Privacy Policy

At Start the Dance, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to hello@startthedance.co.uk. Alternatively, you can telephone 020 7183 0717.

 

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use submit an enquiry form on our website. We can also collect information from you if you make an enquiry directly by telephone or email.

 

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, phone number IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you purchase a voucher from us, your card information is not held by us, but it is collected by our third party payment processors, PayPal, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below.

 

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • Find you a suitable choreographer for your dance lessons and arrange the lessons;

  • Process orders that you have submitted;

  • Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;

  • Notify you of changes to our services;

  • Notify you of any new services we offer.

 

Who has access to your information?

  • We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

  • We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

 

Contractors working on our behalf: We may pass your information to for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example many of our choreographers are subcontractors). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes.

 

Your choices

You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: hello@startthedance.co.uk or telephone on 020 7183 0717.

How you can access and update your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Start the Dance hold about you (we may charge £10 for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

 

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is encrypted and protected with the following software 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.

 

All enquiries are sent using a third party application called 123FormBuilder which is fully compliant with GDPR and the latest regulations. Further information can be found at https://www.123formbuilder.com/gdpr-compliance/

 

Cookies

When you access this website, we use ‘cookies’ that automatically track certain information about visitor activity on the site. Cookies are data files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a user's hard disk for use either during a particular session or for future use. Start the Dance uses cookies only to support visitor’s interaction with the site and keep it running efficiently. This includes information such as the browser and operating system being used, IP address and referring URL.

Start the Dance will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. Please be aware that restricting cookies will have no impact on the functionality of this website.

Start the Dance use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to compile reports for us on activity on the site. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. How to reject or delete this cookie.

 

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.

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