Privacy Policy

This website is committed to protecting your privacy and will only use your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), General Data Protection Regulation 25 May 2018 (GDPR) and other relevant legislation.

The Privacy Policy is set out below: please read it with care as it describes how we will process your data.

Policy prepared by: Simon Murgatroyd (24 May 2018)


We take care to protect the privacy of customers and users of This privacy policy explains how we collect, store and use data about you.


During normal use of, the internet provider collects and store statistical information to analyse how parts of this website are used. This data is anonymous and contains no personally identifiable data about you.

Personal data you submit

On our contact page within the website you have the option to submit personal information to us by email so that we can answer enquiries and post event information on the Listings page.
Please note when you contact this website directly by email, your contact details are automatically stored in our inbox for the purposes of replying to your query and continuing communication. The information is not stored outside of the Outlook email server nor is it held in any databases or lists by this website or the Administrators.

Third parties

We will not disclose any personal information we collect about you to a third party without your consent. In connection with any enquiry you make, your information will be passed directly to the relevant contact within the company.
By submitting your personal information through this website, you are consenting to it being processed by Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website in the manner described above.

Data Security and Storage

We do not collect and store personal and non-personal data other than email addresses used to contact us and phone numbers for contact where supplied.

Personal information we collect may include:

Your full name and title
Email address and phone number

Non-personal information the web provider ( collect includes: IP addresses (the location of the computer on the internet); web pages accessed; and files downloaded. This helps us to determine how many people use our website, how regularly they visit, and how popular our webpages are. This information does not tell us anything about who you are or where you live, but it does help us monitor and improve our service.

We store personal data under strict safekeeping and confidentiality measures. Only authorised staff who need to process your data will have access to it.

By disclosing your personal information to us via emails to the website, you are giving us your consent to collect, store and process your personal information in the manner described in this Notice. The information we hold will be accurate and up-to-date within our knowledge.

While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur when it is under our control, we use our best efforts to try to prevent this. Unfortunately, the transmission of data across the internet is not completely secure and while we do our best to try to protect the security of your information we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur while data is being transferred.

If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Notice or your information, please email:

We will use the information you provide to

Fulfil your enquiries to the website.
Record any contact we have with you

Sharing information

Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website does not share any data or information it receives with any other organisation.

Access to and deletion of your personal data held by Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website

You have the right to ask for a free copy of the personal information that we hold about you (to be supplied within one month of receiving request) to correct any inaccuracies in that information (to be corrected within 72 hours of receiving request) or to ask us to delete such records.
Please direct all requests to Simon Murgatroyd, 119 Longwestgate, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1RQ.

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if we have not been able to satisfactorily resolve a problem about our handling of your personal information. For more information about your Data Protection rights, please visit the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office at

Updated: 5 April 2021

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