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The Instrument Factory Privacy Notice:


This privacy notice provides an overview on how we use your personal data. We believe it is very important to respect the privacy of individuals, and to make only safe and ethical use of the information that is provided.

What is covered

What personal data do we collect? 

Personal data is defined as information which directly or indirectly identifies an individual. We collect and process personal data to deliver your services received as our clients.

  • Name

  • Address

  • Email address

  • Date of birth

  • Payment details relevant to the provision of our services

High risk personal data

  • Bank account and credit card details


Why do we collect your personal data?

In order to comply with data protection laws we need a lawful basis to process your personal data.



You have a right to withdraw your consent for marketing at any time, by emailing


We process your personal data when you enter into a contract with The Instrument Factory Limited to become a client. We will use your personal data to deliver your services (providing music tuition and production)

Who will have access to your personal data?

The Instrument Factory staff, accountant and bookkeeper


We will share your personal data with third party processors who provide services to the organisation these include:

  • Business system providers 

  • Website content and hosting providers including analytics

Joint controllers

The organisation does not share personal data of clients, directors, staff or subcontractors with any joint controllers.

Separate controllers

The Instrument Factory Limited may share your personal data with organisations where we have a legal obligation, contract or other legitimate interest to do so, including:

  • Regulators and other professional bodies

Third countries

Your Personal Data will not be transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), unless it is held on servers used by cloud-based accountancy and client portal software located outside of the EEA.


Where data is transferred outside of the EEA, it is done on the basis of appropriate safeguards, for example binding corporate rules, EU model clauses or a declaration of adequacy.

How long do we hold your personal data?

The Instrument Factory Limited will retain data for as long as it is needed for the relevant regulatory, assurance and conduct purpose. Specific records may also be retained for other legitimate reasons for example to resolve complaints and disputes and to comply with other legal and oversight obligations.


  • Updated 21 June 2021

Registered office: The Instrument Factory, The iCentre, Howard Way,

Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, MK16 9PY, England, United Kingdom

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