MELTON THEATRE PRIVACY STATEMENT

PURPOSE OF POLICY
We are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent about what information we hold about you.

Using personal information allows us to develop a better understanding of our patrons and in turn to provide you with relevant and timely information about the work that we do – both on and off the stage.

The purposes of this policy is to give you a clear explanation about how we (and our parent company) collect and use the information we collect from you directly and from third parties.

We use your information in accordance with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information. This policy explains:
• What information we may collect about you
• How we may use that information
• In what situations we may disclose your details to third parties
• Our use of cookies to improve your use of our website
• Information about how we keep your personal information secure, how we maintain it for and your rights to access it

If you have any queries about this policy, please contact the Data Protection Officer at Melton Theatre (trading name of Melton Leisure Services LTD, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0HJ) or email privacy@meltontheatre.co.uk

WHO WE ARE
Melton Theatre is the trading name of Melton Leisure Services LTD a private limited company operating from registered office address Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2LJ Company number 02769600.

INFORMATION COLLECTION
We collect various types of information and in a number of ways

Information you give us
For example when you register on our website or buy tickets, we’ll store personal information you give us such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone number and card details. We will also store a record of your purchases.

Information about your interactions with us
For example, when you visit our website, we collect information about how you interact with our content and ads. When we send you a mailing we store a record of this, and in the case of emails we keep a record of which ones you have opened and which links you have clicked on.

Sensitive personal data
Data protection law recognises that certain categories of personal information are more sensitive such as health information, race, religious beliefs and political opinions. We do not usually collect this type of information about our patrons unless there is a clear reason for doing so. As an example, you may have specific access needs that you wish for us to know about when purchasing tickets.

LEGAL BASIS
There are three bases under which we may process your data:

Contract purposes
When you make a purchase from us, you are entering into a contract with us. In order to perform this contract we need to process and store your data. For example, we may need to contact you by email or telephone in the case of cancellation of a show, or in the case of problems with your payment.

Legitimate business interests
In certain situations we collect and process your personal information for purposes that are in our legitimate organisational interests. However we only do this if there is no overriding prejudice to you by using your personal information in this way. We describe below all situations where we may use this basis for processing.

With your explicit consent
For any situations where the two bases above are not appropriate, we will instead ask for your explicit consent before using your personal information in that specific situation.

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
We aim to communicate with you about the work that we do in ways that you find relevant, timely and respectful. To do this we use data that we have stored about you, such as the events you have booked for in the past, as well as any preferences that you may have told us about.

We use our legitimate organisational interest as the legal basis for communications by post and email. In the case of postal mailing, you may object to receiving these at any time using the contact details at the end of this policy. In the case of email, we will give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them during your first purchase with us. If you do not opt out, we will offer an option to unsubscribe in every email that we subsequently send you, or you can alternatively use the contact details at the end of this policy.

We may also contact you about our work by telephone however we will always get explicit consent from you before doing this. Please bear in mind that this does not apply to telephone calls that we may need to make to you related to your purchases (as above).

OTHER PROCESSING ACTIVITIES
In addition to marketing communications, we also process personal information in the following ways that are within our legitimate organisational interests:

We may analyse data we hold about you to ensure that the content and timing of communications that we send you are as relevant to you as possible.

We may analyse data we hold about you in order to identify and prevent fraud.

In order to improve our website we may analyse information about how you use it and the content and ads that you interact with.

In all of these cases we will always keep your rights and interests at the forefront to ensure they are not overridden by your own interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. You have the right to object to any of this processing at any time. If you wish to do this, please use the contact details at the end of this policy. Please bear in mind that if you object this may affect our ability to carry out tasks as above that are for your benefit.

THIRD PARTIES
There are certain circumstances under which we may disclose your personal information to third parties. These are as follows:

Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2LJ
Rural Catering Centre & Reflections Salon trading name of Brooksby Melton College, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2LJ
Brooksby Hall & Brooksby Equestrian Centre trading names of Brooksby Enterprises LTD, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2LJ

To the subsidiaries described above when it is necessary for them to be able to provide you with products or services that you’ve requested.

To our own service providers who process data on our behalf and on our instructions (for example our ticketing system software provider Spektrix Ltd.) In these cases we require that these third parties comply strictly with our instructions and with data protection laws, for example around the security of personal data.

Where we are under a duty to disclose your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

To specific named visiting companies whose performances you have attended. In these cases, we will always ask you for your explicit consent before doing so.

COOKIES
Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed onto your device by some websites that you visit. They are widely used to allow a website to function (for example to keep track of your basket) as well as to provide website operators with information on how the site is being used.

We use cookies to keep track of your basket as well as to identify how the website is being used and what improvements we can make.

YOUR DEBIT AND CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
If you use your credit or debit card to purchase from us we will ensure that this is carried out securely in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Standard (PCI-DSS) You can find more information about this standard here.

MAINTAINING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We store your personal information indefinitely such that for any subsequent purchases you make we are able to link them back to a single unique record that we hold for you on our system.

If there are aspects of your record that are inaccurate or that you would like to remove, you can usually do this by logging in to your account through our website. Alternatively, please use the contact details at the end of this policy.

Any objections you make to any processing of your data will be stored against your record on our system so that we can comply with your requests.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will put in place appropriate safeguards (both in terms of our procedures and the technology we use) to keep your personal information as secure as possible. We will ensure that any third parties we use for processing your personal information do the same.

We will not transfer, process or store your data anywhere that is outside of the European Economic Area.

YOUR RIGHTS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have a right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in this data corrected. Please use the contact details at the end of this policy if you would like to exercise this right.

CONTACT DETAILS AND FURTHER INFORMATION
Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about any aspect of this privacy policy, and in particular if you would like to object to any processing of your personal information that we carry out for our legitimate organisational interests.

Melton Theatre
Asfordby Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HJ

privacy@meltontheatre.co.uk