The organisers of the Festival are most grateful for the support of all our patrons. Patrons’ subscriptions help maintain entry fees for children at the lowest possible level. Patrons receive free entry to all of the adjudication sessions of the Festival as well as a reserved seat at the Festival Showcases.
RuTPAF understands that it is very important that it protects the privacy of submitted information and it will be stored securely in accordance with the new DGPR regulations. RuTPAF will only use the data for the administrative needs of organising a large competitive Festival including information about the syllabus, dates, adjudicators, timetabling and programming, Gift Aid (where applicable) and forthcoming events which are connected to the Festival. RuTPAF will never share contact details with third parties. The information will only be used to inform about matters relating to the Festival. RuTPAF will not supply data to anyone else (unless legally obliged to do so) RuTPAF will not hold data longer than is needed to fulfil its purposes. RuTPAF acknowledges the rights of teachers, performers and parents of those under 16 to see the data that is held by the Festival in order to correct errors, to have data deleted from records and/or to complain to the authorities if data is believed to be misused. RuTPAF data is held by The Patrons' Secretary who maintains a list of patrons. Festival Section Secretaries for Dance, Instrumental, Piano, Speech and Drama and Vocal. They collect, use and store contact details of: all those who have applied to take part in the activities of the Festival and all those who have agreed to act as stewards at Festival events