Margate Film Festival promises to protect user data and ensure that our audiences are satisfied with our usages of their data.
We collect both personal and anonymous data via our website and third-party sites to improve our services. Any personal data is collected only with your consent. If you are concerned about how this may affect you, or wish to find out more, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.
Mailchimp & Newsletters:
Margate Film Festival uses the third-party app ‘MailChimp’ to collect email addresses.
This data is given voluntarily through our newsletter sign up form. This data is not stored anywhere outside of Mailchimp.
We do not collect or keep any unnecessary data.
We will not share, distribute or sell your data to any third-parties.
You can unsubscribe anytime via the newsletter footer.
Margate Film Festival uses various different ticketing platforms to sell tickets to events. We will not use your personal data for any usage other that required to run the festival (i.e. entry guest lists, processing payments and anonymous demographic analysis).
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies help us see understand visitors to our website by tracking how you use our website, in a way that doesn’t ever identify you personally. Cookies also allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, by allowing you to log in or add items to a shopping cart. The website can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Cookies used on the website:
Strictly necessary cookies
Changing your settings
The website AboutCookies.org has useful information for all the common computer-based operating systems and web browsing software.
- if you have previously supplied personal data
- if you have previously agreed to us processing your personal information
- Right of access – you want to know if we are storing or processing any personal data about you, what purpose it is being stored for and/or request a copy of your data. Your data will be supplied as soon as is practical. There is no charge for making a request or for the electronic data file, but if the number and frequency of requests is unreasonable we may charge an admin fee.
- Right to correction – if you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
- Right to erasure– if you want to remove your personal data from our records. We will remove the data as far as it is practically within our power, and where we are not legally obliged to retain it. To be unsubscribed from our Mailchimp promotional emails you should use the ‘unsubscribe’ link on the emails themselves.
- Right to object – if you no longer want us to process your data
- Right to complain – if you are unhappy with how we are managing your personal data, you can lodge a complaint with the UK supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).