Last modified: 12/11/2020
Effective date: 12/11/2020
Ballroom Connection LLC d/b/a Silver Shoes Dance Club (www.silvershoesdanceclub.com) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website ("Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
● on this Website;
● in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website;
● in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and Silver Shoes outside of this
● when you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and
services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
It does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Silver Shoes or any third party.
Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your
information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your
choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy
Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of
those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.
Children Under the Age of 18
Our Website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may
provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address,
telephone number, or email address. If we learn we have collected or received personal
information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that
information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information We May Collect About You and How We May Collect It
We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including
● by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address,
and telephone number ("personal information");
● that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as statistical information,
location, and behavioral analytics; and
● about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage
We may collect this information:
● directly from you when you provide it to us;
● automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically
may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web
beacons, and other tracking technologies; or
● from third parties, for example, our services partners who help to facilitate dance
programs within their communities.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
● Information that you provide by filling in forms or completing surveys on our Website or
sending us an email. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use
our Website, signing up for classes, or requesting further services.
● Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection
technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
● Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other
communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
● Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address,
operating system, and browser type.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). See Actions You Can Take to Control the Collection and Use of Your Information and Do Not Track below for information on how you can opt-out of behavioral tracking on this website and how we respond to web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about behavioral tracking.
The information we may collect automatically is only statistical and behavioral data and usage
information and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it
with personal information, we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to
improve our Website and to deliver better and more personalized service, including by
enabling us to:
● estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
● store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website and
services according to your interests; and recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
● Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your
computer. You may refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting
on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access or use
certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will
● Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash
cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from,
and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are
used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security
settings for Flash cookies, see Actions You Can Take to Control the Collection and Use
of Your Information below.
● Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files
known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that
permit Silver Shoes, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened
an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of
certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to
personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.
Do Not Track
“Do Not Track” signals are options available on your browser to tell operators of websites that
you do not wish to have your online activity tracked. We do not change our practices in response to a “Do Not Track” signal. As noted in Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies above, most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.
We do not control these third parties; tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the
responsible provider directly. For information about steps, you can take to not receive targeted advertising from many providers, see Actions You Can Take to Control the Collection and Use of Your Information below.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal
● to present our Website and its contents to you;
● to provide you with information or services that you request from us;
● to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
● to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into
between you and us, including for billing and collection;
● to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or
provide through it;
● to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website;
● in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
● for any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our programs and classes that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please indicate this by email to email@example.com. For more information, see Actions You Can Take to Control the Collection and Use of Your Information below.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
● to our subsidiaries and affiliates;
● to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business,
including but not limited to services partners who help to facilitate dance programs
within their communities;
● to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
● for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and/or with your consent for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and/or with your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
● to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any
government or regulatory request;
Actions You Can Take to Control the Collection and Use of Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. As
noted above, much of the information we collect is provided by you to us directly, either through the Website or by email. However, there are steps that you can take to exert control over your information that may be collected by us automatically:
● Promotional Offers from Silver Shoes. If you do not wish to have your email address
used by Silver Shoes to promote our own classes or third parties; products or services,
you can opt-out by sending us an email stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may
send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt-out
does not apply to information provided to us as a result of a product or service purchase
or sign-up, warranty registration, product service experience or other transactions.
● Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or
some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can
manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe's
then be inaccessible or not function properly.
● Other: If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the collection or use
of your information, you can contact us at email@example.com. We do not control third parties; collection or use of your information to serve interest-based
advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from
members of the Network Advertising Initiative on the www. silvershoesdanceclub.com website.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see
Your California Privacy Rights below for more information.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding
our use of your personal information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Website
that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to Silver Shoes. Any transmission of personal
information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy
settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Access Rights to Information
Upon your request, we will provide a reasonable description of your personal information that
we maintain in our data bank. We can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com.
You may send us an email at to request access to, correct or
delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a
request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal
requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Last Modified: [12/3/2020]
This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of the Silver Shoes Dance
agreement between you (“You”) and Silver Shoes.
(the “Website”), you accept and agree to be bound
The Website is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older, and reside in the United States or any of its territories or possessions. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Website.
changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter. However, any changes to the dispute resolution provisions set out in
Governing Law and Jurisdiction section below will not apply to any disputes for which the
parties have actual notice on or before the date the change is posted on the Website.
Accessing the Website
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users.
You are responsible for both:
● making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website; and
● ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are
To access the Website or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain
registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the
information you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete. You agree that all
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
We have the right to disable any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including but not
Intellectual Property Rights
The Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all
information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and
arrangement thereof) are owned by Silver Shoes, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
● Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your
accessing and viewing those materials.
● You may store files that are automatically cached by your web browser for display
● If we provide social media features through
you may take such actions as
are enabled by such features.
You must not:
● Modify copies of any materials from the Website;
● Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, or any graphics separately
from the accompanying text; or
● Delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies
of materials from the Website.
You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website.
If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access
The Silver Shoes and Ballroom Connection names, the Silver Shoes logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are the property of Silver Shoes or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Silver Shoes. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on this Website are the property of their respective owners.
You agree not to use the Website:
● in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or
regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or
software to and from the US or other countries);
● for the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any
way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable
information, or otherwise;
● to transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including
any "junk mail,"; ";chain letter,";";spam,"; or any other similar solicitation;
● to impersonate or attempt to impersonate Silver Shoes, a Silver Shoes employee, another
user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email
addresses associated with any of the foregoing); or
● to engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the
Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm Silver Shoes or users of the Website,
or expose them to liability.
Additionally, you agree not to:
● use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website
for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website;
● use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website, or for any
● use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the
● introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is
malicious or technologically harmful;
● attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the
Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database
connected to the Website;
● attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack;
● otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general
information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this
information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We
disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information by
you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its
The Website may include content provided by third parties. All statements and opinions
expressed in these materials, other than the content provided by Silver Shoes, are solely the
opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Silver Shoes. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
Changes to the Website
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Website
Linking to the Website
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not
damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to
stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable any
links at any time without notice at our discretion.
Links from the Website
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
The owner of the Website is based in the State of New York in the United States. We provide
this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the
Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for
downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code.
You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your
particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for
maintaining a means external to the Website for any reconstruction of any lost data.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY
LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK,
VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY
INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER
PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES
OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY
MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OBTAINED
THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT,
AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE
PROVIDED ON AN ";AS IS"; AND ";AS AVAILABLE"; BASIS, WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER SILVER
SHOES NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH SILVER SHOES MAKES ANY
WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS,
SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE
WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER SILVER SHOES NOR
ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH SILVER SHOES REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT
THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE
WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED,
THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT
MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL
COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED
THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, SILVER SHOES HEREBY DISCLAIMS
ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY,
OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE
EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL SILVER SHOES,
ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING
ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE
DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE (BUT NOT GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any
claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including
your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, any use of the Website's content or
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Website will be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of
the State of New York, in each case sitting in Bronx County. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.
Arbitration; Waiver of Trial by Jury and Right to Class Action
arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying New York law.
YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU AND WE ARE EACH WAIVING
THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY. ANY ARBITRATION UNDER THIS AGREEMENT
WILL TAKE PLACE ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS; CLASS ARBITRATIONS AND CLASS
YOU ARE GIVING UP THE ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION.
Waiver and Severability
jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision will be
understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, regarding the Website.
Your Comments and Concerns
The Website is operated by Silver Shoes. All feedback, comments, requests for technical
support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed by email to:
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement,
please provide us the following information to the email address below. Please be advised that to be effective, the notice must include all of the following:
1. a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of
an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed;
2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
4. your address, telephone number, and email address and all other information reasonably
sufficient to permit us to contact you;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not
authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your
notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of
the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Notices of claimed copyright infringement should be directed by email to: