1.  Personal data

Personal data is information that relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.  Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession.  The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

2.  Midsummer Opera’s Policy

This Notice sets out Midsummer Opera’s policy in relation to data protection in accordance with the requirements of the GDPR.  For the purposes of this document ‘we’ or the ‘Company’ means Midsummer Opera, and includes volunteers and contractors engaging in activities on behalf of the Company.  We are the data controller (contact details below) and as such are responsible for deciding how your personal data is processed by us, and for what purposes.

3.  How we process personal data

The Company complies with its obligations under the GDPR by

  • keeping personal data up to date
  • by storing and destroying it securely
  • by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data
  • by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure
  • by not providing personal data to third parties, except where authorised to do so
  • by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

4.  Use of Personal Data

The Company uses personal data for the following purposes:
a)  to manage Company activities, specifically rehearsals and performances but also
other events ancillary to the Company’s activities
b)  to consult in relation to matters concerning the Company
c)  to administer the Company, including claiming Gift Aid.

5.  The legal basis for processing your personal data

Explicit or implied consent of the data subject.  The Company will keep data while it is still
current, or until you request in writing that it be deleted.

6.  Sharing personal data

Personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with others for purposes connected with the Company.  We will not share personal data with third parties other than for purposes connected with the Company without the consent of the data subject.

7.  Your rights and your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • the right to request a copy of the personal data which the Company holds about you
  • the right to request that the Company correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date
  • the right to request your personal data is deleted where it is no longer necessary for the Company to retain such data
  • where your consent is the legal basis for processing your data, the right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
  • where legally applicable, the right to object to the processing of personal data
  • the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

8.  Further processing

If the Company wishes to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then the Company will provide a new notice explaining this new use prior to
commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

9.  Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the Company’s data controller at .

You may contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

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