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Privacy Notice

Last Updated: 19-05-2023


Here at The Groovy Gang Theatre Group (“we”, “our”, “us”, "the group"), we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our members, employees, supporters, sub-contractors, volunteers, and visitors to this website & social media webpages. We undertake to preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us and hope that you reciprocate.

​This privacy notice is designed to help you understand what we will do with your personal information when you make contact with us, use this website or our social media webpages. It should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use and Copyright Notice.

If you choose to use this website or you contact The Groovy Gang Theatre Group via another method, then you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and agree to the collection and use of personal information as outlined herein.

This Privacy Notice applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to this website, our Instagram page, TikTok page, and Facebook page with regards to the information that they share and/or collect. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Who are we? 

This website, The Groovy Gang Theatre Group Facebook page, Instagram Page, and TikTok page are owned and operated by The Groovy Gang Theatre Group, who is the data controller of your information.

What information do we collect? 

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website, visit our social media pages or provide us in any other way. If you contact us, we also collect personally identifiable information such as name, address, and e-mail address.

When you use our Service, we may collect both Personal Information and Non-Personal Information.  We collectively refer to these as “Personal Data”


From website and social media visitors/members, we collect the following Personal Data:

(we have grouped Personal Data of a similar type for ease of reference - this is not an exhaustive list)


  • technical information (such as IP address, information about your equipment and the data below)


From those who get in touch with us using contact information and forms within this website, we will also collect:


  • contact information (currently just email addresses)


Other information we collect and from where:


  • image information (such as photographs taken of you and posted on our social media pages)

  • sound information (such as sound you post on our social media pages)

  • disclosed information - all information you choose to submit to us by direct exchange whether physical (e.g. ink & paper) or electronic.  includes all communications and information disclosed by you on our social media webpages.


Where we need to request more personal information from you in order to progress the relationship between us, we will send you a new Privacy Notice, appropriate to the nature of the intended relationship between us.

Log Files 

Whenever you visit our website, we collect information that your browser sends us, All hosting companies do this as part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and for gathering demographic information.

Website Cookies 

Like any other website, The Groovy Gang Theatre Group website uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.


For more general information on cookies, please read What are Cookies


You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.


Learn more about cookies used on this website for Wix Analytics and on our Instagram page, TikTok page and  Facebook page


You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Why do we collect personal information?

We collect personal and non-personal information for the following purposes:


  • To provide and operate the website and social media services

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations

What legal basis do we have for processing your data?

We will process your data for the following purposes:


  • Legitimate interest​

  • Legal obligation  


When do we share personal data?

We will treat your personal and non-personal information as confidential and will need to share it with third-party service providers and others who help with the operation of our website and social media pages including, but not limited to, site hosting, data analysis, email delivery services and enforcement of our Terms of Use and other agreements.  We have made all reasonable checks that they will also treat the information they receive as confidential. 


We will also share your personal and non-personal information with any third-party as we believe necessary or appropriate, in any manner permitted under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence to: comply with legal process; respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; protect our operations; protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.


We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third party.

Linking to other websites / third party content

Our website and Facebook page contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site.   Like our website, these third party services use technologies like cookies, which are sent directly to users browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs.


Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Notice of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Where do we store and process personal data?

This website website is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to provide services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.


We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

How do we secure personal data?

We use reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the nature of the Personal Data and risks involved in processing that information.


Information about how secure personal data can be found here:   


Our primary goal is to ensure that your personal information is protected, please remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure or reliable, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


How long do we keep your personal data for?

The Groovy Gang Theatre Group will retain your personal information only for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.  Log files and Cookies are kept for a period of 12 months.


Once retention of your personal information and non-personal information is no longer necessary, we will permanently delete it from our records.


Your rights in relation to personal data

​If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights.  ​In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you

  • The right of rectification.​

  • The right to object.​

  • The right of restriction.​

  • The right to data portability.​

  • The right to withdraw consent.

You can find out more about your rights here:


If you would like to access, correct, amend,  or delete any personal information we have about you, or if you would like us to stop processing it, you are invited to contact us by direct message via our Facebook page

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.


The Groovy Gang Theatre Group does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.


By using our website, you are confirming to us that you are over the age of 13.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy at any time, so we advise you to periodically review this page.  Usually when changes are made to our privacy policy, we will ask you to review the policy and accept website cookies again when you visit the website, but this cannot be guaranteed.  Changes are effective immediately they are posted on this page, the 'last updated' date at the top of this page confirms the date the most recent changes were made.


Your continued use of this website signifies your continuing consent to be bound by our Privacy Policy.

Contact us

If you have additional questions or require more information about this Privacy Notice, please contact us by direct message via our our facebook page

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