Dreams Theatre School Privacy Policy

About this Policy

This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about our students and parents/guardians, how we use it and how we keep it secure and your rights in relation to it. We are committed to protecting your personal information and privacy. We reserve the right to amend this data privacy policy from time to time without prior notice. You are advised to check our website www.dreamstheatreschool.co.uk/privacypolicy.html regularly for any amendments. We will always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when dealing with your personal data. Further details on the GDPR can be found at the website www.ico.gov.uk

Who Are We?

We are Dreams Theatre School, with classes held in Chelmsford, Romford and Shenfield. We can be contacted at info@dreamstheatreschool.co.uk By contacting us, using our services or visiting our website you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy. If you have any queries about this privacy policy, please contact us at info@dreamstheatreschool.co.uk

Your Privacy

Everyone has rights with regard to the way in which their personal data is handled. During our activities, we will collect, store and process personal data about our students, parents/guardians and teachers. Your personal data, which may be held on paper or on a computer or other media, is subject to certain legal safeguards specified in the Data Protection Act and equivalent EU regulations. This policy sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect from you or that is provided to us by yourself or other sources.

How Do We Collect Personal Information?

We collect personal information about you when you enquire about our activities, register a student, phone us, email us or enquire about our services over social media.

What Information is Being Collected?

We collect personal information when registering a student.
For the parent/guardian.
Name, address, email address, phone numbers, emergency details.
For the student.
Name, address, date of birth and medical conditions. Students are sometimes entered for exams, competitions and agency work, extra personal information will be gathered for these such events gaining permission as and when these events arise.
Students aged 13 or older
GDPR requires they give consent for use of their personal information, there is a section on the consent form for this. Optionally if 13 and older, with the parents/guardians consent, student’s email address and phone number to receive communication direct from us, for example, song lyrics, music, video of class/dance for practice.

Web Cookies

When someone visits www.dreamstheatreschool.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

How Do We Use Personal Information?

  • Communicate with you regards your enquiry.
  • Enable a child to become a student at Dreams Theatre School.
  • Provide services, activities and classes.
  • Communications regarding classes and activities
  • Keep a record of your relationship with us.

Do We Provide Information To Other Parties?

We will only share information with another organisation where it is necessary for a legitimate reason connected with the services we offer, or where it is required by law or regulation. Where we use third parties, we require them to adhere to appropriate controls to protect personal information. We will never sell your data to any third party nor will we share your details with other entities for marketing purposes.

Who Will Have Access to Your Information

Only authorised members of Dreams Theatre School will have access to your information. We may employ the services of a third party to help us in certain areas, such as website hosting, support and maintenance. However, at all times, we will control and be responsible for the use of your information.

Storing Data

All information is stored securely and will be kept for a period of 10 years after a student has left. To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Accurate Data

Please help to keep you and your child’s records up to date by informing us of any change of circumstances.

Media Use Consent

A requirement of the school is that a student’s image, audio recording, video recording may be used on the company website and/or social media accounts and where applicable for talent agency applications. If you wish for your child not be included in any media use, please raise this with the principle and we may be able to limit media usage.

Data Protection

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you, to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected and also request data to be erased. Please contact us if you would like further details.