Privacy Policy

I, Charlotte Sayuri Katsuno am committed to protecting your personal information and web-based data in accordance with applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). This includes any information you tell me about yourself, as well as anything I learn by having you as a student. 

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) explains what personal data I collect about you when you use my websites or at classes, retreats, workshops or events and how I use that personal data. It also explains the rights you have in relation to that personal data.

How I Collect Personal Data

All the personal data I collect comes directly from you, in a number of ways. These include:

• When you provide your phone or email directly to me at an event, 
• Complete forms I provide to you for classes, 1:1 sessions, workshops, courses retreats and events,  
• Contact me by phone, email, or communicate with me directly in some other way (such as social media).

Your Personal Details

Your privacy is important to me and as such I will not release your personal details to any other organisation or third party. 

What Personal Data Do I Collect and How do I Use it?

• Name (first and surname) – to identify who you are
• Email – purely to communicate with you directly/personally, about a specific event I am part of or when opted-in on my mailing list. My mailing list goes out to notify you about classes I am teaching, when I am away and if they are cancelled. I also notify you about courses, workshops, retreats or special offers I may be running. I will only every notify you about an event I am actively involved in as yoga teacher or space holder. You have the option to update your email preferences or unsubscribe at any time by emailing me and requesting to do so.
• Telephone Number – for direct contact if this is your preferred mode of contact.
• Yoga Experience and Special Requirements (such as health conditions and dietary needs) – when attending yoga sessions, classes, events and retreats where this information is needed to provide you the best support and care for your experience at the session/class/event/retreat. 

Purpose of processing: I use your information to communicate with you and keep you updated with what I am offering as a yoga teacher or space holder.

Legal basis of processing: My legal basis for collecting this information from you is that it is in my legitimate interest to use your personal information to ensure I am providing you with a service that is the best and most relevant for you as well as to respond to any requests you make or feedback provided about the service that I deliver.

Data storage period: I review data annually to ensure that it is still relevant and necessary. Data shall be kept for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is being processed.

Links to Other Websites

My websites contains some links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave my sites, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. My privacy policy applies to my own site, but for obvious reasons it can't extend to other people's websites. So, we'd recommend you look at the privacy statements on those websites too.

Your Rights

You have the following rights in relation to the personal information I hold about you:

• Your right of access – If you ask me, I will confirm whether I am processing your personal information and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal information.
• Your right to rectification – If the personal information I hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to have it rectified.
• Your right to erasure – You can ask me to delete or remove your personal information where there is no good reason for me to continue to process it, you withdraw your consent, I am unlawfully holding your personal data or I should erase your personal data to comply with applicable EU law. 
• Your right to data portability –You have the right to obtain personal information you have provided me with.
• Your right to object – You can ask me to stop processing your personal information, and I will do so, unless there is a legitimate reason not to.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Policy will be amended from time-to-time if I make any important changes in the way I collect, store and use personal data. I recommend that you check for updates to this Policy from time to time but I will notify you directly about changes to this Policy or the way I use your personal data when I am legally required to do so.

To contact me with any questions about this policy, or to access any information I have about you, you can contact me via email at or by phone 07913335355