thelaneschoolofdance.co.uk is subject to UK legislation and we are committed to respecting and protecting your online privacy.
This includes your need and your right to know, under the EU ePrivacy directive, what we do with any personal information you share with us. It also guides our policies regarding the management of this data, including how the information is collected, processed, and for what purposes.
We do not collect data to personally identify you (other than our contact us form which sends us any details you care to add but these are only transiently held until automatically sent in the form of an email to us and not permanently stored on the web server) and we will not knowingly share any personal information with any third parties or commercial organisations, advertising agencies, etc.
The collection of information
Every time you log on to our website your IP (Internet Protocol) address registers on our web hosts servers. Your IP address reveals no information other than the number assigned to you. We do not use this technology to get any personal data against your knowledge or free will (i.e., automatically recording e-mail addresses of visitors). Nor do we use it for any purpose other than to help us monitor traffic on our website, or (in case of criminal activity or misuse of our information) to cooperate with law enforcement.
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time or which web page you have selected or visited or for example, whether you have clicked the "Accept" cookie button on the drop down cookie warning message so that system knows not to keep showing you the message after you have clicked "Accept".
Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.
We use a small number of different cookies on our site and most of these expire at the end of your browsing session. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for.
Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly and are used simply used by the Content Management System software that runs this site to aid site navigation, preferences, remember if you have said you will accept cookies, etc.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html
Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services may be used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Examples are Cookies set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+, Google Maps, embedded YouTube videos, etc. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website. Currently we are only using Google Maps services on this web site.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.