PRIVACY POLICY

Here at Snowline Media Ltd we take your privacy seriously. We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our website. In our Privacy Notice we’ve provided lots of information about when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. You can read all about it below and if you have any queries you can contact us on the details provided and we’ll be happy to help.

Types of Data We Collect

Mailing Lists

If you fill out a competition slip at a screening and also tick the box to opt in to hear from us, or if you subscribe to our mailing list on our website www.banff-uk.com, we collect personal information. This information includes name, email address, town and postcode. We use that information for a few reasons: to tell you about screenings we have coming up that we think you’ll be interested in, to tell you about competitions you might like to enter and other info we think you might like to know about in relation to the Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour and other Tours produced by Snowline Media Ltd (Ocean Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour and Reel Rock UK).  

 

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver information to you. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve the information we are sending you. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us at banff.mail@gmail.com

Merchandise

If you purchase merchandise online through the Banff Mountain Film Festival website then we will collect the details necessary to fulfil the order – your name, address data, payments details, email and contact number. The orders are processed through the secure payment processing system of Wix and any personal data is used only to fulfil the order – and not for any other purpose or shared with any other third parties.

Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform and they provide us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. You can read more about how they keep your data safe and how they use it by reading the Wix Privacy Notice

Third Parties

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. When you completed a competition entry slip at one of our screenings you may have ticked a box that gave consent for us to share your data with selected Tour partners. If you didn’t tick that box, then we don’t share your information. If you gave consent at a screening at the 2018 Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour you may receive marketing emails from the following companies from time to time - Cotswold Outdoor, Osprey, Keen, Rab, World Expeditions, Pure Powder and Banff Lake Louise Tourism.

Their head offices are based in the following countries and your data is shared safely with them under the GDPR EU requirements: United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, United States and Canada. Although the United States and Canada are outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), the companies your data is shared with do provide an adequate level of protection and our data sharing with this partner is compliant with data protection laws.

 

We do use a third party to process the enter the competition slips data. They are GDPR compliant and we have an agreement in place controlling your data whilst it is in their possession.

People’s Choice Award Survey/Competition

If you complete our 2019 People’s Choice Award survey this will automatically enter you into the related competition. Any personal data collected during the competition entry will only be used for contacting the winner, this will be held for a limited time and will be deleted on completion of the competition. Non-personal information collected regarding other aspects of the survey will be held for future use by Snowline Media Ltd to inform future Tours, this information will be held in a way that will not lead to an individual being identifiable.

When completing the survey, you have the option to opt in to hear about further screenings. If you tick the box to opt in to hear from us, we will add you to our mailing list.  We collect personal information including name, email address and town. We use that information for a few reasons: to tell you about screenings we have coming up that we think you’ll be interested in, to tell you about competitions you might like to enter and other information we think you might like to know about in relation to the Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour and other Tours produced by Snowline Media Ltd (currently Ocean Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour and Reel Rock UK & Ireland).

 

When completing the survey, you also have the option to opt in to hear further information from Banff Lake Louise Tourism. If you tick the box to opt in to hear from them, we will share your details with them, and you will be added to their mailing list for marketing purposes. We will collect and share personal information including name, email address and town. Their head offices are based in Canada, although Canada is outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we have ensured that your data will be held under an adequate level of protection and the company is compliant with data protection laws.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

Links to Other Websites

Our website 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 the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy notice applicable to the website in question.

 

Google Analytics

When someone visits www.banff-uk.com we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site to improve our website. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect and share about you.

Access to Your Personal Information:

 

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold about you at any time. You can contact us with any requests at banff.mail@gmail.com

 

We reserve our right to make any changes and updates to the Privacy Notice without giving you notice as and when we need to. We'll always make sure that the most up to date Privacy Notice is posted on our website, though, so please check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 2018.

MASSIVE THANKS TO OUR TOUR PARTNERS 

Cotswold Outdoor
Keen Footwear
Osprey
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Buff UK
Rab The Mountain People
Canadian Mountain Holidays
Clif Bar
Thermacell
Artemis
World Expeditions
NOLS
SueMe

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