Privacy Policy

If you are a member of Bradford on Avon Arts Association, have attended one of our events or have communicated with us through our website, we hold a small amount of information about you which falls under the category of Personal Data. Bradford on Avon Arts Association is the Data Controller of this information, under the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

What we hold and why

We hold only the minimum amount information we need to provide services to you, and which you have normally given to us when you become a member, attend an event or contact us through our website. This is likely to be:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Postal address
  • Payment dates (no account details)
  • Subscription start dates and expiry dates

The purposes of holding this information are:

  • Provision of the services to you (performance of a contract/legitimate interests)
  • Administration (legitimate interests)
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Marketing (with consent or ‘soft opt-in’)

You can withdraw marketing consent at any time by emailing and we will not contact you any more.

Please note that if you unsubscribe we will continue to hold a small amount of personal data for compliance purposes (to ensure that we don’t accidentally mail you again).

Who the information is shared with

We do not share your information to any parties. We do use social media (Facebook and Twitter) and may occasionally publish photographs of our events on those platforms, but we will only share photos of you on social media with your consent. We will also seek consent prior to sharing photos with the media. Facebook and Twitter are based in the US, and have their own Privacy policies – we are not responsible for Facebook or Twitter’s use of data that you place on their sites.

How long we keep your data

We will only keep your data for as long as we need it. Where you stop using our services, we will hold your information for no more than 6 months.


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Your rights

  • You have various rights under the GDPR:
  • To object to an aspect of processing;
  • To ask us to correct your data;
  • To ask us to erase your data;
  • To ask us to provide you with a copy of your data..

You can make requests to us on any of these by emailing You can also make complaints on any aspect of our data protection practice to the Information Commissioner’s Office, although we would ask that you contact us first so that we can try and resolve things for you.

Data Protection Officer

Bradford on Avon Arts Association is not required to appoint a Data Protection Officer. If you have any queries, please do contact us at the email address above.

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