Updated on 20 May 2018

This privacy policy sets out how Somerset Art Works uses and protects any information that you give Somerset Art Works when you use this website.

Somerset Art Works is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Somerset Art Works may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 20 May 2018 and was updated on 19 April 2019.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address and telephone number
  • demographic information such as postcode
  • ages if participants are under 18
  • information about disabilities or support needs

What we do with the information we gather

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

  • Internal record keeping
  • To improve our services and to report to funders on the use of their investment
  • To contact you – we will only contact you using the details you provide for reasons directly relating to your purchase of services

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. We will only pass on your personal information if we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. We may charge or refuse if we deem the request to be manifestly unfounded or excessive. If we do refuse we will tell you why and what your next steps are. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us with your request.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

E-communications

You will be able to stop these at any time by emailing us or by clicking the unsubscribe link within the email.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.