2. INFORMATION COLLECTED
The Ballet Association collects details provided by you together with information we learn about you from your visits to the Website. We also monitor customer traffic patterns and use of the Website which helps us to improve the services that we provide.
The Ballet Association collects information from our users at several different points on the Website. We collect information from you when you complete profile forms, provide feed-back and also from e-mails that you send us.
Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time.
The Ballet Association is the sole owner of information collected on the Website. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others.
3. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We will use your information to improve the Website and our services. We may also use your contact details to communicate with you and to send you news about The Ballet Association and the Website We may contact you by post, email or telephone for these purposes.
Information about our members is important to The Association and in general any information you provide to us will only be used for the purposes of improving our services to you.
We may disclose or report personal information in limited circumstances where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required by law.
Protection of the Website and The Ballet Association:
We may release personal information when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to enforce our terms and conditions or to protect our rights, property and safety or those of our users or others.
Accordingly, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on the Website or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on the Website, we may use whatever information is available about you to prevent such behaviour continuing. This may involve informing relevant third parties about the content and behaviour. Similarly, it may be appropriate to exchange information with other companies and organisations to protect against fraud and reduce credit risk.
Finally, we may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring usage of the Website for marketing and strategic development purposes (including development of the Website and our services). We may provide such aggregate information to third parties to assist us. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
4. COOKIES/USE OF WEB TECHNOLOGIES
As is standard on most business websites, our Website uses “Cookies” and other technologies to help us understand which parts of the Website are most popular, where our visitors are going and how much time you spend there.
We may access and set cookies using web beacons, also known as single-pixel GIFs which are invisible graphical images. These web beacons provide us useful information regarding our site such as which pages users’ access.
We also keep track of activity on the Website via log files stored on our web servers. We collect information such as IP address, browser type and version, and pages you view. We also keep track of how you got to the Website and any links you click on to leave. Once you leave the Website, we do not track you.
Users may set their computers to accept all Cookies, to notify the user when a Cookie has been issued or to not receive Cookies at all. If you set your browser not to receive Cookies at all, this will mean that certain personalized services and content cannot be provided to you. Accordingly, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the services and features available on the Website and you may have limited access to certain areas of the Website.
5. LINKS/OTHER WEBSITES
Our Website may provide links to third-party websites, such as those of ballet companies. While on these sites, The Ballet Association may collect information about you. Because The Ballet Association does not control the information policies or practices of these third parties, you should review their privacy policies to learn more about how they collect and use personally identifiable information.
The Ballet Association takes precautions (including administrative, technical and physical measures) to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We use industry-recognized security safeguards such as firewalls, coupled with carefully developed security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration.
The Ballet Association takes care to reinforce the importance of our visitors' security and privacy among our committee and volunteers. Those working on our website are trained and required to safeguard your information and, using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, we restrict access to personal information to those who need it for business purposes only. Additionally, we use internal and external resources to review the adequacy of our security procedures.
You may help us by also taking precautions to protect your personal data when you are on the internet. You should change your passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers and make sure that you use a secure web browser. You should also be aware that, if you access the forum on the Website (or any other chat room or bulletin board that may be made available), any information that you share is visible to other users. Personally identifiable information that you submit to such forums can be read, collected and used by other individuals to send you unsolicited messages. The Ballet Association is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit to such forums.
7. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
As our business changes and develops we may decide to change the provisions of this Policy. If we do so, we will post those changes on the Website so that you will continue to be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We may also e-mail you periodic notices of reminders of the Policy and our terms and conditions of business (or changes to any of these), unless you have instructed us not to.
8. ACCESS RIGHTS
You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. We charge £10 (ten pounds) for information requests. Please contact us via our contact form. You will need to provide us with your postal address and a remittance for the fee (payable to The Ballet Association).
9. CONTACT THE BALLET ASSOCIATION