Blue Apple Privacy Policy


Key details

  • This privacy policy describes how Blue Apple Theatre protects and makes use of the information you give when you share your personal information through our websites, through booking tickets or through signing up to our projects and programmes.

  • If you are asked to provide information when using the Blue Apple Theatre website, booking tickets for our events, attending performances or through participation in our projects and programmes, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

  • This policy relates to the following website:

  • This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on our website.

  • This privacy policy was last updated on: 23 May 2018.

  • If you have any questions about this policy, please email or write to: Administrator, Blue Apple Theatre, Faculty of Arts, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester SO22 4NR.


What data we gather

Blue Apple gathers and uses certain information about individuals through our websites and our core programmes in order to provide products and services We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title

  • Contact information including email address

  • Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • Website usage data

  • Other information relevant to client & participant enquiries

  • Other information pertaining to special offers, feedback forms and surveys

  • Digital recorded images of audiences and participants at performances, workshops and conferences.


How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from Blue Apple Theatre, enabling us to deliver improved products and services. Specifically, we may use data:

  • For our own internal records.

  • To improve the products and services we provide.

  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry.

  • To customise the website for you.

  • To send you promotional emails about opportunities, products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.

  • To send you promotional mailings or to call you about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.

  • To contact you via email, telephone or mail for market research reasons.


Controlling information about you

We will hold your personal data if you have signed up to our newsletter list via our website, or have previously expressed an interest in our work, through contacting us directly or giving us your details at a live performance, event or workshop. We will continue to hold your data if you have been in contact with us in the past and we believe we have a legitimate interest in keeping you informed of our work.

When you fill in a form or provide your details on our website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to consent to receive marketing communications from us by email (or other avenues if indicated).

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by clicking 'unsubscribe' on one of our email communications, by writing to us, or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Administrator, Blue Apple Theatre, Faculty of Arts, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester SO22 4NR.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us, or email us at as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect or delete your information, if requested to do so.



We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.


Links from our site

Our websites may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of websites outside the domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy.

Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.


Cookies and how we use them

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our websites to identify your computer as you view different pages on our websites. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit. Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

We may use cookies to:

  • Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve website structure, design, content and functions.

  • Store information about your preferences. Websites can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.

  • To recognise when you return to our websites. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously.

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our websites use cookies. If you do not want our websites to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you. Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our websites will issue cookies when you visit it.

Active Cookies on our website:

  • We embed videos from Vimeo and YouTube onto our site. For more information of each 3rd party’s cookies, please visit their websites:; Google (YouTube)

  • We use Facebook and Twitter functionality within this site so that you can share items of interest, or connect to and follow our social media profiles. For more information of each 3rd party’s cookies, please visit their websites: Facebook; Twitter.

  • We use Google Analytics to see how many visitors our websites receive and how they found us.

  • For more information about Google’s cookies, please visit their websites:

  • Google: Advertising Privacy FAQ; Google: Safeguarding your data.

  • In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.