Privacy Policy

These are our privacy policy, if you have any questions get in touch with us at [email protected]

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Focal Events (“we” or “us”) takes user privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy (our “Policy”) governs the manner in which Focal Events collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each a “User”) of the https://focal.events website, mobile website and other websites offered by Focal Events (each a “Site”), as well as any products, services, features, content and applications offered by Focal Events (together with the Sites, the “Services”). We encourage Users to read this Policy carefully. By visiting the Site and/or using the Services, you are agreeing and consenting to the practices described in this Policy. If you do not agree with all or part of this Policy, or do not wish to be bound by it, you are not authorised to visit the Site, and use the Services.

Data Controller

For the purposes of the Site, the data controller is Focal Events. Full contact details are provided below. The data controller is a legal term used in the Data Protection Act 1998 and 2018 (the “Act”) to signify the person who controls what to do with any given personal information.

Personal Data

For the purposes of this Policy:

Personal Data” means information about an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable individual is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity; and “Processing” means the collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction, or any other use, of Personal Data.

We may collect Users’ Personal Data, and further Process those Personal Data, as set out below. Third parties may also provide Focal Events with Personal Data about Users. Such Personal Data will be Processed in accordance with this Policy.

Collection of Personal Data

Focal Events may collect Personal Data from Users or their devices when they: visit any Services, register to use any Services, use any Services, download any Services, contact us by mail, phone, email or any other means; or otherwise interact with us.

When Users visit the Site, their devices and browsers will automatically disclose certain information. The disclosed information may include a User’s browser characteristics, IP address, device operating system, language settings, dates and times of connecting to the Site and other technical communications information. Some of this information may constitute

Personal Data. Focal Events may also collect information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or services.

Focal Events may also collect any of the following types of Personal Data from Users, in the course of using the Site: contact information (e.g., name, address, email address, phone number, or social media details). We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services, when we feel such information is important. You may unsubscribe from these messages through your User account settings, although we reserve the right to contact you even if you unsubscribe if we believe it is necessary in connection with the Services, such as for account recovery purposes.

Focal Events may further collect any content that Users submit via the Site.

We may collect statistical information about the use of the Services by users. Some of this information is derived from Personal Data.

Focal Events may receive Personal Data about third parties from Users (for example, if third parties are identified in any communications sent from Users to Focal Events). Whenever Users make any such disclosures, Users must ensure that any affected third parties have consented to: (i) the disclosure of their Personal Data to Focal Events; and (ii) Focal Events further Processing of those Personal Data in accordance with this Policy. If Users cannot obtain such consent, Users must refrain from communicating the Personal Data of third parties to Focal Events.

Processing of Users’ Personal Data

Focal Events may Process Users’ Personal Data for the following purposes:

 

 

Protection of Users’ Personal Data

Focal Events is committed to processing Users’ Personal Data securely. We adopt appropriate data Processing practices, and appropriate technical and organisational security measures, to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Data. Users are responsible for keeping their access credentials for the Services safe and confidential.

Users should notify Focal Events promptly if they become aware of any misuse of their access credentials, and immediately change their passwords. We provide a SSL secured communication channel, and all data transferred using this channel are encrypted and protected with appropriate digital signatures. However, Users should be aware that the Internet is not a secure environment for Personal Data. We cannot provide absolute assurances that Users’ Personal Data will be secure during transmission across the Internet. Any such transmission is entirely at Users’ own risk.

Disclosure of Users’ Personal Data

Focal Events may disclose Users’ Personal Data to third parties in the following circumstances:

 

parties (e.g., payment services providers) for the purposes of facilitating those payments.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on the Services that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by third party websites linked to or from the Site, App or Services. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Unsubscribing from marketing communications

From time to time, we may contact Users via email or other electronic means, to provide information relating to products or services that may be of interest to those Users. We will only do so if consent has been given by the User. If any User wishes to unsubscribe from receiving future communications, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions in each such communication. Please note that, in the event that a User unsubscribes from receiving communications relating to marketing or advertising, we may nevertheless continue to contact the User for the purposes of account administration, or as required by law.

Users’ rights

It is the responsibility of each User to ensure that their Personal Data held by Focal Events is complete, accurate and up-to-date. Subject to applicable law, users may have the right to access their Personal Data held by Focal Events, correct any errors in those Personal Data, object on legitimate grounds to the Processing of those Personal Data, and/or request the deletion of those

Personal Data. These rights may be exercised by sending a request to [email protected]

Data retention

We will only retain Users’ Personal Data for as long as we require those Personal Data in connection with the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We may also be required to retain Personal Data for additional periods of time, for example, where required by applicable laws or regulations.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file that is placed on your device when you visit a website. It records information about your device, your browser and, in some cases, your preferences and browsing habits. This information can be used to improve the service delivered to you through the website. We use cookies to operate the Site and Services (e.g., identifying logged-in users); to determine how users are accessing, and interacting with, the Site; and for advertising purposes.

It is not mandatory to accept cookies. For example, users may set their browsers to produce an alert when a cookie is received, to enable them to either accept or reject those cookies in each instance. However, Users should note that refusing cookies may have a negative impact on the functionality and usability of the Site and Services. For more information on deleting or controlling cookies, please visit www.AboutCookies.org.

How to contact us

For any questions about this Privacy Policy, our data Processing practices, the cookies or your dealings with the Site, or the Services, please contact us at:

Focal Events 2 Stang End,

Little Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9NT

[email protected]

Acceptance of this Policy

Your use of the Site, and/or the Services is deemed acceptance of this Policy. Users who do not agree to the terms set out in this Policy, must not use the Site, and the Services.

Revisions to this Policy

Focal Events may update this Privacy Policy at any time, without providing specific notice. Users are encouraged to frequently check this Policy for any changes, and to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the Personal Data we Process. Users’ continued use of the Site, or the Services will be deemed acceptance of any amendments to this Policy.

Last updated: May 2018

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