How we use your data – we respect your privacy!
We are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our website, join email newsletter list, use online store or register for a workshop. We do not sell, rent, exchange or distribute your information to any third party.
Newsletter Database – How we use your data as a newsletter subscriber
Tai Chi for Health Institute will add your email address to their database and will email you information and marketing material, relating to Tai Chi activities, on a regular basis. You may opt out at any time by scrolling to the bottom of the email and clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link.
Website Users – How your data is used as a Tai Chi for Health Institute website user
When you sign up to a workshop we collect your name, address, phone number and email address and this information is stored in our database and sent to the Master Trainer who is running the workshop. We use email communication to send you automatic updates on your progress in learning and teaching Tai Chi. This includes:
- Welcome emails
- When you get awarded a certificate
- When you sign up for a new workshop
- Reminders for when your certificate is about to expire or has expired
- Reminders for when your membership is about to expire or has expired
- Receipts and payment confirmation emails
- Other correspondence relating to your Workshops, Certification or Membership
- Important announcements from the Institute
When you are awarded a certificate you become an Instructor and then get invited to get Board Certified by paying your membership fees. Being Board Certified means you get listed on the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. It is the official proof of your commitment to an internationally recognized Institute. It also entitles to benefits such as discount for instructional material. your name, phone number, country, state and city are displayed on the website for the public to search for Tai Chi instructors. Board Certified Instructors have a profile which may include: An introduction, photo’s and qualifications which are stored in the database and may be displayed on the instructor list on the front end of the website.
When paying for your membership we use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to keep your information safe, payments are made using Eway’s secure payment gateway integration. We need your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and credit card information to process your order.
Retention Policy for Website Users
If your certification or membership lapses we store your details in our system for one year incase you decide to re-certify. After one year we archive your details incase you decide to participate in a workshop at a later date.
Website Visitors – How we use your data as a website visitor
We use technologies, such as cookies, to customise content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners.