Legal and Privacy
Privacy Policy is owned and operated by Playful Anywhere CIC. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online and to this end have developed the following Privacy Policy to deal with issues which may concern you. Please read the Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time so please check it periodically.

1. Introduction

Playful Anywhere CiC  is committed to both respecting and protecting your personal information. We want to maintain the trust and confidence of every one of our audience members &, participants as well as each visitor to the Cambridge Playlaws website.

Our Privacy Policy gives you detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure.

The information you share with us means you’ll receive information about events and invitations to participate in various activities.

Playful Anywhere CIC is a company limited by guarantee incorporated in England and Wales (08915269). Playful Anywhere CIC is the data controller of your personal information.  

If you have questions regarding your information or its use, please contact our Data Protection Officer on

2. How We Collect Your Personal Information

Generally, we collect your information when you decide to interact with us. This could include signing up as a Play Agent, sharing a pin on our interactive digital map, or where you sign up to receive emails from us or in person at one of our events. 

3. The Types of Information We Collect

We only collect the information that’s necessary to carry out our project, provide the particular activity you’ve requested to be part of and to keep you informed. You do not have to provide all of the information requested but should you choose not to, Cambridge Playlaws may not be able to keep you informed of issues that may impact on an existing event or future event or activity that might interest you.

When you interact with our online forms via our website we need to collect information from you in order to provide the information you are requesting or so we can get in touch with you should we have a query about the information you have provided.

Users Under 18

If you are under 18, please ensure that you obtain your parent/guardian’s consent beforehand whenever you provide Personal Information to the website. 

4. Why We Collect Your Personal Information and How We Use It

The information we hold on you will be used in a number of ways for example to inform you of events or updates you’ve asked for or contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information, for example if we have to cancel Playbox activities due to inclement weather conditions, or theft of the Playbox..

Specifically, we use your information we collect in the following ways:

To carry out our project and to provide a service or carry out a contract with you:
  • Contact you with important information relating to our activities in Cambridge letting you know about any issues that may affect your visit.
Where we have your consent:
  • Send you updates via email about events, activities,  news or about getting involved..
  • Email you about a specific topic you’ve requested 
  • Text you fun missions, jokes and prompts
Where we have justifiable reason (including legal obligation and legitimate interest):
  • Learn about your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information that is relevant to you.
  • Undertake research: we may contact you to ask you to participate in research either via an online or telephone survey or in person. You are under no obligation to participate in research and, should you provide any further information, we will inform you how any further information will be used.
  • Analyse and continually improve the services we offer including our artistic output, our website and resulting network that may emerge
  • To help us run the test version of our website that we use internally to pilot new features and ensure the smooth running of our web services.
5. How We Handle Your Information and Other Organisations

Playful Anywhere will never share, sell, rent or trade your personal information to any third parties without your prior consent. 

Website Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. They make it possible for us to track visitor statistics, such as returning visitors.  For details of cookies used on our website please refer to our cookie policy.

Despite all our precautions, no data transmission over the internet is 100% secure. So, we cannot guarantee the security of any information which you disclose to us and so wish to draw your attention to the fact that you do so at your own risk.

6. How We Protect Your Data

Playful Anywhere  is committed to protecting the personal information you entrust to us. We adopt robust and appropriate technologies and policies, so the information we have about you is protected from unauthorized access and improper use e.g. your online account is encrypted and our own network is protected.

We will keep your information only for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice and to fulfil our legal obligations. We will not keep more information than we need. The retention period will vary according to the purpose.  For further information about how long we will keep your information, please contact the Data Protection Manager using the contact details outlined in this notice.

If you ask us to stop sending direct marketing communications to you, we will keep the minimum amount of information (e.g. name, address or email address) to ensure we adhere with such requests.

7. Your Choices

You should find it easy to access and amend the personal information that we hold on you, or request that we stop contacting you. It’s your data and we want to make sure you feel in control of it.

If you have an online account with us, you can amend your personal details and email contact preferences at any time by signing into your account.  Or, if you prefer, you can contact us by phoning, emailing, or writing using our contact details below.

Every email we send to you will include details on how to change your communications preferences or unsubscribe from future communications.

If you would like to see what information we hold about you, you can also request full details of personal information we hold The General Data Protection Regulation, by contacting the Data Protection Manager. Please send a description of the information you would like to see, together with proof of your identity

At any time you have the right to ask Playful Anywhere to amend or stop how it uses your personal information including for marketing purposes.

You can do this by emailing or writing using our contact details below.

You have the right to get information held about you by us corrected. If you have any concern about the accuracy of your personal data, please let us know using the below contact details.

If you would like us to remove the personal information we hold about you, please contact us using the below contact details.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, The Information Commissioner’s Office –

By email:

By post: Data Protection Officer, Playful Anywhere, 14-81 Kirkstall Road, Leeds LS3 1LH

8. Updates or Changes to the Privacy Policy and Further Information

This notice was updated in March 2023. It may be updated to take into account changes at the Playful Anywhere or for example to reflect changes to regulation or legislation.