Privacy Policy – updated 24th May 2018

Empowering Yoga Limited takes the security and privacy of our customers very seriously. We do not share any information with third parties, nor do we collect or retain any information other than that necessary for us to provide our services to you.

Use of personal information
We will use your personal information necessary for us to provide our services to you. We do not share any information with unrelated third parties nor do we collect or retain any information other than as required for the provision of our products or services. Information collected will be stored securely and securely destroyed if it is no longer required by Empowering Yoga Limited.

Marketing communications
By signing up to receive our newsletter you are consenting to receive marketing communications from us about news, upcoming events and special offers. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email or by emailing info@empoweringyoga.co.uk.


Subject Access Request
Under GDPR, individuals have a right to request what data is held on them (known as Subject Access Request). We are obliged to provide this info within 30 days. Please contact info@empoweringyoga.co.uk.


Third parties
Where we engage third party contractors (e.g. teachers ) to perform services for us, those third party contractors may be required to handle your personal information. Under these circumstances, those third party contractors must safeguard this information and must only use it for the purposes for which it was supplied, although we are not responsible for ensuring this. Other than the above, we will not disclose your personal information without your consent unless disclosure is either necessary to prevent a threat to life or health, authorised or required by law, reasonably necessary to enforce the law or necessary to investigate a suspected unlawful activity.

MindBody Online
Empowering Yoga makes use of third party software to manage bookings, such as MindBody Online. Mindbody Online stores all data in servers and backup servers located in the United States. MINDBODY has Privacy Shield certification which complies with GDPR regulations related to transferring data outside of the EU. Click here for a detailed explanation of how the Privacy Shield requirements align with the new GDPR guidelines.


Security of information
Personal information collected by Empowering Yoga and our website is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. Empowering Yoga will protect your personal information no matter where we process or store your data.

Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of data given to your browser by a website which may be stored as text files in the cookie directory of your computer. Cookies are not programs and cannot collect information from your computer. They do not damage your computer and are defined as “a piece of text stored on a user’s computer by their web browser. A cookie can be used for authentication, storing site preferences, shopping cart contents, the identifier for a server-based session, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data” (source: Wikipedia, 2011).Each website may send cookie data to your browser which may save it if your browser’s preferences allow it to do so. To protect your privacy your browser only returns a cookie to the website that sent you the cookie and does not send it to any other website. A website cannot access your cookie directory or information on your computer, instead relevant cookies are included by your browser within each request you make to the website. A website can only obtain cookie data that your browser sends to it.

You do not have to accept cookies and you can change the settings within your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, reject cookies from certain websites, notify you if a site is requesting to set a cookie, and set various other options.


Changes to our policy
From time to time, it may be necessary for us to review and revise this policy. We reserve the right to change our policy at any time and, should this occur, the amendment will be posted on our website.
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