15th January 2021
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 members and event participants’ needs and in turn provide relevant and timely information about the work that we do. As a networking and advocacy organisation working on behalf of the youth circus sector, and a third sector organisation, it also helps us to engage with potential donors and supporters.
The purpose of this policy is to give you a clear explanation about how we gather 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:
If you have any queries about this policy, please email: email@example.com
Who We Are
CircusWorks is an advocacy organisation for UK youth circus and aims to make a stronger, more connected youth circus sector. Since 2011 we have been creating festivals, conferences and networking opportunities to develop the future of youth circus. We provide opportunities to exchange training and good practice for young people and practitioners nationally and internationally. We are the UK’s representing body for European Youth Circus as a board member of EYCO (European Youth Circus Organisation).
We collect various types of information and in a number of different ways:
There are three main bases under which we may process your data:
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.
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 will always ensure that your fundamental rights and freedoms are not overridden by our own rights and interests.
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 above, that are for your benefit.
There are certain circumstances under which we may disclose your personal information to third parties. These are as follows:
Your Debit and Credit Card Information
If you use your credit or debit card to purchase from us or to make a donation, we will ensure that this is carried out securely and in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). You can find more information about this standard here.
Maintaining Your Personal Information
We store your personal data for as long as required to operate the service we are providing to you or for archival purposes and in accordance with legal requirements and tax and accounting rules.
If you have not engaged with us for a period of two years and we do not need to keep your personal data for archival, legal or business reasons, we will delete or suppress your personal information.
Where your information is no longer required, we will ensure it is disposed of in a secure manner.
If the details we hold on you are inaccurate or that you would like to change, or delete your record you can do this by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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, unless that country has been approved by the European Commission or has signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.
Your Rights to Your Personal Information
Contact Details and Further Information
If you have any queries about this policy, or wish to object to any processing of your personal information please email: email@example.com
UK Youth Circus Network T/A CircusWorks, 26, Lower Redland Road, Bristol BS6 6SU
Last Revised by Leah Carroll
15th January 2021