Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains what we do with your personal data. It describes how we collect, use, process and protect your personal data, and in doing so, how we comply with our legal obligations to you. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting and safeguarding your data privacy rights. This privacy policy applies to the personal data of our website users.

For the purpose of applicable data protections legislation (including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (the “GDPR”), the company responsible for your personal data is Southpaw Dance Company Ltd (“we,” “us,” or “our”).

By visiting the website, you agree that your personal information will be handled as described in this policy.

We collect information from you when you contact us or sign up for our newsletter. The type of information that we collect may include your name, telephone number, email address, and address. We use your information to communicate with you about Southpaw’s work and news. For example, as permitted by applicable law, we may use your information, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters and opportunities to participate. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. We store your personal data securely in password-protected databases. We will not disclose your personal data to anyone except as described in this notice. Where applicable, you may have certain rights under data protection legislation, including the right to object to direct marketing and the right to see the personal information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure it is accurate and up to date. If, where applicable, you would like a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please contact us at info@southpawdancecompany.co.uk You may opt-out of our promotional communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to 7 business days for us to process opt-out requests.

Use of the website to sign up to participate in our performances as a community cast member

We collect information from you when you sign up to participate in our performances as a community cast member. The type of information may include mame, email address, phone number (optional), town in which you live, age range, gender (optional), ethnicity (optional), whether you have any access issues or not (the actual issue is not recorded), consent to being filmed and photographed, consent to details being stored on Southpaw’s database, and consent to details being shared with third parties (always specified and specific to each show for organisational purposes). We use this information to ensure the smooth organisation of rehearsal and performance. We use any demographic data in aggregate form and shared with funders of the work. We may use your information, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters and further opportunities to participate. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. We store your personal data securely in password-protected databases. We will not disclose your personal data to anyone except as described in this notice: information may be shared with third parties only where consent is given via ticking a specific unticked opt-in box. Where applicable, you may have certain rights under data protection legislation, including the right to object to direct marketing and the right to see the personal information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure it is accurate and up to date. If, where applicable, you would like a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please contact us at info@southpawdancecompany.co.uk You may opt-out of our promotional communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to 7 business days for us to process opt-out requests.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to Other Services or Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Additionally, we may embed content or services hosted by third party websites, who may in turn store their own Cookies or collect their own information. Google Analytics retains some data that can identify you as a returning user to the site. This data is purged after a maximum of 38 months after your first/last visit. Services regularly used on this website include, but are not limited to, the following:

Google Analytics

·        Google Tag Manager

·        YouTube

·        Google+

·        Facebook

·        Instagram

·        Twitter