Privacy Policy:

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Howden Live (Our full official title is: Howdenshire Live Arts – charity registration 1051928) the owner and provider of this Website. Howden Live takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation.
1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data collectively all information that you submit to Howden Live via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);

Howden Live a charity incorporated in England and Wales with we or us the registered Charity No. 1051928 whose registered office is at: 33 The Meadows, Howden, DN14 7DU;

User or you any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Howden Live and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Howden Live and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services;

Website: The website that you are currently using, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation: a. the singular includes the plural and vice versa; b. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy; c. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships; d. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”; e. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it; f. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy. 3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Howden Live and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

Data collected 4. We do not collect or any personal data from you via the website. Should you choose to complete the ‘LEAVE A REPLY enter your comment here’ section, your name and the comment you make can be seen by all visitors to the website, as can any reply Howden Live may make to you. We also have an email subscription section whereby you can enter your email address to receive from Howden Live updates, blogs, and notifications of new posts, etc. This information you provide is not shared or made available to anyone and it will never be sold. Howden Live has no paid employees, everyone volunteers free of charge. Most of our volunteers have paid employment elsewhere and this is why we have not advertised phone numbers. You may wish to contact us privately, this can be done by writing to our registered office address, 33 The Meadows, Howden, DN14 7DU. If you write please include your contact information and someone will contact you by your preferred method (phone, email etc.).

Our use of Data 5. For purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); Howden Live is the “data controller”.

6. We will retain any Data you submit, e.g. your email address for the purpose of contacting and informing you for a period until you either unsubscribe or ask to be removed.

7. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third-party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.

8. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For more details on security see the clause below (Security).

9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:  The transmission by email or telephone of a response to your enquiry; in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.  Marketing our events, e.g. sharing new events with you.  Notifications which may include new events notifications or notice of cancelled events.

Third party websites and services 10. Howden Live may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.

11. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties will be processed within the terms of this privacy policy and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Links to other websites 12. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control 13. Howden Live, from time to time, may expand or reduce our business; this may involve the transfer of control of all or part of Howden Live Data provided by Users, and will where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and
the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

14. We may also disclose Data to a prospective controller of our business or any part of it.

15. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

Controlling use of your Data 16. Wherever you choose to submit Data, you are assured we will restrict our use of that Data. This will include the following: 17. We will not share your Data with third parties.

Functionality of the Website 18. To use the features and functions on the Website, you are not required to submit any Data.

Accessing your own Data 19. You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Howden Live (if such Data is held).

Security 20. Data security is of great importance to Howden Live and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

21. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

22. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website from your own electronic devices.

General 23. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

24. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

25. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

26. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy 27. Howden Live reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.


Please note that all of our other online presence, the Howden Live Facebook group, the Howden Live Facebook page, the Howden Carnival group, WeGotTickets and Your Mailing List Provider all conform to the General Data Protection Requirements.