Privacy & Data Protection

Data Protection Notice

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, as part of Aberystwyth University which acts in the capacity of data controller, conforms to the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (in force from 25 May 2018) Aberystwyth Arts Centre as part of Aberystwyth University (we) are committed to upholding your privacy and taking care with the personal information that you may volunteer as part of ticket bookings, online purchases, membership or donation forms, e-newsletter or event sign-ups and visitor surveys.

The personal information we collect, process or use is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy (described below). Whenever you give us personal information, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this policy, including our use of cookies (as explained below). When processing your booking / purchase we will ask you for your name, address, email and telephone number. This is essential for processing all non-cash bookings. We may also ask you if you would like to be kept informed about forthcoming events and campaigns at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. We retain personal information for administration, advertising, marketing and fundraising purposes.

Depending on what you have told us, we will be i) processing your information on the grounds that you have provided consent for this processing and for associated communications (Article 6(1)(a) of GDPR) ii) processing your information on the grounds that you entering into a contract when you buy tickets or products from the Arts Centre or when you make a donation (Article 6(1)(b) of GDPR) and iii) processing your information on the grounds that it is in the ‘legitimate interests’ of the Arts Centre to do this (Article 6(1)(f) of GDPR) in that the Arts Centre requires the information in order to process financial and other transactions and keep a record of these.

Your information will only be accessed and used by Arts Centre staff.

Third parties are occasionally used to provide facilities or services to help process data. For further information please contact Aberystwyth Arts Centre or the University Data Protection Officer at

See the attached document for the full Data Protection statement.

Updated 23.05.2018