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Your privacy is very important to us
The RAD wishes to ensure that children who visit Radacadabra are able to do so in a fun and safe environment. The Royal Academy of Dance is committed to protecting your child’s online privacy when visiting any website that they operate. The RAD do not collect any personal information from online visitors unless it is volunteered and ask all children under the age of 16 to seek permission from a parent or guardian before using the site.
The Royal Academy of Dance, although not bound by the USA regulations set out in the Children's Online Privacy Protections Act of 1998, adheres to the best practices set out by this law as well as following the Data Protection Act 1998 (UK). The Royal Academy of Dance will endeavour to protect a child’s information from misuse.
Using your personal information
Radacadabra, as a site designed for children, largely deals with information provided by those under the age of 16, following consent sought from their parents/guardians.
Radacadabra forms are designed to collect only the minimum amount of information required from visitors. Radacadabra will use your personal information for the following purposes:
- to carry out marketing analysis and customer profiling and create reports for internal use
- to contact you via email in the following circumstances
1) If you have provided your contact details to join the Radacadabra Mailing list you have in so doing also consented to Radacadabra contacting you on a monthly basis to keep you informed of Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) / Radacadabra information, offers and events.
2) If you have subscribed to Jake or Jasmine’s monthly postcard you will receive a monthly postcard, signed from your chosen character.
3) If you complete an RAD form (submit a joke, review, taking exam comment, summer event comment, nominate a teacher, or ask the team a question) the details you provide will be used to contact you if a response is required. The site will display the first name of the contributor, age and the name of the town / city in which they reside. All participation of this nature is monitored, and edited if necessary, by the Radacadabra webmaster before being posted to the site.
- If you send an e-card to another friend, the email of the recipient will be recorded in order to send the postcard, however, it will then be discarded unless the recipient subsequently visits the site and requests further information themselves.
- To unsubscribe from the Radacadabra Mailing List or Jake and Jasmine Tour Bus Postcard please use the ‘Unsubscribe’ link sent to you in an email communication.
- Where you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that you have provided them with the information set out in these provisions, and that they have not objected to such use of their personal information. Where you give us such information, you agree (and confirm that the other person has agreed) to our processing such information in the manner set out in these provisions.
- We will not disclose your information to third parties except where the law allows or requires or where you have given your permission for us to do so.
For any enquiries regarding this Privacy Statement please contact:
The Data Protection Controller
Royal Academy of Dance
36 Battersea Square
London SW11 3RA
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7326 8000
Fax: +44 (0)20 7924 3129
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cookies are a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Cookies are used on Radacadabra to enhance the user’s experience of the site.
Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. If your browser is set so that no cookies can be received, personalisation cannot take place which means the child will not be able to enjoy Radacadabra’s personalisation such as displaying the user’s name on a seat in the Radacadabra auditorium.
To reject cookies, please change the settings on you internet browser. Each browser is different, so check the Help menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
The RAD wishes to encourage children to use the internet safely. The following are a few suggestions for safe use of the internet:
- Adults can help by spending time online with children to explain the kind of sites they are happy for them to access and those that they shouldn't.
- The Royal Academy of Dance will endeavour to protect a child's information from misuse however you can help by advising your children not to disclose their personal information to strangers and to inform you if they come across anything strange or unusual.
- Limiting the time your children spend online every day will ensure that they are more focused about the material they want to find from websites.
- The linked sites are not under the control of the Royal Academy of Dance and the RAD cannot be responsible for the contents of any linked site or link contained in a link site, or any changes or updates to such sites. The Royal Academy of Dance is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any other linked site. The Royal Academy of Dance is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any other link does not imply endorsement by the Royal Academy of Dance of the site.
- If you would like further information about the dangers posed by new technology and what safeguards you as parents / guardians can use visit Childnet International. To ensure safety, there are no live chat rooms on Radacadabra - all messages and postings are sent directly to the webmaster at RAD headquarters, and are moderated before they are uploaded to the site.
For Further information about how and when personal information is collected online through Radacadabra and how it is used please visit the parents page
36 Battersea Square
Telephone +44 (0)20 7326 8002