Privacy & Cookies policy – Last Updated 6.07.20

Reel Social is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of data protection legislation (GDPR) in the UK in the use, storage and disclosure of information which you have given us and which we collect about you.

Why does Reel Social need your data?

Reel Social needs to gather and use certain information about individuals in order to operate and let public know about things like events, payments and general information.

What data does Reel Social collect from public?

Reel Social collects some of the following types of data from members. Reel Social does not collect all of this data on all public, only the data if it is needed.:

Email address
Postal address
Phone number
Photo/video footage
Subscriptions payments
Gift Aid declarations
Bank details
Age/Date of birth
Criminal records check

Every two years Reel Socialchecks what data it holds and removes it if it is no longer needed.

What does Reel Social use it for?

Any of the information listed above might be needed to manage its activities – this can include photo/video footage under legitimate interest. Reel Social will not use this data for anything else unless it has your active consent for that additional use.

When photos/video footage are to be used under legitimate interest, Reel Social will undertake to:

  • Inform public/contacts when photos/videos are being taken
  • Minimise the risk of someone being identified when used publicly
  • Store the photos/videos anonymously and avoid saving files using members’ names whenever possible. Photos/videos will not be linked to any other
  • Data Reel Social might have on the individual
  • Store everything safely and securely

What data does Reel Social collect when you browse our website?

When you browse our website, we process data about your use of the website. This may include your approximate geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your website visits. This data is non-personally identifiable and so you are anonymous to us. The legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring, analysing and improving our website usage and the services we provide. This data is stored in our Analytics service, Google Analytics, for an indefinite period of time, or until we decide we no longer need it for the purposes outlined above.

You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Does Reel Social share your data with anyone else?

Reel Social will never give your data to third parties for that third party to use. Reel Social will sometimes use third-party services (e.g. Dropbox) to store or process your data. Reel Social will always make sure that any third parties are reputable and secure and that your data is kept safe.

What can you ask Reel Social to do?

At any time you can ask to view, update or correct any data Reel Social hold on you. You can also ask that Reel Social stops using your data or that Reel Social erases it. To request any of these, please contact Reel Social via Any request will be dealt with within one month.

What data does Reel Social collect when you purchase tickets for events through the website?

Personal data entered on the ticket payment page will be stored securely and deleted within 7 days of the event for which the tickets have been purchased. Credit card details are encrypted and not available to Reel Social. If you have ticked the box marked ‘Save payment information to my account for future purchases’, this will only be valid for future purchases of tickets for the same event.


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Here are the cookies we use on our site:

Necessary cookies
These cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to pages that require visitors to create an account and login. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Analytics cookies
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. You can find more information about Google Analytics cookies and privacy here.

Third-party websites
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