Privacy Policy

Goosfest is a not-for-profit art and music festival held annually in Goostrey, Cheshire and is managed by volunteers.

This privacy policy sets out how Goosfest uses and protects any personal information that you give us when you use this website.


  • What information do we collect about you?
  • How will we use the information about you and why do we need the information?
  • Access to your information and correction.
  • Cookies.
  • Security.
  • Other websites.
  • Changes to our privacy policy.
  • How to contact us.

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect your name, address, email address and telephone number, when you choose to use this web site for:

  • Purchasing Goosfest event tickets
  • Making general enquiries, providing feedback or suggestions through the ‘Contact’ tab or by email
  • Registering an account through the ‘My Account’ tab
  • Receiving e-newsletters.

We use third party organisations, including Paypal,, HSBC,, our website host, ‘1and1’,, and our web developers, ‘TheWebSmiths’, to help us provide this website service to you. Please see their own Privacy Policies regarding controlling personal information.

How will we use the information about you and why do we need the information?

We wish to keep a record of your details in order to contact you about ticket purchase, distribution or queries, or any festival updates. We may also use your personal information and feedback to administer the website, improve your browsing experience and enable your use of the services available on the website.

Event tickets can be purchased through this website using e-banking or Paypal. Paypal provide Goosfest details of purchase transactions containing only customer names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers. No bank account details are disclosed to Goosfest. For further information about how your bank or Paypal control personal information, please review their Privacy Policies, where relevant.

Through the Goosfest website, you can request, after providing your contact details, to receive regular e-newsletters. These provide information about our festival events and other information that we think may be of interest to you. We rely on your consent through this website that you wish to receive the e-newsletters. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you. If you no longer wish to receive e-newsletters please choose ‘unsubscribe’ at the end of any received e-newsletter.

Access to your information and correction: You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us at We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies: This website uses Cookies. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information may be used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information, visit or You can set your browser to not accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of this website’s features may not function as a result.

Although we do not collect information from our own cookies, our service providers, e.g. ‘1and1’ and Paypal, may do. Please refer to their own Cookie policies for further information.

Security: Goosfest will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

This site uses standard security technology, SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) which creates the encrypted connection between the web server and the browser. This encryption ensures the integrity and privacy of data being shared. It protects the data from being stolen or forged in between the server and the browser. SSL certificate is mandatory for websites where sensitive and private data are shared.

Personal computers used to store personal information by the Goosfest committee use industry recognised security software.

Other websites: This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy, cookie and security policies.

Changes to our privacy policy: We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page.

How to contact us: Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy, information we hold about you or if you believe the Data Protection Rules have been breached. Please email: