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Privacy Notice

Standpoint is committed to using your data safely.

This notice applies to information held about artists, suppliers and prospective suppliers, contacts and all other persons about Standpoint holds information. By ‘information’ we mean personal information about you that we collect, use, share and store.
In this notice, ‘we’, ‘us’ means Standpoint and ‘you’ means the individual to whom the information relates.

What information do we collect from you?

Information about you that you give us by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, via our website, in person or by post. This may include your name, contact details such as your address, email address and telephone, as well as information relating to your interest in our artists and exhibitions.
Information related to your attendance of exhibitions and information that you give us via our website, for example by subscribing to our newsletter or inquiring about our exhibitions as well as when browsing our website, your IP address, your browser type and language.

Why do we collect this information?

Our processing of your personal information is a necessary part of running our business as a gallery in order to keep you informed about our activities as well as for our own marketing and research.

How we use your information

To keep you informed about our artists and exhibitions and deal with enquiries. To administer our website including data analysis, testing and research for statistical and survey purposes and to keep our website safe and secure. To comply with legal and regulatory obligations.


Who might we share your information with?

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 reasonably required by us to respond to inquiries or for any of the purposes described in this notice.

Where is your data stored and processed?

We will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice. We may use service providers like MailChimp to send you newsletters. MailChimp is based in the US and therefore some limited information (your name and email address) may be transferred to MailChimp (and therefore to the US) for the purposes of using their service.  MailChimp is signed up to the US EU Data Privacy Shield and we believe that there is no material risk associated with transferring this limited data outside of the UK.

How long will we keep your information?

We will keep the information we collect about you for as long as required for the purposes set out above or as required to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject.  This will involve us periodically reviewing our files to check that information is accurate, up-to-date and still required. Where we are permitted to send you our email newsletter we may retain your contact information necessary for this purpose, for as long as we have your consent and you do not unsubscribe from our mailing list. If you opt out from our newsletter, we will retain information to enable us to respect your wishes to not be contacted.

How can you access the information we hold about you

You can ask to see the information that we have about you. You can also ask us to change it, correct it, delete it, restrict how we use it or object to the way we use it by contacting us through our Contact page.


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 supervised the use of personal data in the UK.  You can read more about these rights on the ICO’s website

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables to server to collect information from the browser.
Our website requires cookies in order to function correctly. These cookies are used only to improve the user experience on our site. We also use cookies to identify your IP address when you visit the website and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. Please note however that turning off cookies will restrict the use of our website.
We are not responsible for third party cookies on our website, although the only ones our site uses are from trusted sources as outlined below: 
Google Analytics; Google analytics javascript runs on our website to tell us who is using the site and how. This script requires a cookie to record this data. These are third party cookies.
Content Management System and associated plugins. Our website is powered by a CMS and as such it creates cookies to store session information in order to help it remember user interactions. These are the only first party cookies we create and they are required for the site to function correctly. They are not used in any way outside of their technical applications. 



This privacy notice is subject to change from time to time. It was last updated in May 2018.