Dancefest is committed to protecting your privacy online. Our policy explains how we will do this.

Collection of Information

We collect some personal data from you:

On some parts of the site we ask you to register and, if you do, we ask for your name, email address, geographical address and other personal information.

We tell you why we are collecting your personal data when we collect it (on this website, on class enrolment forms, performance consent forms etc).  

We do not use your personal data for any purpose other than the reason we stated when we collected it. We will not use your personal information for new purposes without asking for your consent first.

From time to time we may ask you for further information, for example if you make a purchase. 

In the case of our subscription-based information available online, your personal information is only used to enable us to verify you are a subscriber and to deliver the content to you.

If you subscribe to our eflyer (when you sign up on our website, complete a paper enrolment form or register and enrol for a class on our website) we will send you occasional emails. You can unsubscribe from recieving emails at any time.

We do not sell your personal information to others.


Cookies are small files which many web sites transfer to your hard disk. They can inform the web site what pages you visit, and your preferences, which enable web sites to provide you with a more personalised service. You can set your browser to refuse cookies, or to warn you before accepting them.

We use cookies, but most parts of our site can be accessed even if your cookies are turned off. But you may find there are parts of the site which you cannot access if your cookies are turned off.

Google Analytics

Dancefest uses Google Analytics, which sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our website and compile reports for us on activity on it. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can reject this cookie. Information on how to do this can be found at

External Links

Our website may include content embedded from other sites and services such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. These sites may set additional cookies but we do not pass any personally identifiable information to these services.

A number of other people's web sites have links on our site. If you link to their sites, they may collect information. Such sites are not within our control and are not covered by this privacy statement.

Data Protection

We have implemented policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees, freelance staff and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation or unless we have already sought your consent.

Access to personal data we hold about you

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you and request a copy of any personal data we keep about you, by sending an email to We may require you to provide proof of your identity and will provide the information without charge.

We will also allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified, amended, or completed.


If we believe that your use of the site is unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained through the site about you to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct.

If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact us at

Arts Council England Worcester Municipal Charities Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Eveson Charitable Trust United by 2022 Legacy FABRIC People Dancing Professional Member Arts Award Supporter

Dancefest is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and also gratefully receives funding from Worcester Municipal Charities, Baily Thomas Charitable Fund, The Eveson Trust, Dumbreck Charity, Albright Grimley Charity, and WA Cadbury Charitable Trust.

Our Masterclass and Stopgap work is part of Keep Moving, which is produced by FABRIC, generously supported by United by 2022, as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Legacy Enhancement Fund through West Midlands Combined Authority.