Cardiff Sinfonietta Privacy Policy

Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data means any data which identifies a living person. Processing personal data (collecting, storing, using, altering, sharing or destroying personal information) is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (known as GDPR).

Who are we?

The Cardiff Sinfonietta is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

How do we process your personal data?

The Cardiff Sinfonietta complies with its obligations under GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

Processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of the Cardiff Sinfonietta, so that we can provide musicians for your event. Processing is also necessary for a contract we have with you.

Provision of your data is a contractual obligation – without it, we are unable to perform at your event.

Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with the following:

How long do we keep your personal data?

Data on clients will be deleted after 6 years from the date of your event.

Your rights and your personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

Transfer of Data Abroad

The Cardiff Sinfonietta does not share data outside of the EU.

Automated Decision Making

We do not carry out automated decision making with your personal data.

Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use before we start the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact the orchestral manager Abigail Blackman via email: or by phone 07970 659167.

You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.