Cookie & Privacy Policy

CANADA WATER STUDIOS

Privacy Policy

Protecting your personal details on our website.

Last updated: 21/01/2020

Canada Water Studios Ltd (registered number 08583934), knows that you care how information about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy and forms part of our website terms and conditions (‘Website Terms’).

By accepting our Website Terms or by visiting www.canadawaterstudios.com (‘the Website’) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

The Website is brought to you by Canada Water Studios Ltd. Canada Water Studios Ltd believes it is important to protect your Personal Data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR) and we are committed to giving you a personalised service that meets your needs in a way that also protects your privacy. This policy explains how we may collect Personal Data about you. It also explains some of the security measures we take to protect your Personal Data, and tells you certain things we will do and not do. You should read this policy in conjunction with the Website Terms and Conditions.

When we first obtain Personal Data from you, or when you take a new service or product from us, we will give you the opportunity to tell us if you do or do not want to receive information from us about other services or products (as applicable). You may change your mind at any time.

Some of the Personal Data we hold about you may be ‘sensitive personal data’ within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR, for example, information about your health.

1. Collecting Information

We may collect Personal Data about you from a number of sources, including the following:

1.1. From you when you agree to take a service or product from us, in which case this may include your contact details, date of birth, how you will pay for the product or service and your payment details.

1.2. From you when you contact us with an enquiry or in response to a communication from us, in which case, this may tell us something about how you use our services.

1.3. From your trial form when you or your children first attend class, or from an entry form for dance exams.

2. Using Your Personal Information

2.1. Personal Data about our customers is an important part of our business and we shall only use your Personal Data for the following purposes and shall not keep such Personal Data longer than is necessary to fulfil these purposes:

2.1.1. To help us to identify you and/or your child when you contact us.

2.1.2. To help us to identify accounts, services and/or products which you could have from us or selected partners from time to time.

2.1.3. To help us to administer and to contact you about improved administration of any accounts, services and products we have provided before, do provide now or will or may provide in the future.

2.1.4. To allow us to carry out marketing analysis and customer profiling (including with transactional information), conduct research, including creating statistical and testing information.

2.1.5. To help to prevent and detect fraud or loss.

2.1.6.To allow us to contact you in any way (including mail, email, telephone, visit, text or multimedia messages) about products and services offered by us and selected partners unless you have previously asked us not to do so.

2.1.7. We may check your details with fraud prevention agencies. If you provide false or inaccurate information and we suspect fraud, we will record this.

2.2. We will not disclose your Personal Data to any third party except in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

2.3. We may allow other people and organisations to use Personal Data we hold about you in the following circumstances:

2.3.1. If we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired or are in the process of being acquired by a third party, in which case Personal Data held by us, about our customers, will be one of the transferred assets.

2.3.2. If we have been legitimately asked to provide information for legal or regulatory purposes or as part of legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.

2.3.3. We employ companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf and we may disclose your Personal Data to these parties for the purposes set out in clause 2.1 or, for example, for providing/teaching classes or customer service. Those parties are bound by strict contractual provisions with us and only have access to Personal Data needed to perform their functions, and may not use it for other purposes. Further, they must process the Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR. From time to time, these other people and organisations to whom we may pass your Personal Data may be outside the European Economic Area. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal Data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR.

2.4. Where you give us Personal Data on behalf of someone else, you confirm that you have provided them with the information set out in this Privacy Policy and that they have not objected to such use of their Personal Data.

2.5. We do not sell personal data to anyone.

3. Protecting Information

We have strict security measures to protect Personal Data.

3.1. We work to protect the security of your financial information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.

3.2. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.

3.3. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable customer information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

3.4. It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.

4. The internet

4.1. If you communicate with us using the internet, we may occasionally email you about our services, products and news. When you first give us Personal Data through the Website, we will give you the opportunity to say whether you would prefer us not to contact you by email. You can also always send us an email (at the address set out below) at any time if you change your mind. All our marketing emails include an ‘unsubscribe link’ at the bottom.

4.2. Please remember that communications over the internet, such as emails and webmails (messages sent through a website), are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may go through a number of countries before they are delivered – this is the nature of the internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of Personal Data that is beyond our control.

5. Links

5.1. The Website may include third-party advertising and links to other websites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer Personal Data to these advertisers or third-party websites.

5.2. We exclude all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third party websites.

6. Deleting Your Account

6.1. You can close your account with us at any time by emailing us at enquiries@canadawaterstudios.com. If you choose to close your account, please note that you will no longer be able to purchase services/classes from our website. We will delete the personal data associated with your account within a reasonable period, other than personal data which we have a need to retain for our internal business records (for example, data related to purchasing history).

7. Further Information

7.1. If you would like any more information or you have any comments about our Privacy Policy, please either write to us at Data Protection Manager, Canada Water Studios, Vancouver House, London SE16 7BW or email us at enquiries@canadawaterstudios.com.

7.2. We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you, in which case, we will publish the amended version on the Website. You confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any change to this Privacy Policy from time to time. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether this Privacy Policy has changed.

7.3. You can ask us for a copy of this Privacy Policy and of any amended Privacy Policy by writing to the above address or by emailing us at enquiries@canadawaterstudios.com. This Privacy Policy applies to Personal Data we hold about individuals. It does not apply to information we hold about companies and other organisations.

7.4. Canada Water Studios Ltd is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act). You have the right to access the information which Canada Water Studios holds about you and your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. We reserve the right to ask you to prove that you have authentic rights to access/amend this data prior to making any changes.

If you would like access to the Personal Data that we hold about you, you can do this by emailing us at enquiries@canadawaterstudios.com or writing to us at the address noted above. There may be a nominal charge of £20 to cover administrative costs.

7.5. We aim to keep the Personal Data we hold about you accurate and up to date. If you tell us that we are holding any inaccurate Personal Data about you, we will delete it or correct it promptly. Please email us at enquiries@canadawaterstudios.com or write to us at the address above to update your Personal Data.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are used in various forms by most websites and are usually harmless.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files are stored on your hard-drive that can be used by websites to make your experience more efficient and in order to provide you with more functionality.  For example a cookie can help a website to remember that you are logged in when processing an eCommerce transaction or may be used to remember your language preferences.

Cookies may be session or persistent.  Session cookies are deleted after you have left our website and Persistent cookies remain to help you with your experience next time you return.

What are cookies used for?

We have broken up the types of cookies that most websites use into the following categories:

  1. Necessary. Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
  2. Preferences. Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
  3. Statistics. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Statistical cookies may benefit the ongoing improvements of the website and increased efficiency/relevance of any related marketing campaigns.
  4. Marketing. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

How do we use cookies?

For your information we have listed all of the cookies used and their purpose in our Cookie Policy.

Necessary Cookies

ServiceInformationName
WordPressSession Key
wordpress_sec_%
WordPressCookie Test
Set by WordPress to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users
wordpress_test_cookie
PHP SessionSession ID
Contains a session ID which is a mechanism for distinguishing different users’ visits when multiple users are visiting the website at the same time. It is essential for interactive use of the site.
PHPSESSID
WordPressSettings
Used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface
wp-settings-%
WordPressSettings Time
Used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface
wp-settings-time-%
WordPressLogin ID
WordPress sets this cookie to indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wordpress_logged_in_%
b:mod ThemeCookie Consent
Used to determine if the user has accepted the cookie consent popup provided by the b:mod theme
BMOD_COOKIE_CONSENT

Statistics Cookies

ServiceInformationName
Google AnalyticsTracking Code
Used to store a unique client identifier (Client ID), which is a randomly generated number. Once the ID is generated it\\\\\\\'s stored in the cookie and is included with a request sent to Google Analytics.
_ga
Google AnalyticsTracking ID
_gid
Google AnalyticsAnalytics Cookie
Used to set and get tracking data
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* The % symbol shown in the cookie name indicates a wildcard (unique code/identifier)

Can I block cookies?

Your browser will usually allow you to alter and control the type of cookies that you will allow websites to store.  If you are concerned about out cookies being stored on your computer by this website or other, we strongly recommend that you check your browser for further information.  If you choose to block cookies some sections of this website might not be available to you.

The details of Third Party cookies may change from time to time, however we will endeavor to keep this document up to date and accurate.

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