1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.
Collecting personal information
3.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(b) information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your name and email address);
(c) information that you provide when completing your profile on our website (including your name, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details);
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
(e) information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use);
(f) information relating to any purchases you make of our tickets or merchandise or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including your name, address, telephone number, email address);
(g) information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your user name and the content of your posts and any peer to peer fundraising pages);
(h) information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication and any information gathered on a form); and
(i) any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
(j) information relating to any donations you make, including your name, address, which appeal you are supporting and in the case of direct debits the frequency and date of when direct debits will be taken.
3.2 Please note – Card details and bank details are collected by the website, but only stored by our payment processors Stripe and PayPal, and not by us.
3.3 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
Using personal information
4.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used based on our legitimate interest to run our company and charity.
4.2 We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer our website and business;
(b) personalise our website for you;
(c) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(d) send you goods or tickets purchased through our website;
(e) supply to you services purchased through our website;
(f) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(g) send you non-marketing commercial communications;
4.3 If you specifically agree we may use your personal information to:
(h) send you our email newsletter
(i) send you fundraising communications
(j) send you marketing communications relating to our charity’s performances and events
(k) send you information regarding volunteering for our charity
You can inform us at any time that you no longer wish to receive one or all of these types of information.
(l) provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(m) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(n) keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(o) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (which may include monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service)]]; and
(p) Complete the processing of any donation you have made to us;
(q) to conduct aggregate analysis and develop business intelligence that enable us to operate, protect, make informed decisions, and report on the performance of, our organisation.
(r) Your data may also be available to our website provider to enable us and them to deliver their service to us, carry out analysis and research on demographics, interests and behaviour of our users and supporters to help us gain a better understanding of them to enable us to improve our services. This may include connecting data we receive from you on the website to data available from other sources. Your personally identifiable data will only be used where it is necessary for the analysis required, and where your interests for privacy are not deemed to outweigh their legitimate interests in developing new services for us. In the case of this activity the following will apply:
Your data will be made available to our website provider
The data that may be available to them include any of the data we collect as described in section 3 above.
Our website provider will not transfer your data to any other third party, or transfer your data outside of the EEA.
They will store your data for a maximum of 3 years.
4.4 If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
4.5 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
Disclosing personal information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers (including specifically the provider and host of our website or other subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.2 We may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) 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);
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
5.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
International data transfers
6.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
6.2 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
6.3 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 6.
Retaining personal information
7.1 This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
7.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
7.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) 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).
Security of personal information
8.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
8.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our, and where applicable our supplier’s, secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. This may include data storage services provided in the Cloud.
8.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
8.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
8.5 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
9.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
9.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
9.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy by email.
10.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Email us at email@example.com to do this.
10.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
10.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes: our email newsletter, fundraising communications, marketing relating to our organisation's artistic activities and volunteering.
10.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, and we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
10.5 You may instruct us at any time to remove all information we hold about you from our record. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to do this.
Third party websites
11.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
11.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
Access to your information and correction
12.1 You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of the personal information we hold about you , please email email@example.com
12.2 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
13.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
13.3 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
13.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
13.5 We use both session and persistent cookies] on our website.
13.6 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a) We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
(b) Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
(c) The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gid, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv __unam..
(d) The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
13.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
(b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
13.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
13.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
13.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
13.11 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
Data protection registration
15.1 This website is owned and operated by B'Opera
15.3 You can contact us:
(b) using our website contact form;
(d) by email, using firstname.lastname@example.org
16.1 If you wish to make a complaint about us or the treatment of your data, please contact us at B'Opera in the first instance, using the contact details in section 15 (above) and elsewhere on our site.