General Date Protection Regulations 2018.

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and replaces the previous Data Protection. It was approved by the EU Parliament in 2016 and comes into effect on 25th May 2018. GDPR states that personal data should be ‘processed fairly & lawfully’ and ‘collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes’ and that individuals data is not processed without their knowledge and are only processed with their ‘explicit’ consent. GDPR covers personal data relating to individuals. Dakini Dance company is committed to protecting the rights and freedoms of individuals with respect to the processing of children's, parents, visitors and staff personal data. The Data Protection Act gives individuals the right to know what information is held about them. It provides a framework to ensure that personal information is handled properly. 

What we do at Dakini Dance Co: 

We do not disclose or sell personal data to third parties. 

We do not disclose personal data to other members of the dance company. 

We use contact numbers only for individual communication. 

We store any paper registration forms in a secured filing cabinet. 

We destroy hard copy information by a shredding device when a dancer no longer attends Dakini Dance Co classes or projects.

Information about individual student is used in certain documents, such as a register or for medical information. These documents include data such as dancer’s names, date of birth and emergency contact numbers. 

No names are stored alongside images in photo albums, displays, on the website or on Dakini Dance Co social media sites without express permission from the dancer. 

Access to the Website, Personal Data and Social Media Accounts is password protected and is not available to members of the Public, or others using the Dakini Dance company.

Beatrice Capel has sole access to the data and any portable data storage used to store personal data are password protected and/or stored in a locked filing cabinet.