privacy policy and cookie declaration

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We may ask to collect the following information:

Contact information including email, address and telephone number

Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

IP addresses of computers used by those posting material online.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Your information will not be used for marketing purposes (newsletters etc.) without your explicit permission.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to manage the services you have requested, to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

For internal record keeping

To improve our website

If you have consented, to periodically send emails about new artworks, exhibitions, workshops and  special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

Demographics and Interests Reports

This site uses Google Analytics Demographics and Interests Reports to collect anonymised demographic information (such as age and gender) about our visitors without needing to interrupt their visit with a survey.


The security of your information is very important to us. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties (unless  required by law).


Cookies allow web apps to treat you as an individual. They enable applications to tailor their behaviour to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering data about your preferences.If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.  

  Cookies do not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.You can choose to accept or decline cookies by altering your browser’s preferences, though this may affect the functionality of the website. For more information on cookies please visit 


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may occasionally include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this website you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.