Vera the Diva - Privacy Policy

 

Vera the Diva is committed to protecting the privacy of its users and we therefore ask that you please read our Privacy Policy before providing us with any information about you or any other person ("Personal Information").

Our use of your Personal Information

VERATHEDIVA Ltd is registered in England and Wales Co. No. 08602540.  For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 the data controller is Director, David Hume.

Cookies
The Vera the Diva website uses cookies - small text files that are stored on your computer or in your browser - to help us to monitor how visitors use our site and allow us to maintain the optimum experience for website users. The website does not store or capture personal information about you when you visit it - it merely records traffic information. This means information about all of our visitors collectively, for example the number of visits the website receives. In order to respect our visitors' rights of privacy, this information is anonymous and no individual visitor can be identified from it.
You can disable and delete cookies by changing the appropriate setting within your browser's 'Help', 'Tools' or 'Settings' menu. Please note that by disabling cookies you may not benefit from some of the features of our site. You can find out more about deleting or controlling cookies by visiting aboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
We will only collect personal information about you if you send us an e-mail enquiry via the 'contact us' facility. In order for this to happen, you will need to fill out the on line ‘Enquiry' form. You will be required to give us certain types of personal information, which only includes your name, telephone number and e-mail address.
The type of information being collected for an enquiry will be apparent from the layout of the “Enquiry' form, which also tells you how this information will be used. The information collected when you email an ‘Enquiry’ form will only be used to email you details requested and for no other reason.
We take all reasonable precautions to protect our visitors' information, both on and off line. If your personal information changes, please let us know and we will correct, update or remove any information that we hold about you on our active database. We may however need to retain archive copies of that personal information for legal or audit purposes. If you have any queries regarding the way in which Vera the Diva handles data collected from you on this website, please visit the contact us page

Membermeister
All bookings and invoices are recorded in the third party secure business software Membermeister.  This means that client name, email & telephone number are held in the Membermeister system so that bookings can be managed efficiently

Videos and Photography

We occasionally will take videos and photographs at dance classes and other dance events.
Some photographs may be added to our website to publicise our activities. 
In addition, social media is an important channel for our marketing and also for communication.  Vera the Diva uses Facebook and Google+ for this purpose and occasionally videos and photos of our students are posted. 
Also, our Facebook closed groups are only seen by those students who asked to join each group & are not available to the public or friends
With all the group routines everyone's verbal permission is requested before they are posted; these closed groups are for classes planning & training purposes and not available to the public.
Students are to contact the Director, David Hume if they do not wish to have videos or photographs of themselves on our website or posted in social media.

When might we disclose your Personal Information to others?

Please be assured that except for the reasons listed below, we will not disclose your Personal Information to others.
We may disclose your Personal Information to others in the following circumstances and/or for the following purposes:

  1. Where it is necessary for the provision of information or services to you
  2. Where we are required to do so by the courts or to comply with other legal, statutory and/or regulatory obligations
  3. To prevent and/or detect crime

Hyperlinks
We may provide hyperlinks from this web site ('the Site') to web sites of other organisations including websites of associated companies. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to this Site and that Vera the Diva will not liable for the contents of linked web sites or any transactions carried out with organisations operating those web sites.
Requests for access to Personal Information
We are happy to provide you with details of the Personal Information, which we process about you. To protect our customers' personal information, we follow strict storage and disclosure procedures, which mean that we will require proof of identity from you prior to disclosing such information. We may charge a small administration fee in relation to any requests for access to personal information. Please direct any such request to the data controller at the company address listed above.

Information updates
Please help us to keep your Personal Information current and accurate by contacting us if your Personal Information is or becomes inaccurate and/or out-of-date.

Contacting us
If you do not want us to use your Personal Information in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy, need to advise us of any changes to your personal information, or would like any more information about the way in which we collect and use your please contact us at our email address: enquiries@verathediva.com

Security
As you may be aware, no data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure. As a result, while we will always use reasonable endeavours to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information and the use of our Site (including the e-mail facilities) is at your own risk.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy will change from time to time, and you should check the Site on a regular basis to ensure that you are aware of our most recent policies (including this Privacy Policy and the Terms relating to your use of the Site).

User declaration
By providing Vera the Diva with any Personal Information you consent to the use of your Personal Information for the purposes and in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

January 2017                                                                          © VERATHEDIVA LTD


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