Privacy Policy

This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected in relation to your use of the Web Site and any Services or Systems therein.

1. Definitions

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Drum Teacher Map makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;

“Content” means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;

“Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;

“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer by Drum Teacher Map when you visit certain parts of this Web Site. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Web Site. Where e-commerce facilities are provided, Cookies may be used to store your Shopping Basket, Registration, Order Details or Login information. Further details are contained in Clause 10 of this Policy;

“System” means any online communications infrastructure that Drum Teacher Map makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“Account” means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Material and/or any communications System on the Web Site;

“Web Site” means the website that you are currently using (www.drummingteacher.net) and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Data Collected

Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:

  • name;
  • date of birth;
  • gender;
  • job title;
  • profession;
  • contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  • demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
  • IP address (automatically collected);
  • web browser type and version (automatically collected);
  • operating system (automatically collected);
  • a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and
  • Cookie information (see clause 10 below).

3. Our Use of Data

3.1 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Drum Teacher Map for as long as you use the Services and Systems provided on the Web Site. Data that you may submit through any communications System that we may use may be retained for a longer period.

3.2 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties unless explicitly stated in advance.

3.3 All personal Data is handled in accordance with the principles of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.

3.4 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 Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping;
  • improvement of our products / services;
  • transmission of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
  • contact for research purposes which may be used to customise or update the Web Site.

4. Third Party Web Sites and Services

Drum Teacher Map may, from time to time, engage the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services may or may not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Drum Teacher Map requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.

5. Changes to Ownership and Control

5.1 Drum Teacher Map may, from time to time, expand or reduce its services and this may involve the transfer of control of certain areas to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.

5.2 In the event that any Data submitted by Users will be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the option to have your Data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

6. Controlling Access to your Data

6.1 You can control what data you provide. When you submit an enquiry or request through the Web Site you will see notices that indicate when you are going to be transmitting information such as your personal details via an online form. If you do not wish to transmit your details do not fill in the form or press the submit button.

6.2 We will not disclose your personal information unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to prevent fraud or cyber crime or to protect the Web Site, or the rights, property or personal safety of any person.

6.3 We may provide you with information about third parties we think you might find interesting, and you may choose to act upon that information. We will not share your details with a third party unless you tell us that you wish this to happen or it is part of the delivery of a service to you.

7. Your Right to Withhold Information

7.1 You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.

7.2 You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information see clause 10.4 below.

8. Accessing your own Data

8.1 If you are a registered User you may access your Account at any time to view or amend the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change.

8.2 If you are not a registered User and you wish to update the Data we hold about you, you may communicate any changes via email or by using the ‘Contact Us’ page on our Web Site.

8.3 You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal Data held by us, subject to payment of the relevant fee if applicable as described by the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office).

8.4 You have the right to “be forgotten”. If you require the removal of all Data held about you, please notify us with your request to be forgotten.

9. Security

9.1 Data security is of great importance and to protect your Data we have put in place physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.

9.2 The Web Site may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such web sites.

9.3 You should bear in mind that submission of information over the internet is never entirely secure. The security of information you transmit via the Web Site and whilst it is in transit over the internet cannot be guaranteed and any such submission is at your own risk.

9.4 Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of information will never occur, we will take all reasonable measures to prevent it.

10. Cookies

10.1 Drum Teacher Map may set and access Cookies on your computer.

10.2 A Cookie is a small file that resides on your computer’s hard drive and often contains an anonymous unique identifier and is accessible only by the web site that placed it there, not any other sites.

10.3 You may delete Cookies, however you may loose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly.

10.4 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the Web Site.

11. Changes to this Policy

Drum Teacher Map reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Web Site following the alterations.


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