Blackpool's Annual Festival
of Circus & Performance

13-20 Feb 2016

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Marketing Blackpool respects your privacy as a user of its website. Any information you supply voluntarily will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the current Data Protection Act and related legislation.

Marketing Blackpool will collect your personal information only to fulfil the request that you make on this site and if you authorise us to send you promotional materials we may do so using either the email or mailing address that you provide

From time to time we would like to notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may interest you. Before doing this we will ask you to agree to this by selecting a check box for the type of mailing you would prefer. Unless you opt in this information will not be passed on to any third party.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request details of the information that we hold about you. A small fee may be payable for this. If you would like a copy of the information that we hold on you please write to Our Data Protection Compliance Officer at: Marketing Blackpool, Empress Buildings, 97 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HL or email:

If you think any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as possible. We will correct or update any information as soon as possible.



Marketing Blackpool will use ‘cookies’ (This is a text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our website.) to track your visit to our site and will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. This is used solely for statistical analysis.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how or alternatively go to visit which contains information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

However restricting cookies may impact the functionality of our site.

Our website uses cookies as follows:

Performance Cookies

Marketing Blackpool uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our website and compile reports for us on activity on it.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can reject this cookie and information on how to do this can be found at:

Details of these cookies are set out below:


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By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

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