Privacy Policy

Nottingham Comic Con understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website http://www.nottinghamcomiccon.co.uk [Our Site] and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with my obligations and your rights under the law.

What is personal Data?

Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.

Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Depending upon your use of our website, we may collect some or all of the following personal data

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Address
  • IP Address

Under the GDPR,our website must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. This may be because the data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or because it is in our legitimate business interests to use it. Your personal data will/may be used as follows:

Ticket Sales

Any information given to us due to you buying tickets for our event will only be used for that purpose. We use Eventbrite for tickets sales and their Privacy Policy can be seen here

Table Bookings

Any information given to us due to you buying tickets for our event will only be used for that purpose. You will be contacted regarding your booking and information you will need for the event.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

If you send us a message through our contact form we may collect some data (Name, email address), we will only use that data for the purpose that you submitted it for.

Newletter/Mailings

We use Mailchimp to send out our email mailings. View their Policy Here

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use the external website StatCounter to track usage of our website. You can see their Privacy Policy here

How long we retain your data

Nottingham Comic Con will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Your personal data will therefore be kept for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept):

Comments – For the life time of the website/event (The comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Tickets Sales – Names and Email Addresses for two years. Kept after the event for use in the event of dispute, refund or query

Table Bookings – Details given will be retained for two years. Kept after the event for use in the event of dispute, refund or query

Newsletters/Email Mailings – Emails

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can request to see, edit, or have deleted their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You may access www.nottinghamcomiccon.co.uk without providing any personal data at all. You may restrict use of Cookies.

Where we send your data

I will not share any of your personal data without your prior permission (for example if you are a winner of a competition for the purpose of sending your prize) with any third parties for any purposes, subject to one important exception.

In some limited circumstances, I may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if I am involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.

I will only store or transfer your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.  Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Nottingham Comic Con is an event name run under Piddley Pix. Piddley Pix is the name used by Kelly Brett who is a registered Sole Trader in England

Website address is: http://www.nottinghamcomiccon.co.uk.

Email Address: kelly@piddleypix.com

Twitter: @NottinghamComic

Address: 32 NG11 6AN