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Privacy Policy

This page was last updated on 14th July 2022.

Music Preserved is a controller and processor of data for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679, the ‘GDPR’, which is effective 25 May 2018), since it receives data of its supporters and people who want to receive information about its activities and it maintains a database. To comply with its obligations under the GDPR, Music Preserved has adopted this privacy policy.

Our contact details

Address: Music Preserved, c/o Murray Harcourt Partners LLP, 6 Queen Street, Leeds, LS1 2TW.


What personal data we collect

We collect and process the data necessary to fulfil our obligation to you as per your engagement with Music Preserved as set out below. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need, and will never pass on your data to any third parties unless required to by our accountants or any regulatory body.

Recipients of our newsletter – for this purpose we currently collect names and email addresses.

If you make a donation – we may collect your name, your contact details, your bank or credit card details. We will mainly use your data to administer your donation including processing Gift Aid, to keep a record of your relationship with us, and to communicate with you and ensure we know how you prefer to be contacted.

Those receiving our regular newsletters are contacted because they have elected to receive them. As such you have consented for us to use your data to send you these publications. You have the right to opt out of receiving our newsletters at any time by clicking the ‘opt out’ link at the bottom of all our newsletters.

We are required under General Data Protection Regulations to keep a list of names of those who have opted out of receiving our newsletter in order to confirm that we are contacting the correct mailing list.

Storage of your data

Music Preserved is run by our Chairman, Deputy Chairman, administrator, volunteers and our Council of trustees. All personal data we process is processed by our staff in the UK; however for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is located on servers within the European Union. No third parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so. We have a data protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. In the event of a data breach we will seek advice from the Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’), which regulates data protection in the UK, and contact anyone affected in accordance with their direction.

We will only keep your information for as long as we need it to provide you with the goods, services or information you have required, to administer your relationship with us, to comply with the law, or to ensure that we honour your preferences. When we no longer need your information we will dispose of it securely.

Your rights as a consumer

If at any time you believe the information we hold on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. Please contact should you wish to make such an enquiry. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, and by the latest within one month. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, please write to Music Preserved, c/o Murray Harcourt Partners LLP, 6 Queen Street, Leeds, LS1 2TW. If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the ICO.