Our Privacy Policy

At Shropshire Music Trust (SMT) we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our customers. This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we may collect from you whilst you visit our site.

We do update this policy from time to time so please do review this policy regularly.

The Five Principles

  1. SMT commits to provide clear, honest and open information to customers about how we use their data.
  2. SMT commits to give customers choice in how we use their data.
  3. SMT commits to use data appropriately and in a way that would be reasonably expected by the customer.
  4. SMT agrees to be accountable and responsible, to take active steps to protect customer data from data breaches and informing customers and the Information Commissioner should there be a data breach.
  5. SMT commits to ensure our Trustees, Artistic Director and volunteers understand these principles and their responsibilities in delivering them.

Information We Collect

In running and maintaining our mailing list we may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Your name, email address, postal address and telephone number.
  2. Information provided voluntarily by you, for example when you register for information.
  3. Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.

Use of your Information

We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

  1. To inform you of changes to our website and marketing, future events, products and services.
  2. To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our services.
  3. To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you which might include information on fundraising events or other activity. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.

Storing Your Personal Data

All data within SMT’s systems are stored securely and we have a range of internal policies and procedures regarding the security of data.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the Internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically. Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Personal data is reviewed biannually and then items no longer required to be kept are shredded, incinerated or deleted.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  1. Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  2. To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

NB: we may occasionally send you information by email about events organised by other local organisations, but we do not rent or sell your details to any third parties.

Access to Information

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to a charge of up to £10 to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy Policy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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