DATA PROTECTION

Data Protection Statement

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force across the European Union on 25th May 2018 and brings with it the most significant changes to data protection law in two decades. Based on privacy by design and taking a risk-based approach, the GDPR has been designed to meet the requirements of the digital age.

Our Commitment

Performance Without Limits are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. We have always had a robust and effective data protection program in place which complies with existing law and abides by the data protection principles.

Performance Without Limits are dedicated to safeguarding the personal information under our remit and in developing a data protection regime that is effective, fit for purpose and demonstrates an understanding of, and appreciation for the new Regulation. Our preparation and objectives for GDPR compliance have been summarised in this statement and include the development and implementation of new data protection roles, policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure maximum and ongoing compliance.

Performance Without Limits already have a consistent level of data protection and security across our organisation, however it is our aim to be fully compliant with the GDPR by 25th May 2018. Our updated guidelines are:

Data Subject Rights

In addition to the policies and procedures mentioned above that ensure individuals can enforce their data protection rights, we provide easy to access information via www.pwldance.co.uk of an individual’s right to access any personal information that PWL processes about them and to request information about: -
  • What personal data we hold about them
  • The purposes of the processing
  • The categories of personal data concerned
  • The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
  • How long we intend to store your personal data for
  • The right to have incomplete or inaccurate data about them corrected or completed and the process for requesting this
  • The right to request erasure of personal data (where applicable) or to restrict processing in accordance with data protection laws, as well as to object to any direct marketing from us and to be informed about any automated decision-making that we use
  • The right to lodge a complaint or seek judicial remedy and who to contact in such instances
  • Information Security & Technical and Organisational Measures

    Performance Without Limits takes the privacy and security of individuals and their personal information very seriously and take every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure the personal data that we process. Registers that are shared with other PWL dance teachers are shared through an online secure document application. Teachers can view registers on a mobile device that is secured by a password and finger print system. Only the name of the student and their emergency contact number is available to said teachers.

    GDPR Roles and Employees

    Performance Without Limits have designated Sophie Fejjari as assigne Data Protection Officer and she is responsible for promoting awareness of the GDPR across the organization, identifying any gap areas and implementing the new policies, procedures and measures.

    SAFE GUARDING

    Performance Without Limits acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice.

    The policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all children

    Performance Without Limits acknowledges that some children, including disabled children and young people or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.

    As part of our safeguarding policy Performance Without Limits will

    The policy and procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everyone involved in Performance Without Limits. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed without delay and may ultimately result in dismissal/exclusion from the organisation.

    Monitoring

    The policy will be reviewed a year after development and then every three years, or in the following circumstances:


    (Last reviewed May 2018)