WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Information you provide to us:
Our Website: When you sign up to our mailchimp list or register as a Friend of Indepen-dance you are voluntarily providing us with personal information that we collect. This information may include your name, physical address, email address and phone number.
Our Services: When using our services, you provide us with personal information including your name, email address, date of birth, telephone number as well as any other personal information you disclose in connection with the delivery of that service.
Please note that sometimes we will require you to provide additional personal information, and sometimes sensitive personal information. For example, when signing up to our classes and workshops we will require medical information and emergency contact details. When we do this, we will provide further information as to why we are collecting your information and how we will use it.
Information we collect automatically:
Our Website: When you browse our website we collect information via cookies which may save to users’ computers. For more information read the Cookies section below.
HOW WILL WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the information we collect via our website for a range of reasons, including:
- for the purposes made clear to you at the time you submit your information i.e. to send you our e-newsletter, updates on training opportunities and jobs, Festival News or Friends of Indepen-dance benefits
- to maintain an accurate mailing list of subscribers
- to improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device
- to analyse customers use of our website and obtain website analytics
- as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure
We use the information we collect via our services for a range of reasons, including:
- to set up a customer contact record
- to provide, operate and maintain the services
- to manage our customers’ use of the services i.e. respond to enquiries and comments and provide customer service and support
- for any other purposes about which we notify customers and users
We may process your personal information for our legitimate business interests e.g direct marketing with services, offers, promotions and events we think may be of interest to you. You will always be able to opt-out of such communications at any time.
IS PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ME SECURE?
RETENTION, ACCESS TO, CORRECTION AND REMOVAL OF INFORMATION
We will hold your personal information on file for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity. You are entitled to access, amend or delete information we hold about you at any time. To do so email firstname.lastname@example.org If you no longer wish to receive our news and opportunities updates by email, follow the unsubscribe link contained within the email.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to store data used by the websites that you visit. They are used to make websites work more effectively and to provide certain information to the site owners. To find out more about cookies and how to manage or delete them visit: www.aboutcookies.org.
Indepen-dance does not collect any personal information via the cookies on our website. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. to collect information about how visitors use our website. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 16, all information collected and held about anyone under the age of 16 is provided to us by a parent or guardian. If you are under 16, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any Personal Information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 16 may have provided us Personal Information please contact us.