Introduction:

As an initiative of Art’s Fish Room, we are dedicated to fostering a safe and engaging environment for young aquarium enthusiasts. Protecting the privacy of our members, especially children, is a top priority. This Privacy and Data Use Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard personal information.

Scope and Application:

This policy applies to all Guppy Gang members and their parents or guardians. It covers all personal information collected through our activities and website.

Collection of Personal Information:

Child’s Information: We collect information such as the child’s name, age, and interests in aquariums.

Parent/Guardian Information: We require contact details of parents or guardians, including name and email address.

Use of Personal Information:

The information we collect is used for managing memberships, organizing events, and communicating updates. We ensure that the usage of such information aligns with the enriching experience we aim to provide.

Parental Consent and Involvement:

– We require parental consent for children’s participation in Guppy Gang.

– Parents have the right to supervise their child’s involvement and can withdraw consent at any time.

Disclosure and Sharing of Personal Information:

– Personal information is only shared with third parties when necessary for the operation of Guppy Gang or as required by law.

– We do not sell or use members’ information for unrelated purposes.

Data Security and Integrity:

Information is collected using a WordPress plugin (WP Forms). Collected data is stored securely in the cloud using AES256 bit encryption. 

Children’s Privacy:

Special attention is given to the privacy of our child members. We use age-appropriate content and will not ask for personal or sensitive information from any of our Guppy Gang members.

Rights of Members:

– Members have the right to access, correct, or request deletion of their personal data.

– Requests in this regard may be emailed to admin@artsfishroom.co.za

Data Retention and Deletion:

We retain personal information only for as long as necessary (either our child member leaves Guppy Gang by choice and we are notified, or at the end of the year in which the child turns 15 years of age)..

Policy Updates:

This policy may be updated periodically. Members will be informed of significant changes.

Contact Information:

For any privacy-related questions or concerns, please contact us at admin@artsfishroom.co.za.