At ArtSmart we want to safeguard and preserve your privacy when you visit our site or communicate electronically with us. This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we might collect from you. We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy when required.

Please also note this Privacy Policy only applies to the use of Information collected by us from your use of our Website, including the purchase of services or during your communications with us. It does not apply to your communications with any other third party.

You may also be interested in our Cookie Policy.


The information we collect

Our website is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) adopted by the European Parliament in April 2018 and enforced by May 25th, 2018. The website uses Google Analytics (please click here to read their Privacy Policy) to collect and process the following information about you:

• Details of your visit to this website and the resources that you accessed; including, but not limited to: traffic data, IP address of device used, browser type, operating system and device type, location data, access time and dates, referring website addresses, hardware and software being used and other communication data. None of this information allows us to identify you specifically as an individual.


Use of Cookies

We gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website. The information does not identify you personally. It is statistical data about visitors and their use of this site. We’re gathering information about the use of our website by using a cookie file. Cookies help us improve our website and the service that we provide. All computers, have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating a setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. However, if you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access parts of our website.


Use of your information

Any information we collect and store directly relating to you is primarily collected when you email us. This data is used to enable us to provide our services to you. We may use this information for the following purposes:

• To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services.

• To provide information on other products or services which we feel may be of interest to you.

• To meet our commitments to you.

• To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.

• To ensure that the content on our Website is presented in the most relevant and effective manner for you and your device.

• To enable you to use the interactive features of our Website.

• For our internal record keeping.

Data that is provided to us is stored on secure servers. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure, therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically. Even though we are very trustworthy, the internet is not. Therefore, transmission of such data is sent entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.


Your consent

By using our Website you consent to the collection and use of Information as set out in this Privacy Policy. If we change this Privacy Policy we will post an updated version of it on the Website.


Third Party Links

You might find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies, which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.


Access to information

For your own knowledge, the really rather smart Data Protection Act 1998 ensures strict adherence to the 8 principles that underpin it. Data must:

• Be processed fairly and lawfully

• Be obtained only for specified, lawful purposes

• Be adequate, relevant and not excessive

• Be accurate and updated regularly

• Not be held for any longer than required

• Be processed according to the rights of the data subjects

• Be protected accordingly

• Not be transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA), unless the destination complies with adequate protection criteria

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) gives you:

• the right of access to the information that we hold about you

• the right of rectification/correction of the information that we hold about you

• the right of erasure/to be forgotten

• the right of restriction on processing

• the right to object to processing

• the rights of portability/wanting your data

Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you relating to the above please contact us using the contact details below.


Contacting Us

Contact us with your enquiries regarding this privacy policy: info@artsmart.org

This document was last updated on 26 August 2019.