is committed to protecting the privacy and security of its
to demonstrate this.
is owned and copyrighted by the ISTD Dance Examinations Board.
All of the features on the site are available for free and
the site does not require you to give any personal information
in order to access it. When it is requested, it is a condition
of use of this site that no personally identifiable information
will be collected, used or distributed from children under
13 years of age without the written consent of their parent
or guardian. We only collect this information from the parent
or guardian when it is voluntarily submitted and providing
it to www.young-dancers.org is optional.
collect the first and last names, ages, town/city and country
of residence of the children solely for the purpose of accompanying
pictures that are submitted to our site. Information is used
only to give credit to work submitted. Parents and guardians
should be aware that once a picture has been put up on the
www.young-dancers.org site it is possible to email pictures
from the Galleries and the e-card feature.
the case of competitions run on this site, notification of
winners and prizes will be sent to the child's parent or guardian
if under the age of 13. For this purpose, it is necessary
to obtain personally identifiable information of the parent
or guardian, including first and last names, postal/email
address and telephone number. The data collected will not
be used to contact you for any other reason than for notification
of your child as a competition winner and will not be sold,
rented or disclosed to any third parties. Of course it is
still possible to visit our site without telling us who you
are or revealing any personally identifiable information about
The e-card feature on young-dancers.org requires the user
to enter an email address of the postcard recipient. You do
not have to enter in an actual name or email address to use
this feature, although it will not be delivered if you do
not enter in a real email address of a recipient. We do not
track or use any of that information after the greeting has
been sent. This information is used only to send the requested
email and is deleted from our system once the e-card has been
find them used on young-dancers.org, as you will at other
major sites. A cookie is a small piece of data containing
a unique identification number that is sent to your browser
from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive.
The non-personally identifiable information we track with
cookies is anonymous and is not used to identify, or lead
us back to, any particular visitor. Cookies cannot damage
user files, nor can they read information from a user's hard
of identifying the user, ensuring that only one vote is placed,
or when more than one is given, only the first is counted.
You can, of course, disable cookies on your computer by indicating
this in the preferences or options menus in your browser.
An Internet Protocol or IP is the Internet address of your
computer. We do log your IP to give us an idea of which parts
of our site you visit and how long you spend there, but as
with cookies your IP address does not provide us with any
other personal information.
Wherever your personal information may be held within young-dancers.org
we intend to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect
the personal information that you share with us from unauthorised
access or disclosure. To implement this, our servers are stored
in a locked room and all records on paper are stored within
a locked filing cabinet.
If you have a complaint or have any questions regarding our
Young-dancers.org will try to resolve any problems that arise
in a fair and prompt manner.