Privacy Policies

Danceworks, Inc. Nondiscrimination Policy: Danceworks Incorporated, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Danceworks Incorporated is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, or educational programs and activities.

Danceworks, Inc. Privacy Policy: Danceworks, Inc. is committed to respecting the privacy of our customers and all visitors to our website. The following document details the policies that Danceworks has in place to safeguard your privacy. By using our website and creating a user account, you are agreeing to the policies below.

Danceworks Incorporated Employee Protection Policy: If any employee reasonably believes that some policy, practice, or activity of Danceworks Incorporated is in violation of law, a written complaint must be filed by that employee with the Executive Director or the Board President.

It is the intent of Danceworks Incorporated to adhere to all laws and regulations that apply to the organization and the underlying purpose of this policy is to support the organization’s goal of legal compliance. The support of all employees is necessary to achieving compliance with various laws and regulations. An employee is protected from retaliation only if the employee brings the alleged unlawful activity, policy, or practice to the attention of Danceworks Incorporated and provides Danceworks Incorporated with a reasonable opportunity to investigate and correct the alleged unlawful activity. The protection described below is only available to employees that comply with this requirement.

Danceworks Incorporated will not retaliate against an employee who in good faith, has made a protest or raised a complaint against some practice of Danceworks Incorprated, or of another individual or entity with whom Danceworks Incorporated has a business relationship, on the basis of a reasonable belief that the practice is in violation of law, or a clear mandate of public policy.

Danceworks Incorporated will not retaliate against employees who disclose or threaten to disclose to a supervisor or a public body, any activity, policy, or practice of Danceworks Incorporated that the employee reasonably believes is in violation of a law, or a rule, or regulation mandated pursuant to law or is in violation of a clear mandate of public policy concerning the health, safety, welfare, or protection of the environment.

Collection of Information: When you create an account on www.danceworksmke.org, you share your first name, last name and email address with us. If you use your account to register for studio classes, you will be asked to share such information as the student’s name, the student’s school, or other relevant information that will help Danceworks properly record your registration. Your mailing address is required to purchase tickets, register for classes, or make a contribution. When transacting a sale, we will also require your credit card number. At certain times, we may collect demographic information via website surveys. This information helps us better understand our customers and is completely optional.

Email Addresses and Mailing Addresses: When you provide your email address to Danceworks we will periodically contact you through email, providing you information about your account, upcoming concerts, upcoming class sessions, special offers, contest opportunities, etc. If you don’t want to receive periodic email notices from Danceworks, please use the “Manage Your Subscription” link at the bottom of each email message link to unsubscribe from email notices. When you provide your mailing address to Danceworks we will periodically contact you by mail, providing you information about your account, upcoming concerts, upcoming class sessions, special offers, contest opportunities, etc. If you don’t want to receive periodic mail notices from Danceworks, please email us at info@danceworksmke.org to be removed from our mailing list.

Financial Information: Danceworks makes every effort to protect any financial information you provide to us. If you purchase merchandise online, your credit card is encrypted using current secure communication technologies. Your credit card number will only be used for processing orders. Your order information will be stored on our secure servers, but this information is never shared with third parties. We restrict access to customer financial information for use by authorized Danceworks employees only.

Cookies: Cookies are small bits of data transferred to your computer by a website to facilitate your online experience. Cookies are only used to assist in customer log-in functions, track the progress of e-commerce transactions and to record session information in order to analyze website effectiveness. We do not share information obtained by cookies with other organizations on an individual basis.

Passwords: When you create an account online, you will be asked to select a password, in order to protect your account. Passwords are kept confidential and will not allow access to payment information such as credit card numbers.

Uses of Personal Information: Danceworks uses the personal information that we collect to process your orders and to notify you of relevant concert and/or studio class information. Any personal information collected is used by authorized Danceworks employees only and is not shared with any outside parties.

Children: Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Links: Our site provides links to other organizations’ websites. We do not control the use of personal information on websites other than our own.

Changes to the Policy: New technology will continue to be added to www.danceworksmke.org. Changes in the privacy policy will be reflected here as new technology is implemented, so please check back periodically.

Contact Us: If you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy policy, please email us info@danceworksmke.org. Phone: 414.277.8480, Mailing Address: Danceworks, Inc., 1661 N. Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202.