Art UK is the operating name of the Public Catalogue Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales (1096185).
The Public Catalogue Foundation (We) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is the Public Catalogue Foundation of First Floor, 18 Percy Street, London W1T 1DX.
Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Lauren Cox.
1. Information we may collect from you
1.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
(a) Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on the Website or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use the Website, subscribe to our service, place an order on the Website, enter a competition, promotion or survey and when you report a problem with the Website. The information you give us may include your name, address, email address and phone number, financial and credit card information and personal description.
(b) Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to the Website we may automatically collect the following information:
(i) technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
(ii) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from the Website (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to contact us.
(c) Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.
3. Uses made of the information
3.1 We use information held about you in the following ways:
(a) Information you give to us. We will use this information:
(i) to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
(ii) to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
(iii) to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (email or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data;
(iv) to notify you about changes to our service; and
(v) to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
(b) Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
(i) to administer the Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
(ii) to improve the Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(iii) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
(iv) as part of our efforts to keep the Website safe and secure;
(v) to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you; and
(vi) to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of the Website about goods or services that may interest you or them.
(c) Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
4. Disclosure of your information
4.1 We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
4.2 We may share your information with selected third parties including:
(a) business partners, including Art UK Partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
(b) advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others; and
(c) analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the Website.
4.3 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
(a) in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
(b) if the Public Catalogue Foundation or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
(c) if required to do so by Law or in good faith believe we are required to do so by any order of the Courts or other competent body or agency;
(e) in order to protect or defend our rights or property or to protect the personal safety of our employees or the public at large.
5. Where we store your personal data
5.2 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6. Your rights
6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [email protected].
6.2 The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. It is your responsibility to check those policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
To contact us, please email us at [email protected].