Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

Last updated 11/06/2018


The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society recognizes that your privacy is very important, and we take it seriously. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes our policies and procedures about the collection, use, disclosure, and sharing of your personal information or personal data when you use The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society platform. The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society is the data controller for your personal information collected through the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society platform. For clarity, personal information or personal data means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

The Information We Collect

We collect information directly from individuals, and automatically through The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform via the “Become a friend of the Phil” sign up form. If you choose not to disclose certain personal information, it may limit your access to information which may have been of interest to you.

Communications: When you communicate with us (via email, phone, through the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication.

Automatically Collected Information About Your Activity. We use cookies, log files, local storage objects, and other tracking technologies to automatically collect information about your activities, such as your searches, page views, date and time of your visit, and other information about your use of the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform. We also collect and may store information that your computer or mobile device provides to us in connection with your use of the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform such as your browser type, type of computer or mobile device, browser language, IP address, mobile carrier, unique device identifier, location, and requested and referring URLs. We also receive information when you view content on or otherwise interact with the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform, even if you have not created an account.

Engagement: We collect browsing information – such as IP address and location, date and time stamp, user agent, The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society cookie ID (if applicable), URL, and time zone, and other information about user activities on the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform.

Purposes and Legal Bases for Our Using of Your Information

We do not sell your personal data – such as your name and contact information – to third parties to use for their own marketing purposes. The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society uses the information we collect for our legitimate interests which include the following:


How We Share Your Information

We share information as set forth below, and where individuals have otherwise consented:


Cookies and Tracking

We and our third party providers use cookies, JavaScript, local storage, log files, and other mechanisms to automatically collect and record information about your usage and browsing activities on the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform and across third party sites or online services. We may combine this information with other information we collect about users. Below, we provide a brief summary of these activities.

Cookies. These are small files with a unique identifier that are transferred to your browser through our websites. They allow us to remember users who are logged in, to understand how users navigate through and use the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform, and to display personalized content and targeted ads (including on third party sites and applications).

Analytics Tools. We may use internal and third party analytics tools, including Google Analytics. The third party analytics companies we work with may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other websites and/or other online products and services. Their collection and use of information is subject to their own privacy policies.

Access and Amend Your Information

You may update or correct your account information at any time by contacting us directly.

Your Choices

You may, of course, decline to submit information through the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may also control the types of notifications and communications we send, limit the information shared within the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform about you, and otherwise amend certain privacy settings. Here is some further information about some of your choices:

Emails and Communications. When you join the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform by signing up to become a “friend of the Phil”, as part of the service, you will receive the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society newsletter, promotional newsletter containing content that we believe may match your interests. You can manage your email and notice preferences within those emails by choosing to unsubscribe.  If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you transactional emails about your account or any services you have requested or received from us.

Your Rights

As noted above, The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society gives users several easy-to-use ways to exercise choices about their personal information in The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform.

Access Amendment, Deletion, Portability, Objection and Other Rights. If you have registered with us and wish to access or update your profile, or exercise certain opt-out rights, you may do so by using the “unsubscribe” option within the emails we send you. You may also contact our privacy coordinator, as set forth below, to access or amend your personal information, to request that we rectify, delete or stop processing your personal information, to withdraw your consent to our processing, and, if you are an EEA resident, to exercise your opt-out rights or place a data portability request.

Requests should be directed to (or at the Contact Us information shown below). Please keep in mind that certain services will not be available if you withdraw your consent, or otherwise delete or object to our processing of certain personal information. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable law.

Complaints. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory data protection authority.

Retention of Your Data

We will generally retain your name and related personal information for as long as you with to be a “friend of the phil” or be in general communication with us. If you wish to “be forgotten” by The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society (i.e., request the deletion of your personal information from The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society and the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform), you will need contact us with this request.

Transferring Your Data

The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society is headquartered in England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and has operations, entities and service providers in England and throughout the world. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your personal information to, or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. We will take steps to ensure that your personal information receives an adequate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it, including through: putting in place appropriate written data processing terms and/or data transfer agreements, using contractual clauses as approved by the European Commission, or following an adequacy decision by the EU Commission.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 (or under the age of 14 for anyone living in Spain or South Korea), or knowingly allow such persons to register. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the relevant age without parental consent, we take steps to delete that information.

Links to Other Websites

The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform may contain links to third-party sites or online services. We are not responsible for the practices of such third parties, whose information practices are subject to their own policies and procedures, not to this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at, or send mail to:

The Huddersfield Philharmonic Society
Quarry House,
34 Hoyle Ing,

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this page. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy that materially change how we treat your personal information, we will endeavour to provide you with reasonable notice of such changes, such as via prominent notice in the Huddersfield Philharmonic Society Platform or to your email address of record, and where required by law, we will obtain your consent or give you the opportunity to opt out of such changes.