Privacy Policy

Acceptance of Terms

By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to the following conditions of use:

Catherine Beale (CB/she) artist and tutor makes every effort to keep the content on this website timely and correct. It is for general information and use only and is subject to change from time to time so please check the website for updates and changes. CB accepts no responsibility for loss or damage that occurs as a result of using this website and the information provided on it.

The CB website may contain links to external websites that are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that CB endorses these websites, and she has no responsibility for their content or the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy notice.

All materials on CB’s website, including images, are copyrighted by CB. Reproduction is prohibited without her prior written consent.

Privacy Notice

This privacy notice tells you when and why the artist and tutor Catherine Beale (CB/she) collects personal information or processes information that you give her by filling in forms, either on her website or in person, when you visit her online shop or when you correspond with her by phone, e-mail or otherwise.

Why does CB collect and process personal data:

CB collects and processes personal information to perform a contract that you have with her. For instance information you provide when you:

  • buy a work of art from her website or in-person
  • book an event, course or workshop
  • hire her for a workshop or talk
  • complete a contact form for other reasons such as to report a problem or register a complaint

She also collects and uses information for legitimate interest – to improve her website or range of services offered for example.

Some information she collects she relies on your consent to use. For instance when you subscribe to her workshop or exhibition news mailing lists to receive direct marketing, in which case you may withdraw your consent at any time (see Mailing lists below.)

What information does CB collect about you and how will it be used?

Performance of a contract:

The personal data CB collects about you may vary depending on the service you request from her, whether you email an enquiry, book an event or workshop or buy a product from her either in person or on this website. Information may be collected in person at an event, via email or via this website in order for you to obtain her services. For example, for her to administer an online workshop booking.

Mailing lists:

If you sign up to CB’s Workshop Mailing List or Exhibition Mailing List, she will collect your name and email address. This is to send you information about events, news and opportunities from time to time. If you also supply her with details about your interests or art preferences she may use this information to send you tailored information relevant to these preferences.

Unless you withdraw your consent, she will keep a record of previous communications and relevant details to optimise the services she recommends to you in the future. You can remove yourself from either or both mailing lists by emailing CB using the website contact form and the word ‘unsubscribe’. CB will email afterwards to confirm you have been unsubscribed.

Booking an in-person or online workshop using a booking form:

CB will collect your name, email and telephone number to administer the workshop event, for example, to contact you in case of changes to the programme and to create an attendance list for the event. In the case of catered events CB may request special dietary information in order to safely cater for you during the event. For in-person events she may collect permissions to use photographs for publicity purposes.

CB will also request information on where you first heard about her workshops. This information is used to help her understand the reach of her goods and services in order to tailor any future marketing.

Requesting items by mail:

From time to time, depending on the service you require, CB may also request your (or your recipient’s) Postal Address to send you (or your recipient) an art product such as a print or paper workshop voucher by post.

Payment Details:

CB uses Stripe to accept card payments from you. Stripe will collect payment information from you to process these payments. Please see www.stripe.com for their privacy statement.

Enquiries and correspondence via the website contact form:

If you raise a query, comment or complaint using the website contact form CB will collect your name and email address when you fill out the contact form. She will also collect any other information you choose to send to her in that correspondence. This is so she can answer your query.

Art commissions customers:

The data CB holds for commission customers will include name, address, phone number and email. CB may gather further information via email or during appointments to help her create the commission – for instance appointment dates, product details, names and ages of portrait sitters. This may be gathered via email or in person during a visit. The data will be stored for the period of the commission.

Disclosure of your information:

The data CB collect’s from you is important to her and she would not want to share it with anyone else. She will never sell or transfer your personal data to any third parties unless to comply with any legal obligations to which she is subject. CB does disclose or transfer your data or personal information to Stripe employed by her to process credit card payments.

How long is your personal data stored:

CB holds data collected from you electronically on a computer owned and operated solely by her. The data is kept for as long as the purposes listed under What information does CB collect about you and how will it be used? section and to meet CB’s legal obligations. Payment information is held as long as needed for her tax purposes. Mailing lists marketing information is kept with CB until you notify her that you no longer wish to receive marketing information and unsubscribe from the mailing lists.  (See mailing lists section above to opt out.)

Your rights:

You have the right to request a copy of any information CB holds about you. CB will respond within one calendar month to any request for this made in writing.

You have the right for CB to rectify data that you believe is held by CB and is incorrect. Please email CB using the website contact form if you would like her to update the information held by her.

Where you have given consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to use your personal data at any time.

You have the right that CB delete your personal data. If you would like her to delete your personal data please email CB with the reason using the website contact form.

If you have any queries relating to this Privacy Notice or use of your personal data, please contact Catherine Beale using the website contact form.