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.

In this section you will find information on this website’s privacy policy and use of data, under the following headings:

  1. Our Privacy Commitment
  2. Personal Information
  3. Log Files
  4. Cookies | 4.1 Google Analytics | 4.2 Third-party cookies
  5. Other Websites
  6. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
  7. How we protect information
  8. Surveys and Promotions
  9. Correcting / Updating Personal Information
  10. Users under 16
  11. Email Newsletter
  12. External Links
  13. Transferring your personal information outside of the Europe
  14. Adverts and Sponsored Links
  15. Social Media Platforms
  16. Shortened Links in Social Media
  17. Contact us

1. Privacy Commitment

The Dance Woking website is owned and operated by Akiko. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online and to this end have developed the following Privacy Policy to deal with the issues which may concern you. Please read the Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time so please check it periodically.

  1. Personal Information

The details which you provide about yourself and any information which identifies you such as your name, address, telephone number and country of residence (“Personal Information”) will only be retained by Dance Woking if you provide this personal information when purchasing a ticket, registering your details, completing the contact form on the website, subscribing to one of our email lists, purchasing goods or services, taking part in a dance platform, or when completing a feedback form at a Dance Woking event.

The personal information you supply when you join one of our e-mail lists will be used by Dance Woking to keep you up to date with events and activities produced by Dance Woking. When purchasing items you are given the opportunity to opt in to receiving news and information from Dance Woking and other art organisations. When joining one of our email lists you are given the opportunity to opt into receiving information from other arts organisations. Unless otherwise agreed upon, Dance Woking will not pass on your personal information to third party organisations. In the instances where this has been previously agreed upon, we supply your personal information for one-off use by the other arts organisations. Each email we send you offers you the opportunity to amend these preferences, or you can ask us to do this, by emailing office@dancewoking.com.

If you would like to revise the information provided to us at any time, or feel what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update the information by emailing office@dancewoking.com.

We may from time to time ask you for further information in order to update our records or for particular purposes. We will always tell you how we will use any further information received from you. From time to time we will need to send you our website and service announcement updates.

  1. Log Files

Every time someone visits our website a log file is generated on our computer. The log file records the time and date of your visit, the files that were requested, your IP (Internet Protocol) address, the referrer (if provided) and the browser version. We collect this information to help us diagnose problems and administer our systems, and to audit the geographical make-up of users and how they have arrived at our site; that is, from what other sites have visitors arrived – this information being obtained from the referrer URL.

We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that you remain anonymous even though we include your IP address in our aggregate information. However, we can and will attempt to use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms and conditions, or to protect our services and other users.

  1. Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping. Cookies are used to make websites easier to use by storing information about your preferences on a particular website and for market purposes. The information may remain on your computer after the Internet session finishes and you leave the website but you can delete them using some browsers, manually or using system utilities. Most Internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your Internet browser to refuse cookies or to warm you when cookies are being used. This site will work more efficiently if receipt of cookies is enabled but it will still operate correctly if you disable cookies.

Visiting this site with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you consent to our use of cookies as described in this notice.

For more information on cookies and their uses, you may like to visit:

www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=cookies

www.cookiecentral.com/faq

www.allaboutcookies.org

Please note that we are not responsible for information available on these websites.

4.1 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how our visitors use and navigate this website. We use this information to report to funders such as the Arts Council England and the Higher Education Funding Council for England, and to analyse usage of the website so that we can continually work to add new features and improve your experience of it.

The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site, which pages they visited and whereabouts they came to the site from. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally.

4.2 Third Party Cookies

During your visits to this website you may be delivered cookies by third-party websites. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Dance Woking does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third-party websites for more information about these.

  1. Other Websites

This website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy notice. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance which their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

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.

  1. Use and disclosure of Personal Information

If you contact us we reserve the right to keep a record of that correspondence and incorporate the information it contains to our database.

If we are requested by the police or a regularity or government authority investigating illegal activities to provide information concerning your activities whilst using the network we shall do. Similarly, we will disclose your Personal Information as part of a transaction whereby our company or business assets are transferred to a third party or if we are compelled to do so by law.

  1. How we protect information

We take every precaution to protect your information. To this end all personal information stored by us is kept in a secure environment. Only employees and approved contractors / developers we may appoint from time to time and who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Regular security reviews are held by us to ensure that the site remains safe and secure for your protection.

  1. Surveys and promotions

From time to time we conduct surveys and promotions and may request information from you as part of these. Participation is these are entirely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose any information which might be required. We may also ask you whether you would like to receive promotional emails and mailings from us about our other products or services. Similarly, you are under no obligation to accept such information (see opt-out link above).

  1. Correcting / updating personal information

If your personal information changes or if you no longer wish to subscribe to the service, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove the personal information provided to us as speedily as possible. This can be done by emailing us at office@ dancewoking.com.

  1. Users under 16

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

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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
Pearl Assurance House
28 High Street
Woking GU21 6BW