Privacy Policy

Your information is always treated as confidential and under no circumstances would we sell or pass on client information to anyone else. We do not hold information on credit card details, they are destroyed once the transaction has been completed.

We do not collect or store any of our customer details, apart from that necessary for invoicing purposes, and we will not contact you via any newsletter or sales campaigns. We will only be in touch if there is an issue/query with your order.

Artwork is stored on file on only our own computer, for no other purpose than should customers which to re-order in the future. If you would like your artwork deleted from our system once ordered please advise us and we will do so.

 

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.artandsea.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you contact us through our contact from, your name and email address will be collected. We will only use this to get in touch with you in reply to your message. It will not be used for marketing purposes or passed on to anyone else.

Cookies

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your details with anyone else. All payments are processed through Woocommerce’s secure Paypal Express Gateway.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website , we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile for as long as you choose to keep your account with us. 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.

Payment details taken direct are destroyed as soon as the order as been processed.

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 we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have any questions get in touch with us at info@artandsea.co.uk.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data is stored only on our WordPress website which is secure with access only held by us. Your artwork files are stored on our computer, and all only accessible by one person, securely passworded.