Privacy & Cookies

BACKGROUND:

BLACKPOOL MALE VOICE CHOIR understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.Blackpoolmalevoicechoir.co.uk (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

  • Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 10, below;
  • Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
  • Personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site or in Person. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998 OR EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
  • We/Us/Our” means Blackpool Male Voice Choir.

2. Information About Us

The site is owned and managed by Blackpool Male Voice Choir, a voluntary organisation, Registered Charity No 1093217 in England whose registered address is c/o 42 Mariners Close, Fleetwood, Lancashire FY7 7BR.

3. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4. Your Rights

4.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold.

  • The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
  • The right of access to the personal data We hold about you;
  • The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete;
  • The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you;
  • The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
  • The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
  • The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
  • Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

4.2 For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

5. What Data Do We Collect?

When someone visits Our website, the server collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is done to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is collected in a way which does not identify anyone, we do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the site, and we will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.

6. How Do We Use Your Data?

Our use of the non-personal data resulting from your visit will always have a lawful basis. Specifically, We may use the data for the following purpose:

  • Analysing the use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and visitor experience;

7. Do We Share Your Data?

7.1 Subject to section 7.2, We will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.

7.2 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority;

7.3 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers and other information. All such data is anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you.

8. Your Right to Withhold Information

8.1 You may access all areas of Our Site, with the exception of the Members Section which is under separate password control, without providing any data at all.

8.2 You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 10 and Our Cookie Policy.

9. How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the Data Protection Act 1998. We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

10. Our Use of Cookies

A "cookie" is a very small text file which may be stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site but not all websites use them. Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser - session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them yourself - persistent cookies. We only use Session Cookies which are deleted when you close your browser window and a Google Maps cookie.

11. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the address in Section 1

12. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.