Watershed

Privacy Policy for Watershed group website

The Watershed Group of companies (listed at the end of this Privacy Policy) manage a number of websites on which digital content is exhibited and opportunities are created to engage in debates and create new networks.

This Privacy Policy tells you how the company in the Watershed Group (“we”, “us”, “our”) that manages this website (this “Site”) will use information provided by visitors to this Site and users of the Interactive Areas of this Site (“you”, “your”) when you use the Site.

Expressions used but not defined in this Privacy Policy will have the meanings set out in the Watershed Statements of Commitments of which this Privacy Policy forms a part.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

We may revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time and will indicate at the top of this page when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Please periodically review the Privacy Policy, as your continued use of this Site indicates your agreement with any changes that we make.

We respect your privacy

The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal information is an important concern to us and any personal information collected during visits to the Site is processed by us according to the legal provisions of applicable data privacy and data protection legislation.

This Privacy Policy describes when and how information relating to you will be used.

Collection of your information

We collect certain personal information about you if you provide your details when using the Interactive Areas of the Site, if you register on a mailing list, if you book through the box office or if you apply for a loyalty card. The sections below explain how we will use your personal information in these circumstances.

If you are a visitor to the Site and you do not do any of the things above then we do not collect any personal information about you through the Site, although we may track your use of the Site by using cookies (please see the section entitled 'Cookies' below).

By submitting your personal information to this Site and by using this Site, you are agreeing to the processing of your information by Us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

In addition when submitting comments on this site you also accept the Mollom privacy policy. Mollom are third party suppliers of Watershed's comment spam filtering service.

Use and storage of your information

When you supply any personal information to us, we have legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that information. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain how we will use it. This Privacy Policy explains how we will use your personal information.

Using the Interactive Areas of the Site

Before you are able to post Content in the Interactive Areas, we ask you to provide your name and a valid email address.

We will use this personal information only for the purposes of keeping a record of the comments you make on the Interactive Areas so that we can, if necessary, identify whether you have complied with the Statement of Commitments and Code of Conduct.

  • We may disclose your name and contact details where we are required to do so under a subpoena or court order, or following any other request (including criminal and civil matters) if we believe that the response is required by law or is reasonably necessary to protect the values and objectives of this Site or other users.
  • We may also disclose your name and contact details to any third party who is claiming that any Content posted by you constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy, although we will try to notify you first before doing this by using the contact details you have provided.

Registering on a mailing list

When registering on a mailing list, we ask you to provide your name and email address.

We will use this personal information to provide you with details of the event or other activity for which you have registered. We may also use your personal information to tell you what's on at the Watershed and to provide you with news and information about Watershed.

We may also use your personal information to inform you by email or other means of other events or activities run by us or in which we or one of the Watershed Group of companies are involved or otherwise facilitate or support (whether or not we are actually hosting those events or activities).

Providing your details to book online tickets

When dealing with our online ticketing o apply for or reserve tickets, we ask that you provide your name, address, telephone number, email address and payment details (where applicable).

We will use this information to issue or reserve the tickets for which you are applying and (where applicable) to process your payment for those tickets. We will also use this information to manage the event or activity for which you have bought tickets, for example, to produce an attendance list.

We will also use this information for internal analysis for example to examine our audience development and the impact of events.

Applying for a loyalty card

When you apply for a Watershed loyalty card, we ask that you provide your name, address and email address.

We will use this information for the purposes of processing your loyalty card application and for administering the loyalty card scheme, for example to enable you to collect and redeem points and to monitor usage.

If you redeem points when applying for tickets, we will use the information you provided on the loyalty card application form for box office purposes referred to above.

Sharing of your information

We do not share your personal information with other third parties, except where expressly stated above.

Changing or removing Information

You can change or remove the personal information we hold about you by notifying us at communications@watershed.co.uk.

Following receipt of your request we will endeavour to update or remove your personal information as soon as practicable, but we will not be able to do so immediately following your request.

We will retain your name and email address provided when you use the Interactive Areas for the purposes of keeping a record of the comments you make on the Interactive Areas so that we can, if necessary, identify whether you have complied with the Statement of Commitments and Code of Conduct.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit certain websites and allows a website to recognise a user's device.

Cookies are used on watershed.co.uk and other Watershed sites to enable some services to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task and to provide Watershed with information to help improve the experience of using our websites.

What cookies do we use?

The table below lists the cookies used by Watershed's websites, all of which are first party cookies, rather than third party cookies. Watershed's first party cookies can only be read by our websites.

The table below lists the cookies and provides a description of what eack cookie does. To find out more about a cookie, please follow the link provided in "More Information".

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
A persistent cookie set by watershed.co.uk to enable Watershed to analyse, using Google Analytics, how visitors use its website. No Personaly Identifiable Information is gathered from users. wshd.to/gacookies
Piwik _pk_cvar
_pk_id
_pk_ref
_pk_ses
A persistent cookie set by watershed.co.uk to enable Watershed to analyse, using Piwik, how visitors use its website. No Personaly Identifiable Information is gathered from users. wshd.to/piwikcookies
Commenting comment_info_mail
comment_info_name
comment_info_website
A persistent cookie set by watershed.co.uk to store user name, email address and homepage URL for re-use in the comment form.  
Online questionnaire ki_s
ki_t
ki_u
A persistent cookie set by watershed.co.uk to indicate that you have dismissed or answered an online questionnaire provided by Qualaroo.  

How do I restrict or delete cookies?

Your web browser should allow you to restrict or delete cookies set by this Site. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which provides general information about cookies and how you can manage cookies on your computer.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

To opt out of Piwik analytics tracking across watershed.co.uk please select below:

Links

The Site may contain links to other websites. This Privacy Policy applies to the Site only and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of those other websites.

Watershed Group of companies

The Watershed Group of companies includes:

Watershed Arts Trust Limited.
A company registered in England & Wales with no. 01608779 and a registered charity with no. 284188. VAT number 916 2531 38.

Watershed Trading Limited.
A company registered in England & Wales with no. 01621620.

iShed CIC.
A community interest company registered in England & Wales with no. 06097013.

The registered offices of all three companies is: 1 Canon's Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX United Kingdom, which is our main trading address.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms please contact us at Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX United Kingdom or at communications@watershed.co.uk.