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Usage Policy – Terms of Use

  • Before starting any new exercise programme, it is advisable to consult your GP or doctor. This is particularly important if you are overweight, pregnant, nursing, regularly taking medications, or have any existing medical conditions. Sifu Nick Taylor cannot be held responsible for any physical or mental injury, harm or damage caused directly or indirectly by relying on the information contained within this website.

  • Students’ participation in classes and instruction by Sifu Nick Taylor is at their own risk and subject to and governed by English Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

  • The information provided on this site is for educational purposes only. Participate at your own risk. Make sure you exercise in a light area, with enough free space around you. Wear comfortable clothing so you can move freely.

  • If you feel dizzy, lightheaded, faint or if you experience any other discomforts, stop exercising immediately and consult a medical doctor. You are responsible for your condition during your workout. Exercise within your limits. Never force or strain. Seek attention and advice as appropriate.

  • Before any workout you should stretch to warm up and cool down afterwards. Not warming up, cooling down and stretching properly might result in personal injury. You should avoid alcohol and drugs before practice. Avoid heavy meals before a workout. Keep yourself hydrated before during and after your Tai Chi practice.

 

Legal Disclaimer

 

  • The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Sifu Nick Taylor and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

  • In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.  Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. Sifu Nick Taylor will not be liable for any damages whatsoever resulting from the statements or conduct of any third party or the interruption, suspension or termination of any services, whether such interruption, suspension or termination was justified or not, negligent or intentional, inadvertent or advertent.

 

Indemnity

  • As a user of this website, you agree to indemnify us against any loss, damage or cost incurred by us arising out of any violation by you of these Terms of Use. You will also indemnify us against any claims that information or materials which you submit, post to or transmit through the Site are in violation of any law or in breach of any third party right.

 

Disclaimer of Liability

  • With respect to content available on the website, neither Sifu Nick Taylor nor any of its employees or agents makes any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights.

 

Disclaimer of Endorsement

  • Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by Sifu Nick Taylor. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Sifu Nick Taylor and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

 

Privacy

  • This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. We follow the guidelines set out in the General Data Protection Regulation 25th May 2018.

  • We recognise that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use “www.sifunicktaylor.com”, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us. At “www.sifunicktaylor.com” we strive to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers, consumers and online visitors’ privacy on our website.

 

Personal Information Collection

  • www.sifunicktaylor.com” collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address and telephone number. This information is collected if you request information from us, subscribe to our email list or request some other service or information from us. You may also choose to provide us with additional personal information, if you contact us directly.

 

How We Use This Information

 

We rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:

 

  • As needed to provide a service: fulfilling orders and to provide customer services.

when you have provided consent; such as by subscribing to our newsletter (which can be      revoked at any time).

  • If necessary to comply with a legal obligation such as; a court order.

            legitimate interests to provide and improve our services.

 

Data Retention

 

  • We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services.
    Once information is processed, it is discarded or stored in our files. Please note we are also required to retain this information to comply with legal and regulatory obligations. We keep customer data for 7 years as required by HMRC. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

  • If you leave a comment on our blog, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

 

Safeguarding Your Information

 

  • We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.

 

PayPal Payment Information
 

  • The majority of orders/subscriptions use the payment gateway PayPal, who have their own security measures to safeguard your personal information. They also have their own separate and independent privacy policies. At Sifu Nick Taylor we employ reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures to maintain the security and confidentiality of any and all PayPal data and information, including data and information about PayPal users and PayPal. When placing an order through PayPal, no financial information is made available to us. We are provided with your name, email and address only. This information is used internally to complete your purchase.

 

Information Sharing


“Sifu Nick Taylor” does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties. We share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:

  • Trusted Third Parties: We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to our shop, who also operate their own separate and independent privacy policies. We will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services. Example: website domain hosts.

  • Compliance with Law: We may collect, use, retain, and share your information if we have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce our agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

 

 

Third Party Links

 

  • On occasion, our website may provide links to third party websites. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy policies and are not under the control of “Devon Tai Chi Centre”. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

 

 

Non-Personal Information
 

  • Our website collects information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

 

Cookies
 

  • We may use cookies on our website to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site’s services, a cookie enables “www.sifunicktaylor.com” to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features on the website.

 

Embedded Content from other Websites
 

  • Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

Users under 18 

  • Sifu Nick Taylor content is not directed at users under 18 years of age. When you provide information about yourself as a user, you are thus representing yourself as 18 years of age or older. Our policy is that we do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information about visitors under 18 years of age. However, if we do become aware of having collected personally identifiable information from a user under 18 without consent of a parent or legal guardian, we will remove such information from our servers.

 

Release of Information
 

  • If “www.sifunicktaylor.com” is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honours any opt-out requests you might make of us.

 

How You Can Correct or Remove Information
 

  • www.sifunicktaylor.com” provides this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through our website and would like that information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, at info@sifunicktaylor.com.

  • If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 

 

Updates and Effective Date

 

  • “Sifu Nick Taylor” reserves the right to make changes to this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

 

Contact Us
 

  • For purposes of EU data protection law, I am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact Nick Taylor directly at info@sifunicktaylor.com

 

AGREEING TO THE TERMS

 

  • Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy. If you do not agree to “www.sifunicktaylor.com” Terms of Use, or Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site.