Privacy Policy for The Bath Comedy Calendar

This Privacy Policy describes how and when we collect, use, and share information when you contact us, or otherwise use our services through comedycalendarbath.co.uk, the Bath Comedy Calendar newsletter, or its related sites and services.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, including WordPress, Tinyletter or any third party services you access through us.

Information We Collect

To receive the newsletter, you must provide us with certain information (which you authorised Tinyletter to provide to us by signing up to receive the newsletter), such as your name and email address. You may also choose to provide us with additional personal information, if you contact us directly (for commissions, for example).

Why We Need Your Information and How We Use It

We rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:

when you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for our mailing list;

if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim;

and

as necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as providing and improving our services. We use your information to provide the services you requested and in our legitimate interest to improve our services.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Information about our customers is important to our business. We share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:

Service providers. We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to The Bath Comedy Calendar, such as Tinyletter. We will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services.
Business transfers. If we sell or merge our business, we may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.
Compliance with laws. We may collect, use, retain, and share your information if we have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce our agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of our customers, or others.

Data Retention

We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services and as described in our Privacy Policy. However, we may also be required to retain this information to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements. We generally keep your data for the following time period: 4 years.

Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU

We may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, we may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction. If we am deemed to transfer information about you outside of the EU, we rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer, as Google Cloud is Privacy Shield certified.

Your Rights

If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. We describe these rights below:

Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you by contacting us using the contact information below.
Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict our use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where we are required to store data for legal reasons) We will generally delete your personal information upon request.
Object. You can object to (i) our processing of some of your information based on our legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from us after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, we will delete your personal information unless we have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

How to Contact Us

For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Lise Richardson, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us at lise@comedycalendarbath.co.uk. Alternatively, you may mail us at:

24 The Circus, Bath, BA1 2EU, United Kingdom.