Data and Privacy Policy

Victoria School of Dancing respects the privacy of everyone who attends the School or visits the sites connected with the school. The purpose of this policy is to describe the types of information that we collect from you when you register and explain how we use this information.
Any information that you choose to provide us with about yourself will be held on a secure computer in strict accordance with relevant European Union Data Protection Directives.
Victoria School of Dancing may change this policy at any time in line with legislative changes or changes to the policy of the organisation. Please check our website from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes.
Your personal information
We collect your personal information when you complete a registration form or send an email. This information will include your name and email address plus other relevant information we need when contacting you regarding your child or your invoice.  We never publish any image of or anything without clear consent from those concerned. This is why we have our policy regarding this below. (Read the Photography/Social Media Waiver.) We also hold personal information about our staff. This is again used to inform and pay the invoice for work completed. The Teachers will have access to your phone numbers incase of any issue or emergency during class times. 
We only collect the required personal information needed to contact you regarding billing, inform you of actions and changes at the school, and keep your child safe. 
Who has access to your information?
Only designated, authorised people have access to your personal information, for instance staff.  We do not disclose to third party companies without your consent. The exclusions to this would be for example: 
When arranging dance exams for the ISTD
Entering a student for a Festival.
Organising the filming, DVD distribution of a School Show with Hudson Pictures. 
Can you access the information we hold about you?
You can contact me at any time remove your consent to our use of your personal data, or to review or change the information you have supplied to us. Eg. change of Address or Phone number. 
Non-personal information collected during your visit to our website or Dance Studio Pro
Whenever you browse our website, read pages, or download information, the web server automatically records certain information about your visit from the computer or device you use to access our site. This information does not identify you personally. It just tells us how many visitors come to our site and the types of computers they use. With this information, we can improve our site for all our visitors and make it more useful to you. We also have Google Analytics on our site which provides us with very useful (anonymous) information about visitors to our site.
We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available.
Third party websites
We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites, even if you access them using links from our web site, and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit. In addition, if you linked to our web site from a third party web site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party web site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party web site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
Social Media
We operate a closed Private Facebook Page called VSODUK, This is where we can post messages, videos and pictures that are helpful to you and our students. We also have a Public Facebook Page called Victoria School of Dancing. This can be seen by our followers. We use photos from classes as advertising for the school here, If you do not wish your Childs photo to be seen on this page, please inform me or tick the box relating to this on the electronic registration form. We have a twitter account @VSODUK and Instagram
We reserve the right to:
Remove or to edit any Information or materials or block your access at our sole discretion and without notice; and/or
disclose any information as required by law; and/or
take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to prevent any breach of these terms and conditions or any breach of applicable law or regulation.
More questions about privacy?
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns about how we protect your personal information and ensure your privacy.