We are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of our clients and customers. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or you provide to us will be processed, shared or transmitted by us.
Skarstedt Gallery London Ltd is the Data Controller, for the purpose of compliance under the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Skarstedt Gallery London Ltd can be contacted at Skarstedt, 8 Bennet Street, London, SW1A 1RP.
Data privacy last updated: 23rd May 2018.
1. What type of information and data do we collect about you?
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Information you give us. You may provide us with personal information by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, in person or otherwise. We may collect your personal data to inform you of the various services we offer relating to your interest in Skarstedt Gallery London Ltd and its associated exhibition programme, artists, events and art fairs. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, occupation and details of your interests.
1.2 Information we collect about you. We may collect information you give to us when you purchase any art work or give to us in person when you visit the gallery, an art fair or meet with a member of our gallery staff.
2. How do we use your information?
We use information held about you to:
2.1 provide information about our art work and services to you;
2.2 keep you informed about art work, artists and events that we think you may find interesting;
2.3 carry out our obligations arising from any agreements entered into between you and us;
2.4 communicate with you;
2.5 for internal operations, including research;
2.6 in order to comply with legal and regulatory obligations;
2.7 for security and to check your identity.
3. Legal basis for processing
Our processing of your personal information is necessary:
3.1 for the performance of contracts to which you will may be a party to and in order to take steps at your request prior to you entering into those contracts;
3.2 for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us;
3.3 or in order to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
In relation to any processing of special categories of personal data, we will generally rely on obtaining specific consent from you at the time unless there is otherwise a legal requirement for us to process such information.
4. Legitimate interests
Where our processing is based on the legitimate interest grounds described above, those legitimate interests are:
4.1 collecting personal information to provide you with a smooth and efficient client experience;
4.2 to make sure you receive updated information on Skarstedt Gallery London Ltd business activities;
4.3 to provide the services you have requested;
4.4 for our own marketing and research.
5. When we may disclose your information to others
Except as expressly set out in this policy we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. The personal information you provide to us may be shared with third party companies, agents, contractors, service providers or affiliated companies if this is necessary to provide you with our art work or services, respond to your inquiries or for any of the purposes described in this policy. We may also share your personal information with: law enforcement agencies, other governmental agencies or third parties if we are required by law to do so; and other business entities should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity, or if we undergo a re-organisation with that entity.
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.
7. Your rights
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data. Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation you also have the right to revoke or amend any consent you have provided allowing us to store and use your personal data. Any request from you for access to or a copy of your personal data must be in writing and we will endeavour to respond within a reasonable period and in any event within one month in compliance with data protection legislation. We will comply with our legal obligations as regards your rights as a data subject.
We aim to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate at all times. To assist us in ensuring that your information is up to date, do let us know if any of your personal details change at the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where you are one of our clients or have otherwise agreed to be contacted for marketing we may use your personal information to send you information about Skarstedt Gallery London Ltd events, art fairs and works of art. You can unsubscribe from receiving them at any time, (details of how to unsubscribe will be included on each electronic mailing we send you).You also have the option of "unsubscribing" from our mailing list at any time thereby disabling any further such e-mail or other communication from being sent to you by emailing email@example.com. We will action any opt out request from you without delay.
9. Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other sites, including via our social media buttons. While we try to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites and a link does not constitute an endorsement of that website. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right (as a UK resident) to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, which regulates and supervises the use of personal data in the UK, via their helpline on 0303 123 1113.
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