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Body and Soul Yoga Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notice

Last updated: 13th May 2018


Health and Personal Information Forms

These are required to be completed before your first class. The information requested is necessary to meet insurance company criteria, to ensure your health and safety during classes and to facilitate lesson planning around your individual needs.  The forms are kept in a secure location and only taken out on the day of your course.  Files are always kept safe under the supervision of your teacher. These documents will NEVER be shown to a third party or shared without your specific instructions.  They are required for insurance purposes to be securely stored for seven years after your last class.

If you wish to alter any of your data, review how it is used or wish to request its return to you, please contact mary Griffiths on [email protected]  You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information to Body and Soul Yoga, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you.


How we use your contact information

When completing the Health and Personal Information form, you will be asked to sign a disclaimer.  In doing so you are agreeing to your email and phone number being used by Body and Soul Yoga to inform you of class changes and service updates directly relating to the service you have booked.  


Mailing List

You are also given the option of being added to the Body and Soul Yoga Mailing List and receiving emails periodically informing you of related services and information we believe you may be interested in.  You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email.  These emails are sent via Mailchimp, which is a secure server.  Their policy can be reviewed at: 


Phone Numbers

Emergency contact information is collected solely for use in an emergency, should Body and and Soul Yoga need to contact your next of kin or give this information to the emergency services.  This is the only information that would be shared with a third party and only in the context of an emergency.


Notifying you of changes to this notice

If there is a change to Body and Soul Yoga privacy notices or how we use your data we shall contact you via email notices.  We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notification to you, and you may have opted out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Notice.


Links to other websites

Body and Soul Yoga is not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from Body and Soul Yoga, nor the information or content contained in them.  Please remember that when you use a link to go from Body and Soul Yoga to another website, our Privacy Notice is no longer in effect.  Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website's own rules and policies.  Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.


Changes to our privacy notice

Body and Soul Yoga may update its privacy notice from time to time, and so you should reveiw this notice periodically.  When we change the notice in a material way, we will update the "last modified" date at the top of this privacy notice.  Changes to this privacy notice are effective when they are posted on this page.  If you have any questions about this privacy notice, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact Mary Griffiths at [email protected]

If any time time you feel that there is an issue with the way Body and Soul Yoga handles your data then you can contact the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office).


Your Rights

Data Protection Law means that you have extensive rights regarding the collection, storage and use of your data.

Under the GDPR (General Data protection Regulation) you have the following rights as an individual regarding your data:

  • The right to be informed
  • the right of access
  • the right to rectification
  • the right to erasure
  • the right to restrict processing
  • the right to data portability
  • the right to object
  • rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling


If you would like to find out more about these rights, or if you would like to report a breach of them then you can contact the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) or call their helpline on 0303 123 1113.


Further contact details for the ICO can be found: