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Privacy policy


Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival

This statement covers the services provided by the Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival website. The purpose of this statement is to inform users of our websites about what information is collected about them when they visit this site, how this information is used if it is disclosed and the ways in which we protect users’ privacy.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Information we collect from visitors
If you choose to supply us with your personal information (using registration or contact forms), we may use it in the following ways:

  • To process your request/enquiry made via this website

  • To keep you informed about the event you have enquired about.

  • To register you for any events or projects you have entered.

  • To keep you informed about future events.

  • To fulfil merchandising orders.*

  • For internal record keeping.

  • To improve our products and services.


*You have the right to ask us to remove your personal data from these systems at any time – but you may need to provide other forms of payment for merchandise. Hardcopy order forms are automatically destroyed on completion of financial transactions and dispatch of merchandise.

Controlling your personal information
Data supplied to us for event registration is retained solely for administrative purposes and sending you alerts to our future events.  Data stored electronically will be removed upon request. You may at any time, request details of personal information which we hold about you.
If you would like a copy of the information held please contact (by email or letter):


Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival, 29 Kerver Lane, Dunnington, York, YO19 5SL

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.  You may also ask us to delete information we hold about you at any time. We will endeavour to respond within 48 hours.
Where your data is stored
Our Service is hosted by Wix, Inc. (“Wix”).  Wix provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to provide the Service to you.  Your information, including Personal Information, may be stored through Wix's servers.  By using the Service, you consent to Wix's collection, disclosure, storage, and use of your Personal Information in accordance with Wix's privacy policy available at  

Keeping Your Data Secure
Our data is stored with Mailchimp. Sending information over the Internet without encryption is not completely secure and we can’t guarantee the security of your data while it is transit.  Any data you send is at your own risk.  We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it.
Contacting us and withdrawing consent
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this site, or wish to withdraw your consent for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please contact us by sending an email to . We will remove your personal information from our website order system after 60 days.
Retention Period
Where we hold data from people with whom we have not had contact with for 7 years, that data will be deleted.

Links to other websites
Our websites contain links to third-party sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the service. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third-party website accessed by selecting a link via our service. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.
Disclosing your information
We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so. This would normally include exchanging information with:


the police
government departments
local health and education authorities
This is chiefly to address safeguarding concerns or in compliance with child employment/performance licencing regulations. In no other way will information be requested or shared by us.
Third Party Data Disclosure
We do not share information about you, your school, your group or children and young people with any third party.   We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. From time to time we may ask that photographs of your school performance groups as supplied by you or taken at our events may be included in our programmes and websites. Such images will only be published where schools and groups have obtained parental/guardian consent to release them.  Identifiers (names, addresses and other specific personal details) pertaining to the children in the images will never be requested or published by us. 

Personal data will never be shared with photographers or film companies contracted by Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival at any stage during the recording, editing or final distribution of our event photographs or films.  We will always notify you if photography or image recording will take place at an event.
Data Breach
In the unlikely event of a data breach, you will be informed as soon as possible and you will be asked to change your password on our website, our online learning area and our portfolio system.
Changes to this privacy policy
If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances if any, we will share it with other parties.

This website and its content is copyright of Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:


you may print or download to local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you  acknowledge the website as the source of the material
You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or another form of the electronic retrieval system.


Data Protection:
Yorkshire Schools Dance Festival.operates in accordance with the Data Protection Act. If you have opted to receive information from us we will use your details for these purposes: mailing or market research. If you have opted to allow your data to be shared, we will disclose your details to third parties for the purposes of market research or mailing. If you wish to alter your data protection preferences, please email us at and quote "data protection" in the subject line

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