Whoever thought a piano teacher would be blogging about GDPR and data privacy!?! Well, clearly, the European Union thought it would be a good idea as they have been the driving force behind some new legislation coming in to force on the 25th May 2018.
If you decide to book a lesson using the online booking page, I ask you for some Personal Identifiable Information (PII) so you can complete the booking. PII such as your name, email address and phone number are securely stored to enable the website to add the booking into my diary and send you a confirmation email that the booking was successful. I do not have access to your credit card details, my payment processor (Stripe) handle all of that security for me.
GDPR – Consent and Transparency
On the whole, I think that the new rules which are coming in to force are a good thing. Like most of you, I use lots of websites each day and you will have probably noticed Facebook, Twitter and the other big social media sites have updated their Terms and Conditions recently so that they comply with the GDPR regulations.
Thanks for reading and we can all get back to playing piano now!
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