Privacy Policy

The policy:
This privacy policy is for this website; www.kaneacademy.com and www.kaneacademy.co.uk and
served by Kane Academy of Martial Arts and governs the privacy of its users who
choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data
Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR
enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications
Regulations).
This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy
and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those
details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhere to.
Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or
commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any
documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this
website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or
features of this website in order to help you understand how we, this
website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer /
device in order to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided if you
have any questions.
The DPA & GDPR May 2023
We and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and
already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which
comes into effect from May 2018.
Use of Cookies
This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the
website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a
cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to
deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device.
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers
hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s
interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its
server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies
from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take
necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all
cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the
cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better
understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your
computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and
usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal
information. Analytics will capture anonymised information via cookies.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this
website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have
been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are
advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or
similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads
provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their
authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion
and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your
personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no
longer required or has no use.
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where
you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send
you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is
done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links,
users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external
web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable
text / banner / image links to other websites).
Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to
shorten URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially
shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar
to this (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before
clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before
proceeding.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked
website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on
external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any
damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly
online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users
are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with or
sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user
passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are
advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on
social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing
buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the
respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your
own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social
media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some
social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below

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