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We are committed to treating your data with respect and holding it correctly, in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation enforced May 25th 2018.



  • Through our website for our online newsletter, via Mailchimp

  • Through hard-copy evaluation forms at our events

  • Through online evaluation forms, via Survey Monkey

  • Through our online Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


  • To keep audiences informed about Moving Parts Arts news, including the Newcastle Puppetry Festival, interim events and the Moving Parts Scratch Space

  • To collect feedback and map audience reach of those that experience our events

  • To improve our hiring and employment policies and procedures



  • We do not pass on your data to third parties in any circumstances

  • You have the right to have your data removed from our records at any time without explanation.

  • You have the right to request the data we store on you at any time without cost or explanation.

  • We use your data to send you relevant news about Moving Parts Arts or to evaluate our work.

  • This policy is drafted in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. We actively monitor current data regulation and update our data policy where necessary.

  • Any storage of data is kept in password protected systems.

For any queries about how we store data or suggestions of ways we can improve our data collection, please contact Co-Artistic Director Kerrin Tatman at



  • Our online newsletter is powered by Mailchimp. You can sign up to this newsletter by following the buttons on our website, which redirects you to the Mailchimp site. 

  • We collect your first name, last name and email address so that we can send you our newsletter.


  • We have signed a Data Agreement with Mailchimp to ensure all information is stored and used correctly, which you can read by clicking the PDF button below. Mailchimp stores their data in the USA but do so in line with EU General Data Protection Regulation regulations.​

  • We keep a record in a password protected document of when you signed up to the newsletter so that in 5 years after the sign up date we can contact you and check if you still want to receive updates from us.

  • You must register yourself to this newsletter and give the necessary permissions.

  • ​You have the right to unsubscribe and have your data removed at any time. 


  • Our hard-copy and digital evaluation forms are very important to the development of Moving Parts Arts and to our funders and sponsors. On our evaluation forms we will ask you a number of questions about the festival and collect some of your data.

  • We collect your first name, last name and postcode through both our online and offline evaluation forms.

  • We do not sign you up to our online Mailchimp newsletter through this method - you must sign up yourself through our website. To be transparent about this we do not collect email addresses on our evaluations. 

  • We collect your postcode so that we can map our festival reach but do not publish individual postcodes anywhere online or offline. We use this data to present our festival reach in graphs or a map, which will be shared online and with our funders and sponsors. This presentation of information does not include your specific postcodes, but instead marks towns and cities where audiences have travelled from. 

  • Your first and last name is not published anywhere, but is kept in a password protected document for administration purposes only. 

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