Data Protection Privacy Statement

CARRIGALINE PERFORMING ARTS takes great care to preserve your privacy and safeguard any personal data you provide to us. This Privacy Statement explains how we will collect and use your personal data.
We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time so please check regularly to ensure
that you are happy with any changes.

1. Who we are
We are CARRIGALINE PERFORMING ARTS. We are a limited company (Registered Number ).
Our registered address is Carrigaline Performing Arts, 11 Daffodil Way, Forest Hill, Carrigaline, Co.Cork, P43YR12.

2. What personal data do we collect?
We may collect personal data such as;
• Your name
• Your address
• Your telephone number
• Your email address
• Your Child’s date of birth
• And any health-related issue that we may need to be aware of

3. How do we use your personal data?
We will use your personal data in a number of ways which may include:
(a) Processing your registration form to take part in the weekly class/classes, workshops, camps.
(b) Keeping you updated about your weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, productions.
(c) Keeping records of class students class attendance.
(d) Processing any purchases made via our online shop.
(e) Managing any orders for publications or other materials from us.
(f) Responding to a general enquiry made to us.
(g) Dealing with a complaint or concern raised to us about one of our tutors/volunteers/contractors.
(h) Include your photo or name on our website or social media.

4. Contact from Carrigaline Performing Arts
You agree to Carrigaline Performing Arts communicating with you by email, telephone, address, and through third party tutor name provided regarding class involvement, but we will not contact you for marketing purposes on your request, or via our unlisting marketing option via email.

5. Who do you share my personal data with?
We will only ever use your personal data to manage your involvement with us, including keeping you up-to-date with any weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, productions.
If you are not involved in any weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, productions, then we will only use your personal data to deal with the issue or enquiry that you have raised directly with us. We will never sell your details to any third party and we do not buy any personal data. We may share or disclose your personal data if we are required to do so by any law or court order.

6. What is the legal basis for processing my information?
In some cases, we will only process your personal data where we have your specific consent to do so such as use of photographs on our website. We may also process your personal data because there is a legitimate interest for us to do so as part of our work, and it is reasonable to expect that your information would need to be processed by us for to complete this work. For example, it is reasonable for us to collect your name, address and contact details to be able to process your weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, production entry and you would reasonably expect this to happen for your participation to proceed. Whenever we process your personal data under the legitimate interest lawful basis, we make sure that we consider your rights and interests and will not process your personal data if we feel that there is an imbalance, or you would not reasonably expect your data to be processed in this way.

7. How do you keep my information secure?
We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organisational measures to protect the personal data from improper access and use.
We may send communications to you by email. Email is not a fully secure means of communication, and whilst we do our utmost to keep our systems and communications protected we cannot guarantee this.

8. Your rights
You have various rights in respect of the personal data we hold about you. These rights are
set out in more detail below:
a. The right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data;
b. The right to access your personal information;
c. The right to object to the processing of your personal information;
d. The right to restrict the processing of your personal information;
e. The right to personal data portability;
f. The right to rectify your personal information;
g. The right to erase your personal information;
h. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
If you make a request relating to any of the rights listed above, we will consider each request in accordance with all applicable data protection laws and regulations. No administration fee will be charged for considering and/or complying with such a request unless the request is deemed to be excessive in nature.
Upon successful verification of your identity you are entitled to obtain the following information about your own personal information:
a. The purposes of the collection, processing, use and storage of your personal data.
b. The categories of personal data stored about you.
c. The recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data has been or may be
transmitted, along with the location of those recipients.
d. The envisaged period of storage for your personal data or the rationale for determining the storage period.
e. The use of any automated decision-making and/or profiling.

If you want to exercise any of these rights or make a complaint, you can by email
[email protected] or write to:
The Data Manager, Carrigaline Performing Arts. 11 Forest Hill, Carrigaline, Co.Cork, P43YR12. You can also make a complaint to the Information Data Protection Commission and the contact details and further information about how to do this can be found at:
In certain circumstances, we might not be able to provide you with access to some of your personal information, but where appropriate, we will notify you of the reasons for this.

9. How long do you keep my information for?
Your personal data will not be retained by Carrigaline Performing Arts for longer than necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was originally collected, or for which it was further processed, subject to certain legal obligations mentioned below.
We will retain personal data in accordance with our data retention policy set out below. We review our data retention periods for personal data on a regular basis.

We will hold personal data relating to:
• Your weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, production registration [6 months] following the end of your time at Brightlights Studios.
• Employment or volunteering with weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, production registration for [5 years] following the end of your employment or volunteering with us.
• Subscribing to email updates about future weekly class/classes, workshops, camps, production registration – you can unsubscribe at any time from our mailing list.

The law allows you to withdraw your consent to any usage of your data at any time without
needing to specify a reason. You can withdraw your consent by emailing us at
[email protected]

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Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies that we use

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website
  • security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials and to protect our website and services.
  • analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics ).

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at

We use Facebook Pixel to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at

We also use DanceBiz as a platform for booking and managing classes and lessons. DanceBiz’s privacy policy is available at

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Privacy Notice October 2018 Next Review Due: August 2020