Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website [wisdomofdance.com] and served by Wisdom of Dance (“we”, “us”, “our”) and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.
The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website, and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores, and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies
This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html].
Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter
This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.loginrailwaystation.co.uk or Bed & Breakfast Pembrokeshire.)
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners; to who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies, which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

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Terms and Conditions

General Information

Before booking with Wisdom of Dance (may be further referred to as “WoD”, “us”, and/or “our”), Clients (may be further referred to as “client” and/or “you”) should read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If Clients are unable to agree with the Terms and Conditions, they must not Book or attend the services offered by Wisdom of Dance. If, however, the Client agrees to the Terms and Conditions unconditionally, they may Book and attend the services offered by Wisdom of Dance subject always to these Terms and Conditions. Booking or attending Wisdom of Dance workshops or lessons shall indicate the Client’s acceptance of the Terms and Conditions.

Wisdom of Dance may amend these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the amended Terms and Conditions on the Site. The version of the Terms and Conditions that applies to the services offered by Wisdom of Dance shall always be the version enforced at the time the services offered by Wisdom of Dance were Booked.

Pricing and Payment

Individual workshop participation: this is in regards to individual persons (one) joining an already created workshop. Payment is made per person and is subject to change with every workshop depending on different factors. Payment for workshop is not based on a name registration so purchase can be passed onto another.

Bespoke workshop planning: all pricing for organising a workshop for yourself or your company is displayed in the shop section to the best of our knowledge in the shop section of the website. Initial meetings and schedules are displayed and charged at a flat rate. Further workshop details and work is depending on multiple factors that will be discussed in your initial meeting with us. Price of the initial meeting will be subtracted form the final workshop price once it is designed and approved. No refunds for the meetings. Once the workshop plan is accepted a minimal charge will need to be paid.

Occupational therapy sessions: all aspects of these i.e. time, place and price must be discussed and agreed with Jane prior to the session. Jane reserves the right to refuse an Occupational Therapy session and refer a client to another therapist or organisation based on the individual circumstances of each specific case.

Private dance lessons: pricing displayed for private dance lessons are based on an individual student (one) or a couple (two) joining for the lesson. Additional payment must be made for every extra person or couple joining the  lesson. Contact Benny for more information on pricing for group classes. The price displayed for each private dance lesson covers a time frame of 60min that must be scheduled in advance.

Promotional products: all items displayed in the shop will be set with a specific price. There is no negotiation and standard processing, shipping, handling, and taxes will be added as needed at the end of your purchase. Items displayed will be as close to the image as possible but there may be minor differences in the final product. Wisdom of Dance is not responsible for any damages that may occur to the items once it has been shipped out.

Accepted method of payment is through bank transfer. Either contact us or make a purchase through our shop page in order to book your product or service. Payments in the shop are available through PayPal, Credit Card, and Bank Transfer. Some of the items allow for the option of paying in cash upon arrival. Please inquire further for those options. Note that Wisdom of Dance is not responsible for any discrepancies that may occur due to any of these payment methods and reserves the right to ask for an additional payment if any charges occur through the transfer method.

Booking

Individual workshop participation: In order to secure your spot in a workshop payment has to be made up to 48hrs (two days) prior to the workshop. Cash on arrival or payments made within this 48hrs window do not guarantee you a spot in one of the workshops. Workshop registration and booking is based on a first-come first-serve basis with a set number of spaces available for each workshop based on different variables such as location, time, length, etc.

Bespoke workshop planning: once you have made a purchase through the shop of one of the introductory meetings for bespoke workshops, you will be contacted within 72hrs (three days) in order to schedule a meeting acceptable to both parties. Otherwise, use the contact form and additional payment methods will be provided. Please note that Wisdom of Dance reserves the right to decline Cash on arrival payment for these meetings. Additional meetings and planning sessions will be scheduled and booked individually on an as-needed basis, taking your final deadline into consideration.

Occupational therapy sessions: sessions can be booked individually or in different package options, depending on your needs. Sessions are booked directly with the therapist.  All sessions are liable to therapist and location availability. Once a request for an Occupational Therapy session has been made through the shop you will be contacted within 72hrs (three days) in order to discuss your needs and schedule your first session if agreed. Additional sessions can be scheduled directly with your therapist.

Private dance lessons: lessons can be booked individually or in a package, depending on your needs. All lessons are liable to instructor and studio availability. Once a purchase has been made through the shop you will be contacted within 72hrs (three days) in order to schedule the first lesson. Additional lessons can be scheduled directly with your instructor.

Private lesson package consists of 5 (five) sessions. These packages are only valid for 3 (three) months. All lessons must be taken within the allocated validity time.

Cancellations and Refunds

Individual workshop participation: if you are unable to attend a workshop for any reason it is possible for Wisdom of Dance to offer an alternative workshop when one is available in the future. If Wisdom of Dance is able to offer an alternative workshop and you choose not to accept the alternative that is offered then you are NOT entitled to a refund. Please be aware that Wisdom of Dance is under no obligation to offer alternative or replacement workshops. If the workshop is attended, even in part, there will be no refund options.

Bespoke workshop planning: cancellation for bespoke workshop meetings must be made up to 72hrs (three days) in advance in order to get full refund. If cancellation is made within this time or we are not informed of it, there will be no refund. Please note that Wisdom of Dance has the right to charge you travel fees for our instructors if travel arrangements had been made and paid for, for the time specified. Once the bespoke workshop has been completed and scheduled, cancellations must be made up to 7 days (1 week) in advance to ensure all participants are informed of this cancellation. Any additional costs that may arise with the creation of the workshop including, but not limited to, additional staff, instructors, equipment, promotional and marketing materials, etc. needs to be paid before the final workshop is booked. You have the right to request further changes to your workshop plan, within reason, if not satisfied. No refund will be provided if workshop is cancelled at ANY TIME after the full workshop plan has been provided to you. Please note that Wisdom of Dance reserves the right to charge you additional fees and/or take legal action if you were provided with a workshop plan and chose not to do it with us.

Occupational therapy sessions: cancellations and rescheduling must be made up to 48hrs (two days) prior to the booking. No refunds within the 48hr (two days) mark. No exceptions. Sessions can be transferred to another location with the same 48hr (two days) notice, pending on therapist and location availability. Please note that as long as Wisdom of Dance is able to provide the venue and therapist, we accept no liability to replace a session due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather conditions or strike action.

Private dance lessons: cancellations and rescheduling must be made up to 48hrs (two days) prior to the booking. No refunds within the 48hr (two days) mark. No exceptions. Lessons can be transferred to another location with the same 48hr (two days) notice, pending on instructor and studio availability. Please note that as long as Wisdom of Dance is able to provide the venue and instructor, we accept no liability to replace a lesson due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather conditions or strike action.

Promotional products: all cancellations and refunds for promotional materials purchased online must be made before the product is shipped out to you. Once received, a refund will be granted only if the product is shipped back in the same state that it arrived. You must pay shipping and handling fees.

Variations to scheduled workshops

On some rare occasions it may be necessary to make alterations to the date, time, instructor, or venue locations of our workshops in order to operate effectively. All Clients will be notified of any such changes as soon as is reasonably possible. Any such change(s) shall not constitute a breach of contract and shall not give you the right to terminate the agreement. Bespoke workshop locations will be discussed with you beforehand. Wisdom of Dance is not liable if the venue for the location is unavailable at the time of the booking. We will be able to help with, but are not required, to find a new venue to provide your workshop in.

If Wisdom of Dance is required to change the venue for a particular class due to circumstances beyond our control then we ask you to be reasonable in accepting an alternative venue.

Wisdom of Dance will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the venue shall be the venue indicated upon original booking, but where this is not possible, Wisdom of Dance reserves the right to procure the use of other venue(s), provided that Wisdom of Dance shall give you notice of any such change(s) as soon as is reasonably possible. Any such change(s) shall not constitute a breach of contract and shall not give the client the right to terminate the agreement.