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The Andalucia Performing Arts 




Privacy Statement 





May 2020 








The Andalucia Performing Arts Society (hereafter known as TAPAS) has updated its Privacy Policy to ensure compliance in line with the General Data Protection Regulation which came into force on Friday May 25 2018. You can read our new Privacy Policy here: 


TAPAS Data Privacy Policy 

Legal framework for protecting your personal data 


This privacy notice is written to comply with the European Union General Data Protection 

Regulation (GDPR). (Reglamento General de Protección  de Datos – RGPD) gives control to citizens and residents over their personal data. This privacy policy sets out how TAPAS uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website or are in contact with us by mail or any other media.​ 

TAPAS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide  information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. 

TAPAS may change this policy from time to time by updating this policy.You should check​ ​from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes. 


Data Controller 

Paul Green








Purposes of processing your personal data 

Your personal data be it written or electronic is collected for the purposes of promoting our society, productions and events, the receiving of our newsletter and other marketing/research information, and for members, to send them membership information,  as well as for any legal requirements. We only collect information that you choose to freely provide to us such as: your name, postcode, email address, social media handle and details passed to us by payment processing sites such as PayPal for ​​event and membership purposes. 


Legitimate interests for processing your personal data 

TAPAS  needs to collect the above mentioned data for the legitimate purposes of promoting the society, our campaigns (including liaising with the media), the receiving of our newsletter, processing of bookings, ticket sales, membership fees or donations or any necessary information as required to do so by law. 

We may use the information you provide to improve our products and services, send you newsletters or information about our services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the contact details which you have provided.   


Recipients of your personal data 

 We do not share personal data other than for publicity or via PayPal  for ticket purchases, or membership fees.  


Transferring your personal data 

Your personal data collected by TAPAS may be stored and processed in Spain.  Should TAPAS need to transfer your personal data, TAPAS takes all reasonable measures to ensure that transfers of your personal data are only with parties that also comply with the GDPR. 

TAPAS will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. 


Keeping your personal data 

TAPAS will keep the personal data that you have freely provided from the time of provision and until such time that you request such data is no longer held by us. Where a request has been made to delete any data we hold, this will be processed within 30 days. Any necessary legal information will only be held for the requirements of any legal or compliance purposes. 


Your rights over your personal data given to us 

You have the following rights that we respect: 

  • ●    get access to or receive a copy of your personal data; 

  • ●    object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing you damage or distress; 

  • ●    opt-out of receiving direct marketing material; 

  • ●    have your personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; 

  • ●    lodge a complaint with the regulator; 


  • Access and rectification

  • Any request to access or rectify any of the above will be completed within 30 days of application.


  • Why we need to use your personal data 

  • We require this information to understand your needs and to provide you with an informative service as well as adhering to any legal obligations. If you do not provide us with your personal information we may not be able to communicate with you. 






  • We do not use cookies on our website. Other websites that we link to may.


  • Links to other websites 

  • Our web site may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting these sites and these sites are not governed by our privacy statement. You should always exercise caution and look at the data privacy statement and cookie policy applicable to the website in question. 






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