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Last updated 18 May 2018

This Privacy Policy sets out how Bridport Tourist Information Centre and Bridport Town Council uses and protects any information you give us when using this website.

We are committed to ensuring that the privacy of your data is protected. If you are required to provide certain information during the use of this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Bridport Town Council may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, by updating this page. You should regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. The policy is effective from 1 June 2017.

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact information, including email address, payment billing address or telephone number
  • Demographic information, such as postcode, interests or preferences
  • Other information relevant to customer or Council surveys

We require this information to process ticket orders, conduct surveys and to improve our products and services. We may periodically send out email newsletters, promoting tickets for local events, as well as sharing news and events from the website. You have the option to opt out of these emails at any time, using the unsubscribe links in the emails we send out. Alternatively, there are opt-out options during the checkout process when you purchase tickets through our online shop.

We have to share your contact information with event organisers to ensure the smooth running of an event. This will be done in a safe and secure manner, and won’t be disclosed to any other third party.

In some cases, such as Bridport Literary Festival, you can opt-in to receive promotional marketing for the following years’ events. Data collected for this purpose will be shared securely with the event organiser and no other third party.

In some cases, such as Bridport Literary Festival, we will have to pass on your basic information, such as name, email address and contact telephone number, to the third party organisers of the events you are booking. This is in case any changes are made to the event, if it is postponed or cancelled, for instance, or the organisers need to get in contact with you.

Security: Bridport Town Council is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access to your information, or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our website contains links to third-party websites. Once you leave our website, you should note that we have no control over the content or policies of the third-party website. We would recommend that you exercise caution and look at any privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information: You have the option to opt-out of future promotional emails by selecting a button upon checkout on this website. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe using links at the bottom of any promotional email that we send you. Alternatively, you can contact us using the form on the Contact page of this website.

You may request details of the personal information we hold on you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small administration fee will be payable. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is inaccurate or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible so we can promptly correct it.

Privacy Notice

When you contact us: The information you provide (personal information such as name, address, email address, phone number, organisation) will be processed and stored to enable us to contact you and respond to your correspondence, provide information and/or access our facilities and services. Your personal information will be not shared or provided to any other third party.

The Councils Right to Process Information: General Data Protection Regulations Article 6 (1) (a) (b) and (e)
Processing is with consent of the data subject or
Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or
Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller

Information Security: Bridport Town Council has a duty to ensure the security of personal data. We make sure that your information is protected from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure. This is done through appropriate technical measures and appropriate policies. Copies of these policies can be requested.

We will only keep your data for the purpose it was collected for and only for as long as is necessary. After which it will be deleted. (You many request the deletion of your data held by Bridport Town Council at any time).

Children: We will not process any data relating to a child (under 13) without the express parental/ guardian consent of the child concerned.

Access to Information: You have the right to request access to the information we have on you.

Information Correction: If you believe that the information we have about you is incorrect, you may contact us so that we can update it and keep your data accurate.

Information Deletion:You can request the Town Council to delete the information about you.

Right to Object: If you believe that your data is not being processed for the purpose it has been collected for, you may object.

The contact for any of the above requests is the Town Clerk, Bridport Town Council,; 01308 456722. Bridport Town Council, Mountfield, Bridport DT6 3JP.

Rights Related to Automated Decision Making and Profiling: Bridport Town Council does not use any form of automated decision making or the profiling of individual personal data.

Conclusion:In accordance with the law, we only collect a limited amount of information about you that is necessary for correspondence, information and service provision. We do not use profiling, we do not sell or pass your data to third parties. We do not use your data for purposes other than those specified. We make sure your data is stored securely. We delete all information deemed to be no longer necessary. We constantly review our Privacy Policies to keep it up to date in protecting your data. (You can request a copy of our policies at any time).

If you have a complaint regarding the way your personal data has been processed, you may make a complaint Town Clerk, Bridport Town Council,; 01308 456722. Bridport Town Council, Mountfield, Bridport DT6 3JP and the Information Commissioners Office Tel: 0303 123 1113

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