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The Youth Performance Project is administered by StageAbility Limited
Vestry Hall Studio Theatre, St MIchaels Lane, Braintee, Essex CM7 1EY
(01376) 567677 - (07409 704707

Privacy Statement.

StageAbility, Actors School, The Essex Group & The Youth Performance Project
Privacy Policy

This policy covers the websites operated by StageAbility Limited, Actos School, Vestry Theatre, The Essex Group  & The Youth Performance Project.

We working to comply with the new GDPR data protection legislation and in so doing, collect your information for the administration of membership and attendance at classes, rehearsals and or shows.  We do not share the information with any other body, other than in the process of our legal responsibility regarding the safe keeping and care of minors or vulnerable adults application to local authorities may be required for licencing purposes and the issue of DBS Licences.

The aim of this statement is to tell you how we use any personal data we collect about you through our websites.  Please read it carefully before you proceed.

You do not have to give us any personal data in order to use most of our websites.

However, by registering with us, you agree that we may process the data below for the purposes of keeping you informed of our activities and events.

Parents and students
If you wish to enrol a student with any of the sites listed in this privacy poilicy, we will collect the following personal data: parent or guardians name; contact and address details; relationship to the student; emergency contact numbers; name, age, gender and date of birth of student; and any medical conditions the student has. If the student is over 16 years of age, please ensure that you have their permission to share these details with us.

During the course of Classes, rehearsals and performances we will from time to time take photographs and film footage for use in our marketing and publicity material (both online and offline).

Online payments made to us are processed securely by PayPal, STRIPE or by Direct Bank Transfer into our bank at HSBC and the information you provide is communicated in a strongly-encrypted format between PayPal,STRIPE or HSBC and your bank or credit card company. We does not directly collect, process or store financial information.

Principals and Teachers
If you wish to apply to become a Director or Tutorl, we will collect details such as your name, contact details, time at your last address, whether you are a homeowner or car owner, date and place of birth, details of your finances, nationality, marital status, and details of your hobbies and any training qualifications. We will also collect details of any relevant criminal convictions and will need to see a copy of your DBS certificate before offering you a position. We will only retain your DBS certificate reference number and date of issue.

If you wish to apply to become a teacher through our Stagecoach website, we will collect your name, contact details and information contained in your CV in order to make this information available to the relevant Principals for their own recruitment purposes. . If you provide details of a reference, it is your responsibility to make sure that the person is aware that you have forwarded his/her details for these purposes. If you are taken on by a Principal, we will also keep details of your DBS certificate reference number and date of issue and any training qualifications.

If you wish to contact us for other purposes, we ask for your contact details so we can respond to your queries.
If you contact us about a childrens party, we will collect details of the childs name and date of birth, numbers of children attending and type of party requested, where and when the party is to take place and the parent or guardian's contact details.

Sensitive personal data
The Data Protection Act gives special protection to sensitive personal data which will include information relating to health or sex life, race or ethnic origin, political beliefs or membership, philosophical or religious beliefs, trade union membership and information about the commission of offences and related proceedings.    You should only provide this information if it is required in response to a mandatory question on our websites, or if you are otherwise content for us to process this information
Automatically collected information

In addition, we may automatically collect information about the website that you came from or are going to. We also collect information on which pages of our websites you visit, IP addresses, the type of browser you use and the times you access our websites. However, this information is aggregated and is not used to identify you.

This ios how we will use the information we have collected.
The information we collect allows us to:
o    locate and put you in touch with our team
o    process your request to become part of our team;
o    provide teaching services in singing, dance and drama and the organisation of performances;
o    administer our websites and provide customer services;
o     meet legal, regulatory and compliance requirements including the  statutory obligations relating to children;
o    communicate with you;
o    provide you with information about our products and services which may be of interest to you from time to time.

From time to time, we may wish to provide you with information about new classes, auditions and shows which may be of interest to you.
If you do not wish to receive such information, please tick the box on the application form or contact  ann@stageability.co.uk to unsubscribe at any time.

Our websites may contain links to other third party websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for privacy policies or practices of any websites to which you choose to link from our sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.  All marketing literature sent to you will be using Mailchimp and as such each communication gives you the opportunitgy to unsubscribe at any time.

You are entitled to see the information held about you.  You may review, correct, update or change your personal data at any time.

If you have any other questions about this policy or your personal data, please contact us on gls@stageability.co.uk (Compliance)

Changes to our privacy policy
If our 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.