• Privacy Policy

    Privacy Policy

    Type of website: Portfolio

    Effective date: 1st day of August, 2022

    https://www.blanchmusic.com/ (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Blanch Music.

    Blanch Music is the data controller and can be contacted at:

    01 810 3504
    103, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Blanchardstown, Dublin


    The purpose of this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is to inform users of our Site of the following:

    1. The personal data we will collect;
    2. Use of collected data;
    3. Who has access to the data collected;
    4. The rights of Site users; and
    5. The Site’s cookie policy.

    This Privacy Policy applies in addition to the terms and conditions of our Site.


    For users in the European Union, we adhere to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). For users in the United Kingdom, we adhere to the GDPR as enshrined in the Data Protection Act 2018.


    By using our Site users agree that they consent to: 1.

    The conditions set out in this Privacy Policy.

    When the legal basis for us processing your personal data is that you have provided your consent to that processing, you may withdraw your consent at any time. If you withdraw your consent, it will not make processing which we completed before you withdrew your consent unlawful.

    You can withdraw your consent by: Contact info@blanchmusic.com for details on changing your privacy settings.

    Legal Basis for Processing

    We collect and process personal data about users in the EU only when we have a legal basis for doing so under Article 6 of the GDPR.

    We rely on the following legal basis to collect and process the personal data of users in the EU:
    1. Users have provided their consent to the processing of their data for one or more specific purposes.

    Personal Data We Collect

    We only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy.

    We will not collect any additional data beyond the data listed below without notifying you first.

    Data Collected Automatically

    When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:

    1. IP address;
    2. Location;
    3. Hardware and software details;
    4. Clicked links; and
    5. Content viewed.

    Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way

    We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:

    1. First and last name;
    2. Age;
    3. Date of birth;
    4. Sex;
    5. Email address;
    6. Phone number;
    7. Address;
    8. Payment information
    9. Autofill data; and
    10. Special Needs/Learning Disability Status.

    This data may be collected using the following methods:

    1. Submitting details through the contact form.

    How We Use Personal Data

    Data collected on our Site will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or indicated on the relevant pages of our Site. We will not use your data beyond what we disclose in this Privacy Policy.

    The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:

    1. Website Analytics and Online Advertising.

    The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes:

    1. Communication and Registration for Online Classes.

    Who We Share Personal Data With

    We may disclose user data to any member of our organisation who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

    Third Parties
    We may share user data with the following third parties:
    1. Marketing Agency;
    2. Google;
    3. Meta; and
    4. MyMusicStaff (https://www.mymusicstaff.com/) to hold and process Data. Data is shared with MyMusicStaff for the purposes of Timetabling, Fee Collection and Educational Resources/Notes.

    We may share the following user data with third parties:

    1. Pageviews, Link clicks and form submissions.

    We may share user data with third parties for the following purposes:

    1. Targeted Advertising.

    Third parties will not be able to access user data beyond what is reasonably necessary to achieve the given purpose.

    Other Disclosures

    We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:
    1. If the law requires it;
    2. If it is required for any legal proceeding;
    3. To prove or protect our legal rights; and
    4. To buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company.

    If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another Site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.

    How Long We Store Personal Data

    User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.

    You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.

    How We Protect Your Personal Data

    In order to protect your security, we use browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees and marketing agency. Our employees and 3rd party marketing agency are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in dismissal.

    While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.

    International Data Transfers

    We transfer user personal data to the following countries:

    1. United States.
    When we transfer user personal data we will protect that data as described in this Privacy Policy and comply with applicable legal requirements for transferring personal data internationally.

    If you are located in the United Kingdom or the European Union, we will only transfer your personal data if:

    1. The country your personal data is being transferred to has been deemed to have adequate data protection by the European Commission or, if you are in the United Kingdom, by the United Kingdom adequacy regulations; or

    2. We have implemented appropriate safeguards in respect of the transfer. For example, the recipient is a party to binding corporate rules, or we have entered into standard EU or United Kingdom data protection contractual clauses with the recipient.

    Your Rights as a User

    Under the GDPR, you have the following rights:

    1. Right to be informed;
    2. Right of access;
    3. Right to rectification;
    4. Right to erasure;
    5. Right to restrict processing;
    6. Right to data portability; and
    7. Right to object.



    We collect the personal data of children under 16 years of age. We only collect the personal data of children under 16 years of age with the express consent of their parents or guardians.

    This consent is collected as follows:
    1. Registration Form.

    How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected

    If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, or if you would like to exercise any of your other rights under the GDPR, please contact our data protection officer here:

    John Lynch
    01 810 3504
    103, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Blanchardstown, Dublin

    How to Opt-Out of Data Collection, Use or Disclosure

    In addition to the method(s) described in the How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected section, we provide the following specific opt-out methods for the forms of collection, use, or disclosure of your personal data specified below:

    1. Email newsletters and other forms of direct contact. You can opt-out by clicking unsubscribe on the bottom of any marketing email.


    Cookie Policy

    A cookie is a small file, stored on a user’s hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user’s browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience.

    We use the following types of cookies on our Site:

    1. Functional cookies
    Functional cookies are used to remember the selections you make on our Site so that your selections are saved for your next visits;

    2. Analytical cookies
    Analytical cookies allow us to improve the design and functionality of our Site by collecting data on how you access our Site, for example data on the content you access, how long you stay on our Site, etc;

    3. Targeting cookies
    Targeting cookies collect data on how you use the Site and your preferences. This allows us to personalise the information you see on our Site for you; and

    4. Third-Party Cookies
    Third-party cookies are created by a website other than ours. We may use third-party cookies to achieve the following purposes:
    a. Monitor user preferences to tailor advertisements around their interests.


    This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to our data collection process. When we amend this Privacy Policy we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that our users periodically review our Privacy Policy to ensure that they are notified of any updates. If necessary, we may notify users by email of changes to this Privacy Policy.


    If you have any complaints about how we process your personal data, please contact us through the contact methods listed in the Contact Information section so that we can, where possible, resolve the issue. If you feel we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner you may contact a supervisory authority. You also have the right to directly make a complaint to a supervisory authority. You can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority by contacting the Data Protection Commission.

    Contact Information

    If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, you can contact our data protection officer, John Lynch, at:

    01 810 3504
    103, Coolmine Industrial Estate,

    McDonald Side – M3

    • We are located on Porter’s Road in Coolmine Industrial Estate. From Blanchardstown Shopping Centre (McDonalds Side) follow R121 / Blanchardstown Road to the large roundabout at the end of Millennium Park (right-hand side).
    • Take the Left (You Will See PowerCity), Follow R843 to a small roundabout and turn Right.
    • Take the first Right after Petrol Station,
    • Follow Porters Road down until the road curves left (PowerCity on your right) and take right-hand turn after PowerCity.
    • Our school is above the Fruit & Veg Store, entrance to the left.

    Blanchardstown Village Side

    • We are located on Porter’s Road in Coolmine Industrial Estate. From Blanchardstown Village follow R843 Snugborough Road past the back of the Shopping Centre, through the roundabout and through the set of lights (See Coolmine Sports Centre on your right).
    • Turn left at the small roundabout.
    • Take the first Right after Petrol Station, follow Porters Road down until the road curves left (PowerCity on your right).
    • Take the right-hand turn after PowerCity.
    • Our school is above the Fruit & Veg Store, entrance to the left.