Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement is in line with data protection requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25th May 2018.

Gonzo Youth Theatre will use personal data only where consent to do so is affirmative, freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous. The below privacy statement provides information on why we gather and how we will use your son/daughter/ward personal data.

The Data Protection Contact Person at Gonzo Youth Theatre is Lisa Donohoe; 087 7450007. You can contact this person if you have a question regarding how your son/daughter/ward personal data will be processed.

The personal data requested in this form is collected solely for the purpose of supporting your son’s/ daughter’s participation in Gonzo Youth Theatre.

Data such as contact details will be used to communicate with you and your son/ daughter in relation to your son’s /daughter’s membership of the youth theatre.

Data such as gender and age are used to ensure your son/daughter is assigned to aspects of the youth theatre activities that are age-appropriate. It also helps us to make accommodation and other arrangements in the case of trips or residentials your son/ daughter may participate in during their time in membership of the youth theatre.

Details of your son’s /daughter’s age and gender are also provided to funders and Youth Theatre Ireland to generate statistical information but are aggregated with all members and not directly linked to your son/ daughter personally or used to identify your son/daughter to third parties in any way.

Sensitive personal data such as details of medical conditions or other personal needs are collected so that we can ensure the safety and welfare of your son/daughter whilst participating in the youth theatre.

Your son’s/ daughter’s personal data will only be shared with those who need to know it, and only disclosed to a third party in the case of an emergency such as if they become ill or have an accident that requires medical attention.

Images including video will be collected for the purpose of promoting and documenting the activities of Gonzo Youth theatre, and for archival purposes. Images will be managed safely in line with our Use of Images Policy. The promotion of our productions and other events requires that on occasions images will be used in the public domain.

Gonzo Youth Theatre will retain personal data on file for a period of time to include the duration of your young person’s membership in Gonzo  Youth Theatre and for 2 years after they leave when it will be destroyed.

Personal data in the form of photographic images and video will be retained permanently or until such time they become obsolete for the purpose of promoting and documenting the activities of Gonzo Youth Theatre.

Your rights:

Gonzo Youth Theatre is committed to upholding yours and your son’s /daughter’s rights as provided for by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) including:

  • The right to be informed about how we will use your personal data.
  • The right of access to a copy of the personal data we hold and information on how we process it.
  • The right to have incorrect or incomplete personal data corrected.
  • The ‘right to be forgotten’ and have personal data deleted if you so request.
  • The right to restrict how we process your personal data.
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to data portability