Privacy policy

Castle Street Dance Studios takes the security and use of the information you give us very seriously.

Our data protection and privacy policy extends beyond this website and into our everyday business activities.

Here is a summary of our data privacy principles in simple language:

  • We will collect the information we need from you to get the job done
  • We will use your email and postal address details to provide you will essential paperwork – school newsletters, invoices and other notifications
  • We will use the phone number(s) you provide to contact you when we need to get hold of you urgently
  • We take just as much care over information relating to people under the age of 18
  • We pledge to keep our contact information up to date – and we would ask that you help us by filling in our contact information update forms each year
  • We will not hold information for longer than is necessary – upon leaving the school, we ask each student whether they wish to be contacted in future regarding CSDS events such as our School Show
  • We will take care to protect and secure the information you give us – in electronic format, this means we will back it up and ensure that access is only given to authorised people in the course of School business. In paper format, this means that anyone who is given personal information is also charged with keeping that information safe and returning it to the appropriate person for filing in a secure location
  • We will not store sensitive personal data electronically – this includes information about ethnic origin and physical health

When you visit our website, we send your computer some small files called cookies. These small files are kept on your computer and help us recognise your computer. This information is then used by us to help us tailor the website content to your needs. Below is a full list of the cookies that we have sent to your computer. You can delete any of these cookies at any time by using the appropriate function in your web browser.

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session
vc_widget_generic-expert2Cookie created by vCita - part of Fast Secure Contact form admin page1 year