Effective from 1 May 2018. Updated August 2019
Any other websites or organisations which may be linked to us are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours. You can access Dance North Scotland’s home page and browse the site without disclosing your personal data.
Information, Collection and Use
Cookies are pieces of data containing a unique, anonymous identifier, created when you visit a site. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive and do not necessarily expire at the end of your session.
Cookies on this site may safely be turned off by users without affecting how pages are displayed. Cookies can be disabled by adjusting your web browser settings, however, if you choose not to accept cookies, some parts of our web site may not work properly.
Our cookies help to:
- Make our website work as you’d expect.
- Remember your settings during and between visits.
- Improve the speed/security of the site.
- Allow you to share pages with social networks.
- Continually improve our website for you.
As part of the registration process for our electronic newsletters, we collect personal information that you provide us with via our online forms, namely; your full name and your email address. We collect this information to:
Send no more than twelve electronic newsletters per year containing our latest news, activities, information we feel you might find interesting and requests.
Checking our Records are Correct:
We do not rent or trade your name or email address with any other organisations and businesses.
You can unsubscribe from our electronic newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our mailings.
When you purchase a ticket/s or book onto a workshop through Dance North Scotland online, we collect personal information that you provide us via our third-party ticket purchasing system, WooCommerce, which provides a payment gateway to PayPal. This information is: your full name, address and postcode, email address and contact telephone number.
Anonymised Data Sharing
We share anonymised data statistics with other organisations for purposes of reporting to funders (e.g. Creative Scotland, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Big Lottery), working in partnership with others, and for our own evaluation purposes. This data is used to analyse our audience development programmes, equalities, diversity and inclusion, ticket sales and self-generated funding to understand the impact of the public investment made to Dance North Scotland.
Where it might be useful for us to disclose the identity of an individual (for example, to share feedback with funders) we will not do so without gaining explicit permission from the individual beforehand.
Your Rights to Your Personal Information
The GDPR gives people the right to access and rectify their data, as well as requesting its erasure, restriction, portability and objecting to its collection, storage or use.
To request to see, change, erase or add limitations to the information we hold about you, please contact us at admin at dancenorth.scot. We will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data we keep about you, at no charge, within 30 calendar dates of receiving a written request.
In order to prevent fraud and to ensure we are not disclosing your personal data to the wrong person, we may ask you for a copy of an official document that clearly authenticates your name, and current address. This is a standard practice in all applications for personal data under the GDPR.
Reporting a Concern or Complaint
If you wish to report a concern or complaint about the way we collect, store and use your personal information, we encourage you to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can learn from our mistakes. Alternatively, you may also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at http://www.ico.org.uk
Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. Any changes to our privacy statement will be posted to the website and through other appropriate communication means.
Google Analytics – Google’s official web analytics service that tracks and records website traffic.
PayPal – we use a payment gateway to PayPal for ticket purchases and workshop bookings.
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or clicking here to take a look at information and advice offered by the Information Commissioner’s Office on cookies.