From 25th May 2018, the GDPR or General Data Protection Regulations came into force across the UK, and Yorkshire Youth & Music is compliant with the new regulations.

The data we collect directly through is via:

We do not and will not share any data we collect directly with third parties.

We also have access to data via:

  • Cookies on our website (allowing us to collect info on how many people have visited our site, what our visitors our particularly interested in, how long they visit, etc) – please check out our cookie policy to find out more
  • This includes data collected via Google Analytics. Google anonymises the data and their privacy policy and information is here. We cannot and will not see or store personal details (like IP addresses) of the people who visit our website.
  • Embedded content on our blog that links to sites (YouTube or Vimeo) who may also collect your data. Please refer directly to their websites for their respective policies on data privacy and protection.

All data collected via third parties is anonymised and is therefore not linked to any individual.

We will keep your data indefinitely, until you decide to:

  • – Unsubscribe from our bulletin (which you can do so easily via a link at the bottom of every newsletter we send)
  • – Delete a comment you may have made on our website

Your rights include the right to ask what data we hold, why we hold it and how long we will keep it for. You can also ask us to delete your data by contacting us at [email protected].

If you would like to see a copy of our full Data Protection and Privacy Policy, please email us, again at [email protected].

Your data may also be available to our website provider to enable us and them to deliver their service to us, carry out analysis and research on demographics, interests and behavior of our users and supporters to help us gain a better understanding of them to enable us to improve our services. This may include connecting data we receive from you on the website to data available from other sources. Your personally identifiable data will only be used where it is necessary for the analysis required, and where your interests for privacy are not deemed to outweigh their legitimate interests in developing new services for us. In the case of this activity the following will apply:

  1. Your data will be made available to our website provider
  2. The data that may be available to them include any of the data we collect as described in this privacy policy.
  3. Our website provider will not transfer your data to any other third party, or transfer your data outside of the EEA.
  4. They will store your data for a maximum of 7 years.
  5. This processing does not affect your rights as detailed in this privacy policy.