Edinburgh Television Festival Ltd found at https://www.thetvfestival.com (“the Site”).
Voluntarily Supplied Information
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
- Information that you provide to us for the purpose of purchasing a ticket to the Edinburgh TV Festival or other events
- Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
- information that you provide to us for the purpose of entering our awards
Automatically Tracked Information
While you visit our site, we’ll track:
- Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like tracking analytics
- Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
- enable your use of the services available on the website
- send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
- send to you marketing communications relating to the Edinburgh TV Festival or our related events which we think may be of interest to you where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications)
- deal with enquiries made by or about you relating to the Edinburgh TV Festival
As part of the registration process for the Festival, we collect personal information about you, including your email address. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about things you’ve asked us to tell you about (programmes and speaker updates, networking events taking place at the Festival, other Festival related events, and our Talent Schemes); to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails
For more information on how we use and store your personal data, please see our GDPR Privacy Notice for Candidates PDF here.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information is Consent.
By providing your personal details during a purchase, you are consenting for us to process your personal data for the sole purpose of processing your requests. You are not consenting for your details to be used for any other purpose, or shared with another individual or organisation.
You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0) 207 278 9515
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.
You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
Your Data Protection Rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
- Your right of access – you have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information
- Your right to rectification – you have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate and you also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete
- Your right to erasure – you have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances
- Your right to restriction of processing – you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to object to processing – you have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
- Your right to data portability – you have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. Please contact us at email@example.com or call +44 (0) 207 278 9515 if you wish to make a request.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
- To the extent that we are required to do so by law
- In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings
- In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us.
Postal address: 117 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3BX
Telephone number: +44 (0) 207 278 9515
If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint, you have the right to lodge your complaint with the relevant data protection authority. You can complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk