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Privacy Policy

Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

What information is being collected and why?

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

Contact forms and email links

Should you choose to contact us using the contact form on our Contact us page or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any of the third party data processors. Instead the data will be collated into an email and sent to us over the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Our SMTP servers are protected by TLS (sometimes known as SSL) meaning that the email content is encrypted using SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography before being sent across the internet. The email content is then decrypted by our local computers and devices.

The personal information you provide may include your name, e-mail address and telephone number as well as other information about yourself to enable us to provide you with a quotation.

When you give us information about another person, you confirm that they have appointed you to act for them and to consent to the processing of their personal data.

How will we use the information about you?

We receive and store offline (not on this website) any information you enter on our website or provide us via email or telephone.

We use the information that you provide for such purposes as:

We will only ever use your personal information to respond to information requests and provide our services to you.

Who will it be shared with?

We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information.

We will not share your information with any external organisations other than for the above purposes.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your Rights

You may exercise your right to have your personal data removed from our records at any time by contacting us at theoctagonstudios@hotmail.com or by the methods explained at the end of this notice.

You have a right to ask for a copy of your information and to correct any inaccuracies.

Photos and Videos on this site

Our website contains images and videos of minors. We always seek and obtain the permission of parents or guardians before adding any such media to this website. If you are a parent or guardian of a child who is featured in such media, and you no longer want the media to be publicly shown, you have the right to have that media removed from the website.

Links to other websites

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware of this when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Data Controller

The data controller of this website is:

Kerrie Farrington

Whose registered office is:

Octagon Studios, 28d High Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4JU

Telephone: 001353 661919

Email: theoctagonstudios@hotmail.com

Changes to our privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.

Last updated 5th February 2018


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Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

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You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of this website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can do so, however doing so will likely mean that this site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called 'analytics' programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. 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 your 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.

Latest News

We have introduced some amazing new classes on Fridays - Aerial Hoop and Acrobatic Dance - suitable for ages 6 years right up to adults. Taught by Hannah Pyrah and Belinda Howe it is essential to book in advance for these and all our new classes as places are filling up fast!


Hannah Pyrah is an ex-student of Octagon Studios who has returned to teach here after training and dancing professionally. Hannah has re-launched ‘The Elysian Dance Company’- the professional company based at the studios and is looking for professionally trained local dancers to join the company. Contact theoctagonstudios@hotmail.com or Tel. 01353 661919 to apply for an audition.


New classes have been added to the timetable.


Csilla Waterfall, Cellist with the London Hungarian Symphony Orchestra is now offering CELLO LESSONS at Octagon Studios for ages from 5yrs to adult. With a young, lively style you will enjoy these lessons. To apply Tel 01353 661919 or 07526570646 or email csillacello@gmail.com or theoctagonstudios@hotmail.com



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