Privacy Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which became effective on May 25th, 2018, mandates that all businesses must provide a privacy statement to all clients and contacts, outlining the data they collect and maintain about each individual.

You will also find the Cookie Policy below

Privacy Policy

1. Chris Nichols Music is responsible for maintaining and safeguarding your personal data.

2. Data Collection:
2.1. Chris Nichols Music collects and stores personal contact information and information related to your musical education, including progress, objectives, and exam results. The information is only collected and stored to provide you with the services requested. The exception to this is exam data, which may be retained indefinitely unless explicitly requested for deletion.

3. Use of Data:
3.1. The personal contact information is used for scheduling, invoicing, record keeping, and communication regarding the services offered.
3.2. Information may be shared with examination boards if you choose to take exams.
3.3. No information will be shared with any third party, unless required by law.
3.4. All necessary measures are taken to ensure the security of your data, including the use of password-protected digital means and cloud services (e.g. Google Drive).

4. Data Retention:
4.1. Your data will be stored for as long as you are a student of Chris Nichols Music and will be deleted within one year of discontinuing lessons.

5. Data Access and Control:
5.1. If you wish to modify or delete the information held by Chris Nichols Music, or have any concerns regarding your data, please contact Chris directly at [email protected].
5.2. You have additional rights to your data, which can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

6. Reporting Data Breaches:
6.1. In case you believe that your data rights or security have been compromised, please contact Chris Nichols Music immediately.

Cookie Policy


Cookies are small text files that are stored on a user’s device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to the web browser used and contains anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the domain name of the website, and a series of digits and numbers.

Types of Cookies Used

This website only utilizes analytical cookies. No necessary or functionality cookies are used.

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies are not used on this website.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies are also not used on this website.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies enable the website and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how visitors use the website. This data does not contain personal information, such as names and email addresses, and is used to improve the user experience of the website.

Deleting Cookies

Users can restrict or block the cookies set by this website through their browser settings. Detailed instructions on how to do this can be found on the website for a wide range of browsers and devices.

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns regarding this Cookies Policy or the use of cookies on this website, please contact the website owner.