This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhere to. Additionally it will explain the use of software from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website.
The DPA & GDPR May 2018
This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. You can opt out at any time.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Policy & Usage
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.
When you come for Alexander Technique instruction we will collect your name, email address and/or phone number, and any relevant information concerning why you have come. We will record the dates on which you receive instruction and the content of each session.
This information is used to enable us to contact you when necessary and to ensure the optimal running of the instruction.
Only with your explicit consent will your contact details be used by us for any personalised marketing (e.g. information about events and products connected to Alexander Technique).
The personal information is stored securely. We will never share it with any third party for any purpose.
It will be kept securely for eight years after you stop instruction and then destroyed.
You have the right to
1. access the information and ask how it is being used
2. correct, revise or remove any personal data
3. request the data be deleted
4. request limited use of the data
5. request a copy of the data
6. object. If you decide that you no longer wish to be included in personalised marketing, you can opt out at any time