Privacy Policy


Barton Community Choir is committed to protecting your personal data and will not share any personal or sensitive data we collect from you. This is in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Barton Community Choir collects data from members to help us plan, organise and run day to day operations of the choir.(e.g. coordinating rehearsals or collecting subscription payments) and to promote and market the choirs’ activities (e.g. marketing mailing lists and photography/video capture).

Members – when you join Barton Community Choir as a member or during your membership with us, we may need to collect some of the following information from you:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Emergency contact
  • Photos/video footage.

The data will be used by the committee to manage your membership with Barton Community Choir and run our activities.

We will never pass your details onto a third party for marketing purposes.

Barton Community Choir is an adult choir for people over the age of 18 and we do not knowingly collect or store personal data about children.

Barton Community Choir will review all data held on individuals 3 times per year. The membership secretary will email all members who have not attend in the past 12 months to ask if they intend to return. If they do not, or they do not respond, the data will be removed and they will be removed from our mailing list.

Where you have withdrawn your consent for us to use your data i.e.: by returning an UNSUBSCRIBE email or by formally informing us of leaving the choir, we will remove you from our mailing list and remove data from our files. 

Under GDPR you have the following rights over your data and its use:

  • The right to be informed about what data we are collecting on you and how we will use it.
  • The right of access – you can ask to see the data we hold about you
  • The right of rectification – you can ask that we update or correct your data
  • The right to object – you can ask that we stop using your data for a particular purpose
  • The right to erasure – you can ask us to delete the data we hold about you
  • The right to restrict processing – you can ask that we temporarily stop using your data while the reason for its use or its accuracy are investigated.

All requests relating to your data should be made via email to 

or you can speak to any member of the choir committee.

You can find out more about your rights on the Information Commission’s Office website.

If we make changes to our privacy statement or processes, we will post the changes on our website and an email or hardcopy shall be sent to every member.

Where required by law, we will ask your permission to continue to process your data after these changes are made.

Barton Community Choir

January 2024

Review date January 2025