This page sets out the details of Loughrea Youth Theatre’s privacy policy. From time to time we gather information from our students, their families, audiences and visitors to our website for various purposes and this policy sets out what information we hold, how we keep it safe and how we use it.

Our organisation:

Loughrea Youth Theatre

Unit 3

1/2 Bride Street

County Galway

H62 YK75

Types of personal data collected:

The data we collect may be personal data and may include names, telephone numbers, email addresses, postal addresses and dates of birth.

How personal data is collected:

We collect the personal data that you may volunteer when registering to join LYT and when booking tickets online for our performances.

Purposes for which data is processed:

The personal data collected will be used by us for the following purposes:

To contact you regarding LYT classes, term fees and payments. 

To inform you of LYT events and productions. 


The video content on our website and on some of our social media platforms may be housed on Vimeo. Vimeo uses cookies to help us collect data on the number of people viewing our videos.  This data cannot be traced back to you and contains no personal information.


YouTube, which is owned by Google, uses cookies to measure the number and behaviour of YouTube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on their servers. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.


We have a Facebook page. Facebook does not use cookies to create a profile of your browsing behaviour on third-party sites or to show you ads, although it may use anonymous or aggregate data to improve ads generally. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases, this may impact your ability to use Facebook. For more information, visit Facebook’s Cookie Policy at


We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

Unauthorised access

Improper use or disclosure

Unauthorised modification

All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of the personal data we hold.

Lawful basis for retaining data:

Our lawful basis for retaining the data described above is constituted by ‘Legitimate Interest’. If this lawful basis were to drastically change or for the way we use your data to purposefully change we may need to contact you to make you aware of this. To find out more about lawful basis for retaining data please

Rights for access to personal data:

You can ask us if we are keeping any personal data about you and you can also request to receive a copy of that personal data. For such requests, please contact At any time you may request that we delete or correct your personal information. 

Privacy support:

If you have any comments on our privacy policy, please contact us using the following email address: 

This policy is effective from May 2018.