- Who are we
- What we collect
- What we do with the information we gather
- Controlling and sharing your personal information
- Cookies in use on this site
- Links to other websites
- Users under the age of 16
This website is operated by Youth Music which is a Registered Charity in England and Wales (registered charity number: 1075032). Our registered address is One America Street, London SE1 0NE.
We collect personal information from users of this website through the use of our on-line forms, when you e-mail us, or otherwise provide us with, your details, when you use our on-line services and when you create a user profile and/or upload content to the site.
The personal information we may collect from you includes contact details, and photographs and other content you upload to the site.
Whenever you provide such information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better services and recommendations.
We use this information to provide our services, display your profile on our website, process your requests, carry out research and/or prepare reports.
We also may keep some of this information on secure systems for our own records.
We may disclose your personal information to our associated organisations, our agents and/or service providers and suppliers whom we engage to process data on our behalf.
Apart from as set out above, we will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We may also use and disclose information in aggregate or on an anonymous basis (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please Contact Us.
We take all reasonable precautions to make sure this information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
However, we can accept no responsibility for misuse of your personal information by other organisations we authorise to use your personal information, and you therefore must proceed at your own risk.
Youth Music strongly recommends that users should never disclose to other users personal information such as their name, address, e-mail address, telephone number or any other personal information that could allow them to be identified outside the site.
Cookies and how they benefit you
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Save you having to login every time you visit the site
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.
More about our Cookies
Website function cookies
Our own cookies...
- Determining if you are logged in or not
- Remembering your search settings
- Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
- Allowing you to add comments to our site
- Remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey)
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Third party functions...
- MailChimp - the software that sends out our monthly email updates.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties
Social Website Cookies
So you can easily share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:
- ShareThis - this provide us with lots of sharing buttons all in one neat package
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
- Google Analytics
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites
It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.
The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.
Some parts of our site are accessible to over 18s only. However most of our site is accessible to everybody. If you are under the age of 16, you must get your parent/guardian’s permission before you use this site and particularly before you submit any personal information to us. If you do not have this consent, you are not allowed to provide us with personal information or use the site.
We may also carry out additional checks (without notice to you) to check that if you are under the age of 16, you have got your parent/guardian’s permission.
Please let us know immediately by Contacting Us if you have any concerns about the way the website is used by you or any other user.