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PRIVACY POLICY

Welcome to the Privacy Policy section of Sally Gardner Yoga. Your privacy and the security of your personal data are very important to us. We, therefore, collect and manage your personal data with the utmost care and take specific measures to keep them secure. Below, you will find the main information regarding our processing of your personal data when you complete the registration or booking form on our website, www.sallygardner.yoga

We process your personal data in accordance with data protection regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation. In this privacy statement, we explain what personal data we process for what purpose. We encourage you to read it carefully. If you have any questions, please contact us via hello@sallygardner.yoga and enter 'data protection' as the subject line.

PRIVACY POLICY

WE DO NOT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH OTHER PARTIES WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT - YOUR CONFIDENTIALITY IS KEY TO US.

DEFINITIONS

  1. - "Account", "Client", "Customer", "Consumer" or "User" – This is you. A client or enquirer into the services offered by Sally Gardner Yoga. A holder of a registered user account with Sally Gardner Yoga. 

  2. - "Software" – website and apps of Sally Gardner Yoga. 

  3. - "Content" means any data, text, files, information, images, graphics, photos, links and other content or materials created and owned by Sally Gardner Yoga. 

  4. – "Product" means any digital or physical product purchased directly or indirectly through the Sally Gardner Yoga website.

  5. - "Seller" – means the company/brand you are purchasing from, Sally Gardner Yoga.

  6. -"Service" – means all bookable services such as consultations, yoga sessions, group classes, online courses or programmes, online sessions of all kinds, as well as the members' area of the Sally Gardner Yoga website.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

Information you provide us directly:

  • When you create an account upon registration or checkout, your email address, first name, last name and phone number.

  • In addition to the above, we collect your date of birth, emergency contact details and your reasons for seeking the help of a yoga therapist when you complete the 'pre-consultation registration and health waiver form' via Wix Forms. 

  • Information during the session, such as details about your health and well-being, includes but is not limited to personal information, session notes and medical history.

  • Communications between you and Sally Gardner Yoga. For example, we may send you Service-related emails (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). Note that you may not opt-out of Service-related emails.

Technical information we collect:

  • Additionally, any use of Sally Gardner Yoga's website or software may result in the collection of technical information such as your computer's IP address, mobile device identifier, metadata, operating system, browser name/version, the referring web page, requested page; such information is used to help us understand the overall usage pattern of our website and software.

  • We also use third-party analytics tools to help us measure how you use Sally Gardner Yoga. These tools collect information sent by your device or our Service, including how you like to use our software and website, which can help us improve our Service.

  • Sally Gardner Yoga may invite you to provide information through feedback on features or services on our website or software; we may send out emails requesting feedback or offering products and services, or we may ask you for information concerning support of our products or services. Responding to these communications may require you to submit personal information and opinions.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use information that we receive to:

  • Assess a client's past and current state of health and well-being as part of a Service

  • Create yoga plans, tailor sessions and track progress as part of a Service

  • Help you efficiently access your information after you sign in.

  • Remember information so you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Service;

  • Provide personalised content and information to you and others, which could include online ads or other forms of marketing

  • Provide, improve, test, and monitor the effectiveness of our Service

  • Develop and test new products and features

  • Monitor metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns

  • Diagnose or fix technology problems

  • Automatically update the application on your device.

 

SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will not rent or sell your information to third parties outside Sally Gardner Yoga without your consent, except as noted in this Policy. Parties with whom we may share your information:

  • We may share User Content, not personal information, with potential business partners and service providers to improve our Service and provide relevant content. This will be done under confidentiality terms.

  • We may remove parts of data that can identify you and share anonymised data with other parties. This is the case regarding session notes and case studies shared with the faculty of The Yoga Therapy Institute, Amsterdam. You will need to agree to the sharing of this information on the 'pre-consultation registration form', which will be sent to you before your consultation appointment. 

  • We may combine your information with other information so that it is no longer associated with you and share that aggregated information.

  • We may be required to disclose your information without your prior consent by law for the following reasons:

    • Comply with the law or legal process

    • Protect and defend our rights and property, or the rights and property of a third party

    • Protect us against misuse or unauthorised use of any of Sally Gardner Yoga's products, software, services, or other proprietary materials

    • Prevent death or imminent bodily harm. Prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity

HOW WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION

  • Storage and Processing:

    • We use commercially reasonable precautions to help keep your personal information safe and stored securely. However, Sally Gardner Yoga cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to Sally Gardner Yoga or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.

    • Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to emails between you and Sally Gardner Yoga, at all times. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes the social media services you connect to Sally Gardner Yoga make to their services. We are not responsible for any other organisation's functionality, privacy, or security measures.

    • Following the termination or deactivation of your account, Sally Gardner Yoga, its Affiliates, or its Service Providers may retain information (including your profile information) and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and audit purposes.

    • Please email us at hello@sallygardner.yoga to know about deleting your account.

 

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Sally Gardner Yoga does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 16 or knowingly allow such persons to register for the Service. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 16 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please get in touch with us. ​

OTHER WEBSITES AND SERVICES

We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from our Service, including the information or content contained within them. Please remember that our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services when you use a link to go from our Service to another website or Service. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or Service, including those with a link on our website/software or accessed through our web/in-app browser, are subject to that third party's own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible and do not have control over any third-parties that you authorise to access your User Content. If you use a third-party website or Service and allow them to access your User Content, you do so at your own risk.

YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS UNDER THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the following data protection rights:

  • If you wish to access, correct, update, or request the deletion of your personal information, you can do so at any time by contacting hello@sallygardner.yoga

  • In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information, or request the portability of your personal information. Again, you can exercise these rights by emailing hello@sallygardner.com

  • You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the "unsubscribe" or "opt-out" link in the marketing emails we send you. To opt-out of other forms of marketing, don't hesitate to get in touch with us by emailing hello@sallygardner.yoga.

  • Similarly, if we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted before your withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please get in touch with your local data protection authority.

We respond to all requests from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights per applicable data protection laws.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Sally Gardner Yoga may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please review it periodically. We may provide you additional forms of notice of modifications or updates as appropriate under the circumstances. Your continued use of Sally Gardner Yoga or the Service after any modification to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

COOKIE POLICY 

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies; tiny files downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality.

For more general cookie information, see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are unsure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Site preferences cookies

  • To provide a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.

Third-Party Cookies

In some exceptional cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties—the following section details which third-party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • Third-party analytics are used to track and measure the usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track how long you spend on the site or pages you visit, which helps us understand how we can improve the site for you.

  • From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to how the site is delivered. When we are still trying new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

  • As we sell products and services, we need to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site make a purchase, and as such, this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

  • Partners may advertise on our behalf, and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and, where applicable, allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

COMMUNITY POLICY - This section of the website is not currently live. Other members do not have access to your Profile unless you choose to share your Community Page URL with them. We would recommend that you do not do this.

The SOMATIC YOGA Community page has been created as a private group and is for members of this site only. However, you do not need to be an active or previous client of Sally Gardner Yoga in order to join the community page, but ALL members must adhere to the community guidelines/ group rules. These rules are stated on the SOMATIC YOGA Community page and are also outlined below. By becoming a member of the SOMATIC YOGA Community page, you are agreeing to abide by these rules.

  • No harassment of any kind - Bullying, targeting, or attacking a member of this group is not allowed and will not be tolerated.

  • Respect one another - Everyone has a different point of view, so feel free to respectfully disagree. Please be kind and courteous at all times.

  • Copyright infringement and trademark - When sharing others people’s posts, images and other content, do not infringe on their copyright or claim other people’s materials as your own.

  • No sales or spam - No selling to or spamming other members is allowed in this group. Anyone who does so will be subject to immediate removal.

  • Be respectful of others’ privacy - Being in this group depends on our trust of one another. Some discussions may be sensitive or contain sensitive information, so what’s said in the group should stay in the group.

If you decide to join the group with a Public Profile, the Profile card in your Account area will be visible to other members of the SOMATIC YOGA Community page. A Public Profile allows you to follow other members, chat with them, leave comments, like posts & more. Your 'Display Name', profile picture, comments & likes will be visible on our site. You can change your 'Display Name' in the 'My Account' section, to something other than your given/ used name, if you prefer to remain anonymous.  Alternatively, you can choose to 'Make Profile Private' at the bottom of the 'My Account' section, but please be aware that your Display Name and Profile picture will still be visible to other members of the community if you choose to interact with the SOMATIC YOGA Community page.

Community Policy
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