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Deb Barlow Yoga Data Protection and Privacy Policy 

Data Controller: Deb Barlow - Last updated: 18.05.2018

Deb Barlow Yoga collects personal data relating to its yoga students and is committed to being transparent about how data is collected and used,  and to meeting its data protection obligations. I may need to process your data to meet legal obligations. I may also need to process legitimate information data.


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Personal Data Collected at Time of Contact/Enquiry:

Your method of contact details (email, text, phone) are held for 180 days from initial point of contact.  If you choose not to proceed any further with your enquiry your contact details and correspondence will be deleted after this period.


Personal Data Collected at Time if Attending Class:

A certain amount of personal data is collected by Deb Barlow Yoga at the point of attending your first class. This is for the purposes of meeting general insurance company criteria as well as for your health and safety at yoga. Health information is also used to tailor sessions to suit your individual needs.

Data collected – Name, address, telephone no, date of birth, emergency contact, health information.


All information gathered by Deb Barlow Yoga is treated as confidential and will not be shared with a third party, unless it is legally obliged to do so.


If you wish to alter any of your data, review how it is used or wish to request its return to you, please contact Deb Barlow -


Other information held:

Attendance registers – data collected in class - used for class management, and held for at least seven years for general insurance purposes.

Notes on classes and sessions - data collected in class - used for class management, and held for at least seven years for general insurance purposes.


How I use your Contact Information:

When attending class for the first time you will be asked to complete a questionnaire and sign a disclaimer. In doing so you are agreeing to your email and/or phone number being used by Deb Barlow Yoga to inform you of class changes and service updates directly relating to the service you have booked.

You may, of course, decline to submit your email and phone number to Deb Barlow Yoga, which in some cases may mean that I am not able to provide certain information or updates to you.


Emergency Contact Information:

Emergency Contact information is collected solely for use in an emergency, should Deb Barlow Yoga need to contact your named emergency contact 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. 


Data Storage/Protection:

Data will be stored in accordance with Data Protection regulations

Deb Barlow Yoga has sole access to your data, which is stored in a secure location, in a locked cabinet.


Retention of Data:

Deb Barlow Yoga will retain your information for 7 years from the date of your final yoga class, in accordance with general insurance guidelines.


Notifying you of Changes to this Policy:

If there is a change to Deb Barlow Yoga privacy policy or how your data is used I shall contact you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through posting of the notice on the relevant social media channel/s. I reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, and you may have opted out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Policy.


Links to Other Web Sites:

Deb Barlow Yoga is not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from Deb Barlow Yoga, nor the information or content contained in them. Please remember that when you use a link to go from Deb Barlow Yoga to another website, our Privacy Policy 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 Policy:

Deb Barlow Yoga may update its Privacy Policy from time to time, and so you should review this Policy periodically. When I change the policy in a material way, I will update the ‘last modified’ date at the top of this Privacy Policy. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact Deb Barlow at www.debbarlowyoga@com, email


Your data rights:

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

Under GDPR 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


You can request access to your data at any point, a copy of your data, deletion of your data where the data is no longer valid for its intended purpose.

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 Commissioner’s Office).

or call their helpline on 0303 123 1113

Further contact details for the ICO can be found here:

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