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Privacy Notice

In this privacy notice “we”, “us” and “our” refers to The Nailsea & Backwell Beer & Cider Festival Committee. Our registered address is: Ivy Court 61 High Street, Nailsea, Bristol, BS481AW.

We are a registered non-profit company who organise and implement the annual Nailsea & Backwell Beer & Cider Festival event to raise money for local registered and recognised charities, registered and recognised local community organisations or groups and the Nailsea & Backwell community Rugby club.

We take the privacy and security of your personal information very seriously and want you to be confident that information held by us is well managed and protected. We have set out in this notice how we and/or our carefully chosen third parties collect, store, use and share your personal information.

We are a controller of your data. This means we determine the purpose for which we use your personal information and the way in which it is used.

What personal information do we collect and where does it come from?

The information we collect about you will be different depending on your participation and your personal circumstances, this includes information such as:

  • your general personal information such as name, address,

  • financial information such as payment details

  • photographic images, video footage and audio recordings

  • the personal information of other individuals relevant to your sponsorship

  • your use of our websites for tracking analytics

If you provide personal information to us about other individuals, you should:

a. make sure you only share an individual’s personal information with us if you have their permission to do so

b. share this privacy notice with all individuals whose information is provided to us

Why do we collect your personal information and how will we use it?

We only collect personal information which is necessary and will only use that information when it is appropriate to do so. When an activity does not require personal information, we will seek to anonymise (remove personal identifiers from) the information involved wherever possible.

Where our interests mean it is reasonable and justifiable for us to do so
known as a legitimate interest)

  • Audit and quality control to improve our event and to run our business well, this includes the use of analytics

  • Strictly necessary website cookies such as those which allow the navigation and use of essential website features, or for website maintenance and improvement.

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  • For development of our business operations, including for troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.

This includes:

  • Where personal information is supplied by an individual who holds no contractual relationship with us but gives us permission to collect, store and use their personal data.

  • Where you have given your consent for the use of certain types of optional website cookies, such as those which personalise your repeat visits to our websites or allow third parties to conduct web analytics.

  •  We may share this information to you directly or via third parties such as search engine operators.

Please note that there is no personal information used in our online ad campaigns so you will need to check your browser or social media settings to avoid seeing these.

Your data belongs to you and data protection law gives you legal rights in relation to your data.

In some cases, exercising one or more of these rights may result in us no longer being able to provide a sponsorship opportunity.

a. The right to erasure

You may ask us to erase your personal information.

b. The right to restriction of processing

You are entitled to ask us to stop using your personal information.

c. The right to object

You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time.

d. The right to withdraw consent

For certain uses of your personal information, we will ask for your consent. Where we do this, you have the right to withdraw your consent to further use of your personal information.

If you wish to exercise a right in relation to your information or have a complaint about how we collect, use or store your information, you can get in touch with us at

We keep our Privacy Notice under review and will update it to reflect important changes which affect how we use your personal information or how we are required to communicate its use to you.

Those changes may be due to government regulation, new technologies, or other developments in data protection laws or privacy generally.

You should check our website periodically to view the most up-to-date Privacy Notice.

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