Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how the EdinburghYouth Music Forum uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

We’ll do everything we reasonably can to make sure your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide any information that could be used to identify you, we’ll only use it in the ways described in this privacy policy. We might make changes to this policy from time to time, so you should check back on a regular basis to make sure you’re happy with any changes. This policy was put in place in August 2012.

Who are we?

This website is operated by the Edinburgh Youth Music Forum,  Registered Charity number: SC380096. Our registered address is:  c/o  North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Road, Edinburgh, EH4 4TZ

What we collect

We collect personal information from users of this website through the use of our on-line mailing list form, when you e-mail us, or otherwise provide us with your details.  Also when you upload content e.g. blog posts, songs or photos to the site.

The personal information we may collect from you includes contact details, photographs and other content you upload to the site.

We will ensure that your Personal Information is handled in accordance with the “Data Protection Legislation“, including (i) the UK Data Protection Act 1998, (ii) from 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (which will replace the Data Protection Act 1998), (iii) the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and (iv) all similar or related legislation relating to the processing of Personal Information and/or privacy applicable in any jurisdiction to which the Edinburgh Youth Music Forum has been, is, or will be subject as in force at the date of this Policy or as re-enacted, applied, amended, superseded, repealed or consolidated (and in each case including any legally binding regulations, direction, and orders issued from time to time under or in connection with any such law).

What we do with the information we gather

We use this information to provide our services, display your profile/website on our website (members only and only information YOU provide us for this purpose), process your requests, carry out research and/or prepare reports. We also may keep some of this information on secure systems for our own records.

Controlling and sharing your personal information

Will not disclose your personal information without your prior consent.

We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We may use and disclose information in aggregate or on an anonymous basis (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please Contact Us.


We take all reasonable precautions to make sure 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 online.

 How we use cookies

Please see our cookies information page

Links to other websites

Our website contains some 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 that other website. Our privacy policy applies to our own site, but for obvious reasons it cannot extend to other websites. We recommend you look at the privacy policies on those websites.

Users under the age of 16

If you are under the age of 16, you must get your parent/guardian’s permission before submitting any personal information to us.

We may also carry out additional checks (without notice to you) to confirm that, if you are under the age of 16, you have your parent/guardian’s permission.


Please let us know immediately by Contacting Us if you have any concerns about the way the website is used by you or any other user.