Privacy policy and use of cookies on Sheffield Young Singers’ website


At Sheffield Young Singers, we understand that you may not want to disclose personal data when browsing our website. Sheffield Young Singers’ website provides visitors with anonymous access to information about our weekly singing sessions, concerts, news, special events, repertoire, and more. You can access and browse our website without disclosing your personal data.

Sheffield Young Singers uses ‘cookies’ on this site. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. These are used solely for statistical analysis in order to improve our services. They are not used to collect personally identifiable data about you. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website or any other this can be done through your browser settings. The help function in your browser should give you this information or alternatively visit which contains information on how to do this in a variety of browsers. Here you will also find information about how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. Restricting cookies may prevent you from being able to use full functionality of the website.


Our website may include content embedded from other sites and services such as Twitter, YouTube and Eventbrite; these sites may set additional cookies but we do not pass any personally identifiable information to these services.


Automatic Collection of Information

We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.

Whilst we use cookies to administer our website, we do not use cookies to store personal data nor do we link non-personal information stored in cookies with personal data about specific individuals.


We do not disclose your personal data to other organisations, unless it is a necessary part of ensuring we provide you with a pre-agreed service such as providing up-to-date information about our concerts, events and other relevant information for our supporters, as requested by you.

Confidentiality / Security

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation or unless we have already sought your consent.

Sharing of anonymous box office data with other arts organisations, venues and relevant partners

We may share anonymised personal information with other organisations e.g. Sheffield Music Hub, who use this to analyse youth participation in music, ticket sales and self-generated funding to understand the impact of public (and other) investment made in Sheffield Young Singers.

Many of our events are presented in partnership with venues, other artistic organisations, promoters and/or festivals in Sheffield and around the country, usually using their own box office for ticket sales, or occasionally a third party box office/sales outlet. Where you have given personal data to the box office at the time of booking, we may need to share the necessary information about your booking in order to ensure your entry to our concerts and events. We will treat this information securely and only retain it for as long as necessary in order to deliver the events in question. We may share anonymised information with other parties, such as a booking ID, postcode, the events you have booked for, time of booking, and how you booked. However, any such organisations will not be permitted to contact you directly, unless you have agreed to this with the partner organisation directly at the time of booking. We will not share sensitive information or your payment details without your prior consent.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you and request a readable copy of any personal data which we keep about you, by sending an email to

Although we may require you to provide proof of your identity in advance, we will aim to respond to your request within 30 calendar days and we will provide the information without any charge.

We will also allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified, amended, or completed.


Privacy Compliance

Our privacy policy is compliant with the following instruments:

·         UK Data Protection Act 1998

·         UK Privacy and Electronic Communications


Sheffield Young Singers has notified under the Data Protection Act 1998 and is subject to Independent Data Protection Authority supervision by the UK Information Commissioner (

Privacy Support

If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact us at

Sheffield Young Singers is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office, registration Z1718655 if you are not satisfied with our response to your concern you may wish to contact Information Commissioner’s Office (

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