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Privacy & Cookie Policy
Privacy & Cookie Policy

WHO WE ARE

The Birks Cinema Trust is a Scottish Company limited by guarantee and without a share capital, incorporated under Company Number SC360708 and is a recognised Scottish Charity, number SC041030. Registered Office: J&H Mitchell, 51 Atholl Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5BU. The Birks Cinema Limited is a 100% subsidiary of the The Birks Cinema Trust, and a Scottish Company limited by shares, incorporated under Company Number SC428528, with Registered Office at J & H Mitchell, 51 Atholl Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5BU, and was established to manage activities within the Birks Cinema building at 1 Dunkeld Street, Aberfeldy, PH15 2LE.

In the following terms and conditions, the term “The Birks Cinema” refers to either or both of The Birks Cinema Trust or The Birks Cinema Limited.

Our website address is https://birkscinema.co.uk.

INTRODUCTION

At The Birks Cinema we are 100% committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers and website visitors by safeguarding their privacy and personal data.

This privacy policy was created in line with GDPR regulations to ensure you know exactly what happens to the personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us when you visit our website and/or perform actions on our website.

The policy will explain what personal information we collect, why and when this will happen, how we use it, when we may disclose it to third parties, and how we keep it secure.

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

Our goal is to collect as little information as we need. There are some cases where your information will be collected, and we make this clear when it occurs.

Email Signup

If you subscribe to an email list we collect:

  • Email address
  • Your interests (so we can tailor the emails you recieve)

We use this information to:

  • contact you to obtain or provide further information
  • keep you updated with news, products, and offers if you have opted in to receive marketing and newsletter emails
  • occasionally contact you to ensure you are happy with our service

We request this information through the subscription form on our website.

You can unsubscribe from marketing and newsletter emails or update your information at any time by clicking the links at the bottom of any of the emails or by contacting us at support@birkscinema.co.uk.

Contact Form Submission

If you submit a contact form on our website we collect:

  • Your Name
  • Email address
  • Other relevant info about your contact request

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

We use third-party platforms and service providers (including providers of website hosting, security, finance applications, marketing, and payment providers) to perform tasks and provide services on our behalf and therefore need to share your relevant information with them to provide products and services related to your subscription.

  • MailChimp (collect, securely store, process information, and deliver marketing communications)
  • Netlify (collect, securetly store, and process information, for contact requests)
  • Sage/Xero (process payments)

Personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials if required, if mandated by law, or if needed for the legal protection of our legitimate interests in compliance with applicable laws.

Most importantly, we never sell, rent, or trade any of your personal data with any other business or organisation.

HOW WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA SAFE

We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect the personal data you provide to us and take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure. To prevent unauthorised access, modification or misuse, access to your information is only permitted amongst a limited number of relevant employees and Trustees of The Birks Cinema Trust, and third-party platforms in order to carry out services.

HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

To provide you with our service we will retain a record of your personal information for as long as it is necessary and will do so in accordance with GDPR regulations.

ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Please email your request to support@birkscinema.co.uk.

WEBSITE COOKIES

Website cookies are short pieces of data downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our website. It allows a website to recognise your computer or device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. We do not use any non-essential cookies and make every attempt possible to limit the use of any cookies to preserve your privacy.

Essential cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device and are required to assist with the functionality of the website and its performance.

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

RELATED WEBSITES

We use other websites and services for a variety of functionality. In some cases, our site will direct you to another site which has different privacy policies than our site. When this happens you'll be taken to a domain other than https://birkscinema.co.uk and these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, and embed additional third-party tracking. Examples of this include the ticketing website (for purchasing tickets to films), the Birks On-Demand website, loyalty card account website, making a donation, and others.

This document was updated in May 2021 and will be regularly reviewed in line with GDPR regulations.

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