Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice explains the different types of data that we may collect about you and how we are going to handle that data, keeping it safe. This is to make sure that you are aware of how we use your data.

Legal

The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:

Consent

In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent.

For example, when you tick a box to receive email newsletters.

When collecting your personal data, we’ll always make clear to you which data is necessary in connection with a particular service.

Contractual obligations

In certain circumstances, we need your personal data to comply with our contractual obligations.

For example, if you book a lesson, we will collect your phone number and email to remind you of your lesson two day before.

Legal compliance

If the law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data.

For example, we can pass on details of people involved in fraud or other criminal activity affecting the Partnership to law enforcement.

Legitimate interest

In specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business and which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests.

For example, we will use your purchase history to send you or make available personalised offers.

We also combine the shopping history of many customers to identify trends and ensure we can keep up with demand, or develop new products/services.

When do we collect your personal data?

  • When you contact us by any means, i.e. queries
  • When you sign up to our mailing list
  • When you sign up to a sevice
  • When you create a Setmore account
  • When you engage with us on social media
  • When you enter any competitions
  • When you comment or review any of our posts, services or products.
  • When you fill in any forms
  • We collect data from publicly available sources (such as Land Registry) when you have given your consent to share information or where the information is made public as a matter of law.
  • When you are happy for us to use you as a promotional tool for our website and social media

What sort of personal data do we collect?

  • We will collect your name, email and phone number if you have contacted us by any means i.e. queries
  • If you have set up a web account with Setmore then we will have a record of your name, phone number, email and a history of services used.
  • We may collect your children’s name, email, phone number and use of services if they are having lessons.
  • We may also collects details of your, and your child’s if applicable, date of birth, gender, billing/delivery address, orders and receipts, and details of any interactions that we have had with you.
  • To deliver the best possible web experience, we collect technical information about your internet connection and browser as well as the country and telephone code where your computer is located, the web pages viewed during your visit, the advertisements you clicked on, and any search terms you entered.
  • Your social media username, if you interact with us through those channels, to help us respond to your comments, questions or feedback.

How and why do we use your personal data

  • To respond to your queries, refund requests and complaints. Handling the information you sent enables us to respond. We may also keep a record of these to inform any future communication with us and to demonstrate how we communicated with you throughout. We do this on the basis of our contractual obligations to you, our legal obligations and our legitimate interests in providing you with the best service and understanding how we can improve our service based on your experience.
  • To protect our business and your account from fraud and other illegal activities. This includes using your personal data to maintain, update and safeguard your account. We’ll also monitor your browsing activity with us to quickly identify and resolve any problems and protect the integrity of our websites. We’ll do all of this as part of our legitimate interest.
  • With your consent, we will use your personal data, preferences and details of your transactions to keep you informed by email, web, text and telephone about relevant products and services including tailored special offers, discounts, promotions, events, competitions and so on. You are free to opt out of hearing from us at any time.
  • To send you communications required by law or which are necessary to inform you about our changes to the services we provide you. For example, updates to this Privacy Notice, product recall notices, and legally required information relating to your orders. These service messages will not include any promotional content and do not require prior consent when sent by email or text message. If we do not use your personal data for these purposes, we would be unable to comply with our legal obligations
  • To administer any of our prize draws or competitions which you enter, based on your consent given at the time of entering.
  • To develop, test and improve the systems, services and products we provide to you. We’ll do this on the basis of our legitimate business interests.
  • To comply with our contractual or legal obligations to share data with law enforcement.
  • To send you survey and feedback requests to help improve our services. These messages will not include any promotional content and do not require prior consent when sent by email or text message. We have a legitimate interest to do so as this helps make our products or services more relevant to you.
  • Share details with Setmore to track services booked, use of services history, purchase history, automated contact with you regarding services, hold your personal details to keep them secure.
  • Store documents holding details on google accounts.

How we protect your data

We ensure that all your personal data is password protected or locked away to make sure that only those mentioned have access to it.

How long will we keep your personal data?

Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.

We’ll contact you once every two years to make sure that you are happy with us to keep your personal data.

Who do we share your personal data with?

We sometimes share your personal data with trusted third parties.

Examples why we may use share your data with third party companies:

  • To give you reminders a set length of time before it’s due to begin.
  • To give you the options to book services online.
  • To be able to keep your records up to date and accurate.

We are currently working with the following companies:

  • Setmore
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • WordPress
  • UK Web Solutions Direct
  • Apple
  • Microsoft

Your rights over personal data?

You have the right to request:

  • Access to the personal data we hold about you, free of charge in most cases.
  • The correction of your personal data when incorrect, out of date or incomplete.
  • That we stop using your personal data for direct marketing (either through specific channels, or all channels).
  • That we stop any consent-based processing of your personal data after you withdraw that consent.

If we choose not to action your request we will explain to you the reasons for our refusal.

Your right to withdraw consent

Whenever you have given us your consent to use your personal data, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw that consent.

Where we rely on our legitimate interest

In cases where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation.

We must then do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your personal data.

Checking your identity

To protect the confidentiality of your information, we will ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Notice.

If you have authorised a third party to submit a request on your behalf, we will ask them to prove they have your permission to act.

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding this privacy notice then please contact us.