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Privacy Policy

Dance Class Directory Privacy Policy
We respect your right to keep your personal information private. Our privacy policy will help you understand the different types of information we collect when you use our services (the "Services"). By using our Services, you agree to our privacy policy and Terms of Use. We may change or update this policy from time to time. Any updated policy shall be effective immediately after it is posted. This policy was last modified on April 19th, 2013.

Our Approach to Privacy
It is our goal to make it easy and enjoyable for dancers, dance parents, and studio owners to connect with confidence through the Dance Class Directory website. The keyword here is "confidence." Here is how your information is collected and used:

Information Published on Dance Class Directory website
We acquire much of the information published on our websites from third-party data suppliers and other sources. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to that information. It applies only to the information that you provide directly to us. Specifics are below.

Information We Collect & How We Use It
In addition to the specific uses noted below, we may use, store, and review information we collect from you for a variety of internal business purposes, such as to provide, monitor, and maintain the Services, provide you with a better user experience, and develop new services.

1. Member Contributed Information
This is any information that you voluntarily send, post, upload, or display to others through the Services. For example, a name, phone number, or address that you choose to add to your listing is Member Contributed. Information that you send or post to others via text message or email is also Member Contributed.

How we use it:
Our use of Member Contributed Information is straightforward – we publish it, send it to the intended recipient or use it in accordance with any terms and conditions you agree upon when you submit the information. You should assume that Member Contributed Information may be accessible by anyone.

2. Personal Information
This is information you provide which is not provided for publication, transmission or display through the site AND identifies you by full name, full postal address, phone number or email address, or includes information necessary to process payment for the Services. Examples of Personal Information include your username and password and payment information such as a credit card number, expiration date, and billing address. To be very clear, Personal Information does not include any contact information you choose to publish on the Dance Class Directory website. That falls under Member Contributed Information.

How we use it:

  • We use Personal Information for the purposes for which it was provided, such as to process transactions and to send text messages or emails to other members.

  • We may use your email address to send email about your account.

  • You can always choose not to receive any marketing email. We offer an "unsubscribe" in the marketing emails we send. If you choose not to receive marketing email, you may still receive Dance Class Directory email and other communication (e.g. text messages) from us based on Services you may have signed up for.

  • We also may use personally identifiable information users provide as we would use the same information obtained in a traditional non-electronic manner. For example, we may use such personally identifiable information to contact you in connection with a program you are participating in, and/or to evaluate your service needs. When users provide personally identifiable information in connection with a feature on Dance Class Directory, we may also use such personally identifiable information in connection with the operation of such feature. (For example, if you create a review of a business on Dance Class Directory, we may publish your initials, city and state in connection with such review.) When users provide personally identifiable information in connection with a contest, sweepstakes or other promotion that we may run on Dance Class Directory, we may use such information to administer such contest, sweepstakes or promotion and to notify winners.

  • We may also use personally identifiable information you provide to communicate with you (e.g., to send you e-mails) and to otherwise serve you. For example, we may use your name and e-mail address to send you e-mails to (a) confirm your registration on Dance Class Directory, a service registration, or orders placed online, (b) conduct online surveys, (c) notify you about changes to the Dance Class Directory’s Terms and Conditions of Use and this Privacy Policy, (d) provide information regarding our company, marketing information about products and services, and newsletters and (e) otherwise communicate with you.

3. Non-personally Identifiable Information
This refers to information that does not identify a specific individual. This information may include the website's Uniform Resource Locator ("URL") that you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and/or your Internet Protocol ("IP") address. We may also collect the information about finding and accessing our site. For example: search engine and search keyword use, a browser with the help of which our site was accessed, operating system and its version, screen resolution, etc. Also, through surveys we may collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information, such as your age, gender, or interests.

How we use it:
We use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to provide our visitors with the efficient service, to help people find our site quickly, and to be able to arrange site elements according to the modern trends in PC usage and customer requirements.

4. Third Parties:
All Personal Information that you submit to us will be held in the strictest confidence. We will not sell this information or otherwise provide it to advertisers or mass marketers. We may sell or share your Personal Information or Member Contributed information to third parties only in the following circumstances:

  • To help us provide the Services to you. We may share information with third parties to complete transactions you've requested or to perform services on our behalf. Third parties who perform services on our behalf are obligated to use the information for the purpose it was provided.
     
  • To comply with the law. We may disclose information we collect (including Personal Information) when we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law, such as in response to a subpoena or court order.
     
  • For safety reasons or to protect our interests. We may disclose information we collect (including Personal Information) in order to prevent damage to our property (tangible and intangible), for safety reasons or in the course of collecting amounts owed to us.
     
  • Business transfers. We will not sell Personal Information unless it is in the context of a merger, acquisition, business reorganization, debt financing or sale of company assets, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership. In these transactions, the information which we collect may be transferred to third parties as one of our business assets.

Registration
We do offer paid services in addition to our free offerings. Dance Class Directory currently uses the following third party credit card billing partners – Authorize.net and PayPal – for our payment processing. We will not request any credit card information, as all personally-identifiable financial information is handled by Authorize.net or PayPal.

The Security of Your Personal Information
We use reasonable security measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized use and disclosure while in our control. However, no security measures are perfect, and we cannot guarantee that any information will be secure from unauthorized access or use.

Links to Other Websites
This document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. Other sites accessible through our site have their own privacy policies and data collection, use, and disclosure practices. Please consult each site's privacy policy. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties.

Children & Dance Class Directory
Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly publish information for anyone under the age of 18 through our Services. If you know of anyone under the age of 18 whose information is published through our Services, or have other concerns about children's privacy, please write to us at info@danceclassdirectory.com.

Remove Published Listing Information
If you want to remove listing information - such as your studio's name, address, and phone number - from being shown on Dance Class Directory website, please email us at info@danceclassdirectory.com.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this policy, email us at info@danceclassdirectory.com, or write to Dance Class Directory Privacy Manager, 6545 SW 50th Avenue, Portland, OR 97221.