Privacy Notice

Version 1.0 15 May 2018

The Curious Piano Teachers is a training and professional development organisation in the Education Sector.  “We” means The Curious Piano Teachers Ltd. registration no. NI652805.  Our registered address is Forsyth House, Cromac Square, Belfast, BT2 8LA, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

We are committed to preserving the privacy of all website visitors, readers of our Blog and enrolled (paying) members of The Community of The Curious Piano Teachers.  We are listed on the public Register of Data Controllers with registration number ZA366881.  Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By registering to be on our online mailing list, attending a webinar or live training event, placing an order, enrolling as a member of The Community of The Curious Piano Teachers, or sending us your personal information whether via our website or otherwise, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

 

Information that we collect from you

When you visit our website, register on our mailing list or order products or services (including registering for online webinars, webinar recordings and live training events) you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details and where necessary, credit or debit card information. 

Only when necessary, we may collect additional information (such as your qualifications, teaching experiences, photos, video recordings, health and dietary requirements) for the purpose of developing and delivering the training services that you requested.

We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from e-mails or letters you send to us.

 

Use of your information

Your information will enable us to provide you with access to the appropriate parts of our website and to supply the goods and/or services that you have requested. It will also enable us to bill you and to contact you where necessary concerning your orders, including membership to The Community of The Curious Piano Teachers.

We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.  In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to our website or to our services.  When attending our training events, we will seek your consent to allow us the use of photos and recordings from our training events for the purpose of developing our training services, and for marketing purposes.

Moreover, unless you have told us that you do not wish us to do so, we may also use your information to let you know about other products and services which we offer, which may be of interest to you and we may contact you by e-mail or by post. 

If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, you can unsubscribe HERE or by e-mailing us on: info@curiouspiano.org.

 

The Curiosity Lounge – online forum for Members of The Community

As part of the core membership feature of The Community of The Curious Piano Teachers, enrolled members have access to a private online forum called The Curiosity Lounge.  This forum is hosted as a ‘Closed’ Facebook Group.  In order to join the forum, you will be required to have a personal Facebook user account and request us to add you into the forum.

We are not responsible for your personal data that are held in your Facebook account and profile used to access The Curiosity Lounge.  You can learn more about managing your data privacy and privacy settings on Facebook from the provider’s help pages.  We have provided the link to their pages here:

 

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us will be held on our computers and may be accessed by or given to our third party business associates, some of whom may be located outside the European Economic Area, who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties will process information, fulfil and deliver orders, process credit card payments and provide support services on our behalf.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser and can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.  The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of our website. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.

When you use and access our website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser.  We use cookies for the following purposes:  to enable certain functions of the website service, to provide analytics on how you use our website and to store your preferences.  We use essential cookies to authenticate the members of The Community of The Curious Piano Teachers and prevent fraudulent use of our members’ personal accounts.  In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third party cookies to report usage statistics of our website.

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.  We have provided the links to the help pages of the more popular web browsers here:

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

 

Security and data retention

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

 

Accessing and updating

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to this website and where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

 

Contact

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to: Data Controller, The Curious Piano Teachers, Forsyth House, Cromac Square, Belfast, BT2 8LA, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom; or email: info@curiouspiano.org.