In compliance with the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) GRIMMFEST is committed to handling and storing your personal information safely and appropriately.
This applies whether your information is obtained directly from you through GRIMMFEST’s website, newsletter or by other means such as phone calls, e-mails, printed forms, or verbally in person. It also applies to personal information obtained from publicly available sources. GRIMMFEST is the data controller in all cases.
This privacy statement applies to our visitors and participants in GRIMMFEST’s events and activities.
Whose information do we collect?
We collect personal information about the following people:
What personal information do we collect?
Depending on the nature of your relationship with GRIMMFEST, we may collect some or all of the following personal information:
We will only collect your information when there is a legitimate reason for doing so.
How do we collect the information?
Information is collected under the following circumstances:
When you provide contact details you will be asked if you would like to receive further information from GRIMMFEST. You will also be offered the opportunity to opt-out every time we communicate with you.
We use ‘Cookies’ on our website to allow us to see how our website is used and to improve our services to you. None of this information identifies you personally. For more information see below.
Why do we collect the information?
Under the terms of the GDPR the lawful bases for processing personal information are:
We collect the information in order to:
We use tools to assist us with providing targeted information to our visitors, such as specific event communications.
Who collects the information?
Information is collected by, and on behalf of, GRIMMFEST in order for us to undertake a range of communications activities, both electronically, in print and through other channels.
Only where you explicitly consent for us to do so we will share your information with third parties which will usually be partnership organisations.
How long do we hold the information?
Information is retained for as long as necessary for the purpose for which it is required, and in line with GRIMMFEST’s Retention Schedule.
We want to be sure that we have the most up-to-date information for you. If you discover that we have outdated information, such as address, e-mail address or change of name, please contact us via email@example.com
Where your information is stored
Your information is stored on secure, password protected databases and networks. Access to the information is given only to staff with the appropriate authorisation.
GRIMMFEST uses photography and film at events to promote its activities and build new audiences. These images may be used on our website and social media channels. Any events being photographed will be clearly signposted to make the you aware. You may request not to be photographed. We will seek parental consent to take photographs of children and young people under the age of 18.
You have the right to:
In all cases you can contact the team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact and complaints
If you have any queries or complaints about this policy please contact
Data Protection, Grimmfest, Z Studios, Manchester, SK4 3EA, UK or send an e-mail to email@example.com
If you are dissatisfied with GRIMMFEST’s response to your request for access to your data, or handling of your request to rectify or erase your data, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF Tel: 0303 123 1113 https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 44+(0)161 300 7052