Bristol Festival of Ideas/ Bristol Cultural Development Partnership is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy explains how we use the information we collect about you. By submitting your information, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.
Revising the Policy/
Use and Storage of Your Information/
Information Collected When Using the Website
We collect certain personal information about you if you provide your details when using the website, for example if you register on the mailing list or contact us via a form.
If you visit the website but do not provide your details as above, we do not collect any personal information about you through the website, although we may track your use of the website using cookies.
Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. We use Google Analytics cookies to track anonymous usage statistics and do not collect any personal information that can be used to identify you. This helps us analyse data about webpage usage and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit www.tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Registering on a Mailing List
When registering on a mailing list, we ask you to provide your name and email address.
We use this information to tell you about upcoming Festival of Ideas events and to provide you with news and information about Festival of Ideas.
We may also use your personal information to inform you by email of other events or activities run by us or in which Bristol Cultural Development Partnership is involved, facilitating or supporting. We do not pass on your personal information to third-party companies.
You will be given an opportunity to unsubscribe in every marketing email we send.
Using Website Forms
When you get in touch via the contact forms on the website, we ask you to provide your name and email address. We use this information exclusively to reply to your enquiry.
We do not pass on your personal information to third-party companies unless it is required to solve your enquiry and will ask for your express consent to do so.
We delete each form entry after two months.
Booking Tickets on Eventbrite
When you book tickets on Eventbrite, we ask that you provide your name, postcode and email address, plus postal address, credit or debit card number and expiry date for paid-for events.
We use this information to issue the tickets for which you are applying and to process your payment for those tickets. We also use the information to manage the event or activity for which you have bought tickets, e.g. to produce an attendance list, to email to give you important information about the events you have booked or to tell you about any changes.
We also use this information for internal analysis, e.g. to examine our audience development.
Your data is always held securely. Access to customer information is strictly controlled and the Eventbrite account can only be accessed by people who need to do their job – it is only made visible to members of staff who have a reason to work with it.
When booking a ticket, we also ask if you would like to be added to our mailing list. If you choose to be added to our mailing list, we will use the name and email address provided at time of booking to do this. You will be given an opportunity to unsubscribe in every marketing email we send. If you choose not to be added to the mailing list, we will not add you to it.
Sharing Your Information
Unless we have your consent, we do not share your personal information with third parties.
When booking a ticket on Eventbrite, you may be asked if you want to subscribe to another organisation’s mailing list. If you choose to be added, we will provide the organisation with the name and email address you provided at time of booking and they may contact you for marketing purposes. We require that such organisations meet our standards for handling data, and that it is only used for the agreed purpose.
To opt out of marketing or other communications from another company, please get in touch with them directly. They should always provide instructions for opting out in any marketing or other communications you receive.
Other Websites and their Privacy Policies
This website may contain links to external websites managed and maintained by external companies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, cookie policies or the content of such websites or of other third parties.