Theatre The Dolmen Rowen Gillespie


The Dolmen Theatre website is designed, created and co-ordinated by the Dolmen Theatre to promote and inform the public about our work. The Dolmen Theatre respects your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the EU General Data Protection Regulations, as enacted in the Data Protection Bill 2018. When you reserve tickets online with the Dolmen Theatre, we understand that you are trusting us with your information. We collect information from you when you subscribe to our mailing list. This Privacy Policy aims to help our patrons understand the type of data we collect, why we collect it, what we do with it and how long we retain it for. As one of our customers, this is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully.


 The data we collect is for our mailing list, we will ask for your name, email, phone number. If you consent to provide this data it will be stored by the Dolmen theatre and used to inform you of our upcoming shows by way of our mailshots. This data will be shared with Mailchimp, our email partner.  You may opt out of receiving our emails at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of any of our mailshot or by emailing us at events@dolmentheatre.ie to request to be removed from our database.  MailChimp  act as data processors on behalf of the Dolmen Theatre and have implemented appropriate technological measures to protect against accidental loss, destruction, damage, alteration or disclosure.

 Any of the information we collect from you will be used to improve customer service, your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

 The email address  you provide will  be used to send you information through email  about upcoming performances.  We also gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our marketing.


 E-Mail Marketing Communications Policy If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail marketing communications, you will receive  the Dolmen mailshots highlighting the forthcoming events.  When you opt-in you are added to a software system called MailChimp. MailChimp which is a marketing automation platform and an email marketing service. In our mailshots (sent using MailChimp) we put in tracking so that we can tell how much traffic those emails send to our site and we can track, at an individual level, whether the user has opened and clicked on the email. We rarely use the latter information at a personal level, rather we use it to understand open and click rates on our emails to try and  improve them. If you want to be sure that none of your email activity is tracked then you should unsubscribe from the Dolmen theatre mailing list using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. Social Sharing Cookies These cookies are used to make the sharing of content easier. Some of our website pages may contain applications and tools that are linked to third party social media service providers such as Facebook, Twitter. Through these applications or tools, the social media service provider may set its own cookies on your device (“third party cookies”). We do not control the settings of these cookies so we suggest you check the social media service provider’s website for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. We also have a variety of pages on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter and we provide links to these pages on our website. If you choose to click on these links, the social media service provider may set its own cookies on your device. We do not control the settings of these cookies so we suggest you check the social media service provider’s website for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. If you would like more information on the social sharing cookies and how to manage them, please visit the relevant social media service provider’s website for more information.


Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. This policy was last updated on 21 May 2018. This Privacy Policy will be audited every six months to ensure continued compliance with regulations. Any changes to our privacy policy will be updated in this document.  Questions and feedback;  We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about your privacy. Please send us any feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue to events@dolmentheatre.ie


 Should you wish to make a complaint you can contact the Data Protection Commissioner at Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois, R32 AP23, Ireland. Phone +353 (0761) 104 800 | LoCall 1890 25 22 31 | Fax +353 57 868 4757 |email info@dataprotection.ie.


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