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Privacy Policy

Beats and Feet are committed to protecting your privacy. We will use the personal information that we collect about you in accordance with the DPC Irish supervisory authority for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and also has functions and powers related to other important regulatory frameworks including the Irish ePrivacy Regulations (2011) and the EU Directive known as the Law Enforcement Directive.

This Policy explains when and why Beats and Feet collect personal information about people, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.


We may change this policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you're happy with any changes.

When do we collect data?

The term 'personal data' is any information relating to an identified or identifiable living individual.


We collect and use personal data in order to give our audiences and supporters the best possible experience of Beats and Feet. We are committed to being honest and respectful in collection and using your personal data.


We may collect personal data when you:

  • Apply to attend any of our events, book to attend one of our events or performances

  • Make a donation

  • Complete one of our feedback forms


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What personal data we collect?

The type of information we collect depends on the reason for your relationship with us. We may collect and hold:

  • Your full name 

  • Your contact information including email address, telephone number and full postal address

  • Transaction and order details

  • Financial information

  • Images and video during your attendance with us (with prior consent)

  • Other information relating to feedback forms

  • Your contact preferences

  • We never store your credit card details​

We only use this information to help us provide the best possible level of service and to enable you to continue engaging with us.

Depending on your settings or privacy policies for social media like Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter, you may give us permission to access information on those accounts.

Sensitive personal information

Sometimes we may ask you to provide sensitive personal information (such as medical information for students attending our residential courses). As with all the personal information we hold, sensitive personal information is held securely and restricted to those who need to use it. We will delete sensitive information when we no longer need it.

How we use your personal data

We always endeavour to be fair and transparent with how we use your information and ensure at all times that your information is protected.


The personal data you provide may be used:

  • To provide and fulfil a purchase.


  • For Marketing purposes where specific consent has been given


We will not hold more information than required and will ensure all personal data held is kept up to date and used only for its specific purpose(s) outlined above.


We will not sell, rent, trade or share your personal data to any third parties for marketing purposes unless we have received your prior permission to do so. Data may be shared with trusted service providers who are authorised to work on behalf of Beats and Feet. These services may include payment processing, event ticketing, email delivery, website hosting and fundraising. In these circumstances your data will only be used for the agreed services that they are providing.

How long do we hold your personal data for?

We review our retention periods for personal on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Legal grounds for using your personal information

We will need to use your personal information in order to perform our obligations under our contracts with you or as otherwise required by law. For example, we need your name, address and contact details so that we can process your bookings or administer your donations.

Legitimate Interests

We may occasionally hold or use personal data on the grounds of 'legitimate interest'. In broadest terms this means that we can process personal information if we have a genuine and legitimate reason and we are not harming any of your rights and interests.


Before using this basis, we carefully consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights.


How we protect your personal data All information you provide is stored on secure servers. Any personal information retained is kept confidential and stored in a secure password protected database that is only accessible by Beats and Feet staff who need it to do their job.

Your rights
  • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, however this does mean that we will be unable to provide you with a full range of services

  • You have the right to ask us to delete all of the personal information we hold about you

  • The accuracy of your data is very important us. You have the right to update your personal information at any time. 

  • Under, The DPC Irish supervisory authority for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and also has functions and powers related to other important regulatory frameworks including the Irish ePrivacy Regulations (2011) and the EU Directive known as the Law Enforcement Directive you have the right to request full details of your personal data that is held by us.

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