Privacy & Security Policy
At Europa centre we take your privacy seriously.
Please take time to read our children’s privacy notice which explains how we collect and look after your personal information.
As a young person under 16 years of age we rely on the consent of the person who has parental responsibility for you to join Europa. This may be your mum, dad or someone else who gives their permission for you to take part in our gymnastic sessions.
We ask the person with parental responsibility for you to provide us with your name, address, a telephone or mobile number, your age, an email address and the details of someone that we could contact in an emergency or if you have any medical conditions we need to know about. This information will enable us to provide you with the service you have asked for. We hold this information to help us fulfil our legal obligations. Your information will not be shared with anyone.
We only keep your information for as long as we provide you with a service subject to certain legal obligations. After this your information will be deleted. You may request to see any information we hold on you.
The information will be stored outside of the European union on US jackrabbit database. You can read how jackrabbit store your information on US jackrabbit technologies when you complete the registration form online.
Europa centre will look at your account from time to time to make changes that you have told us about or update your account.
For full or further information please see our General Data Protection Regulations Notice.
You may also contact the data controller Maria O’Neill at Europa Centre:
Europa Safeguarding Policy
Europa gymnastics centre acknowledges the duty of care and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice and British Gymnastics requirements.
The policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all children:
Have positive and enjoyable experience of sport at Europa Centre in a safe and child centred environment.
Are protected from abuse whilst participating in gymnastics at Europa Centre or outside of the activity.
Europa Centre acknowledges that some children, including disabled children and young people or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare. All staff are to familiarise yourself with the staff handbook chapter 9 safeguarding policy.
As part of our safeguarding policy Europa Centre will:
Promote and prioristise the safety and wellbeing of young people
Ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and is provided with appropriate learning opportunities to recognise, identify and respond to signs of abuse, neglect and other safeguarding concerns relating to children and young people.
Ensure appropriate action is taken in the event of incidents/ concerns of abuse and support provided to the individual/s who raise or disclose the concern.
Ensure that confidential, detailed and accurate records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored.
Prevent the employement/ deployment of unsuitable individuals.
Ensure robust safeguarding arrangements and procedures are in operation.
The policy and procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everyone involved in the Europa Centre. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed without delay and may ultimately result in dismissal/ exclsuion from the organisation.