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Each year part of the FilmG competition includes a people’s choice vote. Visitors to the FilmG website can view any film and vote for it. Visitors can vote for as many films as they like, but only vote for the same film once. We record the IP of the computer used to cast each vote, as well as storing a voting cookie on your machine. This is done strictly to ensure the fairness of the voting, and we do not use the recorded IP addresses for any other purpose.
When you enter a film into the FilmG competition, you are asked to provide your details via an electronic or paper form. You can see an example of the form here. This is standard information that we require for the competition. We keep a paper copy of this form as well as a digital database of all entries. This information will be kept until the conclusion of FilmG and may be shared with our partners (MG ALBA/HIE or others) if they wish to show your film on another platform (TV/ their own website). Your name will appear on the FilmG website alongside your film and it is planned that these films will remain online indefinitely in order to maintain a collection of Gaelic films on the web. It is important that you read our rules before you enter the competition and that you are aware of how your personal information will be used.
For those entering the competition under the age of 16, we require parental consent and a ‘release form’ can be downloaded from the website. All school pupils who participate in a film must submit these forms with their entry.
We also visit a number of schools to undertake workshops with school pupils. We keep the name of the school and the key contact at that school (usually the Gaelic teacher) and their work phone number in our training database.
If you are under 16, please seek parental consent before providing personal details to FilmG, even for email enquiries.
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