The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018 and affects how The Bostock Singers may process personal information and use it to communicate with you. This policy outlines the Bostock Singers’ responsibilities for data handling, the ways in which we safeguard the privacy of all personal data, and the individuals’ rights under the GDPR.
What data do you collect and what do you use it for?
When a person visits our website, we may collect and analyse anonymised data on how many people have visited, what pages they have looked at and other statistical information.
Do you share my data with anyone else?
We will never pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes.
What rights do I have?
Under the European GDPR, you have the following rights over your data and its use:
- The right to be informed about what data we are collecting on you and how we will use it
- The right of access – you can ask to see the data we hold on you
- The right to rectification – you can ask that we update or correct your data
- The right to object – you can ask that we stop using your data for a particular purpose
- The right to erasure – you can ask us to delete the data we hold on you
- The right to restrict processing – you can ask that we temporarily stop using your data while the reason for its use or its accuracy are investigated
- Though unlikely to apply to the data we hold and process on you, you also have rights related to portability and automated decision making (including profiling)
What will you do if anything changes?
If we make changes to our privacy statements or processes we will post the changes here.
What are ‘cookies’?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (for example, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc) on your computer or electronic device. They allow websites to ‘remember’ you for a period of time so that they can store things like user preferences and make the website quicker and easier for you to use.
Cookies may be used to assist site functionality and provide anonymous statistical information.
Embedded content from other sites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How do I turn cookies off?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.