Folkestone, Kent

Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Statement

Folkestone Songwriting is commits to protecting the personal and organisational data that we are privy to.

We will not share or use your data for any other purpose other that the permissions and purposes you have consented to.

Data will remain the property of Folkestone Songwriting Festival and Lorraine Lucas Music and we will keep you informed of events and experiences we feel you might be interested in, however we will not share your data with any outside organisation or persons. Your information will be kept secure in our systems which are password protected and have no public access.

Folkestone Songwriting Festival may use footage and quotes from tutors, students, audience and other partner agencies for promotional purposes and this may include video and photographs.

If you don’t want this to be shared please opt out.

Further Information on Data Protection Practices

At Folkestone Songwriting Festival, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of any personal information you provide to us. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you visit our website.

Collection of Personal Information
We may collect certain identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to us when you interact with our website. This may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, and any other information you provide through forms or other means of communication on our website.

Use of Personal Information
We may use the personal information you provide to us for the following purposes:

  • To communicate with you and respond to your inquiries or requests.
  • To provide you with information, updates, or news regarding Folkestone Songwriting Festival.
  • To improve our website and ensure its functionality.


Sharing of Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your prior consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy. However, we may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing services to you. These service providers have their own privacy policies and are obligated to keep your information confidential.

Cookies and Google Analytics
Our website uses cookies and may also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device to enhance your browsing experience. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about your use of the website, including your IP address. This information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.

Security Measures
We implement reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Links to External Websites
Our website may contain links to external websites that are not operated by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to update or change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on our website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates or changes.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding your personal information, please contact us at

Last updated: 15/08/2023

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