Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Notice explains what information The Movement Dance Foundation Inc. (“The Movement” “we”, “our”, or “us”) collects about you when you visit this website www.themvmt.org (the “Website”), how we use this information, with whom we share it, and the choices you have in connection with this.

1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHY

Through your use of our Website, we collect personal information, which is information that identifies you as an individual, relates to you as an identifiable individual or, that along with other information, could identify you (collectively, “Personal Information”). We collect the following types of Personal Information:

A. Information You Provide To Us.

When you engage with certain aspects of our Website we collect Personal Information from you. This includes when you:

Sign up to be a member. If you sign up to be a member on our Website, you will need to provide your email address and a password. As a member, you will have an account which will allow you to (1) create and/or edit a display name that is visible to all members of the Website; (2) update and edit your account information including your first name, last name, email address (except your login email address), and, if you wish to provide it, your phone number; (3) update and edit the information you share with The Movement community including editing your community page URL, hide or make private your profile page and social aspects of your account, and block members; (4) track and manage your upcoming and past events and/or classes including viewing the event details (title of event, time, date, and location), viewing the order number, ticket type, price, quantity, and total, downloading tickets, and sharing the event; (5) share something about yourself by writing in an open text box (the contents of which could be Personal Information) or add an image, video, divider, GIF, or emoji; (6) share your profile on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or copy a link to your profile; (7) follow or unfollow other members and/or allow other members to follow you; (8) include a photo in your profile; (9) include your profile as an attendee of the event and permit others to see what classes you have signed up for.

Login to the Website. If you login to the Website, you will need to provide your email address and password as a member of The Movement. Alternatively, you may login by using your Facebook account credentials by including your name or phone number plus password, or login by using your Google account credentials. Google will share your name, email address, language preference, and profile picture with The Movement. 

Register for a Class. If you, or you on behalf of your child, register for a class on our Website, you do not need to create an account but you will need to provide the buyer of the ticket’s first and last name, and email address, and to the extent it is different, the attendee’s first and last name, and email address, and the attendee’s age by selecting one of the following boxes (13-15, 16-18, 19-25, 26-30, 31-40, 41 and above), how the attendee heard about the class by filling out one of the boxes (Facebook, Instagram, Dance Instructor, Another Student, A Friend, Other), whether this is the attendee’s first time attending any dance class (through The Movement or not) by checking off a yes or no box, what has stopped the attendee from taking a dance class before by checking off a box (I don’t have enough time, I don’t know where to find them, Classes are too expensive, There’s not enough intro-level classes, I never thought about going to a dance class before), what made the attendee want to try a class with The Movement by checking off a box (Classes are free!, Class times work with my work/school schedule, Classes are intro-level, The class caught my attention, The dance instructor), what other genres of dance the attendee would be interested in learning by inputting text in an open text box which could include Personal Information, and although not required an attendee is invited to respond to our question (Anything we should know?) by inputting text in an open text box, which could include Personal Information.

Interact with our Social Media.  If you interact with us on our Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok, or Facebook account we may collect your name, email address, photo, list of social media contacts, and any other information you make, or which is, accessible to us when you connect with us. We collect this information to allow you to follow us and interact with us. You may also use social media to communicate with us or interact with us, which could include Personal Information. 

Make a donation. If you make a donation to The Movement by clicking on the button labelled “donate” on our Website, you will be taken to the website of PayPal where you can make a donation through your PayPal account or a debit or credit card. You can review PayPal’s privacy policy here. If you donate with a debit or credit card via PayPal’s website, you will need to provide your country/region by selecting same from a drop down menu, your card number, expiration date, security code, first and last name, the billing address associated with the card, check the box to provide whether or not you wish to share your mailing address with The Movement so it can acknowledge your donation, and provide your contact information including type of phone number from a drop down menu, your phone number, and your email address. You also have the option to save your information and create an account by checking a box next to the text “save your info and create an account”. When a donation is made, The Movement can see the user's name, email address registered to Paypal, donation amount including currency, confirmation number, quantity of donations, and the time at which the donation was made.  

Subscribe to our Website. If you sign up to our Website, you will be subscribed to our marketing emails. In addition, we send all attendees an email after class asking for feedback, the response to which could be Personal Information, and a small donation with a link to make a donation on our Website. 

Interact and view member profiles. If a member signs up for a class using their account, any visitor of the Website can see any public aspects of the user’s profile which may include a name, photo, and the classes that member has signed up for. Conversely if you set up a member profile (see above “Sign up to be a member” paragraph), anyone visiting the Website can view the public features of your account which may include your name, photo, and the classes you have signed up for. You can report a member to us if their profile contains offensive content, offensive media, or spam and others can report you for the same reasons. You can also block or unblock a member.

B. Information Collected Automatically

When you use our Website, we use cookies and other technologies to automatically collect certain information about you. Cookies are text files that your web browser places on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies stay on your device for a set period of time or until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your web browser. The cookies and other technologies deployed on our Website collect the following information:

Usage Information. Such as the pages on our Website you access, the frequency of access, what you click on, and when you access the Website.

Location Information. Information about your location, which may be determined through your IP address or geolocation.

Device Information. Information about the device you are using, such as hardware model, operating system, browser, and your Website preferences.

In particular, we utilize the following cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are required for making use of our Website. These cookies include security cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of our Website, and protect user data from unauthorized parties. Our strictly necessary cookies allow our Website to function and allow you to use the features of our Website.

2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use the Personal Information we collect about you to:

Permit you to make a donation.

Allow you to sign up as a member.

Permit you to login to the Website.

Respond to your questions, feedback, comments, suggestions, or inquiries.

Interact with you on social media.

Permit you to register for a class or to register your child for a class.

Allow you to create or edit your account and/or profile.

Communicate with you about our Website or to inform you of any changes to our Website.

Send you information on new classes and/or services we feel may be of interest to you.

Engage in internet-based advertising.

Maintain and improve our Website and the services offered thereon.

Diagnose Website problems and engage in fraud identification and prevention.

Permit you to subscribe to our Website.

Monitor user experience.

Interact with and view member profiles.

Defend our rights and those of others.

Efficiently maintain our business.

Comply with the law.

3. HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information for the purposes set forth below.

Service Providers. We share Personal Information with our service providers. We limit the information shared with our service providers to what is necessary to fulfill the services. We use the following providers: Wix.com Ltd. You can view Wix’s privacy policy here.

Payment Processor. If you choose to make a donation to The Movement by clicking on the button “donate” on our Website, you will be taken to PayPal’s website. You can review PayPal’s privacy policy here. When a donation is made, The Movement can see the user's name, email address registered to Paypal, donation amount including currency, confirmation number, quantity of donations, and the time at which the donation was made.  

Dance Instructors. If you choose to register for a class, we provide your first and last name to the dance instructor(s) for the class(es) that you register for.

Within The Movement. We share Personal Information within our corporate family, such as with subsidiaries, joint ventures, or affiliates, to efficiently carry out our business and to the extent permitted by law.

Corporate Reorganization. In the event that we enter into, or intend to enter into, a transaction that alters the structure of our business, such as a reorganization, merger, acquisition, sale, joint venture, assignment, consolidation, transfer, change of control, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock, we would share personal information with third parties, including the buyer or target (and their agents and advisors) for the purpose of facilitating and completing the transaction. We would also share Personal Information with third parties if we undergo bankruptcy or liquidation, in the course of such proceedings.

To Prevent Harm. We will share Personal Information if we believe it is necessary to detect, investigate, prevent, or take action against illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the rights, property, or personal safety of any person.

Legal Purposes. We will share Personal Information where we are legally required to do so, such as in response to court orders, law enforcement or legal process, including for national security purposes; to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights, as required to enforce our terms of service or other contracts; to defend against legal claims or demands; or to comply with the requirements of any applicable law.

With Your Consent. We may request your permission to share your Personal Information for a specific purpose. We will notify you and request consent before you provide the Personal Information or before the Personal Information you have already provided is shared for such purpose.

4. CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION

Update Profile and Account Information. If you set up an account with The Movement, you will be able to (1) edit your display name that is visible to all members of the Website; (2) edit your account information including your first name, last name, email address (except your login email address), and, if you wish to provide it, your phone number; (3) edit the information you share with The Movement community including editing your community page URL, hide or make private your profile page and social aspects of your account, and block members; (4) follow or unfollow other members and/or allow other members to follow you; (5) edit the photo in your profile. 

Online Advertising. To opt-out of interest based advertising generally or to learn more about the use of this information you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also visit the privacy settings of your Android or iOS device and select “limit ad tracking” (Apple iOS) or “opt-out of interest-based ads” (Android).

Promotional Emails. You may opt-out of receiving marketing emails from us by clicking the unsubscribe link entitled “click here” provided with each email. Please note that we will continue to send you notifications necessary to the Website.

Cookies. All session cookies expire after you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser’s directions. To find out how to see what cookies have been set on your device, and how to reject and delete the cookies, please visit: https://www.aboutcookies.org/. Please note that each browser is different. For information on reviewing or deleting cookies from specific browsers, click on the appropriate browser: Firefox, Firefox IOS, Firefox Android, Safari, Safari Mobile, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera. To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website. If you reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent, some features of our Website may not function properly. If you choose to opt-out, we will place an “opt-out cookie” on your computer. The “opt-out cookie” is browser and device specific and only lasts until cookies are cleared from your browser or device. The opt-out cookie will not work for strictly necessary cookies. If the cookie is removed or deleted, if you upgrade your browser or if you visit us from a different computer, you will need to return and update your preferences.

Location Settings. You may prevent your device from sharing your location data by adjusting the permissions on your device.

5. DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your browser. For further details, visit https://www.eff.org/issues/do-not-track.

6. INFORMATION SECURITY

We implement and maintain commercially reasonable security measures to protect the Personal Information we collect. Our security measures include but are not limited to TLS 1.2. However, no security measure or modality of data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you transferred over the Internet.

7. THIRD PARTY LINKS

Our Website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. This Privacy Notice applies solely to the Personal Information collected on our Website. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party’s website. We strongly advise you to review the privacy notice of every website you visit.

8. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

The Movement reserves the right to amend this Privacy Notice at our discretion and at any time. Changes to the Privacy Notice will be posted on this page and will indicate the date the changes go into effect. Please check back and review the Privacy Notice for any changes. If we make any changes that materially affect your privacy rights, we will announce those changes by posting the revised Privacy Notice on our Website and will always indicate the date the last changes were published. If changes are significant, we will provide notice in an additional means we deem appropriate which may include directly notifying you by email.

9. CONTACT

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us by email at hello@themvmt.org.

This Privacy Notice was last modified on October 13, 2021.

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