Privacy statement

Last update: 14th September 2022


North Somerset Film Office operates


This website is operated by North Somerset Film Office.

North Somerset Film Office are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our visitors when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the site. By using the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Please read the following carefully to understand what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us when you visit this site.

1. Types of information we may collect from you

The personal information about individuals that we process includes the following for the location/property registration, the film permit application and any inquiries submitted.

1.1. When registering your location/property:

  • Name, address, postcode, telephone, email and website of a location which you may own (property, business or land etc.).
  • Ownership details (of the individual, commercial company or authority) including name, title/responsibility, address (if different to location address) and contact details (phone and email).
  • Details, including contact details, of the location representative (when this is different to the location owner(s)).
  • Specific details of the location.

1.2. When applying for a film permit:

  • Project title
  • Project type
  • Any “Additional Information” which is provided
  • Total Crew
  • Production Budget
  • Location Budget
  • Project Origin
  • Production contact details
  • Details required for the FPA document, including both applicant and production company details.
  • Supporting documents and the information they contain, for example details contained within the public liability document.

1.3. Filming inquiries:

  • Information supplied which would be deemed as sensitive 

2. How we may use the information we collect

Any information you supply to us will be used to:

  • to provide you with information and/or services that you request from us

3. Disclosure of your information

We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations.


Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


4. Your rights – access to your personal data

You have the right to ensure that your personal data is being processed lawfully (“Subject Access Right”). Your subject access right can be exercised in accordance with data protection laws and regulations. Any subject access request must be made in writing to North Somerset Film Office. We will provide your personal data to you within the statutory time frames. To enable us to trace any of your personal data that we may be holding, we may need to request further information from you. If you have a complaint about how we have used your information, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

5. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

6. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to