitioner
  • To collaborate directly with your medical and health provider

3. Personal information you provide about third parties

If you give us information about another person, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on their behalf and agreed that you:

  • Should consent on their behalf to the processing of their personal data;
  • Shall receive any data protection notices on their behalf; and
  • Shall consent on their behalf to the transfer of their personal data abroad.

4. Monitoring and recording communications

We may monitor communications such as emails and telephone calls for the following purposes:

  • Quality assurance
  • Training
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Compliance

5. Cookies and similar technologies

A cookie is a small text file, which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects, (‘flash cookies’) and single pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on our website.

For example, we may use cookies to monitor and/or collect the following information:

  • How many times a user visits the website
  • Which pages a user visits
  • Traffic data
  • Location data

When someone visits www.physiolounge.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way, which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google Analytics to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this information may be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

For further information on our use of cookies, please see our website cookie policy.

For further information on cookies generally visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

How we use the information, we collect

We collect information about our users for the following purposes:

Information collected is registered manually by our admin team for the purposes of booking in clients for a requested treatment at our clinic.

Who your information may be shared with

We may share your information with:

Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity

We do not share information with third parties, but may share information if requested and agreed by the client to a third party on the client’ behalf.

Keeping your information secure

We will use technological and organisation measures to keep your information secure. These measures may include the following examples:

User accounts access is controlled by a unique username and password; all data is stored on a secure server; payment details are encrypted using SSL.

We are certified to ISO 27001. This family of standards helps us manage your information and keep it safe and secure.

However, while we will use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, in using the site you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us using the details below.

What rights do you have?

Right to request a copy of your information

You can request a copy of your information which we hold (this is known as a subject access request). If you would like a copy of some or all of it, please:

  • Email, call or write to our data protection officer (see details below)
  • Let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving license or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
  • Let us know the information you want a copy of, including any account or reference numbers, if you have them.
  • Sign a subject access request release form

Electronic copies are free of charge and would be emailed through an encrypted service to ensure security of the data. Paper versions are also available, but will incur a £50 administration fee that will be posted through recorded delivery.

Right to correct any mistakes in your information

You can require us to correct any mistakes in your information, which we hold free of charge. If you would like to do this, please:

  • Contact us using the contact details below
  • Let us have enough information to identify you (e.g. driving license or passport)
  • Let us know the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.

Right to delete your information

Retention Periods

The Physio Lounge is a private physiotherapy company and does not retain personal data for longer than necessary.

The guidelines that The Physio Lounge follow are in accordance with the GDPR that replaces the Data Protection Act 1998, where records form as legal record of treatment and therefore must be retained safely and securely. The legal requirement to retain records for a certain period relates to the legal period for bringing civil claims under Personal Injury Law or Contract law as defined by the Limitation Act 1980 and The Limitation (Norther Ireland) Order 1989.

An individual has three years to bring a personal injury claim (with some exceptions) and six years if they wish to bring the claim under contract law. Therefore, records must be retained at least until the limitation period has expired.

The Physio Lounge aim to store health records securely for a maximum of seven years based on the above.


CCTV is in place at the premise of The Physio Lounge to protect staff and the business from suspicious transactions and incidents. Data is deleted after 7 days.

Telephone Recordings

The Physio Lounge record telephone conversations for Quality assurance, Training, Fraud Prevention and Compliance. We also have a mute button in place on all of our telephone systems. We use this mute button to ensure we do not record sensitive information (i.e. payment information). You can also request to have your conversation muted. Telephone records are deleted after 30 days.

Right to ask us to stop contacting you with direct marketing

You can ask us to stop contacting you for direct marketing purposes. If you would like to do this, please:

  • Email, call or write to us (using the contact details below)
  • Let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving license or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill)
  • Let us know what method of contact you are not happy with if you are unhappy with certain ways of contacting you only (for example, you may be happy for us to contact you by email but not by telephone).
  • Unsubscribe directly on a campaign

From time to time, we may also have other methods to unsubscribe from any direct marketing including for example, unsubscribe buttons or web links. If such are offered, please note that there may be some period after selecting to unsubscribe in which marketing may still be received while your request is being processed.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about the policy or the information we hold about you, please contact us by:

Email: (Reception) hello@physiolounge.co.uk

(Data protection officer – Lorraine Lea) lorraine@physiolounge.co.uk

(you should contact the data protection officer directly if you would like to request for a subject access request).


The Physio Lounge Limited

Unit 103

Bonded Warehouse

18 Lower Byrom Street


M3 4AP

Telephone: 0800 368 9775

Calls will be answered at the following times:

Monday – Friday    08:00 – 20:00

We record calls for quality and training purposes.

29. October, 2020.
I genuinely couldn’t recommend these guys enough. I ruptured my Achilles’ tendon in January this year, and I knew I needed to find a physio with a professional sports background to get me back to the level I needed to be at. They helped me throughout lockdown whenever possible, and was always on hand with any help or advice I needed. Once I became more mobile and had reached the level where I could really start pushing hard again, I was introduced to Tom. This couldn’t have come at a better time, as I was at a level where I was ready to bridge that gap between feeling strong again, but not quite ready for the explosive aspect of my job. Tom recognised straight away what needed to be addressed, and he broke down all the big movements with me over the next few weeks. He took me from not having the confidence in my Achilles to single leg hop, to sprinting close to 100% in the space of 3 weeks. His knowledge is second to none and I’m so grateful to him and the rest of the guys at the physio lounge for getting me back to where I needed to be. Aside from that, all the staff are great people, friendly, and only have you’re best interests at heart.
21. July, 2020.
Developed severe lower back pain through working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Phsyio Lounge carried out ergonomic desk assessment (with Craig) and had 4 video physiotherapy sessions with Sam which has worked wonders. Improved with every session, almost pain free, but left fully understanding what i need to do to make the final step be be totally pain free. Initially sceptical about video sessions but they did work effectively. Sam was very professional, fully explained everything in detail throughout the course of treatment. Well impressed with set up. Would definitely recommend. Thank you Sam, thank you Physio Lounge. P.S. The exercises have even improved my golf swing!! Bonus!
1. June, 2020.
I would like to thank The Physio Lounge for the recent help i received. I had hurt my lower back and was in extreme pain. I thought due to the covid 19 restrictions i would have to suffer. However i contacted the Physio Lounge and a video call was set up . Craig was extremely sympathetic, knowledgeable and professional. He soon set me up with exercises and regular updates. I highly recommend The Physio Lounge .
Lynn Barton
Lynn Barton
16. May, 2020.
Had a virtual assessment with Craig due to a running injury during lockdown. I was so pleased with the virtual appointment and didn’t expect to receive such a fabulous service and excellent advice on a video appointment. Thank you Craig you’ve helped me to continue with my running during lockdown. An excellent service provided even in these difficult times.
Karl Halton
Karl Halton
16. May, 2020.
I have been attending The Physio Lounge since September 2019 twice a week after a serious motorcycle accident with very complex injuries. I have nothing but admiration for Craig and his colleagues dealing and treating me. They have shown me total respect, and without doubt have made my recovery better and quicker than I could of ever expected. I am very fortunate that my case manager engaged The Physio Lounge to help and manage the physio treatment I needed. I can not sing loud enough the praises for Craig and his staff in helping me.
Sophie Burdett
Sophie Burdett
16. May, 2020.
Worked with Craig from the Physio Lounge. He has helped me massively with lower back pain due to over rotation of my spine. He has helped to treat my current symptoms with acupuncture and has also created a bespoke programme for me to follow which has helped to solve the issue on a long term basis. I would highly recommend him and the Physio Lounge!
Jen West
Jen West
16. May, 2020.
I can honestly say that in all my time of training in a gym, bodybuilding and training 100's of clients I have never come across a Physio who is this knowledgeable as Craig. His thirst for learning is evident! He regularly ensures he is up to date with the latest science led studies to ensure he is helping his clients the best way. On top of that he is highly professional and very comfortable to be around. He puts you at ease and listens and asks all the right questions to diagnose you. He is worth traveling to I will never go anywhere else! Thank you Craig, you have changed my life!
16. May, 2020.
I have been treated by Craig at the Physiolounge several times over the last few years for various different running injuries. I’m always impressed by his knowledge, dedication and skill. He even managed In the last few weeks to remotely diagnose and cure a knee problem I had! I would highly recommend Physiolounge.
Jimbag Ant
Jimbag Ant
16. May, 2020.
Multiple Rugby Injuries I’ve had many injuries over the past few years including shoulder, hamstring and ankle to name a few. I’ve used Physio Lounge consistently and they’ve done a tremendous job.
Hugh Lea-Wilson
Hugh Lea-Wilson
16. May, 2020.
Following a bad skiing injury to my shoulder and fearing the worst, I have been nothing other than thoroughly impressed with the PhysioLounge. I was thankfully able to see Craig for a 'live' consultation pre-lockdown, and then have had 4 online physio sessions which have worked perfectly and through which he has enabled me to build up strength in the shoulder. Not only that, but he has also attended to weaknesses in posture and physique that will hopefully benefit me in future triathlons (looking ahead in faith!)


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