Privacy Policy

This notice sets out the information collected about you through the use of the Artmusic website and any other electronic communications networks by Artmusic

  1. Information collected

First and second names and email addresses are added to our MailChimp lists form where we send out occasional newsletters.  This data is stored on MailChimp until such time as a recipient of the newsletter unsubscribes from the list.

We will collect postal addresses in order to dispatch sales items advertised on our website. We do not retain postal addresses after the sales item has been dispatched, unless we are requested to do so. Payments may be made by cheque, BACS or via PayPal.  We will never retain any financial information acquired through sales activity.

We may collect other data (email address, telephone number) from anyone who is participating in an Artmusic or Helen Ottaway project or event.  This data will not be retained after the completion of the project, unless the individual requests it.

  1. Method of collection

Information is collected through personal contact, at events through a physical sign-up form or at any time via the MailChimp sign up form.  A link to the sign-up form can be found on this website.

  1. Reason for collection of data

We collect personal information in order to circulate information and news about Artmusic and Helen Ottaway’s activities and events and to communicate with participants and collaborators in such activities and events.

  1. Storage and Access of personal data

Personal data collected  in relation to specific projects, sales and events is stored securely at Artmusic’s office and can only be accessed by Artmusic partners. As described in section 1. above, this information is not retained longer than necessary.

All information you provide to us that is stored via a third party (e.g. Mailchimp, will be subject to the Privacy Policy of those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Artmusic will not share personal data with any other third party organisation or individual.

  1. Website and cookies

a) Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping. Cookies can make websites easier to use by storing information about your preferences on a particular website. The information may remain on your computer after the Internet session finishes and you leave the website but you can delete them using some browsers, manually or using system utilities. Most internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your internet browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. This site will work more efficiently if receipt of cookies is enabled but it will still operate correctly if you disable cookies.

b) Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how our visitors use and navigate this website. We use this information to report to funders and to analyse usage of the website so that we can continually work to add new features and improve your experience of it.

The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to the site, which pages they visited and whereabouts they came to the site from. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally.

c)  Third-party cookies

During your visits to the Artmusic website you may be delivered cookies by third-party websites. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Artmusic does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third-party websites for more information about these.

  1. Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy notice. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

  1. Access to Information

The GDPR Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.

  1. Privacy and data protection

Artmusic complies with all applicable UK and EU data protection legislation in force in respect of any personal information you submit to us. The personal details you submit to us will only be used for the specified purposes indicated to you and will not be passed onto third parties without your explicit consent, unless so required by law. You can unsubscribe from emails by clicking on the relevant ‘unsubscribe’ link in our newsletter emails.

  1. Changes to this privacy notice

From time to time Artmusic may change this privacy notice. You may therefore wish to check this page each time you submit personal information to Artmusic. The latest privacy notice will always appear on this page.

  1. Contacting Artmusic about this privacy notice

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy notice, please contact us at info@artmusic.org.uk