The Burford Festival Privacy Policy

The privacy and security of your personal information is extremely important to us. This privacy policy explains how The Burford Festival uses your personal data, to make sure you stay informed and can be confident about giving us your information.


This Privacy Policy responds to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that applies from 25th May 2018. The Policy explains how we use any personal information that we collect about you for inclusion on our mailing list and from occasions when you use our website.

How do we collect information about you?

We collect information about you when you register with us to be a Friend or Benefactor of the Festival; when you volunteer to help or support us in other ways; when you agree to be included on our mailing list; and/or when you place an order for Festival tickets.

In addition, our website collects usage information using cookies. These are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used by us to track visitor use of the website. You can set your browser not to accept such cookies but this may result in some of our website features not functioning.

How will we use the information about you?

We use your data, with your agreement, to email you about Festival events and activities that we think may be of interest to you; and, where appropriate, to collect information about you to process your Festival tickets. We may use your information collected to personalise your repeat visits to our website.

With whom will your information be shared?

Your information will be shared with Committee members of The Burford Festival only. Your information will not be shared for marketing or any other purpose with any other organisation or individual.

How can you withdraw consent for use of your information?

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you. If you no longer wish to be contacted, please send an email to or write to The Chairman, The Burford Festival, The Lodge, Pytts Lane, Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4SJ, UK.

How do you know what personal information has been collected?

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us as noted in 5. above.

How can I correct the information held about me?

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us at any time to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate.

How do we review our privacy policy?

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our website.

How can you contact us?

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you. You can do this by contacting us as noted above.