Privacy Notice

  1. Privacy Commitment

The Foundation for Young Musicians (the “FYM”) is committed to safeguarding your privacy online and has developed the following Privacy Notice.  This Privacy Notice explains how, and for what purposes, the FYM uses your personal information collected about you via

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully to understand how your personal information will be treated.

  1. Personal Information

The details which you provide about yourself and any information which identifies you such as your name, address, email address, date of birth, telephone number and country of residence details will only be retained by the FYM if you provide this personal information when making donations, purchasing tickets or when asking to receive communications from the FYM.

Although it is not compulsory to provide all of this information, should you choose not to, then the FYM may not be able to provide you with the full range of services that  has to offer.

The FYM does not store credit card information.

  1. How the FYM uses your personal information

Personal information will be held on the FYM’s system and used for operational purposes such as, for example, the processing of donations, fundraising, bookings and analysing data. Further details of which are found in the “Data Protection Policy”, available on the CYM website.

The FYM may from time to time ask you for further information in order to update records or for particular purposes.  You are under no obligation to participate and should you provide any further information, the FYM will inform you how any further information will be used.

We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you, including geo-demographic information and measures of affluence, when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. This helps us understand the background of the people who support us and helps us to make appropriate requests for gifts to supporters who may be able and willing to give more than they already do. We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud and credit risk.

  1. Sharing your personal information

The FYM will only share your personal information in accordance with its Data Protection Policy, which in general will be only to coordinate fundraising activities on behalf of the CYM and its related regional centres and/or to coordinate fundraising activities in conjunction with the Guildhall Young Artists Division, or which  the  CYM is a part.

In addition, if applicable, if you choose to enter activities that require administration by third parties, the FYM may pass your personal information to such businesses in order to contact you.

You can limit or object to any use of personal data by third parites at any time by contacting the FYM in  writing.

  1. Information automatically collected from your computer

Log files/Public IP addresses: A public IP address is a unique number which allows a computer, group of computers or other internet connected device to browse to the internet.  When you visit the FYM’s web server automatically records your public internet protocol (“IP”) address and also generates a log file.  The log file records the time and date of your visit, the pages that were requested, the referring website (if provided) and your internet browser version.  This information is collected to help diagnose and manage the website, to audit the geographical make-up of users, and to establish how they have arrived at the website.

The FYM does not ordinarily link IP addresses to any of your personal information, which means that you remain anonymous even though the IP address is used to produce analytics information.

  1. Cookies

For information about cookies and how the FYM uses them, please read the FYM Cookie Usage Policy.

Third-party cookies:

For general visitors to the site we do not use cookies. For logged-in visitors to the site, login details are stored.

Find out more on Google’s Privacy policy and what information they collect.

  1. Security

The FYM takes every precaution to protect your information.  To this end, the FYM has implemented appropriate technologies and policies to safeguard your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use.

  1. Disclosure

Other than where you have consented to the FYM sharing your personal information, the FYM will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission unless required to do so (for example, if required to do so by a court order), or when requested by the police or a regulatory or government authority investigating illegal activities.

  1. Users Under 16

If you are under 16, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent beforehand whenever you provide personal information.  Users without such consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

  1. Third Party Websites

The FYM is not responsible for the privacy notices and practices of other websites even if accessed using links from and recommends that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact its owner or Data Protection Officer if you have any concerns or questions.

  1.   Transferring your personal information outside of the Europe

As part of the services offered to you through the FYM website, the personal information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).  By way of example, this may happen if any of the computer servers used to facilitate the website are located in a country outside of the EEA.  If the FYM transfers your personal information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy notice.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or wish to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you please contact the Data Protection Officer at the FYM.

July 2017