Embody Dance

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Embody Dance is a community dance company. We provide dance classes for all ages and abilities across the Midlands region. Our registered address is: 6 Oban Road, Hinckley, LE10 0LL and you can contact us by email at [email protected] or alternatively you can phone 07533916231. 
Embody Dance is committed to protecting your privacy and security. This Privacy Statement applies to the use and processing of personal information collected and used by Embody Dance, in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 and The General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). 
By using the Embody Dance website, mobile applications or otherwise providing your personal information to Embody Dance, you agree to the collection, use and sharing of your information in accordance with this statement. 
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully, should you have any queries in respect of this statement or our use of personal data, please contact our data protection officer here: [email protected] 
Information we may collect from you 
We may collect information about you from a variety of sources. This includes information we collect directly from you; information we collect when you visit our sites, view our online content or use our mobile applications or other services; and information we collect about you from other sources. 
Information we collect directly from you 
We collect information directly from you when you instruct us, place an order directly with us, create an account on our websites, call or email us, book a class or otherwise provide information directly to us. The following are examples of information we may collect directly from you: 
personal details – Name, Email address, Postal address, Telephone number; Emergency Contacts 
demographic information; 
medical information for when partaking in classes; 
financial information (such as a credit card) and bank account details and/or 
Photos and videos for use on the Embody website, social media and retail of the Embody Show DVD 
Information we collect when you visit our sites, view our online ads or promotions, or use our mobile applications or other services 
We use cookies and other technologies to collect information when you visit our sites, view our online advertisements or promotions, or use our mobile applications or other services. The following are examples of information we may collect with these technologies: 
information about your device browser and operating system; 
IP address; 
web pages you view; 
links you click and/or 
information about the way you use the application. 
Information Embody Dance collects from other sources 
We may obtain information about you from other sources, including publicly available sources, social media platforms or referral agents such as email, text or phone calls from existing customers etc.  Examples of information we may collect from other sources are: 
personal details – Name, Email address, Postal address, Telephone number; 
demographic information and/or 
publicly observed activities or information made available by you to the public, such as blogs, videos, internet postings, and user generated content. 
How Embody Dance uses this information 
The information we collect may be used to provide you with products, offers and services, to deliver to you advertisements, offers or other content tailored to your interests, and to conduct other Embody Dance business operations.  We may use the information we collect to: 
answer questions or respond to your requests; 
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts or agreements entered into by you and Embody Dance; 
develop new products and services; 
create and manage your account; 
protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions; 
send you email and/or postal messages with information about Embody Dance brands and other content we think may be of interest to you; 
telephone you about our brands and other content we think may be of interest to you; 
provide Marketing tailored to your interests, including interest-based marketing; 
allow you to participate in social sharing on our websites; 
analyse the use of, and develop, our products, services and marketing and 
enforce our Terms and Conditions and otherwise manage our business. 
register children for performance exemption licenses. 
Embody Dance will only process your information in pursuance of our legitimate interest if we receive any requests related to, for example, a product or service, a call-back, or specific marketing materials; we will use your personal information to fulfil your request.  Where we need to manage your account and protect you against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, we will do so in accordance with our legal obligation placed on us under law.  We will seek consent from you if we need to process your data for solely identified purposes.  To ensure meaningful consent is obtained from you, Embody Dance will provide you with reasonable notice ensuring that your consent is provided on an informed basis. 
Information sharing 
We will never sell your personal information to marketers outside of Embody Dance.  We may contact you with information about our partners, or third-party products and services, but these communications will come from ourselves and will usually be incorporated in our own marketing materials. 
Third-party service providers 
We engage third-party service providers to perform a variety of business operations on our behalf.  In so doing, we may share your personal information with them. We provide our service providers with only the personal information they need in order to perform the services we request, and we contractually require that they protect this information appropriately and not use it for any other purpose. 
For example, we may rely on a third-party service provider to: 
carry out your service requests and answer your questions; 
host our sites and deliver our email or other communications; 
analyse our data, sometimes combined with data from other sources, to send you communications; 
carry out research and analyse data to improve our products, services and sites and/or 
perform other services that we request. 
provide admin support to our business for example, bookkeeper, web developer, IT services 
For a list of third party service providers, please contact Emma at [email protected] 
Other situations 
We may transfer or otherwise process your personal information: 
to protect, defend or exercise the rights and property of Embody Dance (including enforcing our Terms and Conditions) and/or 
when required by law and/or government authorities. 
Personal Information Retention Period 
We will only use and store information for as long as it is required for the purposes it was collected for.  We will retain Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 
Communication options 
Email Communications 
We will send you necessary emails to fulfil our legitimate business needs for example, notice of class changes, Embody show details, invoices. 
You can stop receiving promotional email messages from Embody Dance by following the opt-out instructions provided in any such message you receive. 
Postal Mail 
Necessary mail to fulfil our legitimate business needs for example, sending invoices. 
PLEASE NOTE: We will honour your request to stop receiving promotional email and postal messages from Embody Dance as practicable.  However, we may continue to send you service-related communications. We may keep information for record keeping ensuring we fulfil your request not to send particular types of messages. 
You and your information 
To the extent provided for by applicable law, you have certain rights in respect of the management of the personal data we hold about you. 
How we protect your information 
Embody Dance makes sure that all personal data is well looked after, and we always take reasonable steps to ensure that all data is treated securely and in accordance with all relevant laws. The information you provide to us will usually be stored and processed on servers based within the United Kingdom, but you agree that we may store the data on carefully selected portable devices, in paper files, and to transfer data abroad. It may be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our best to ensure that your personal data is kept securely. 
Once we have received your personal data we will use all our powers and security features to try and prevent any unauthorised access. Therefore, we have to say that whilst we will do our utmost best to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of any transmitted data to our site and therefore any transmission is at your own risk. 
We take steps to keep your personal information accurate. 
Other rights 
To the extent provided by applicable law, you have the right to request rectification of your personal data; to obtain restriction of the processing of personal data; to object to the processing of personal data (including direct marketing) and to data portability. To exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described below. 
Where you have provided consent for our processing of your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time by contacting us as described below. We will cease processing your personal data as soon as reasonably practicable following our receipt of your withdrawal. 
If you consider that we have processed personal data in violation of applicable law, please contact us as described below. If you consider that we have processed personal data in violation of applicable law and failed to remedy such violation to your reasonable satisfaction, you may also lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (e.g. the Information Commissioner in the UK). 
Page Break 
Cookies and Other Technologies 
Embody Dance and our third-party service providers use a variety of technologies to assess how our sites or mobile applications are used, to personalise your experience and to deliver you marketing, including online content, tailored to your interests. Some technologies we may use include the following: 
A cookie is a small file placed on your device when you visit a site that can be understood by the site that issued the cookie. We use the information collected by cookies to remember who you are to log you in and your preferences, to provide you advertisements, offers or other content tailored to your interests and to assess how our sites are used. You can accept or decline cookies through your browser settings. To learn more, please look at the cookie settings available in your specific web browser(s). Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Sites or other websites and online services. 
Other Technologies 
In conjunction with gathering information through cookies, web beacons and Javascript, our web servers may log information such as your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone where your device is located. We also may record information such as the address of the web page that referred you to our Sites and the IP address of the device you use to connect to our Sites. We may log information about your interaction with the Sites, such as which pages you visit. To control which web servers collect information by automated means, we may place tags on our web pages called “web beacons,” which are small files that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies. We also may send instructions to your device using JavaScript or other computer languages to gather the sorts of information described above and other details about your interactions with our Sites. 
We may use third-party web analytics services on our Sites, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyse how visitors use the Sites. The information obtained for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. 
The providers of third-party plug-ins and widgets on our Sites, such as embedded videos and social media sharing tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the Sites and your interactions with the plug-ins and widgets. We may also receive information you have made available to those third party services, including the geographic location of your mobile device and other information about you (such as name, email address, gender, locale, time zone, languages, social media profile URL, personal website URL, biographical information, birthday, photo, list of devices, education history, work history, hometown, interests, current city, political views, favourite athlete and teams, relationship status and information, religion, name of significant other, and certain security settings information) and your contacts on those services. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of the third-party providers of the plug-ins and widgets. 
Links to Third Party Sites and Social Media 
Embody Dance sites may include links to third-party sites. Embody Dance does not control these third-party sites, and we encourage you to read the privacy statement of every site you visit. 
Social Networks and Third-Party Plug-ins 
Our websites may include plugins from social networks or other third parties. An example of a plugin is the Facebook “Like” button. Where legally permitted, these plugins may communicate with and send information to the party that provided the plugin, even if you do not click on the plugin. This information may include your IP address, information about your browser and device, and the address of the web page you are visiting on our site. Loading, using or clicking the plugins may also place, read and transmit cookies. These cookies may contain a unique identifier the social network or third party assigns to you. The loading, functionality and your use of the plugins are governed by the privacy statement and terms of the party that provided the plugin. 
User Generated Content 
Please remember that any information you submit or post as user-generated content to Social Media sites become public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal, financial or other information in such submissions or posts. Embody Dance cannot prevent others from using such information in a manner that may violate this Privacy Statement, the law, or your personal privacy and safety. Embody Dance is not responsible for the results of such postings. 
Information Security 
Embody Dance is committed to keeping personal information secure. We have implemented technical, administrative and physical procedures designed to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. 
We limit access to personal information to those who have a business need. We keep personal information only for so long as deemed reasonably necessary. 
Children’s privacy 
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on our Sites. 
Links to other websites and apps 
Our Sites may provide links to other websites and apps for your convenience and information. These websites and apps may operate independently from us. Linked sites and apps may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. To the extent any linked websites or apps are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for their content, any use of the websites or apps, or the privacy practices of the websites or apps. 
Updates to our Privacy Statement 
We will post changes to this Privacy Statement and indicate the effective date when this Privacy Statement is updated. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Statement, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you most recently provided us or by posting notice of the changes on this site. 
Embody Dance reviewed this Privacy Policy August 2020.