Privacy Policy

Dance Workshops Watford is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

By visiting our site and sending us requests for further information, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We need you to provide accurate personal information so that you can be contacted and, if you purchase anything, so that we can complete the transaction. You can opt-out and decide not to provide the requested personal information. However, by doing so, you will not receive the information and service you are requesting.

We may obtain information about you from other sources, including publicly available sources, social media platforms.  Examples of information we may collect are:

  • personal details – Students Name, Email address, Emergency contact telephone number of legal guardian, age of child/dren, any known medical conditions;
  • publicly observed activities or information made available by you to the public, i.e videos, internet postings, and user generated content.

How Dance Workshops Watford uses this information

The information we collect may be used to provide you with services and offers tailored to your interests, and to conduct other Dance Workshop Watford business operations.  We may use the information we collect to:

  • answer questions or respond to your requests;
  • develop new services;
  • send you email and/or postal messages with information about Dance Workshops Watford and other content we think may be of interest to you;
  • telephone you about our services and workshops and other content we think may be of interest to you;
  • allow you to participate in social sharing on our websites;
  • analyse the use of, and develop our services and marketing and
  • enforce our Terms and Conditions and otherwise manage our business.

Dance Workshops Watford will only process your information in pursuance of our legitimate interest if we receive any requests related to, for example, a service, a call-back, or specific marketing materials; we will use your personal information to fulfil your request.  Where we need to manage your details, we will do so in accordance with our legal obligation placed on us under law.  We will seek consent from you if we need to process your data for solely identified purposes.  To ensure meaningful consent is obtained from you, Dance Workshops Watford will provide you with reasonable notice ensuring that your consent is provided on an informed basis.

Children’s privacy

We will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. We would expect that all communication in response to our workshops, for those 13 years and under, are made through those holding parental consent. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from someone under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records, if we have not received the suitable parental consent

Information sharing

We will never sell your personal information to marketers outside of Dance Workshops Watford.  We may contact you with information about our partners and services, but these communications will come from ourselves and will usually be incorporated in our own marketing materials.

Third-party service providers

We engage third-party service providers to perform a variety of business operations on our behalf.  We may share some personal information with them in order to deliver the service requested. We provide our service providers with only the personal information they need in order to perform the services we request, and we contractually require that they protect this information appropriately and not use it for any other purpose.

For example, we may rely on a third-party service provider to:

  • Deliver services to you in the form of a workshop
  • We need to tell them approximate ages of dancers and levels of dance ability as advised by you to us.

You and your information

To the extent provided for by applicable law, you have certain rights in respect of the management of the personal data we hold about you.

If you pay for anything, we use a secure third party payment processor to process all these transactions. We do not hold any financial details and these are held by the payment processing company to process your payment. We transfer you to our preferred payments processor and you authorize us to do so solely for this purpose.

Email Address

When you subscribe to Dance Workshops Watford via email, your email address is placed in a database and used to send you information and newsletters. We do not rent or share your email address. By submitting your email address, you consent to Dance Workshops Watford delivering email content about suitable services. You can remove your address from our email list at any time by following the opt out instructions at the end of every email we send.

Consent

Where you have provided consent for our processing of your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time by contacting us as described below. We will cease processing your personal data as soon as reasonably practicable following our receipt of your withdrawal.

Contact us at the email address below if you want us to change or delete any information that we have about you. We will respond to your request to access, update, or delete your information within ten (10) business days. Before we are able to provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies, or delete any information, however, we may ask you to verify your identity.

Opt-Out If you would like to unsubscribe, please contact  admin@danceworkshopswatford.co.uk

Spam

If you believe that Dance Workshops Watford has sent you unsolicited commercial email (spam), please notify us at admin@danceworkshopswatford.co.uk

Complaints

If you consider that we have processed personal data in violation of applicable law, please contact us as described. If you consider that we have processed personal data in violation of applicable law and failed to remedy such violation to your reasonable satisfaction, you may also lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (e.g. the Information Commissioner in the UK).

Cookies and Other Technologies

Dance Workshops Watford use a variety of technologies to assess how our sites or mobile applications are used, to personalise your experience and to deliver you marketing, including online content, tailored to your interests. Some technologies we may use include the following:

Cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your device when you visit a site that can be understood by the site that issued the cookie. We use the information collected by cookies to remember who you are to log you in and your preferences, to provide you advertisements, offers or other content tailored to your interests and to assess how our sites are used. You can accept or decline cookies through your browser settings. To learn more, please look at the cookie settings available in your specific web browser(s). Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Sites or other websites and online services.

We may use third-party web analytics services on our Sites, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyse how visitors use the Sites. The information obtained for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers.

The providers of third-party plug-ins and widgets on our Sites, such as embedded videos and social media sharing tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the Sites and your interactions with the plug-ins and widgets. We may also receive information you have made available to those third party services, including the geographic location of your mobile device and other information about you (such as name, email address, gender, locale, time zone, languages, social media profile URL, personal website URL, biographical information, birthday, photo, list of devices, education history, work history, hometown, interests, current city, political views, favourite athlete and teams, relationship status and information, religion, name of significant other, and certain security settings information) and your contacts on those services. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of the third party providers of the plug-ins and widgets.

Links to Third Party Sites and Social Media

Dance Workshops Watford may include links to third-party sites. The Dance Workshops Watford does not control these third-party sites, and we encourage you to read the privacy statement of every site you visit.

Social Networks and Third-Party Plug-ins

Our websites may include plugins from social networks or other third parties. An example of a plugin is the Facebook “Like” button. Where legally permitted, these plugins may communicate with and send information to the party that provided the plugin, even if you do not click on the plugin. This information may include your IP address, information about your browser and device, and the address of the web page you are visiting on our site. Loading, using or clicking the plugins may also place, read and transmit cookies. These cookies may contain a unique identifier the social network or third party assigns to you. The loading, functionality and your use of the plugins are governed by the privacy statement and terms of the party that provided the plugin.

User Generated Content

Please remember that any information you submit or post as user-generated content to Social Media sites become public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal and or other information in such submissions or posts. Dance Workshops Watford cannot prevent others from using such information in a manner that may violate this Privacy Statement, the law, or your personal privacy and safety. Dance Workshops Watford is not responsible for the results of such postings.

Information Security

Dance Workshops Watford is committed to keeping personal information secure. We have implemented administrative and physical procedures designed to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration.

We limit access to personal information to those who have a business need. We keep personal information only for so long as deemed reasonably necessary.

Updates to our Privacy Statement

We will post changes to this Privacy Statement and indicate the effective date when this Privacy Statement is updated. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Statement, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you most recently provided us or by posting notice of the changes on this site.

Dance Workshops Watford reviewed this Privacy Policy May 2018 in line with GDPR.