Dublin Theatre Festival (“Festival”, “DTF”) is committed to protecting your privacy and treats all personal data entrusted to us with the highest degree of security and confidentiality. The purpose of this document is to inform you of the ways in which the Festival processes your data and what rights you have in relation to this processing. This document is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully.
Statement of GDPR Compliance
All data is gathered and processed in accordance with data protection legislation, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective 25 May 2018, and future implementing legislation in Ireland.
Identity of Data Controller
DTF operates as a Data Controller, determining the purposes and means of processing personal data. DTF can be contacted during normal business hours, 10:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday excepting holidays, by calling +353 1 6778439 or emailing email@example.com. Festival offices are located at Festival House, 12 Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 EH42, Ireland.
Purposes and legal basis of the processing
The Festival gathers and processes personal data
- To fully perform an existing contract, or to start negotiations to enter a new contract
- To provide requested services and to contact (if required) in connection with enquiries, booking or to respond to any communications sent to us
For legit business interests. Primarily future marketing purposes, including, but not limited to product offers and product information communications
- To improve your experience on our website via cookies
- Any other data processing will be done in accordance with the GDPR. Consent for these operations may be withdrawn at any time.
- How data is collected on our website
- Personal data is collected on our website in the following ways:
- Names and email addresses are collected via the Newsletter page when users input these details in order to receive announcements, updates and special offers regarding DTF activities
- IP addresses, browser types, domain names, access times and referring website addresses are collected via cookies, which are stored in users’ web browsers
- Names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and in some cases details regarding users’ accessibility requirements are collected upon the purchase of tickets for DTF events or products, including Friends memberships
The Festival allows cookies on its website in order to improve the visitor experience in accordance with standard practice. When visiting the Festival website, you are given the opportunity to consent to this use via an on-screen pop-up. If you do not wish to consent to this use, consider disabling cookies in your browser settings.
The Festival contracts a third-party data processor, whose activities include the use of third-party cookies to create remarketing audiences for the Festival on other digital platforms. This means that personal data obtained via cookies may be automatically processed in order to advertise to you online. The information obtained via cookies is kept as minimal as possible and is processed only as necessary for the tasks listed above. This processing includes the use of Google features such as Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics and Facebook features such as Facebook pixels and custom audiences. In this case, personal data maybe be held and processed for a maximum of ten months.
How your data is used
DTF uses personal data for the purposes of communications, improving the user experience on our website, marketing, and processing orders and payments. Data regarding a person’s accessibility requirements may be collected during the ticket purchase process in order to provide for persons with disabilities at Festival events.
The Festival occasionally utilises automated decision-making in its data processing activities to reach target markets of digital users who may be interested in DTF programming and activities, particularly on social media. Data subjects may opt out of this use at any time. Personal data is held and processed until such time as you communicate to us in writing that you wish for them to be removed. Data is retained by the Festival at its offices in Dublin, Ireland except where collection and processing are facilitated by third party data processors. The Festival contracts with trusted third parties in order to provide exceptional services which the Festival is not able to offer on its own. Examples of authorised third party data processors include MailChimp, and Audience View. DTF never sells or rents personal data to any third parties and will not share your personal information.
You have many legal rights when it comes to the personal data you provide. These include the right to withdraw your consent at any time, to know what data is being held about you, to request the removal of your personal data from all DTF records and to have this action completed in a timely manner, to object to certain processing of your data, to restrict how your data is used and to lodge a complaint about the handling of your data with a supervisory authority.
You may exercise any of these rights by submitting a written request to Dublin Theatre Festival at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Dublin Theatre Festival, Festival House, 12 Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 EH42, Ireland. You can also automatically unsubscribe from our email newsletter at any time by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ option at the bottom of any DTF email newsletter.
Data Breach Policy
Dublin Theatre Festival takes the necessary measures to ensure your personal data is protected including encryption, password protection and physical safeguards. In the unlikely event of a significant data breach, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner and all affected individuals will be notified within the required legal time frame.
Dublin Theatre Festival reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Statement at any time without notice.