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This policy sets out what information we ask for, what information we hold and for how long, and how we use your data. This applies to information collected through The Marlow Film Studio website (

The Marlow Film Studio team is committed to protecting the privacy of those with whom we interact and recognises the need to respect information that is disclosed to us. This Privacy Policy shows how our practices comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations).

Whenever you provide personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with current UK Data Protection legislation.

Who are we?

This policy is written by, and our site is owned and operated by, Dido Property Ltd, a limited company registered in Guernsey under company number 1-67692, whose registered address is PO Box 286, Floor 2, Trafalgar Court, Les Banques, St Peter Port, GUERNSEY GY1 4LY.

How to contact us

To contact us, please send us an email:

What is the purpose of The Marlow Film Studio website?

The purpose of using this website is to be informed, and to be able to contribute to the debate around the development of Marlow Film Studio.

By participating in and contributing to our website, you are agreeing to communication with us using whatever communication method you provide e.g. an email address. You can also contact us via the digital social media platforms we operate on in support of this website.

What and how is personal information collected?

We collect data from you in a number of different ways, depending on how you interact with us. We will from time to time use third party software to analyse data and communicate with individuals who have expressed they wish to be contacted.

You can interact with us directly through our website or via someone else, for example by filling in a paper or digital questionnaire in your local area. This data is then provided to us for use in the consultation.

We collect your personal data from the information you supply to us on any form or correspondence. We may collect the following information about you: your name, email address or your postcode. This is important, because we want to make sure the feedback we collect can be verified and has been provided by real people. It also enables us, with your permission, to keep you informed and up to date with developments regarding this project.

Information about your postcode is used to determine that you are eligible to sign our petition and helps us to understand and map which neighbourhoods have and have not responded. In order to do that, we may use third party services such as Maptive to visually display data on a customised Google map. Maptive’s privacy policy can be foundhere. Your name and email address will not be published.

The information we collect includes where you might “follow”, “like” or otherwise link your social media accounts to a campaign via a third-party website. Also, any correspondence you send may be retained, and we would therefore hold and process the personal data in that correspondence. We may also retain any information you upload or post on our website which may include photos and personal comments, and therefore personal data.

We collect details of your visits to our website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access. We may collect information about your computer, including where available: your IP address, operating system and browser type. This information is required for the website to work correctly and allows us to improve the performance and functionality of the website.

It may be also used for system administration and to report and analyse aggregate information. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Their privacy policy can be found here. By using Google Analytics or other services, those providers or we may record information from your device or web browser when you interact with our sites, including location data, operating system and links you have clicked on, including through email and social media. Our website uses Google Analytics for traffic analysis, which enables Google Analytics to collect data about our traffic via Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation.

Use of cookies

‘Cookies’ are small data files that are sent from a server during a browsing session and which enables the server to collect information about how you navigate the Marlow Film Studio website. They are only used on this site to hold data from one page to another. They are not used to store personal information.

Analytics cookies are used by us and by third parties who may process data for us for analytics purposes (e.g. Google Analytics) so that we can manage and improve the performance and design of our sites and for monitoring, auditing, research and reporting.

Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this, please look at the help menu on your browser. However, if you turn off the cookie function you will not receive the full functionality of the website. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or

How does The Marlow Film Studio website use your information?

When you complete the “Take Action” or “Sign Up For Information” forms provided on our website or provide us with any information, we will collect the information you give to us and we may use it to communicate with you or to interact with you digitally. 

The Marlow Film Studios wants to keep in touch with our supporters. We use your data to help us decide which content or services may be of interest to you. We may use your personal data to deliver information to you. This would include our market research on your opinions and may include us using your personal information in the design of our marketing and campaigns on social media.

We process your personal data with your consent to fulfil legal obligations or in our legitimate interests. We also use your personal information for administration so that we have a record of your relationship with us.

Clicking send on the “Take Action” form will sign you up to the campaign and generate a letter of support in your name for the Marlow Film Studios planning application. This letter may be sent to Buckinghamshire Council councillors and officers, Buckinghamshire Parish Council councillors, Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), and Members of Parliament. These organisations may upload this letter publicly on their planning portals and/or website and will adhere with their Privacy Policies.

What legal basis do we have for processing your personal data?

As stated above we process your personal data with your consent, due to legal obligations or in our legitimate interests. By signing up to the website or by signing a petition, you give us your consent for us to process your personal data. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us. By withdrawing your consent, your name and all other personal data is removed from our signatories’ list and will not be counted towards the total signatories.

How is data stored?

Your personal data will be treated confidentially. The development team can access the data, which is protected by password access. We use standard security measures taken to safeguard your information and put in place appropriate measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, used, accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. Our web server is password protected to protect from external threats. We limit access to your personal data but cannot guarantee or warrant that security measures will prevent data breaches, and we have procedures to deal with suspected data breaches. We will notify you and the relevant regulator of any data breach as required by law.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. We review annually what we hold, and always consider if we still need the personal data, factoring in if it is sensitive, at risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, and the processing purposes.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you as we would no longer be identifying you in the processing.


We will only collect your personal data if you have signed up to hear about Marlow Film Studio. We will only use your personal data which you have provided to us if you have expressly given permission for us to contact you. You may give permission when you sign up through our website or when you take action using our pages on digital platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or other digital platforms.

Your rights in relation to personal data

Under the GDPR, you have the right to access and control your personal data. You can contact us at any time to find out what information we hold on you and how we use it. You may, at any time, ask us to correct or delete your data.

Opting out

If you would like to opt-out, you can at any time by emailing us ( with the subject line “Opt Out”. To change your setting on external services, please see the links below and refer to their privacy notices.

To opt-out of Twitter communication, please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer choice tool at to opt out of seeing interest-based advertising from Twitter in your current browser.

To opt-out or manage your Facebook ads please visit:

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Changes to the Marlow Film Studio Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is reviewed and updated from time to time. Do check this page periodically in order to review the latest version. We welcome your questions regarding privacy. Please contact us anytime via

Dear Sir/Madam,

Re: Marlow Film Studios (ref: 22/06443/FULEA).

I am writing in support of the planning application for Marlow Film Studios, a new film and television studio located on land adjacent to Marlow, within the Parish of Little Marlow.

The proposals will transform a low quality, neglected land infill site into a cultural and economic hub, supporting Buckinghamshire’s continued recognition as a global epicentre for film and television production.

The studios are forecast to generate up to 4,180 jobs and £350m of economic activity per year, which will provide economic opportunities for local businesses and residents which I fully support. Around two-thirds of production budgets are estimated to be spent in the local economy and associated supply chains which will further boost positive economic growth across all of Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas.

I support the education and skills commitments and the proposed Culture and Skills Academy which will provide significant opportunities for the younger generation to gain the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to support a future career in the creative industries.

As a new transport hub, providing a direct and half-hourly bus between Maidenhead and High Wycombe and a new half hourly hopper service around Marlow, Little Marlow and Bourne End, the film studio application will be a major catalyst to making sustainable and public transport options more accessible for the surrounding communities.

I also support the proposed Community Building, upgrades to cycling and pedestrian infrastructure, and delivery of a range of measures, including 25% of the site being used for public enjoyment and wildlife and additional offsite interventions, that aim to achieve a 20% biodiversity net gain in the natural environment within the local area.

I believe that the Marlow Film Studios application delivers immense socio-economic benefits, meets the need for film and television facilities, achieves local and national government policy objectives, and adds to the co-location priorities of the West London Cluster.

For the reasons set out above in this letter, I believe very special circumstances are delivered to justify the granting of consent for Marlow Film Studios. In summary, I strongly support the application for Marlow Film Studios and urge you to grant consent.

Yours Truly,