School, the owner and provider of this Website. Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School takes the
provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.
Definitions and interpretation
Data collectively all information that you submit to Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business
School via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in
the Data Protection Laws;
Data Protection Lawsany applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the
Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws,
regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
GDPR the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School, we or us
Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School of Brook Cottage, 109a Holcombe Old
Rd, Holcombe, Lancashire, BL8 4NF;
User or you any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Amanda Heath trading as
Thriving Artists Business School and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a
consultant or otherwise providing services to Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business
School and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
Website the website that you are currently using, www.ta-bs.com, and any sub-domains of this site unless
expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of
a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
"including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including,
but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
4. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School is the
"data controller". This means that Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School determines the purposes
for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
5. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
How we collect Data
6. We collect Data in the following ways:
data is given to us by you ; and
data is collected automatically.
Data that is given to us by you
7. Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;
when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;
when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;
Data that is collected automatically
8. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:
we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make
improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with
which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
Our use of Data
9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible
service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
internal record keeping;
improvement of our products / services;
transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
10. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are
not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights"
11. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we'll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:
soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for
example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar
products/services). Under "soft opt-in" consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive
and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we'll provide.
if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To
find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed "Your rights" below.
12. When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the
performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
Who we share Data with
13. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:
our employees, agents and/or professional advisors - Only by employees that might interact with customers to
answer queries and send information.;
third party payment providers who process payments made over the Website - If a customer makes a payment the
payment provider will take their details and hold them securely. We will not hold any customers payment
Keeping Data secure
14. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
we store your Data on secure servers.
15. We are certified to ISO 27001. This family of standards helps us manage your Data and keep it secure.
16. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any
misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail
17. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and
devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get
Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
18. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the
19. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
20. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we
modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you,
we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally
we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally
permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which
we can use it.
Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
21. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data
(where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address:
22. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able
to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's
Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.
23. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes
during the period for which we hold it.
Transfers outside the European Economic Area
24. Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European
Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of
our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA.
25. We will only transfer Data outside the EEA where it is compliant with data protection legislation and the means of
transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your data, eg by way of data transfer agreement, incorporating the
current standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, or by signing up to the EU-US Privacy
Shield Framework, in the event that the organisation in receipt of the Data is based in the United States of America.
26. To ensure that your Data receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place appropriate safeguards and
procedures with the third parties we share your Data with. This ensures your Data is treated by those third parties in a
way that is consistent with the Data Protection Laws.
Links to other websites
27. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are
Changes of business ownership and control
28. Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and
this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists
Business School. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be
transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy
policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
29. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
30. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the
33. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a
waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
34. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising
under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the
You may contact Amanda Heath trading as Thriving Artists Business School by email at email@example.com.
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