Privacy Policy

In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), here is our privacy notice. This sets out how we process and store any data you share with us, including the third-party websites which store this data.

 

We only ask for the minimum in terms of data for you to contact us via our sign up form. We may use any details you provide to contact you via phone or email directly. We use gmail for our emails. For more information on how Google stores your data, please click here.

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Your email address will remain stored within my gmail account until or unless deleted, and will not be shared with anyone.

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Website information

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  • This website is hosted by Wix, and you can read their privacy policy here.

  • If you comment on our blog, the data is held by this Wix.com website and is visible to visitors. If someone shares the page or blog post via social media, your comments will be shared with it at the bottom of the page.

  • Any other data which Wix collects about you is held by Wix and only available to us in an anonymised form, for example as visitor stats.
     

Further information

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Below is a list of rights you hold over the data you share with us.

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  • The right to access: if you wish to know more about, or to see a copy of, the personal data we hold on you.

  • The right to correct: if you think some of the information we hold is incorrect, you can ask for it to be amended.

  • The right to erasure: You can unsubscribe from our website/blog any time. This should remove your information. If, having done so, you wish to check, please contact us.

  • The right to data portability: you can ask us to transport any personal data you have supplied us to a new provider.

  • The right to object: you have the right to object to us processing your personal data for several reasons, and if you do so and your reason is valid, we are required to stop.

  • The right to complain: if you live in the EU and wish to raise a concern about our use of your information, you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

  • If we become aware of a data breach via any of the third-party sites we use (Wix or gmail) we will notify you as soon as we can (the GDPR standard is within 72 hours).

  • If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please get in touch via our contact form on the homepage. Alternatively, you can email us direct at info@blanfordliteraryfestival.com or via any of the below social accounts:

    Facebook page: Facebook.com/BlandfordLiteraryFestival
    Twitter page: Twitter.com/BLFupdates
    Instagram page: Instagram.com/BlandfordLiteraryFestival

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DISCLAIMER: We are not a lawyers and this is our interpretation of the legislation. If you are a lawyer and believe we have made an error, please contact us. Further information about GDPR can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website.