We aim to offer a transparent view as to how we use and store personal data in line with the GDPR.
You may at any time request the personal information that we hold, you may also request for your personal details to be deleted from our database or to unsubscribe to marketing emails.
We promise to keep your data safe. We do not pass on or sell any data we collect on these websites to any other businesses or persons. We do however share the information of your school on third party websites and social media sites to promote your school.
drama classes and dancing classes hereby reserves the right to transfer any data collected in the event of an acquisition, full or partial, of the company or its assets.
Who we are.
Dramaclasses.biz and dancingclasses.biz are performing arts schools and dance schools directories respectively. We are a partnership and use our data that we have collected to promote schools and classes in the UK, Europe and in other parts of the world. We do not pass our data onto to any third parties.
What personal data we collect and what we do with it.
We collect the following personal data from you:
- Basic contact details: We collect your name, email address, school name and postal address, telephone number and website address so that we can contact you about your school listing on our directory and keep in touch with you from time to time.
- Basic listings do not require payment and do not show contact details.
Getting in touch and keeping in touch:
If you contact us by email, letter or telephone, through our website or by any other means we may keep this information so we can send you relevant advertising deals. We may collect information on your school from other sources such as online directories so we can contact you about future advertising.
How we use your personal data
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
To publish your school listing on our directory and to contact you from time to time, about relevant news and offers. We may keep your listing as a basic listing for up to 15 years and contact you to upgrade your listing or renew your listing from time to time.
If you have registered for our Directory, we share the school information, address and contact details as listed when registered, with third party search engines and social media sites and other relevant business websites so that we can help promote your school to your target audience and drive potential customers to your own website.
- You can unsubscribe from our direct marketing at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in any of our emails or by contacting us at 44 Nightingale Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 7DB
We use the telephone number and email address you have provided to us so that we can call you to discuss the renewal of your listing. You will be contacted for your renewal two weeks before your expiry date and then again two days before your listing is downgraded. The final email is sent to notify you that your listing has reverted to a basic listing.
If in the event, that we haven’t heard from you by the time your listing expires, your school listing will be downgraded to a basic listing. If in the event your school has closed or you no longer wish to be part of our directory you may contact us to ask for removal of all data.
Legal grounds for processing
Data protection law requires us to only process your personal data if we satisfy one or more legal grounds. These are set out in data protection law and we rely on a number of different grounds for the processing we carry out. These are as follows:
In certain circumstances, we process your personal data after obtaining your consent to do so for the purposes of:
- Sending you marketing communications about our products and services;
- Sharing your name, email address, postal address, telephone number and website with our employees so they can call or email about renewals and advertising opportunities.
Necessary for the performance of a contract and to comply with our legal obligations
It is necessary for us to process your basic contact details, payment details and information about the school you own for the performance of the contract between us In particular, we rely on this legal ground to:
- Publish your school listing on our directory and provide you with the service you have requested, including where relevant, advertising your school name and location and contact details of your school on third party search engines, social media sites and other relevant business websites.
- To process payments;
- To provide you with our customer service.
Necessary for the purposes of our legitimate business interests or those of a third party
It is sometimes necessary to collect and use your personal data for the purposes of our legitimate interests as a business, which are to:
- To provide you with services that are as useful and beneficial to your school as possible, including by personalising our contact with you by phone calls, emails or by using automated emails for renewal reminders and making you aware of any current deals and offers or relevant news.
- To confirm whether or not you would like to renew your listing with us. To develop and improve our Directory.
- To respond to any enquiries and to update your microsite on your behalf.
How long we keep your personal data for:
We retain your personal/school data for up to 15 years or until your school closes, or we receive notification that you no longer wish for us to list your school on our website.
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