PRIVACY POLICY 

 

WHO WE ARE

Art School Lancaster is a not-for-profit online listings site for art classes, creative workshops, exhibitions and events happening within the Lancaster and Morecambe district. Founded in 2020 

This is a not-for-profit venture, run by local artists to promote, encourage and bring people together through art. 

 

Art School Lancaster understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our website; artschoollancaster.com 

We will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law. Links within our site to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.

DATA CONTROL

Who is responsible for keeping your personal data safe? We are the “data controller” of all the personal data collected on this website for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. This means that it is our responsibility for deciding how your personal data is used and ensuring that your personal data is handled in accordance with the law.

Charlotte Done at Art School Lancaster is responsible for making sure your personal data is treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the law. Information for enquiries can be found in the Contact Information Section.

 

WHAT DATA? & WHERE FROM?

We collect data from you when you visit the website, complete a submission form, subscribe to our newsletter or sign up for a profile.

When you sign up to our mailing lists or subscribe we transfer the information to securely manage it digitally on online systems with the same privacy policy guidelines. 

We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visit to certain pages, page interaction information. 

 

WE ALSO COLLECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WHICH MIGHT INCLUDE:

Full Name. IP Address. Email Address. Postal Address. Telephone Number. Credit Card information. Billing Details. Comments. Feedback. Social Media Shares. Page Views. Device Information e.g. desktop tablet mobile. Visit Duration. Traffic Information. 

 

 

THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE

Our website (Including  content management system, website contact form, sign up forms, surveys  and newsletter subscription ) is hosted on the www.wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and manage service to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Wix has taken steps to comply with the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law, which is explained in their Privacy Policy

 

We also collect website usage data using Google Analytics. The website uses a cookie for Google Analytics. It does not capture or store personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server. This is used to record the number of visitors to our website, volumes of usage, visit duration, device information, etc. For more information about Google Analytics visit the Google Analytics website.

Our websites have a number of embedded feeds. The embedded feeds behave in the 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.

If you do not wish to accept cookies you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However, this may affect the functionality of the Art School Lancaster website.

 

HOW AND WHY WE USE YOUR DATA

We aim to be transparent when processing your personal data that we collect. We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems, resolve a dispute, collect fees or monies owed, to send updates about our organisation or as necessary inline with agreements or applicable laws. This might be through email, telephone, text message, and/or postal mail.

 

WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES: 

To provide and operate services.

To provide our users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support.

To be able to contact our visitors and users with general or personalised service related notices and promotional messages.

To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we may use to provide and improve our services.

To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

We use the personal data you provide during the newsletter sign-up process to provide you with news updates. It is important for you to know that you can opt-out of direct marketing at any time. This can be done by clicking the “unsubscribe link” at the bottom of our email marketing correspondence we send you. Alternatively, you can contact us at artschoollancaster@gmail.com to inform us of your  opt-out request.

We use your personal data that you supplied during purchases to manage, process and deliver your orders. 

​​We use your personal data that you supplied during the sign-up process to manage and oversee your subscription and inform and update you of our business, events and opportunities available.

 

WITHDRAW, VIEW OR UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION

Requests to see a copy of the data stored by us, requests for updates or to withdraw please contact us at artschoollancaster@gmail.com or by post to;

Charlotte Done, 46 Bridge Road, Lancaster LA1 4UL

You may be asked for supporting information to help confirm your identity, though for additional security reasons we will not be able to provide precise details about payment-cards.

 

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

This Policy was last updated in March 2020. Any changes to this policy will be posted on the Art School Lancaster website at www.artschoollancaster.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any further enquiries you are invited to contact us at:

Email: artschoollancaster@gmail.com 

By post: Charlotte Done, 46 Bridge Road, Lancaster LA1 4UL

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