What information do we collect about you?

We collect your email address when you voluntarily sign-up to our Newsletter which is provided by Mailchimp who store details within their system of how and when you subscribed along with your IP address.

Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

We will use your email address to provide you with occasional newsletters (these are more frequent in the run up to the Festival in April). ChipLitFest and Mailchimp will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes. If you have entered a competition, email addresses and names are only stored on the website for the duration of the competition.

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