Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions


We gather information from our visitors to our website that includes but may not be limited to: IP address, site visitation information, page views, browsers used and browser capabilities. We also collect and retain any information submitted to our organization via links to our email addresses, Google Forms, Contact forms, Google Reviews and other forms/means of submitting information located in the site or in related landing pages or menus.


We use the information we collect on the site to optimize your visitor experience on our website. Our information is not shared with any parties outside of Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society and its designated agents. We make use of Google Analytics for site traffic reporting. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will only use the information from your submitted emails and forms to reply to you in response to the reason you contacted us. Your Google Reviews, including your comments may be linked/shared anonymously on our website.


Your personal information is accessible only by Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society and our designates. In some cases, your information may be visible to a designated web service provider but that information is only related to the functionality of or website. No individual personal information is stored on this site or accessible by any third party.


We do not collect sensitive financial information via our website (such as credit card data). If you ever question whether the information you are submitting is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way, look for the lock icon in the address bar and for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page. We also take measures to protect your personal information offline. Only Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society directors and employees who need specific information to perform a specific task (such as registration, financial documentation and reporting, school correspondence, events coordination, fundraising coordination or administrating the school) are granted access to information that is personally identifiable.


Our website makes use of cookies which are small digital files that are stored in your web browser that enable us to track your return visits to our website. Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled to help us personalize your experience on our website.


Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society and our directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, volunteers and affiliates will not be liable for any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees from your use of the Site.


Except where prohibited by law, by using this website you indemnify and hold harmless Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society and our directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, volunteers and affiliates from any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities, and expenses including legal fees arising out of your use of our website or your violation of this Privacy Policy.


Our website contains links to third party websites or services that we do not own or control. We are not responsible for the content, policies, or practices of any third party website or service linked to our website. It is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of these third party websites before using these sites. Examples of third party websites we link to are our Merch Store through Calgary-based DoMuch Concepts, YouTube, Vimeo, festival and events pages including but not limited to Calgary Ukrainian Festival and Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Festival, Google Maps, and performance venues.

Notably, we do fundraising through a company called FlipGive in which members of our team can download the free app and shop at thousands of brand partners who give us cash back for your purchases- FlipGive as well as each of their brand partners operate completely independently of Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society and have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies. When you shop using FlipGive it is completely your responsibility to understand the terms and conditions of the retailers you are shopping at as well as those of the FlipGive app.

Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society engages our community on social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook and Instagram. These platforms have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions that are completely independent from ours. We are not responsible for the content, policies of any of the social media platforms we use. It is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of social media platforms before using them.


From time to time, Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society may offer goods from third parties. This may include but not be limited to branded apparel, digital media content and fundraiser items. We cannot guarantee the quality or accuracy of goods made available to us by third parties.


Periodically we make certain goods, services and event tickets available on our website or through third party websites. Orders placed through third party websites are subject to their own Terms and Conditions and privacy policies and it is your responsibility to review their information. When we offer registration and have sales on our website such as foods, apparel, fundraiser items, and event tickets we require the goods or tickets to be paid for in full when they are ordered. Registration fees are subject to the instructions and terms set out on the registration form. Delays in receiving or failure to receive payment could result in a service, good or ticket not being provided to you. We do our best to arrange for the provision of services, goods and tickets in a timely and reasonable manner, but ultimately, purchases are at your own risk.

This website is not maintained in “real time” and therefore it is not possible for us to guarantee the goods or tickets you are inquiring about or ordering will be available. If your form or order needs to be modified, edited or declined, we will do our best to care for your concerns in a way that is agreeable to you as a customer and Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society. Please note that registration fees, event tickets, food items and custom apparel are not eligible for returns, exchanges, credits, refunds or other compensatory methods.

Tuition and tuition discounts are subject to change. From season to season, our operating costs differ and this can result in changes to Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Societies fees, fee structures and available discounts. It can also result in changes to our volunteer and fundraising requirements.

Foods purchased through our families as part of fundraisers is done so at your own risk. Many of our food fundraisers offer fresh or frozen goods that require refrigeration or freezing. Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society is not liable for safety of food items once it is distributed from our vendors to us or our fundraiser participants or supporters.


All content published and made available on our website is the exclusive property of Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society and those who have granted us permissions to share their creative content. This includes, but is not limited to images, text, logos, documents, downloadable files, and anything that contributes to the content, appearance and functionality of our website.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy and these terms and conditions at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. We will also keep our terms and conditions relevant to our current operations.


Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Society operates in the Province of Alberta and is governed by the laws therein. You can reach us by email at

Effective November 21, 2023