We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website users; this policy notes how we will treat your data.


1. What data do we gather?

We may gather, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  • data about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website

  • data that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us for events

  • data that you provide to us for subscribing to our website services, email announcements, and/or newsletters

  • other data that you provide us for specific purposes

2. Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this data. Google’s privacy policy is available here.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For instance, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, though, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

3. Using your Personal Data

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

  • allow your use of the services available on the website

  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested

  • send to you marketing or fundraising communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or in-person at events (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require such communications)

  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website or to Parrot Theatre Company


We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for direct advertising. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter or fundraising mailing list at any time by emailing us at info@parrot-theatre.co.uk.


We use MailChimp to collect and maintain data collected from this website. MailChimp generates and stores information and other materials about you when you sign up with us. The information generated relating to what you provide to us. MailChimp will store this data. MailChimp’s privacy policy is available here.


Your data is always held securely. Access to customer information is strictly controlled.

We may use your personal information (including your name and contact details) to keep our database up to date and for research. Parrot Theatre Company may use the data we hold on our database to better understand our supporters, including for fundraising purposes. This can be based on data provided by you or publicly available sources.

4. Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our staff, officers, representatives, contractors, or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.


In addition, we may disclose your personal data:

  • to the degree that we are required to do so by law

  • in association with any legal proceedings or prospective legal actions

  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).


Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.


5. Security of your Individual Data

We will take sensible technical and structural precautions to prevent the loss, misappropriation, or modification of your personal data.

Of course, information transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot promise the security of data sent over the internet.


You are accountable for keeping your password and user details private. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log into the website).

6. Policy Revisions

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are content with any changes.


7. Your Privileges

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal data we hold about you. Delivery of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.


You may instruct us not to process your individual information for marketing or fundraising purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will typically either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing or fundraising purposes, or we will provide you with a chance to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing or fundraising purposes.

We retain all data collected for a period of two years, after which information which demonstrates dormancy (for example, the subject has not opened an email from us in two years) is purged from the system.


You have the right to complain to the ICO if you think there is a problem with the way your data is being handled.


8. Third Party Websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.