Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website [www.dancewoking.com] and served by DANCE WOKING and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email-marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Personal Information

The details which you provide about yourself and any information which identifies you such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, country of residence will only be retained by the Dance Woking if you provide this personal information when purchasing tickets or when asking to receive communications from the Dance Woking.

Although it is not compulsory to provide all of this information, should you choose not to, then Dance Woking may not be able to provide you with the full range of services that www.dancewoking.com has to offer.

How Dance Woking protects your personal information

Dance Woking takes precautions to protect your information. All personal information stored by us is kept on a server in a secure environment. Only employees and approved contractors/developers we appoint to do a specific job are permitted access to personal information. We undertake annual security reviews. Personal information will be held on Dance Woking’s system and used for operational purposes such as the processing of bookings and orders, and sending you information, which you may choose not to receive.

You have a right at anytime to stop Dance Woking contacting you for marketing purposes and can amend how Dance Woking uses your personal information by emailing

Dance Woking may from time to time ask you for further information in order to update records or for particular purposes.  You are under no obligation to participate and should you provide any further information, Dance Woking will inform you how any further information will be used.

Sharing your personal information

Dance Woking will share your personal information if the relevant opt-in box has been ticked within your online account.  In these instances, we may supply your personal information to third party arts organisations who we are partnering in event activity.

Dance Woking may also transfer your personal information ‘internally’ as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, but shall take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

In addition, if you choose to enter competitions or other activities that require administration by third parties, Dance Woking may pass your personal information to such businesses in order to contact you.

You can amend these settings at anytime by emailing us.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by far not a comprehensive list].

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

Information automatically collected from your computer

Log files/Public IP addresses: A public IP address is a unique number which allows a computer, group of computers or other internet connected device to browse to the internet.  When you visit www.dancewoking.com the Dance Woking’s web server automatically records your public Internet protocol (“IP”) address and also generates a log file.  The log file records the time and date of your visit, the pages that were requested, the referring website (if provided) and your Internet browser version.  This information is collected to help diagnose and manage the website, to audit the geographical make-up of users, and to establish how they have arrived at the website.

Dance Woking does not ordinarily link IP addresses to any of your personal information, which means that you remain anonymous even though the IP address is used to produce analytics information.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.craftykingsboutique.co.uk or Kings Trains Models.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Disclosure

Other than where you have consented to Dance Woking sharing your personal information, Dance Woking will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission unless required to do so (for example, if required to do so by a court order), or when requested by the police or a regulatory or government authority investigating illegal activities.

Users Under 16

If you are under 16, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent beforehand whenever you provide personal information.  Users without such consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Third Party Websites

Dance Woking is not responsible for the privacy notices and practices of other websites even if accessed using links from www.dancewoking.com and recommends that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact its owner or Data Protection Officer if you have any concerns or questions.

Transferring your personal information outside of the Europe

As part of the services offered to you through the Dance Woking website, the personal information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).  By way of example, this may happen if any of the computer servers used to facilitate the website are located in a country outside of the EEA.  If Dance Woking transfers your personal information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy notice.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

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 never 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 may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. 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.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or wish to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you please contact Dance Woking by email: office@dancewoking.com

Or write to us:

Dance Woking
Suite 1, Floor 2
Steward House
16a Commercial Way
Woking GU21 6ET