Privacy Notice

Agreement Last Updated on 1st July 2019. This notice outlines the data we collect on the website, how we use it, who it is shared with and why, and how long it is kept.
Who we are : Galaxium Limited Bushbury House, 435 Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire M204AF Company Number: 12055996

What information do we collect?

Profile registration & Event and Groups Data

If you create an account on MyDanceFriends then the minimum data you provide is your email address, first and last name and a password. Additional data is required to complete a User Profile.

IP address data

We also collect IP address data; this is a unique number assigned to each individual computer on a network.

Site activity data

We collect inbox and sent messages, who has viewed your profile, photos uploaded, faourite events and favourite groups.

We collect statistical, aggregated data about all our site visitors to help monitor site performance.

We track the user journey of logged-in site visitors in order to better understand the lifecycle of our audience, and how the features and functions of the site are used in order to improve our services. Data will be retained until you delete your account with us, or request its deletion, at which point that data will be anonymised.


We also collect information by using cookies.

For more information on cookies and how we use them, see

Why is data being collected?

Primarily we collect data to deliver a better, more relevant experience on using the website.

The statistical, aggregated data we collect is used to inform business decisions on how to improve the website experience, as well as to share top level data to clients (e.g. total site visitors each month).

What is the legal basis for processing your personal information?

We rely on your consent for all promotional messages via email, whether that is a newsletter or alert by email. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time, either by selecting under the email 'notifications' section.

Legitimate interests
MyDanceFriends may process data when it is in our legitimate interests to do so in operating our business. These include: Personalising website content and emails.

Legal obligation
MyDanceFriends may process your data to comply with legal and regulatory obligations. How will it be used? We use data for the following purposes: To fulfil any contractual obligations to our clients who are advertising through our services. To communicate with you about your dance search, update you on the latest dancers, events, groups, and send any other necessary information relating to usage of our site (e.g. changes to our privacy policy). To personalise your dance search experience on the MyDanceFriends website through on-sitedance recommendations, site banners and through our emails. To send you marketing communications in line with your marketing preference data, including newsletters and email updates. To understand and improve the user journey on our website. Who will it be shared with?

Google Analytics

MyDanceFriends uses Google Analytics and Lead Feeder tagging to collect data on website activity.

Google Analytics data will be retained until you remove your account with us, or request its deletion, at which point that data will be anonymised.

How long is it kept for?

We have a legitimate business interest in retaining profiles a, to enable dancers to keep track of other dancer profiles, events and dance groups.

What we won’t do with your data

We won’t sell your data or share it with anyone who does not have a legitimate reason for requiring access to it.

We won’t supply your data to third parties unless we have your consent to do so or the law requires it.

We won’t keep your data for longer than outlined in this privacy policy.

What you should consider before sharing any personal data with us.

In accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) you have the right of access to your personal data free of charge, and within one month of receipt of the request.

You have access to delete all data tha is held on you by deleting your account. To delete your account, Sign in to your account, select settings and 'Delete your Account'.

When you delete your profile and your CV from MyDanceFriends, we do not keep a copy of your data. We are not responsible for how recruiters and employers who have already received or downloaded your CV store your personal details and your CV.

If you would still like to request a Subject Access Request (SAR) then please please complete the contact form at https//

What are your rights under data protection laws?

Here is a list of the rights that all individuals have under data protection laws. They don’t apply in all circumstances. If you wish to use any of them, we’ll explain at that time if they are engaged or not. The right of data portability is only relevant from May 2018.

The right to be informed about the processing of your personal information

The right to have your personal information corrected if it is inaccurate and to have incomplete personal information completed

The right to object to processing of your personal information

The right to restrict processing of your personal information

The right to have your personal information erased (the “right to be forgotten”)

The right to request access to your personal information and to obtain information about how we process it

The right to move, copy or transfer your personal information (“data portability”)

Rights in relation to automated decision making which has a legal effect or otherwise significantly affects you

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office which enforces data protection laws: You can contact us using the details below.

Your right to object

You have the right to object to certain purposes for processing, in particular to data processed for direct marketing purposes and to data processed for certain reasons based on our legitimate interests. You can contact us by going to the Contact Us section of our website to exercise these rights.

Do you have to provide your personal information to us?

We’re unable to provide you with our services if you do not provide certain information to us. In cases where providing some personal information is optional, we’ll make this clear.

Policy Amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.