Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Nikki Pugh protects and makes use of the information you give when you share your personal information. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, booking tickets or through participating in events and workshops, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published here and was updated on: 22nd of May, 2018

If you have any questions about this policy, please use the contact form here.


I gather and use certain information about individuals through websites and other activities in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on my websites.

I also collect information to better understand how participants and visitors use my websites and to present timely, relevant information to them.

What data I gather

I may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Job title / organisation
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Website usage data
  • Other information relevant to client & participant enquiries
  • Other information pertaining to special offers, feedback forms and surveys
  • Digital recorded images of audiences and participants at performances, workshops and conferences
  • Written contributions as part of performances, workshops and conferences

How I use these data

Collecting these data helps me to understand your interest in my practice, enabling me to deliver improved products and services. It also helps me to develop the artistic content of my projects.

I may use data:

  • For my own internal records
  • To improve the products and services I provide
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry
  • To customise the website for you
  • To send you promotional emails about updates, opportunities, products, services, offers and other things I think might be relevant to you
  • To contact you via email for market research reasons


I will hold your personal data if you have signed up to my newsletter list via this website, or have previously expressed an interest in my work, through direct contact with me or giving me your details at a live performance, event or workshop. I will continue to hold your data if you have been in contact with me in the past and I believe I have a legitimate interest in keeping you informed of my work.

When you fill in a form or provide your details via this website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to consent to receive marketing communications from me by email (or other avenues if indicated).

If you consent that I can use your information for marketing purposes, you can later change your mind easily via one of these methods:

I will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or the law requires me to.

Any personal information I hold about you is stored and processed in line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.

Links from this site

My websites may contain links to other websites.

Please note that I have no control of websites outside of the domain. If you provide information to a website to which I link, I am not responsible for its protection and privacy.

Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.

Cookies and 3rd party services

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables my website to identify your computer as you view different pages on my websites.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable me to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

I may use cookies to:

  • Analyse my web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps me to improve website structure, design, content and functions
  • Store information about your preferences. Websites can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting
  • To recognise when you return to my website. I may show you relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously

Cookies do not provide me with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with me.

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our websites use cookies. If you do not want my website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.

However, please note that doing this may affect how my website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you. Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, my website will issue cookies when you visit it.

I embed videos from Vimeo and YouTube (part of Google) onto my site. I also use Google Analytics and StatCounter to see how many visitors my website receives and how visitors found it. My mailing list is administered via Mailchimp and I sometimes use Eventbrite for managing ticketing and registration for events.

To read moe about these services data practices, use the following links:

Vimeo privacy policy
Google privacy policy
Google’s use of cookies and advertising
StatCounter’s privacy policy
MailChimp’s privacy policy
Eventbrite privacy policy

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Advice on how to do this is available online, and usually via your browser’s help menu.

If you’d like to learn more about cookies, try All About Cookies.

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