The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) seeks to protect and enhance the rights of data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU. It should be noted that GDPR does not apply to information already in the public domain.
What we use your data for
GPAF uses the information collected from you in order as part of running the festival only. Some personal data may be collected about you from the forms and surveys you complete, from records of our correspondence and phone calls and details of your visits to our website, including but not limited to personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. GPAF may from time to time use such information to identify its visitors. GPAF may also collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website.
Any information GPAF holds about you encompasses all the details we hold about you and any sales transactions including any third-party information we have obtained about you from public sources and our own suppliers such as Paypal.
GPAF will only collect the information needed so that it can provide you with information in order to operate the festival.
Legal basis for processing your data
Through agreeing to this privacy notice you are consenting to GPAF processing your personal data for the purposes outlined. You can withdraw consent at any time by emailing us through the contact us page.
GPAF may on occasions pass your Personal Information to third parties exclusively to process work on its behalf. GPAF requires these parties to agree to process this information based on our instructions and requirements consistent with this Privacy Notice and GDPR.
GPAF do not broker or pass on information gained from your engagement with the agency without your consent. However, GPAF may disclose your Personal Information to meet legal obligations, regulations or valid governmental request.
GPAF will process personal data during the duration of the Festival and will continue to store only the personal data needed for five years after the Festival you have entered has completed to meet any legal obligations. After five years any personal data not needed will be deleted.
Your rights as a data subject
At any point whilst GPAF is in possession of or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:
In the event that GPAF refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge.
GPAF at your request can confirm what information it holds about you and how it is processed.
You can request the following information:
To access what personal data is held, identification will be required
GPAF will accept the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested: a copy of your national ID card, driving license, passport, birth certificate and a utility bill not older than three months. A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required. If GPAF is dissatisfied with the quality, further information may be sought before personal data can be released.
All requests should be made to the webmaster through the contact us page.
In the event that you wish to make a compliant about how your personal data is being processed by GPAF or its partners, you have the right to complain to the Data Protection Officer. If you do not get a response within 30 days you can complain to the Data Protection Regulator.
The details for each of these contacts are:
GPAF Data Protection Officer: Please e-mail the webmaster through the contact us page.
Data Protection Regulator
Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk
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