Privacy - How we use your data

ABC Ballet School is committed to protecting your data and your privacy. We aim to ensure that any information you give us is held securely and safely, processed lawfully and with your explicit consent.

Please read this policy carefully, together with any other documents referred to in this policy, to understand how we collect, use and store your personal information.

ABC Ballet School's Privacy Notice and Data Handling Policy

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If you have any questions about this policy or how your data is handled, please write to:


The Data Protection Officer

ABC Ballet School

53 Corsehill Street

London

SW16 6NE

Email: dataprotection@abcballetschool.org

Telephone: 020 8769 4337 (voicemail when unattended)



You can find out more about the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) from the office of the Information Commissioner - click on the link below:

Information Commissioner's website
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did you know?

Many believe that ballet started in France, especially as all our ballet steps are in French. Ballet was first created in Italy during the Renaissance - it was very flamboyant and "circus-like", with acrobatics. There were a lot of gestures which the Cecchetti method still uses today.

It later spread to France during the time of Louis XIV, where it became extremely popular in the French courts. Louis XIV was really taken with it and had ballets especially made for him. He became known as the "Sun King" after a role that he performed.

Ballet was developed and became more refined and structured in France before spreading to the other countries.