Terms and Conditions

By attending the Vicarious Festival, and/or entering one of our competitions, you will be accepting our terms and conditions as listed below. This page also details our privacy and cookie policies.

“The Vicarious Festival” is an event organised by Vicarious Festival (“Vicarious”, “we”, “us”, “our”, “the festival”), a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee in England and Wales (no. 12165083).

Our registered office address is:

27 Old Gloucester Street

Our telephone number is 07849 914671

Our email address is (without spaces): inspiration @ vicariousfestival.com

General terms and conditions relating to attendance of the festival, as well as a variety of other useful information, may be read on the ‘Information for Inquisitive Minds’ page here.

Additional information and terms and conditions related to published authors and photographers featured in the festival programme may be read on the ‘Information for Authors and Photographers’ page here.

Entry rules and requirements for the Travel Writing Competition may be read here and for the Travel Photography Competition here.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org

How do we use cookies?
We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

– Understanding how you use our website
– Providing easy to use ticket booking functionality

How to manage cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

We collect the following data:

Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, billing address, etc.)

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

– Make a booking
– Enter a competition
– Volunteer
– Make a general enquiry
– Subscribe to email updates

How will we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

– Process your booking and manage your account
– Manage your competition entry
– Respond to your volunteer offer
– Respond to your enquiry
– Email you with Vicarious Festival updates

We will not share or sell any of the data we collect about you to any third-party.

You can unsubscribe from email updates at any time by following the ‘unsubscribe’ link contained in an email received from us.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user of this website is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by email.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Vicarious Festival website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under regular review and publish any updates on this page. This privacy policy was last updated on 11th September 2019.