Interim Privacy Policy

This interim policy is for the period of closure during the  COVID-19 pandemic and redevelopment work at the Picture House whilst the Friends’ membership scheme is being reviewed.  

Who We Are

The Friends of the Hyde Park Picture House is a registered charity (1168835) established in 1984 to help ensure the longevity of the Hyde Park Picture House.

The main aims of the Friends Of The Hyde Park Picture House are

  1. To promote, support and participate in the cultural landscape of Hyde Park, Leeds and Yorkshire, particularly through an appreciation and understanding of the art of cinema
  2. To celebrate the heritage of the Hyde Park Picture House and ensure its preservation and continued use for cinema and related arts by and for all sections of the community.


If you become a member of The Friends of the Hyde Park Picture House we will ask you for your consent to store and process the information you supply during registration and any alterations you ask us to make to this data in the future.

In order to effectively manage memberships we may share this information with the Hyde Park Picture House which is part of Leeds Heritage Theatres.

We do not create supplementary data. Nor do we pass on this information to any others except where they are specifically employed to help deliver our own services.

This means that The Friends of the Hyde Park Picture House has your explicit permission to store your data and use it to contact you by phone, text, email or post with information relating to your membership.

If the data is incorrect, we will correct it. If you wish to have your data removed we will comply with your request. However, if this happens, we will be unable to send you further updates.

Email Newsletters

If you register for one of our email newsletters we store your name and email address only for the purpose of delivering the newsletter. You have the ability to opt out of any of this communication at any time.

The following third-party services may be used to process and store your data to provide these newsletters:

We will never provide your email address to any other third parties except where they are specifically employed to help deliver our own services.

Our Website

Our website is hosted on Automattic’s WordPress platform and we advise you read their policies to find out how your information may be used:

You can also find out more about cookies from the Information Commissioner’s Office.


Whilst we take great care to ensure any confidential information remains protected we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet.

Policy Updates

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. We may also notify you of changes to policies by email.

This policy is effective from 2nd November 2020.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or how we handle your information please contact us or write to us at:

The Friends Of The Hyde Park Picture House c/o Hyde Park Picture House 73 Brudenell Road Leeds LS6 1JD