Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice sets out how The Renaissance Choir uses and protects any information that you give us when you visit this website and/or provide your contact details to us for (e)mailing or other purposes.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

The Renaissance Choir may change this Privacy Notice from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information from you:

– Your name
– Your contact information (which will include some or all of postal / email address/telephone number, as appropriate for you – depending on whether you are a choir member, a Friend, or due to receive hard copy or electronic mailings)
– Financial info (where payments of expenses, fees or invoices for services are to be carried out by online bank transfer)
– Other information relevant to previous attendance at our events and any other information you have provided to us which helps us know what future events you may be interested in.

What we do with the information we gather

We process this information for the following reasons:

– For membership record keeping (choir members or Friends), for the dissemination of choir related topics as appropriate (e.g. rehearsal notes/publicity/topics of interest/membership material)
– For (e)mailshots, to keep you informed about future concerts or other events, or about becoming a Friend or a member of our choir.

Your bank details (when provided) are only used to directly pay your expenses and/or fees as appropriate.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Examples of these are such as password protection, standard banking security for bank details etc.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better user experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you personally.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

For further information on our use of Google Analytics, please go to

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to stop the processing of your personal information at any time by emailing us at and asking us to remove your details from our records, or by unsubscribing from any email you receive from us.

We will not share your personal information with third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please contact us if you would like a copy of the information we hold on you.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Effective from 1 January 2018