Privacy Policy

This privacy policy relates to Gwent Music’s website (www.gwentmusic.co.uk) only and does not apply to external websites linked from the site.

Data protection

In terms of data Protection, Gwent Music is governed by Newport City Council’s registration under the Data Protection Act 2018, allowing us to hold and process personal data. We will use such information only as allowed by the Act. Read our GDPR statement and privacy policy.

Use of cookies

We only use cookies so we can measure the performance of our website, for instance so we can see which pages are most popular, how long pages take to load, and what browsers and devices people use to visit our site, so we can make sure the pages are correctly formatted. We also hold IP addresses from electronic feedback submissions so that we can monitor use of the feedback facility.

Gwent Music does not use cookies for collecting user information from the site and will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the web server.

However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Personal data

Gwent Music does not capture and store any personal details about visitors to the web site, except where details are voluntarily provided via email, or by using an electronic form.  In these cases, the personal data you provide to Gwent Music will be used only to provide you with the information you have requested, so for instance we can answer enquiries about any of Gwent Music’s services or send out our newsletter.

The information you provided will only be used for the purpose intended and the provision of our services. We will only pass on data to outside organisations for the purpose intended and execution of our services.

Explanation of terms

Browser – a software application used to locate and display web pages, e.g. Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer

Cookie – A message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is stored by the browser in a text file and is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. The main purpose of cookies is to identify and possibly prepare customised pages for visitors.

IP – IP allows networks connected to the Internet to send data between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) makes a connection between two hosts so that they can send messages back and forth

IP address – an identifier for a computer on a network. If you are connected to the Internet you will have an IP address, which may look something like this: 128.124.88.4

Web server – delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.