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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Leith Comedy Festival

Effective Date: 1 December 2023

1. Introduction

Welcome to Leith Comedy Festival’s website ("the Website"). This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information. By using the Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

2. What We Collect

a. Your Information: We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address, and contact details, when you voluntarily submit it through forms on the Website.

b. Automatically Collected Information: We may automatically collect certain information about your device, browsing actions, and patterns. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other information.


3. How We Use Your Information

We may use the collected information for the following purposes:

a. To provide you with information and services related to Leith Comedy Festival.

b. To process and respond to your enquiries and requests.

c. We may use aggregated and anonymized data for analytical purposes to improve our content, website, and overall user experience.

d. To send you promotional materials and updates about the festival with your consent i.e. if you have signed up to the mailing list. You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time using the unsubscribe link.

e. To use your image and likeness as captured in photographs and videos at events for promotional purposes. Please email if you would like any images to be removed.


4. Disclosure of Information

Leith Comedy Festival does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties. We won’t share your personal information to third parties without good reason:

a.    With your explicit consent.

b. If we run an event in partnership with another named organisation or provider so that they can help us run the event.

b. To comply with legal obligations.

c. To protect and defend our rights and property.

5. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

The Website may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your user experience. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.


6. Security

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.


7. Third-Party Links

The Website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites and encourage you to review their privacy policies.


8. Waiting List

For individuals on our waiting list, we process personal information based on the legitimate interest of managing and organizing events, performances, or releases, and your consent when required. If you are on a waiting list for one of our events, we may contact you with information about upcoming events, ticket releases, or other relevant updates. You will not be added to the mailing list.

9.  Ticket Fulfilment

We use personal information for the fulfilment of ticket purchases, including processing payments, issuing tickets, and providing customer support.

10. Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information. To exercise these rights, please contact us at


11. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We might tweak this policy from time to time to keep things up-to-date. The revised policy will be effective immediately upon posting.


12. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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