All communication with Acting the Party® will be in English only.
Acting the Party collects information about you for two reasons: firstly, to process your order and secondly, to provide you with the best possible service.
Acting the Party is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Acting the Party may change this policy 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. This policy is effective from 4th Feb 2018, updated from Aug 2010 in accordance to new GDPR regulations.
What we collect
We (Acting the Party) collect
Information that relates to and can identify you. For example, your name, address – demographic information such as post code, this may be your home or workplace, gender, email telephone and where relevant organisation.
Anonymous information about your computer and about your website visit but which does not identify you personally.
We collect personal information from you when you:
Send us an email directly or when using our contact form.
Subscribe to our newsletter or blog.
Make a purchase of a product, or download, or when using a gift voucher.
Comment on our blog
Whenever we collect information about you personally, it is only done with your knowledge and consent and you have the right to ask us to stop using this information, for example by unsubscribing to an email newsletter by following a link sent with an email, or replying to an email with NO in the title. Either of these methods will unsubscribe you from further emails.
We also collect anonymous information from visitors to our website using analytics tools. These files cannot identity you personally, but can be used by us to, for example:
Measure how many people are using our services, the relevance of our web content and other performance-related data
Google Analytics – this is a web analytics tool provided by Google that enables us to evaluate how users (anonymously) use our site, which of our communications campaigns are working and which parts of the site need improvement. You can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics.
If you are not happy for cookies to be set on your device you can:
Discontinue use of the site
Delete the cookies following your visit
Browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (Incognito in Chrome, InPrivate for Internet Explorer, Private Browsing in Firefox, Safari, etc.)
What we do with the information we gather (other than that we gather from cookies).
We may use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send information about our products and services that we think you may be interested in using the email address which you have provided unless you tell us otherwise. You can choose to unsubscribe, or ask for your right to be forgotten at any time.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16.
We will remove your personal data from our systems as soon as you instruct us to do so.
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.
We maintain appropriate technical and operational measures to safeguard your personal data. The servers containing your personal data are located in secure data centre locations where access is limited to authorised staff.
The personal data which Acting the Party holds is never modified or disclosed to any third party other than as described in this policy. We never sell, rent or trade your personal data.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us on the above address or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 the personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Acting the Party,
Hall Farm Barns
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at the above address, or email us email@example.com as soon as possible. We will promptly honor any e-mail requests and gladly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Access to your information, in brief
You have the right to ask us:
to remove all the personal data that we hold about you. Please be aware that this may result in us being unable to provide services to you.
to give you a description of the personal data that we hold for you
to tell you why we are holding it
to tell you who it could be disclosed to to let you have a copy of your personal data
to require us to correct any mistakes
to remove you from any of our mailing lists.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to make use of these rights. You also hold the right to lodge a complaint to a government supervisory body at any time if you believe we have breached your privacy in accordance with the law.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Acting the Party® and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Acting the Party. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Acting the Party takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.