Privacy Policy

How your data is used

The policy: This privacy policy is for the website www.davetownesendmusic.com and governs the privacy of visitors to the site. It explains how it complies with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) and the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement].

This policy covers areas of this website that may involve your privacy and personal details, how I process, collect, manage and store those details and how I uphold your rights under the GDPR & DPA. 

 

The DPA & GDPR

Dave Townsend and this website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act, 1998) and with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations, 2018).

I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. When you are using this website, if asked to provide certain information by which you can be identified you can be assured that the information will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information collected 

I may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address & telephone number
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Interests or information that you choose to enter

 

Personal identification information

I may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways including, but not limited to, when users visit the site, place an order, subscribe to the mailing list and fill out a contact form. Users may visit our site anonymously. I will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information but doing so may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities.

 

Sharing Information

I do not sell, publish or otherwise distribute or pass on users’ private personal information.

 

Security

The full database is held only on my own computer and its backup drive, and I am the only person who has access to these. Information added to contact forms, shop orders or booking forms will, as part of the architecture of the website and normal IT practices, also be stored on my IT administrator’s systems and is backed up to their cloud services for security reasons, in the course of their activities as website host. They are committed to ensuring that your information is kept securely and is not used in any other way.

 

Contact & Communication 

Users contacting me via this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time when it is no longer required or has no use.

Where I have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, I may use your details to send you information through a mailing list system.

 

Downloads & Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify the authenticity of downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website by using third party antivirus software or similar applications.

 

External Website Links & Third Parties

Although I only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)