Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.studio121.co.uk.

By using any of our website, particularly through registration or placing an order for an activity, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information as detailed within this privacy policy. Your privacy, and the protection of data we may hold about you is very important to us. We collect certain types of information about users to allow us to improve our service to you and to contact you when necessary, this will often involve recording your name, address and contact details being collected either through this website or other Studio 121 online services. In addition, website data such as traffic patterns may also be recorded through analytics tools in order to improve our web services to you.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal data is collected when you choose to provide such information through using our services, such as making a booking for an activity, or completing a contact form. This information is essential to manage our service to you. We use this information to improve our services, our website and where appropriate notify you about offers, news and events that we believe will be of interest to you. This information will be held on computer systems based in the UK and may be accessed by our staff or third parties acting for us to provide a key service (such as email newsletter services).

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

From time to time, Studio 121 may use features on the website that use cookies to remember key user information. Cookies are small files containing key information which will be stored on your computer. Cookies will only be used directly by Studio 121 to improve your experience using our web services by remembering key information you have previously entered. Cookies may also be used by third parties, such as Google Analytics, to measure website statistical information only, these cookies do not store any of your personal data.

If you choose to delete these cookies from your web browser, or disable their use entirely, it will not affect your ability to use this site, but it may restrict certain functions such as the ability to remember login details.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

From time to time, our websites may contain links to external websites outside of the control of Studio 121. These sites and services will have their own privacy policies and approaches to data protection, use of such external websites is at your own discretion and you should make yourselves aware of their policies before using them. You should not rely on the accuracy of such sites without undertaking your own independent review. A link from a Studio 121 online service to such a third party does not imply endorsement or recommendation by Studio 121.

Who we share your data with

Studio 121 will never sell or pass on your data to third parties unless required by law, it will only be used within the organisation for the intended use. However if our business enters a joint venture with, or is sold to or merged with another entity, your information may be disclosed to the new business or partners.  In such an instance you would be notified of such an activity, and as with all our communications you will always be given the opportunity to unsubscribe and opt out of communications.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional Information

Transmission of data over the internet is not guaranteed to be completely secure. Studio 121 is not responsible for third parties that may intercept or access private communications during your use of our online services. Studio 121 takes the Data Protection Act 1998 very seriously, however as we cannot ensure the security of transmitted data through third parties (including your own internet connection), any transmission is undertaken at your own risk.

Studio 121 shall not be liable for any damages that result from the use of information or materials on our website.