We are committed to maintaining your privacy so please read carefully in order to fully understand how we go about doing this. This policy covers Pilates with Alison’s use of personal information that is collected when you use pilateswithalison.net or provided via email, verbally or on the Client Enrolment Form.
Information that we collect from you
When you visit or contact us through our website, you may be asked to provide information about you, including your name and contact details (telephone numbers, e-mail address). As part of the Client Enrolment process you would be asked to complete an Enrolment Form which includes further information such as aspects of your medical history and emergency contact details.
When you supply any personal information to Pilates with Alison we have a legal obligation towards you in the way we use that data. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain to you how we will use it and tell you if we want or pass the information on to anyone else.
Use of Your Information
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping: to ensure that clients exercise safely. We may periodically send promotional emails about new courses, products, events or other information related to Pilates which we think you may find interesting.
We will not pass on your details to third parties, unless this is to another Pilates teacher who is to teach you.
We will retain the information for a period of time which complies with professional, legal and insurance requirements.
Security and Storage of Your Data
Any personal information we request from you will be safeguarded under the Data Protection Act 1998.
We store your data on our secure servers where it could be viewed by our staff or suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via internet is not completely secure. We will always endeavour to do our best to protect your personal data however we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website therefore any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information and in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place strict physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Client Enrolment Forms are stored securely, either electronically under password protection or if supplied on paper: filed and locked away.
Following a Link to Another Website
Following a Link From Another Website
Access to Your Personal Information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that Pilates with Alison holds about you and have any inaccuracies corrected or have these details removed.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us.
Any such requests should be made to this email address alisonpilates[@]aol.com
NB: The  should be omitted from email addresses above as these are used to prevent spam bots from collecting information from the site
Cookies In Use on This Site
Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
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We use a session cookie to make our website operate more effectively – as webpages have no memories. A user going from page to page will be treated by the website as a completely new visitor. Session cookies enable the website you are visiting to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don’t get asked for the same information you’ve already given to the site. Cookies allow you to proceed through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit.
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites
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