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Updated: 24th May 2021

I am committed to protecting any personal data you share with me. I aim to be clear about how and why I process your personal data.

1. The type of personal data I collect

The type of information I may collect and hold about you:

  • your full name

  • email address

  • your postal address (if I have mailed anything to you by post)

  • date you subscribed to my mailing list

  • records of your correspondence with me


2. How personal data is collected

I may collect information about you when you give it to me directly:

  • to receive information from me

  • to subscribe to my mailing list

  • to take part in an activity such as a workshop or other event


I may collect other personal data from your use of the website, such as your IP address and access times. 

I may link my website directly to other sites. This Privacy Notice does not cover external websites and I am not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. I encourage you to read the privacy notices of any external websites you visit.


3. Why I process your personal data

I may use your personal data to:

  • provide you with information about exhibitions, events and activities

  • provide you with other information which I feel may interest you

  • analyse and understand how people use my website so I can improve your experience

  • keep a record of my relationship with you

  • personalise my communications with you

  • notify you about changes to my services

  • administer and process payments you may make to me for goods or services purchased

  • comply with applicable laws and regulations and requests from statutory agencies


4. The lawful bases I rely on to use your personal data

The legal bases that I rely on for processing your personal data are:

  • You have provided your consent to me using your personal data for a specific purpose:

  • I will ask for your consent to use your personal data, for example, to send you emails about workshops. You always have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

  • It is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which I am subject:

This would include where I have to retain certain records.


5. Communications

I may contact you, where you have provided consent, by e-mail, to let you know about events and activities (and I may also mention those of third parties, particularly where they are collaborating with me or sponsoring my events) that might be of particular interest to you.

You can opt-out from receiving my marketing communications, or update your contact preferences at any time by contacting me by email (see Contact ).


6. Data sharing

I do not sell your information under any circumstances.

Where I work with other organisations, service providers, or other third parties who help me with my activities I may share information with them for these purposes.

I may need to disclose your personal data upon request to regulatory and government bodies as well as law enforcement agencies.


7. Data retention

I keep personal data for as long as there is a need to keep it in connection with the purposes for which it was collected.


8. Your rights

You have the following legal rights to control your personal data:

Right of access

You have a right to ask for a copy of the personal data I hold about you. If you want to access your personal data, please send a description of the personal data you want to see and proof of your identity.


Right to rectification

I also want to make sure that your personal data is accurate and up to date. Please let me know if your details change. You may also ask me to correct or remove personal data which is inaccurate.


Right to erasure

You have the right to request that your personal data is erased from my records in certain circumstances.


Right to restrict processing

In certain circumstances as outlined in the ICO guidance, you have a right to require me to stop processing your personal data in a particular way.


10. Complaints

Please let me know if you have any queries or concerns about the way that your personal data is being processed by contacting me (see Contact ).

You are also entitled to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (for further information see


11. Contact

For all enquiries relating to this Privacy Notice, please contact me via the Contact page on my website.


12. Changes to this Privacy Notice

I may update this notice from time to time so please check it regularly.

For information about the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please visit

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