Your privacy is very important. Alex has worked hard to use companies who are GDPR compliant and to the best of her knowledge will only work with GDPR compliant organisations. Alex won’t ask for your information unless she needs it (to get paintings to you, to keep in touch with you when you want her to). She won’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect her rights.
The main information I use and retain are your name and email address but only if you have given these to me so that I can be in touch with you i.e. If you have asked to be signed up to my newsletter (Alex’s Art Updates), I will hold your name and email address in order to communicate with you. You can ask me to delete this at any time and any records associated with it. Clients who have bought art works including paintings and limited edition prints are recorded in my inventory management system on Artwork Archive. This is for your benefit so that you can prove provenance of the art in the future should you need to.
Who Alex is
Alex’s website address is: http://www.alex-mcintyre.co.uk.
What personal data is collected via this website and why do I collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When you get in contact or request that I communicate with you either directly or through my Mailchimp newsletter depending on what you have requested. To do this I will gather your name and email address. You can ask me to stop contacting you at any time. Mailchimp (the company I use to send newsletters) is also GDPR compliant.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who I share your data with
I do not share your data. Any data is gathered for my own business use. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How long I retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on my website (if any), I also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where I send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
If you have asked to be signed up to my newsletter (Alex’s Art Updates), I will hold your name and email address in order to communicate with you. You can ask me to delete this at any time and any records associated with it. Clients who have bought art works including paintings and limited edition prints are recorded in my inventory management system on Artwork Archive. This is for your benefit so that you can prove provenance of the art in the future should you need to.
How we protect your data
This website is managed by Echointernet and Alex has worked closely with them to ensure your data is secure. Here is a handy article with 101 tips to help you protect your identity online – https://digitalguardian.com/blog/101-data-protection-tips-how-keep-your-passwords-financial-personal-information-safe
What data breach procedures we have in place
Alex will verify that a breach has actually occurred. She will then communicate with all customers following a breach as quickly and as efficiently as she is able in order to advise you of the situation. She will work closely with the website provider to resolve the breach.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
This is not something I am techie enough to do or understand – so … I don’t do any profiling.