Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website and served by Backstage Technical Services and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and it's owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. Please note at any time you may contact to have any data remove for inquire about data held.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer/device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website to provide the user with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it’s external serving vendors. Website functionality may affected by disabling cookies.

Use of Account Data

Members and other stakeholders who own an account with permit the use of their account data as is required for basic website functionality.

  • Email addresses are used for communication purposes as part of the website functionality, for example to allow event managers to send event crew members emails. They may also be visible to other registered members however this can be hidden on your profile page.
  • Your name will be publicly available on event crew lists and may be used to identify your event history.
  • Other account data is provided by the user at their discretion (e.g. tool colours or contact numbers) and may be altered or removed by the user.

User account data is not linked to other third party systems including the University of Bath or University of Bath Student's Union (The SU) with the following exception; as part of an agreement with "The SU", accidents (both to person or equipment) must be reported to the University of Bath using a dedicated form on this website. This may require the limited use of data from your user account or otherwise to assist in factually reporting the accident and notifying a next-of-kin or similar.

By providing your information to BTS for the purposes of initial account creation, you agree to this privacy policy and the action constitutes a consensual collection and maintaining of your data. This does not affect your right to have your account or data permanently deleted, however this request must be made in writing to

The website archives user accounts by default to enable the continued functionality of some services. This does not affect your right to have your account permanently deleted, however this request must be made in writing to

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.

Some elements of this website invoke the use of third party contact services including Google Forms. In these cases, use of those services are covered by the separate, third party privacy policy.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and it's owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and it's owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor it's owners will never forcibly require personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email if they prefer to do so.