last updated on 23 May 2018

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Here, at Artstein, ("we") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. www.artstein.co.uk is also known as "Artstein Academy" and www.artsteinsociety.co.uk is known as "Artstein Society"

This policy (together with the terms of us found here) sets out the basis upon which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practises reading your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.artstein.co.uk, also known as Artstein or Artstein Academy, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

 

Information we collect from you

 

  • Information you provide to us: This is information about you that you willingly give us by filling in forms contained on our site - www.artstein.co.uk (the site) or by corresponding with us by telephone, email or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you subscribe to 'Artstein Academy' or 'Artstein Society' on our website to receive newsletters or invitations to the Society socialities, and when you RSVP to attend one of these events. It also includes you provide when you use our social media channels, enter a competition, promotion or survey, submit your work or an enquiry, and when you report a problem with the site. This information you provide us may include your name, e-mail address, location and postal address.

    You are also invited to submit additional information about yourself, but this is always completely at your discretion. We use this information to identify potential candidates for Artstein Academy, to feature on the website, or to identify writers and any other collaborators for "the site". 

 

  • Information we collect about you:  We collect information about traffic to artstein.co.uk using Google Analytics and SquareSpace Analytics, both are web analytics tools that help us understand how visitor engage with our website. We use this information to help us improve our website and your experience of it. This information is aggreated and anonymised so that we cannot acess personal information such as IP addresses.

 

Cookies

Our website server is Squarespace. And Squarespace declares that cookies help run its platform, Squarespace. For detailed information on the cookies that Squarespace collects on behalf of our site, such as Squarespace's analytics, cookies, and similar technologies, visit About the cookies Squarespace uses and our Cookie Policy. This information we receive from Squarespace help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

 

Uses made of the information

We use the information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us: We will use this information:

  • to carry out our obligations arising any contracts entered between you and us and to provide you with the information, products or services you request from us,

  • to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have enquired about,

  • to provide you, the content that you have subscribed to receive,

  • to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you,

  • to notify you about changes to our website, and

  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please inform us about preferences by sending an email with subject "OPT-OUT" to [contact@artstein.co.uk] 

Information we collect about you: We will use this information:

  • to administer the site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes,

  • to improve the site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device,

  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so,

  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure,

  • to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.

 

Information we receive from other sources (3rd-party companies):

We use Squarespace with third party-services to run our site.

Squarespace offers integrations with third-party services and methods for integrating additional services, including;

Typically, third-party services accept data from, or embed content into, our site, with Squarespace acting as a pass-through for the data or displaying the content. These services may have their own terms of service, privacy policies, and other practices which are different from ours. If you follow a link to any of these services used by Squarespace, and that are explained above, please note that these third-party company services all have their own privacy policies and we do not accept responsibility or liability for these policies. We recommend you to check these policies before you submit any personal data to any 3rd-party companies that Squarespace is offering services from, declared as above. (For example, if you would like to 'like' Artstein page on Facebook, please make sure you read Facebook's own privacy policy, before you submit your information.)

 

We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above. (depending on the types of information we receive.)

 

Disclosure of your information: 

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with selected third parties including: business partners, clients and with analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the site. We will never disclose information about identifiable individuals, but only provide aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 300 women aged under 40 have clicked on our website.) 

We will disclose your personal information to third parties: 

In the event we sell any business or assests, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets. 

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use contained at [http:artstein.co.uk/terms-of-use] and other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of Artstein, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Where we store your personal data:  All information you provide to us is stored on our servers in the EU.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. 

How do I remove personal data from Artstein ?

You can access, update, or delete some personal data in your account, including:

  • Update your account email address

  • Update your contributor profile

  • Your connected social media accounts

To request that we remove other specific data from our system, either your own data or visitor/customer data we store on your behalf, contact us at [contact@artstein.co.uk]

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and where appropriate, notified to you by e-email, if you provide one. Please refer back to this page frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy. 

 

Contact

We welcome your questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy policy. Please feel free to contact us or by writing to Artstein at 48-49 Princes Place, London, United Kingdom, W11 4QA.