FORGOT YOUR DETAILS?

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy for Ludus Dance

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies...

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Privacy Policy for Ludus Dance

Ludus Dance is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors both online and in house. We want you to know that Ludus Dance is not in the business of selling, renting or trading your personal data with other companies, charities, arts organisations or businesses for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Notice, we provide lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, and how we keep it secure.

When someone visits our website, we use a third party service Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. 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 any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We use this information to help us understand which parts of our website are of most interest and useful to you. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en)

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

We use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information for a few reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality and features of this and many other websites that you visit.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing info@ludusdance.org.

Our website offers e-commerce or payment facilities and cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly. When you pay for any of our services online, you will also be asked to sign a consent form at reception the first time you arrive for your class.

When you purchase a ticket, book classes or buy a gift voucher through the reception office your name, address, email, ethnicity and contact number will be stored in an Excel spreadsheet and you will be asked to sign a consent form allowing us to hold this data. We use this data to provide points of contact in an emergency and on occasion support our funding bids/reports. You may, purchase a ticket or pay for a class in person without supplying the aforementioned personal data. Please be assured that we do not share your personal details with any other company without your consent and we aim to ensure that there are appropriate physical, technical and managerial controls in place to protect your personal details. We will keep your personal data for no longer than is necessary and for the purposes for which it is processed, in accordance with our internal data protection policies.

We may share anonymised information with other organisations, particularly Arts Council England, who use this to analyse our audience development programmes and self-generated funding to understand the impact of the public investment made in Ludus Dance. The length of time that data will be kept may depend on the reasons for which we are processing the data and on the law or regulations that the information falls under such as financial regulations, statutory limitation periods, HMRC, Health and Safety regulation etc., or any contractual obligation we might have.

To donate to Ludus Dance you can set up accounts with GiveasyouLive, JustGiving TheGivingMachine Text to Donate. Each donation service has their own privacy policy which you can view by following the links here: www.giveasyoulive.com/privacy https://www.justgiving.com/info/privacy-policy-versions/privacy-policy-v10, https://www.thegivingmachine.co.uk/privacy-policy/,https://www.nationalfundingscheme.org/privacy-policy/)

When you use Ludus Dance Wi-Fi, rest assured, we do not collect data about:

a. your device

b. the volume of data which you use

c. the websites and applications which you access, or

d. your usage by access time, frequency and location

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer at info@ludusdance.org

More Information

Email: info@ludusdance.org

TOP