1. Does this website use cookies?

Yes, like all professional websites, we use cookies

  • Cookies are small units of digital data, placed on your device when you visit us, which help our website function smoothly so that you can access information easily and securely

  • By using the site, you are accepting the use of cookies

  • The cookies used by this website do not identify you or your physical address, or harm your computer, or relay your details to third party advertisers or marketeers

  • Cookies record a visitor's IP address (a unique string of numbers that identifies the approximate location where your computer connects to the internet) and how often an IP address visits our website, to enable us to build a picture of our most popular content, total number of visitors etc

  • At any time, you can adjust your own internet browser preferences to accept or reject some or all cookies from websites you visit

  • However, if you disable or reject cookies, this action may inhibit smooth functioning of this website and you may experience some functions as ‘broken,’ without realising they work perfectly if you allow your device to accept cookies

2. Do you collect personal data?

We record personal data when you

  • Opt to join our mailing list via the website or Facebook page or Mail Chimp form

  • Request information by email, phone, in person, or via mutual friend etc

  • Write in a visitors' book at an exhibition, workshop or demonstration

  • Book an art class/tuition

  • Buy an artwork

3. What personal data is stored?

  • Name

  • Email

  • How and when you subscribed to the mailing list

We may also record the following information

  • Classes/tuition booked or artworks purchased

  • Amounts paid, for receipts, invoices and accounts

  • Address

  • Phone number

  • Dietary requirements (Darley House art retreats)

  • Name/email/phone of other people you make a booking or purchase for

4. What do you use my personal data for?

Your personal data is strictly confidential and used solely for our core business activities: bookings and workshop administration; accounts, invoices and payments; and announcements, marketing and customer relations in connection with art classes and exhibitions

We will not pass on your information to third parties, individual or corporate, for any purpose

We would ask your permission, to share personal data for specific, relevant and limited core business purposes, for example

  • Sharing your email with current members of the Observation to Abstraction workshops so that you can use the swap system

  • Featuring your comments about Ella's classes on the Reviews page

Please note: You may decline or withdraw permission at any point for your data to be shared in these limited ways

We will share your personal data with third parties if required to do so by law, or to protect the website, business, or individuals from cyber crime, fraud, threats to copyright or personal safety etc

5. How can I control what you email me about?

You select which subjects we email you about via the update your email preferences link at the bottom of Mail Chimp emails

You can unsubscribe completely at any time, via the unsubscribe link at the bottom of Mail Chimp emails, or contact Ella Clocksin

6. How is my personal data stored?

Your personal data is stored on password-protected systems with regularly updated industry-standard security measures and firewall

If you book art tuition on this website, or create your own password-protected account for easier future bookings, your payment card details are securely encrypted - only you can see them

We use Google Analytics (GDPR compliant) to understand better how the site is used

In line with GDPR (May 2018) if you would like us to erase all your data from our system, just ask - contact Ella Clocksin

7. Disclaimer

Ella Clocksin and site admins make every effort to keep the information on this website current and accurate

However, Ella Clocksin and her collaborators, teaching partners and venues - e.g. galleries, Waterperry Gardens, Potato Town, Darley House and their representatives - disclaim any warranty or representation, express or implied, about its accuracy, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose

You assume full responsibility for using the information on this website, and you understand and agree that neither Ella Clocksin, nor her partner galleries or teaching venues and their representatives, are responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use