Privacy policy

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival is presented by the University of East Anglia.

This notice explains how the University will use personal data that you submit in relation to the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival.

Who This Notice Applies To

This notice is for anyone who:

  • Purchases tickets for the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival via the UEA Store
  • Requests to join our mailing list
  • Completes feedback surveys and gives us their contact details
  • Enters competitions run by the Festival
  • Uses our website, we automatically collect information from your browser. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the contents of any undeleted cookies* that your browser previously accepted from us and the referring website.

The Personal Data We Use, and Why


Your name, email address, home address and phone number


  • To contact you regarding ticket purchases and provide customer support
  • To deliver the products and services you have requested
  • To send you regular updates on the Festival, only if you have subscribed to our mailing list and given us explicit consent to do so
  • To notify you that you have won a competition
  • For your vital interests

Legal Basis for Using Your Data

1. Subscribing to the Noirwich mailing list

The lawful basis we rely on for processing your contact details, interest preferences, and contacting you about future events and activities is your consent under article 6(1)(a) of the UK GDPR. You have the right to withdraw your consent, or to object to the processing of your personal data for this purpose at any time. If at any point you want to withdraw your consent, please contact

2. Buying tickets for events or delivering products and services that you have purchased

The lawful basis we rely on for processing your personal data in relation to orders for goods or services is listed in Article 6(1)(b), because it is necessary to perform our contract with you, or to take steps at your request before entering a contract.

Where Does Your Information Come From?

All personal data processed as part of Festival activities will come directly from you, for example through you purchasing tickets via the UEA Store.

Sharing Your Information

We do not intend to share your personal data with any third party. Any specific requests from a third party for us to share your personal data with them will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the data protection laws.

How Long We Keep Your Information

Please refer to the UEA record retentions policy.


If you have any questions or concerns about the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, contact

For any queries about our use of your personal data, contact Further details are in the link below

Your Rights, Concerns, Complaints and Other Information

We have published further data protection information here

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This privacy notice was amended in June 2022. If we make any further changes to this notice, we will notify all Festival subscribers or current ticket holders by sending you an email, including details of the changes made.


When you visit our website, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, to facilitate access to our site and to personalise your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our website.

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