Privacy Policy

The School Of Dance Watlington Privacy Policy

We take the privacy of our website visitors and service users very seriously and are committed to the protection and security of personal data from our website visitors and customers.

What personal data do we collect and how do we use it

We may collect the following personal data provided to us by you:
• name and contact details including phone numbers and email address;
• student/parent/carer emergency contact details for health and safety purposes

We may process your personal data that has been given to us in the course of:
• providing services to you;
• communicating with you;
• processing a BACS payment for services or products provided;
• ensuring the security of our services;
• maintaining backups of our databases;
• record keeping and billing.
• in a medical/health emergency

The lawful basis for this processing is that processing is necessary for the performance of a contract between you and us or taking steps, at your request, prior to entering into a contract.
Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive any direct marketing communications and limit the publication of your information.

We use cookies on our website and will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website where you can opt in and opt out.
We may process information about your use of our website using our analytics tracking system for the purposes of analysing website use.

This may include:

• IP address;
• geographical location;
• browser type and version;
• operating system and referral source;
• length of visit, page views and website navigation paths;
• timing, frequency and pattern of your website use.

The lawful basis for this processing is our legitimate interests in monitoring and improving our website and services. The tracking software we use is Google Analytics.
We do not use your personal data for marketing purposes including direct marketing. We will

Sharing your personal data

We may disclose your personal data (name and contact details) as reasonably necessary to suppliers and sub-contractors for the purposes of providing our services to you. For example, to make a delivery of uniform
We do not share or sell your personal data to any third parties for marketing purposes including direct marketing.

Retention and deletion of your personal data

We retain your personal data for 30 days after you leave the School of Dance if you are all paid up to date. Should you still owe any fees we will store your details until you are paid up and 30 days thereafter. All personal details are stored safely and no one else has access to these. All data will be deleted/shredded and disposed of safely.

Your access to and control over your personal data

If you wish to contact us regarding the personal data that we hold either to:
• request a copy of personal data that we hold;
• request that inaccurate personal data is rectified;
• request that personal data is blocked, erased or destroyed where we have no need to keep for legal or compliance purposes;
• to object to processing of your personal data where we have no need to keep for legal or compliance purposes.
Please email contact us using any of the data provided in our details at the beginning of this policy.

Social Media Platforms

• Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
• Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
• This website shows a social share buttons which links directly from our web pages to the social media platforms. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account and we take no responsibility for external websites. We have a link to their Privacy Policies below should you wish to read that.

Users under 18

If you are under 18, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent beforehand whenever you provide The School of Dance Watlington with personal Information to the website. Users without such consent are not allowed to provide us with Personal Information and it will not be stored.

Resources and Further Information

Google Privacy Policy
Facebook Privacy Policy
Instagram Privacy Policy 
Twitter Privacy Policy

You also have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

Terms and Conditions

For The School of Dance Watlington full Terms and Conditions please see here.

Contact Details

If you have any queries regarding the Privacy Policy or Terms and Conditions you can contact me on any method below:
Phone: 07708 597114
Correspondence Address: Mrs Emily Law, 17 Old School Close, Littleport, Ely, Cambs, CB61ET


We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

Last updated May 25th 2018