Bristol Voices Community Choir Privacy and Data Protection Policy



Bristol Voices Community 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 our website and we do not collect personal data about you unless you contact us and freely provide it. We will not disclose or share your personal information without your consent – unless required to do so by law or to prevent harm or criminal activity


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 website ( or when you join our mailing list or become a member of Bristol Voices Community Choir.


What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of our website ( as a visitor or to your membership of Bristol Voices Community Choir. Our website 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.


Your Rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

  • to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;
  • access to the personal data we hold about you so you can rectify any information that is inaccurate or incomplete, or ask us to delete it, or restrict its use.

If you have a complaint please contact us through the website.  If we cannot help you can seek advice from your local Citizen’s Advice Bureau or lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the information Commissioner’s Office.


What Data Do We Collect?

If you send us an email, we collect your name and email address, and ask you for other information which you choose or are prepared to give us including your phone number and postal address.

If you become a member of Bristol Voices Community Choir, we collect such personal information from you as is necessary to effectively manage your membership and allow you to take part in the activities of the choir.

As part of our financial record-keeping, we record details of payments members have made to us.

We do not place cookies on your computer or device, nor do we use any other means of data collection.


How Do We Use Your Data?

If we do collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times.

We may use your details to reply to any email you send us and to notify you of information about the activities of Bristol Voices Community Choir, including concerts and singing events, workshops and holidays run by ourselves and our colleagues.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it. We will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes without your permission.


How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

We only keep your personal data on our database for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.

Data security is very important to us, and to protect your data we have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure any data we hold about you (even if it is only your email address).


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) and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge.


Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our website or this Privacy Policy, please email Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data we hold about you.


Changes to Our Privacy and Data Protection Policy

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

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