Privacy policy

By registering for the European Tournament for Dancing Students, ETDS, as a participant, team captain, adjudicator, visitor, or volunteer, you agree to the conditions in this privacy statement.

Who are we?

We are the organization of the European Tournament for Dancing Students (ETDS). The ETDS is a ballroom dancing tournament organized twice a year. Participation is only possible as part of a team. These teams will mostly be provided by several student dancing associations in Europe in the name of their city of origin. Every ETDS is organized by a different committee from one of the several participating cities. The ETDS of Whitsun 2023 will be organized by a committee of team Amsterdam, organized in the xTDS foundation.

What kind of personal information do we collect?

We will collect the following personal information of every participant:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Whether you are a student or not
  • Age
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Information related to your participation and accommodation

Who has access to your information?

Your data will not be shared with third parties. The following people will have access to your personal information:

  • The organization of the ETDS
  • Access to your personal information will be provided to a small number of people that need the information to organize the tournament.
  • Your team captain
  • Your own team captain has access to all information shared by you, as he/she is the one registering you for the tournament.

Where will my information be saved?

Information on the registration will be saved on the servers of the hosting provider Strato. The hosting provider does not have access to your data.

Changing my information

You can ask your team captain to change any incorrect information.  

How long will my information be saved?

Your information will be saved for at least until the end of the tournament. After that, your name and results will be shared on the website Your name can be removed per request by sending an email to . After the tournament and before the start of the next tournament, your information can be used anonymously for statistical analysis, or be removed.

Can all my information be deleted?

Organizers may decide to give participants who are participating for the first time advantage in the lottery system or offer them other advantages. If you have attended the tournament, your name and the fact that you participated will not be disconnected from your profile. All other information will be deleted as explained in the section above. 

 Online published content

After the tournament, the names and results of the participants will be placed on the websites with domains and Your email address will remain private. Photos taken during the ETDS may be placed online and spread via social media. Removal of these photos is done upon request by sending an email to .