Privacy Policy

How we respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by our organisation
This Privacy Policy applies to information we, Jazz North, collect about individuals who interact with our organisation.
It explains what personal information we collect and how we use it.
If you have any comments or questions about this notice, feel free to contact us at

1. Personal Data that we process

The following table explains the types of data we collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

Purpose Data (key elements) Basis
Enquiring about or giving feedback our organisation and its work Name, email, message Legitimate interests – it is necessary for us to read and store your message so that we can respond in the way that you would expect.
Subscribing to email updates about our work Name, email Consent – you have given your active consent.
Making a donation Name, email, address, payment information Legitimate interests – this information is necessary for us to fulfil your intention of donating money and your expectation of receiving a confirmation message.
Registering as a promoter with the intention of booking Jazz North Ambassador Artists Name, email, address Contract – by completing a registration form you have entered into a contractual relationship with us as set out in our registration terms and conditions.
Website functionality Website activity collected through cookies Legitimate interests – it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect.
Registering to take part in artist development opportunities (including northern line and Jazz North Introduces) Name, email, address, education, professional qualifications, and references.

Legitimate Interests

2. How we use your personal data.

We only process your personal information as is necessary:

  1. To carry out contractual obligations for purchases of products, services, tickets and other contracts you make with us, including administering your contract and managing your account. You may also request us to take steps before entering into a contract e.g. providing a quote.
  2. For legitimate interests including:

    • Where we have or recently had agreed contact with you and may wish to contact you about events, products,
      services and/or news about the charity. You will be able to unsubscribe from further contact.
    • For fundraising activities if you have supported us before or to make first contact if your contact
      information is in the public domain. You will be able to unsubscribe from further contact.
    • For surveys, market research and developing statistical data that allow us to better serve the jazz sector. Your information will be anonymised (or not capable of identifying you) in any final reports.
      To send you marketing communications.
    • To send you marketing communications.

  3. You have the right to object to all legitimate interests relating to you.

  4. To comply with a legal obligation including:

    • Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and related disclosures e.g. work with children and vulnerable groups, HMRC for Gift Aid
    • Exercising your rights under data protection law and making rights’ requests
    • Verifying your identity under data protection law, other legal and regulatory requirements and related disclosures.
    • The establishment and defence of legal claims and rights