1. How do you collect personal data?

We record personal data when you

  • Sign up to mailing list via website or Facebook page or Mail Chimp opt in form

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

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

  • Book an art class or course

  • Buy an artwork

2. What personal data is stored?

  • Name

  • Email

  • Where/when you signed up or requested information, if known

We may also record the following information, if provided:

  • Classes/tuition booked or artworks purchased

  • Payment amounts, on receipts, invoices and accounts

  • Address

  • Phone number

  • Dietary requirements (Darley House art retreats)

  • Name/email/phone of anyone else you make a booking or purchase for

You may request that some or all of your personal data is deleted at any time: either unsubscribe from emails using the link at the bottom of our email messages or contact Ella Clocksin from the website contact page >

3. 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 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 marketing or any other purpose

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

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

  • Sharing your name and email amongst members of the same art course so that you can use the Observation to Abstraction swap system: you may decline or withdraw permission at any point

  • Featuring your comments/feedback about Ella's classes on the Reviews page: you may decline or withdraw permission at any point

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

You may update your email preferences or unsubscribe altogether at any time, using the link at the bottom of Mail Chimp emails or by written/emailed request to Ella Clocksin

If you unsubscribe from emails, we retain a record of your email address, listed as unsubscribed and functionally disabled, to ensure that, in accordance with your wishes, we do not accidentally email you again

5. 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 - we have no access to these at any time

6. Does this website use cookies?

Yes, like all websites we use cookies (small units of digital data, placed on your device when you visit), so that our website functions well and you can access pages easily and securely

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

  • The cookies used by this website do not identify you, your physical location or payment card details, 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 of the router via which your computer connects with the internet) and how often an IP address re-visits the website - this enables us to build a picture, for example, 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 - however this may limit what you can see or interact with on websites