User privacy and data protection

Personal data is defined as any data that can be used to identify a living person, directly or indirectly.
It includes things such as a name, photo, email address, personal bank or medical details, or a computer IP address.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. It was designed designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe and to protect EU citizens’ data privacy.
Countrywide Piano Centre Ltd will never sell or distribute or make public your personal information.
The personal information that Countrywide Piano Centre Ltd collects:

For the day-to-day running of the business it is necessary to collect certain user information. This website uses:

Google Analytics
Google Analytics (GA) is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports on the user’s interactions with the site. Each time you visit the site, the code tracks information about your visit, for instance how long you are on a certain page.

GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, but does not personally identify you. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides. Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

Contacting Countrywide Piano Centre Ltd

This website has a contact form and also email links, e.g. info@countrywidepianos.co.uk. This information is sent via SMTP and not recorded elsewhere i.e. it arrives in the company email inbox.

Email correspondence is an everyday part of running a business and a necessary communication tool. We use Gmail to log in and read and respond to emails. Your email addresses are stored there but the account is password protected

Personal information stored by Countrywide Piano Centre Ltd
No personal data is stored on this website. However,this website was built using WordPress which uses databases to store the site content as well as user information (the administrative team). We list future events on the site and these often contain links to the performers personal site (always with their approval).

Third party data processors
We use a number of services to run the Countrywide Piano Centre Ltd website,  and you can read up about their Privacy Policies here:

Google – read about their Privacy Policy here

 

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. Last updated 25/10/18.