Last updated July 2023

Your privacy is important to YAGP. We developed this Privacy Notice to provide you with information on how we process your personal data when you create a YAGP account, interact with our customer support specialists, visit or visit other YAGP websites or use YAGP apps that include a link to this Privacy Notice

Data Controller and Data Protection Officer

We are Young America Grand Prix (YAGP), the data controller. You can contact the Data Protection Officer at YAGP, if you have any questions.
Our United States branch details:
Youth America Grand Prix
121 West 36th St. Suite 309
New York, NY 10018
United States
Phone: (201) 444-3121
Our European branch details:
Youth Grand Prix – Europe
Van der Nootstraat 38
5361JH Grave
The Netherlands


Your Rights

If you reside in the European Union, you have the right under the General Data Protection Regulation:

  1. To be informed about our processing of your personal data
  2. To have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate and incomplete personal data completed
  3. To object to the processing of your personal data
  4. To restrict of processing of your personal data
  5. To have your personal data erased (the “right to be forgotten”)
  6. To request access to your personal data and information about how we process it
  7. To move, copy or transfer your personal data (“data portability”)
  8. In relation to automated decision making, including profiling

You have the right to lodge a complaint with Dutch supervisory authority. It has enforcement powers and can investigate compliance with data protection law.
Contact the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA):
Postal address
Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens
Postbus 93374
Telephone number: (+31) – (0)70 – 888 85 00

California Privacy Rights.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about the categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we share personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California residence and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below…
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Site, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Site. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided above, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Site, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.

Personal Data

“Personal data” is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
For dance competition participants and scholarships:

  • Full name including contact information (e.g. home address, email address, home and mobile numbers)
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Height and weight
  • Parents / guardian contact details
  • Citizenship
  • Photos and videos
  • Dance school details and academic grades
  • Travel details to our competitions
  • Communication preferences
  • Biography

For ballet schools teachers:

  • Full name
  • Contact information
  • School details
  • or dance competition judges:
  • Full name
  • Contact information
  • Passport details
  • Bank details
  • Social security number
  • Tax submission forms
  • Travel details to our competitions
  • Visa information

Employees and independent contractors data:

  • Full name
  • Contact information
  • Passport details
  • Social security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Personal email addresses
  • Vetting details
  • Payroll data

Supplier data:

  • Company registration data
  • Business address and contact details
  • Financial details

Purposes and Legal Grounds:

  • YAGP processes participant’s data to arrange dance competition events globally. The legal basis for this is contract. This includes access to YAGP sites with personal credentials and interaction with YAGP stuff.
  • If you provide your opt-in consent to receiving marketing information from YAGP, YAGP will also process your email address for the purpose of sending you marketing information about YAGP events. The legal ground for processing your email address for this purpose is your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by changing your preferences in your YAGP account or through the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing emails.
  • For processing op participant’s applications for scholarships and ballet school teacher’s data, YAGP legal basis is legitimate interest to provide educational opportunities globally.
  • For processing of personal data of judges, employee and supplier data, YAGP legal basis is contract.


Transfers and Shares of Personal Data

YAGP is a global business. To offer our products, apps and services, we may need to transfer your personal data to other YAGP companies in other countries.
When you create a YAGP account, add personal data in your account profile, or upload data to your YAGP account, your personal data will be collected and stored on YAGP servers in the US. Personal data regarding individuals who reside in a country in the European Economic Area or in Switzerland is controlled by Youth Grand Prix – Europe.
Any transfers of personal data from YAGP companies in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland to YAGP are done pursuant to European Commission approved Model Contractual Clauses.
Subject to applicable data protection law we may share your personal data with:

  • Sub-contractors and other persons who help us provide our products and services
  • Our legal and other professional advisors, including our auditors
  • Fraud prevention agencies, credit reference agencies, and debt collection agencies
  • Courts, to comply with legal requirements, and for the administration of justice
  • In an emergency or to otherwise protect your vital interests
  • Anyone else where we have your consent or as required by law


Cookies and Similar Technologies

To help analyze how you and other visitors navigate YAGP websites, and compile aggregate statistics about site usage and response rates, we, with assistance from third-party analytics service providers, collect certain information when you visit our site. This information includes IP address, geographic location of the device, browser type, browser language, date and time of your request, time(s) of your visit(s), page views and page elements (e.g., links) that you click. We may use cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs or other similar tools on our site or in our email messages to assist us in collecting and analyzing such information. We use this information to provide better, more relevant content on our site, to measure the effectiveness of advertisements, to identify and fix problems, and to improve your overall experience on our site. We may also engage one or more third-party service providers to provide online advertisements on our behalf. They may use a pixel tag or other similar technology to collect information about your visits to sites, and they may use that information to send you targeted advertisements. For more information regarding this practice and to optout of such collection and use of this information by our third-party service providers, please see
If you do not want information collected through the use of these technologies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline many of these technologies, or to be given the choice of declining or accepting them.
If you reside in the European Union or other jurisdiction that requires us to obtain your consent to use cookies on our sites, then you will have an opportunity to manage your cookie preferences on the sites; except that certain cookies are required to enable core site functionality, and you cannot choose to disable those cookies. Here are examples of third-party providers of analytics and similar services we currently use:
Analytics Services:

  • Google: Google Analytics is used to track site statistics and user demographics, interests and behavior on websites. We also use Google Search Console to help understand how our website visitors find our website and to improve our search engine optimization. Find out more information about how this analytics information may be used, how to control the use of your information, and how to opt-out of having your data used by Google Analytics.

Use of social media sites
YAGP actively engage potential and current participants using the following platforms:

Payment services


Retention of Personal Data

The following criteria are used to determine data retention periods for your personal data:

  • We will retain your personal data as long as your YAGP account is considered to be active.
  • We will retain technical information about your visits to YAGP websites and use of YAGP app for 12 months



YAGP is a dance education organisation. YAGP processes individual participants (dance students of all nationalities, ages 9-19 years old) and requires parent/guardian consent for anyone younger than age 18.


We have implemented measures in an effort to maintain the confidentiality of all personal information in our custody and control, including only providing access to personal information to employees and authorised service providers who require such information for the purposes described in this document. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorised access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control.
To provide you with an increased level of security online, access to your personal information on certain of our websites may be protected with a password you select.

  • We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone.
  • We will never ask you for your password in any unsolicited communication.


Privacy Policy Updates

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as we add new products and apps, as we improve our current offerings and as technologies and laws change. You can determine when this Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the “Last updated” legend at the top of this page. Any changes will become effective upon our posting of the revised Privacy Policy. We will provide notice to you if these changes are material and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent. This notice will be provided by email or by posting notice of the changes on the YAGP websites and apps that link to this Privacy Policy.