This privacy policy sets out how U Can Yoga uses and protects any information you supply when you use this website.

Any information you give via this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

The information U Can Yoga collects:

This website may collect the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your Contact information, such as an email address

This information will be used for internal record keeping, and to allow to send you promotional emails about yoga-related events and content on the site you might find interesting. This information will never be shared with a third party without your express consent unless I am required to do so by law.

Direct marketing emails informing you of new, future or alternative services I am providing are sent through a secure permission-based email system called MailChimp (see their Privacy Policy at When you sign up via the U Can Yoga website or purchase from the online shop you will be invited by email to join my MailChimp email list. You have the ability to Opt-In at this point, and subsequently subscription preferences may be changed by you at any time. If you purchase from the online shop then the necessary payment information will be collected via PayPal (see their Privacy Policy here) or Stripe (see their Privacy Policy here).

Personal Data Collected at the Time of Booking a Workshop or Class through U Can Yoga

A certain amount of personal data is collected by U Can Yoga at the time of booking. This is for the purposes of meeting Insurance Company criteria as well as for your health and safety at yoga. Health information is also used to tailor sessions to suit your individual needs.

All information gathered by U Can Yoga either on paper or through the online booking process is treated as confidential and will not be shared with a third party. If you grant permission, it is kept securely in the Reservie online booking system (see their Privacy Policy at, and only viewed by Paula Hines / the teacher of the class or service which you have booked.

My Insurance Company request that I keep a record of my customer’s data and registrations for seven years after your last class with me.

If you wish to alter any of your data, review how it is used or wish to request its return to you, please contact Paula Hines at

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information to U Can Yoga, in which case U Can Yoga may not be able to provide certain services to you.


This website may store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We may also collect your device’s IP address as part of the basic functioning of this website. We do this to allow the website to function properly and to collect anonymous information about how this website is used, through Google Analytics, and to improve your experience of the website by remembering your preferences and tailoring content accordingly.

Most web browsers automatically accept ‘cookies’ but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies at any time if you prefer.

If you wish to stop or control the use of cookies on your browser, please refer to your browser’s settings for cookies. More information on how to do that can be found on the website All About Cookies ( and on the Information Commissioner’s website (

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the U Can Yoga website.

Further information

If you have previously agreed to U Can Yoga using your personal information then you can change your mind at any time by emailing

You may also request a copy of any data held about you under the Data Protection Act 1988. Such requests should be submitted to A small charge may be made for providing this information.

If you believe any information U Can Yoga holds on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email as soon as possible to the above address. Any inaccuracies will be corrected as soon as possible.

Notifying you of Changes to this Notice

If there is a change to U Can Yoga privacy notices or how we use your data we shall contact you via email notice, or through conspicuous posting of the notice on my social media channels. I reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, and you may have opted out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Notice.

U Can Yoga may update its Privacy Notice from time to time, and so you should review this Notice periodically. When we change the notice in a material way, we will update the ‘last modified’ date at the bottom of this Privacy Notice. Changes to this Privacy Notice are effective when they are posted on this page. If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact Paula Hines at

If at any time you feel that there is an issue with the way U Can Yoga handles your data then you can contact the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) at

Links to Other Web Sites

U Can Yoga is not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from U Can Yoga, nor the information or content contained in them. Please remember that when you use a link to go from U Can Yoga to another website, our Privacy Notice is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Your Rights

Data Protection Law means that you have extensive rights regarding the collection, storage and use of your data.

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) you have the following rights as an individual regarding your data:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

If you would like to find out more about these rights, or if you would like to report a breach of them then you can contact the ICO (Information Commissioners Office)

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

Further contact details for the ICO can be found here:

ICO website:


This privacy policy is effective from 25 May 2018.

Last updated 31 December 2020