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Legal and Privacy Policy

Objectives of the Corporation

The establishment and operation of an annual dance festival for all organized groups of secondary school dancers in Ontario for the purposes of:

  • promoting dancing and such other complimentary purposes not inconsistent with these objects;

  • providing an education forum for dance students and dance educators as they develop an appreciation for the art form of dance through performance, evaluation, workshops, and collaborative dance creation;

  • providing a number of opportunities for dancers and dance teachers to broaden their knowledge, creativity and experience through sharing, collaboration, performance and educational development;

  • providing for the sharing of knowledge and appreciation of all dance culture, forms and traditions through dance performances.

Legal Information

Please click on any of the buttons below, to download and learn more information of the corporation. If you have any questions, please feel free to get in contact with us

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We keep any data you share with us, in house between board members only for

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

What rights you have over your data

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.

How we protect your data

Your data, your students data, and your school boards data is kept within the DANCEFEST board members only and not shared with any outside source or third-party group and/or person. Your data is protected with SSL Security certificates, provided by our website host, Blue Host, and with password protected pages. Your data is stored through our hosting server, Blue Host, and accessed only by our Web Master and Communications Coordinator. We do not share, replicate or sell any of data given to us in any capacity.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We have SSL Security certificates in place with our website host, Blue Host, and our website is manually backed up to our external hard drive held only by our Web Master and Communications Coordinator