Data Protection and Privacy Policy

At www.affordablebritishart.co.uk, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

We collect information about you to process your order and also to enable us to provide you with the best possible service. We will not e-mail you in the future unless you have given us your consent. We will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us or from another trader in the future. The type of information we will collect about you includes:

  • Your name and address
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Credit/debit card details
  • We also keep a record of any e-mail correspondence
    that you send us in order to keep track of any problems,
    comments or concerns you may raise regarding use of the Website.

We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit written consent. The information we hold will be accurate and up to date.

How we may use the information we hold about you:

to answer your queries or complaints; to carry out general administration; for general statistics and research; for obtaining any relevant professional advice;

When required by law or in connection with legal proceedings (including where we intend to take legal proceedings), or as may be necessary to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

We may also give your information to third parties who may take over part or all of the Affordable British art website in the future, but only for the purposes outlined in this privacy statement.

Protecting your personal information

All parties with access to your information are subject to confidentiality obligations. If you think someone else knows your password, or is using it, tell us immediately and we will send you a new password. Even though we take appropriate technical steps to protect your security, you should remember that data transmission over the internet cannot always be guaranteed as 100% secure so you use the website at your own risk.

Keeping your personal data

We keep personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, as required by law; or to enforce or defend legal claims.

Requests for Copies of Information Held

You can check the information that we hold about you by writing to us at our Head Office. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. We make a small charge of £10 for each request for information. This is to cover the cost of producing the information and sending it to you by Registered mail. This fee should be paid at the time of the request, by enclosing a cheque with your written request. We will only send out the information to the named person, at the address which is registered with us, so if you change your address, please ensure that you update your contact details with us.

If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening if you wish but it causes no harm, is a common practice and helps us and other on-line vendors to create a better experience for you. This does not affect your rights or any of the aforementioned statements or intentions.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us