privacy policy

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018 and requires that all businesses issue a privacy statement to all clients and contacts, regarding the data held about the individual. 

1. Mr Alan John Moore (T/A Alan Moore Music) is the business name that holds your data 

2.  Data Held 

I hold personal contact information as well as information about each student’s piano education, eg progress, objectives, exam results and tracking against goals. I only hold the data needed to offer you the services you engage me to provide. 

3. Where is the information stored? 

The information is stored electronically through MyMusicStaff, a specialist software platform for music teachers. Further information on how MyMusicStaff handles data privacy can be found at 

4. Are any payment details stored? 

Payment card or bank details are not stored by Alan Moore Music or My Music Staff, but details of who has paid, any monies outstanding, etc, are kept in order to manage accounts and send invoices. Payment can be be made via bank transfer or cash.

5. How long your information is kept 

We keep your personal data only for as long as necessary for each purpose we use it. For most lesson data, this means we retain it for so long as you continue to participate in piano lessons and or lesson related services and for a period of six years after your last interaction with us (for accounting, tax reporting and record-keeping purposes). 

6.  What I do with it 

6.1. Contact information is used for scheduling, invoicing, record keeping and communicating my services with my students. 

6.2. Some information will be shared with examination boards if you wish to enter for exams. Dates of Birth, for example, are needed for exam entries. 

6.3. No other data will be shared unless there is a legal obligation to do so. 

6.4. All reasonable steps are taken to ensure your data is processed and stored securely such as password protected digital means. 

7.  How long your data is stored 

Your data is stored for as long as you are a student with Alan Moore Music and will be deleted if tuition discontinues. 

8.  Individual Rights to the Data Held 

If you wish to change or delete the information I hold about you, or if you have any concerns about your data, please contact me directly in person or via the contact form on this website. 

9. Reporting a breach of rights or security 

If you believe your data rights or security have been breached, please contact me immediately.