Privacy & Cookie Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Marcia Sharp Yoga (“we”/“our”) uses and protects any information that you give when you use our website.

Marcia Sharp Yoga is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected under the current EU GDPR legislation. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Personal Data

We will collect and maintain information which identifies you in order to communicate and provide our services to you (i.e. provide information on Marcia Sharp Yoga’s courses and events). We collect the information you provide, such as email address, mailing address or telephone number in case we need to contact you.

We process your personal information:

  • to acknowledge, confirm and send you details of the courses and classes we organise;
  • where we are asked to deal with any enquiries or complaints you may have;
  • to contact you in connection with customer surveys and use any information you choose to submit

in response;

  • if you work with Marcia Sharp Yoga in a paid or voluntary capacity.

How to contact us

1. Data controller and contact details

For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, we are the controller of the personal data you provide to us and as a controller we use the personal data we hold on you in accordance with this Privacy

Notice: If you wish to access or correct your personal data held by us or if you need to contact us in connection with our use of your personal data, then these should be directed to the Data Privacy Manager (see below) using the following details:

By Email:

2. Data Privacy Manager

Our Data Privacy Manager is Marcia Sharp and you can contact her at:

How we may obtain your personal data

1. Directly from you, either in person, via our website or by telephone. This could include personal data which you provide when you:

  • subscribe to our newsletter;
  • request information on our services;
  • enter into a competition or promotion;
  • complete a survey from us or give us feedback;
  • when you attend any of our classes.

2. Automated technologies.

We may automatically collect information technology data about your devices, browsing actions and patterns by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. [We may also receive information technology data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies.] Please see the paragraph about Cookies below for further details.

3. Third parties, such as:

  • analytics providers (i.e. Google Analytics);
  • advertising networks (i.e. Google and Facebook);
  • search information providers (i.e. Google)
  • publicly available sources (i.e. Companies House).

What We Collect

We may collect information from you such as your name, contact details and other information relevant to enable us to provide any services you may require.

How we use the information we collect

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping;
  • we may use the information to improve our services;
  • we may periodically send promotional emails about news, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

We do not process or transfer personal data we collect from you outside the European Economic Area.
We keep the length of time that we hold your personal data for under periodic review. These reviews take place annually.
We only use your data for legitimate business purposes and we never give or sell your details to anyone unless you give us explicit permission, or we are legally required to do so.

Your Rights in Relation to Your Personal Data

You can withdraw your consent to process your personal data at any time by sending an email to

In addition to this, you may have a number of rights regarding how we process your personal data, including:

  • the right to request access to your personal data which we process or control;
  • the right to request rectification of any inaccuracies in your personal data or, taking into

account the purposes of our processing, to request that incomplete data is completed;

  • the right to request:
  • that we erase any personal data that we process or control about you; or
  • that we restrict the use of your personal data based on legitimate grounds;
  • the right to object to the processing of your personal data on legitimate grounds;
  • the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and readable format;
  • the right to lodge complaints regarding the processing of your personal data with the Information Commissioner’s Office or other relevant supervisory body. Please see for how to do this.


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