Privacy Policy

Atahualpa Spanish School operates This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out a form. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e‐mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

How do we use personal information?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

‐To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever without your consent, other than for the express purpose of keeping a record on our database

‐To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for membership registration will only be used to send you information regarding your membership, activities of the Society and, occasionally, information from Society’ sponsors that is relevant to research areas specified in your profile.

What legal basis do we have for processing your personal data?
When processing personal data for the purposes explained above, we do so for the purposes of delivering our contracted services to you, for maintaining our business relationship with you, or for processing your job application. In addition, when we send you our newsletters or invitations to events, we rely on our legitimate interests in maintaining a business relationship and communicating with you as a business contact about our operations and our events. We consider that our legitimate interests abide by the law and the legal rights and freedoms of our business contacts.

When do we share personal data?
We do not sell your personal data to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.
We may share your data with a third party provider if required to provide the services you request. If so, we will limit any shared information to the minimum required. We will only share the information that is necessary for the application. We share your personal data with our accountant such that our accounts can be completed. We may share your personal data if we are under a duty to disclose data in order to comply with any legal obligation.

Where do we store and process personal data?
All our personal data is stored on a secure hard drive and backed up regularly on to a separate hard drive in a secure location. Accounts information is stored on our secure hard disk and backed up on to Dropbox. Email is held on the storage provided by MailChimp. We understand that these companies provide a secure storage system. Please refer to the information published by these companies for details on their security and encryption.

How do we secure personal data?
Please refer to the information published by the above companies regarding their encryption and security. We believe that they provide a secure storage solution. Our IT equipment is protected by a firewall and anti-virus software, which is regularly updated. We agree to take reasonable measures to protect your data in accordance with applicable laws and in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

In the event of a data breach, we shall ensure that our obligations under applicable data protection laws are complied with.

How long do we keep your personal data for?

We will keep your data as long as you are a customer of Atahualpa Spanish School. Due to the nature of our work, whereby long periods of time may pass between jobs, we retain customer records until such a time as they request that they are no longer a customer.

If you request to be removed from our database and no longer wish to be a customer, we will delete all electronic and destroy all hard-copy personal data that we hold about you. There may be circumstances in which we cannot delete data, for example, when we are required to keep it for legal reasons.

Your rights in relation to personal data
You are entitled at any time to ask us for a copy of personal information we hold about you, known as a data subject access request. You are also entitled to ask that any information we hold about you is supplemented, updated or rectified. You can make any of these requests free of charge by contacting us at

In certain circumstances, you can also ask us to restrict our processing of your personal information, e.g. if you contest the accuracy of it. We will always review your request and will inform you if we decide we are not required to act on it. If you require us to restrict or stop processing your Personal Information in any way, this may impact on our ability to provide our professional services to you. Depending on the nature of your requests we may have to stop acting for you but you will still have to pay any unpaid fees and disbursements which we have incurred on your behalf to date.

You are entitled to ask that we send a copy of the personal information we hold about you to another organization for your own purposes, for example, if you intend to instruct another service provider instead of us. If you want us to move, copy or transfer your personal information in these circumstances, please contact us.

We will aim to respond to your request within one month once we have assessed how feasible your request is, taking into account the technical capability of the other organization involved.

We do not use your personal information for automated decision making.

Use of automated decision-making and profiling
We use automated decision making and/or profiling. We use web analytics, cookies, server logs analysis tools for profiling and we use targeting cookies to display advertisements to people who visit our website on other websites around the internet (automated decision making).

Use of cookies and other technologies
We use cookies and similar information-gathering technologies such as web beacons on our website including essential, functional, analytical and targeting cookies.

How to contact us?
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.
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