Privacy Policy

Your privacy, and the privacy of all users of is of the highest priority. This privacy statement explains what information we, the Erin Arts Centre, gather from you, how it may be used by us and how it is protected. If you have any questions, please email us.

Controller of personal information

Any personal information provided or to be gathered by is controlled primarily by the Erin Arts Centre. As a registered charity, we do not have to register under the Isle of Man Data Protection Act, but we are expected to comply with the provisions of that act.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

  • Information retrieved from is limited to your name, email address and general location, which are asked for when you complete a form on some of our pages. If you provide your telephone number we may also collect this for the purpose of contacting you. If you provide information regarding hiring the centre we may retain this purely for the purposes regarding hire.
  • The website does not use cookies or any other means of electronically retrieving and storing information about you. This does not preclude the possibility of including such methods in the future.
  • We may introduce promotional features in the future in which we may ask for your name, address and email address so we can administer such features properly.
  • If you sign up to our mailing list, we may use the information we collect to notify you about, news, event details, special offers, and new services which we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, you may opt-out of the newsletter at any time by using the unsubscribe link included in the newsletter or by emailing us. Please make sure you include each email or other address you have given us.

Will information be disclosed to outside parties?

The Erin Arts Centre does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We may choose to share information in the future with trustworthy third parties, but you can tell us not to by emailing us.

Your consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by the Erin Arts Centre. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any transfer of personal information outside the European Economic Area is done in circumstances ensuring that the information is processed only in accordance with this privacy policy and the Isle of Man’s Data Protection Act. Your personal information may also be used by us to occasionally notify you about, news, event details, special offers, and new services which we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, you may opt out by emailing us.

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. For instance, we use Google Maps embeds to provide a map of our location to you. Google may be able to collect personal information about you through this embed; please read Google’s privacy policy for more information.


Our Web Analytics does not use any client-side state, such as cookies or localStorage, to collect usage metrics. We also don’t “fingerprint” individuals via their IP address, User Agent string, or any other data for the purpose of displaying analytics.

Our analytics are non-invasive and respect the privacy of our visitors.

Who we share your data with

We use HubSpot for marketing purposes such as lead generation and automation, including when you subscribe to our mailing list. You can find HubSpot Ireland’s Privacy Policy here.

We use TicketSource for our online ticketing. You can find the TicketSource UK Privacy Policy here.

We use SumUp in the Arts Centre for payment processing, but do not currently use it online. You can find SumUp UK’s Privacy Policy here.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

If you have any privacy-specific concerns or queries, you can contact us via email at [email protected], telephone 01624 835858, or write to us at:

The Erin Arts Centre
Victoria Square
Off Upper Promenade
Port Erin
Isle of Man IM9 6LD
British Isles

How we protect your data

In this section you should explain what measures you have taken to protect your users’ data. This could include technical measures such as encryption; security measures such as two-factor authentication; and measures such as staff training in data protection. If you have carried out a Privacy Impact Assessment, you can mention it here too.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In this section, you should explain what procedures you have in place to deal with data breaches, either potential or real, such as internal reporting systems, contact mechanisms, or bug bounties.