Sussex Festival of Performing Arts is a registered charity no: 1138597, which organises an annual amateur dance competition for children aged 3 - 18 years. 


To allow us to run the festival we need to ask you for information, including personal data. This information is collected through our online entry registration system. This information will be used for the administration and organisation of the festival and to contact you with any further details or updates regarding your entry. 


We will ask for the following information when you complete the online entry form:

Parent/carer name and home address

Email address

Competitors name, date of birth and gender

Competitors educational school

Dance school/teachers name

Details of any medical issues that we should be aware of


We will provide all or part of competitors information to the following organisations:

  • West Sussex County Council, Brighton and Hove City Council or both depending on the venue of the classes entered. This is to enable us to apply for a Body of Persons Approval to meet with CIEE legislation.

  • Our chosen print supplier who will produce the programme to be sold at the festival - this will only include the name and age range of each competitor. The programme will also include the names of the previous winners of our special awards.                                                                                                                                                 We will ensure that these third parties have privacy policies compliant with GDPR regulations.


We will never sell or share your data for marketing or other purposes.

Our website contains links to external websites. Please note that this privacy policy applies to  ONLY. You should check the privacy policy of any other websites that you visit.


When you subscribe to our mailing list, we will ask for your name and email address and will send you regular news and updates about the festival throughout the year. You can unsubscribe from this at any time at no cost.


Access to your information is limited to the trustees and festival manager of Sussex Festival of Performing Arts. We store your information electronically in our customer database. This is hosted by Pandora, who have a privacy policy compliant with GDPR regulations.


Sussex Festival of Performing Arts is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. 


You have the right to ask us for a copy of your data and to ask us to amend or to delete your data. A small administration fee will be payable for this. If you have any queries about our handling of your data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at or write to Sussex Festival of Performing Arts, 52, Fallowfield Crescent, Hove, BN3 7NQ.


This policy is effective from 25th May 2018 and may be updated from time to time. Any changes will be published on our website with the new effective-from date.

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