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Dorset Art Market CiC Reg No: 11800306

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Privacy Policy

Dorset Art Market respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.

This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU regulation aimed at helping to strengthen data protection for EU citizens and residents both within the EU and the wider world and will be effective from 25th May 2018.

This new legislation will replace current data privacy law, giving more rights to you as an individual and more obligations to organizations holding your personal data. It replaces the existing Data Protection Directive (1995).

Under the GDPR, individuals will have the right to obtain:

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you

  • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date

  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for us to retain such data

  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time

  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on the further processing.

Dorset Art Market

How we use your data

  • To respond to your inquiries and messages

  • To send you newsletters and information about markets

  • To promote the market and artists involved through the website, press and social media 

  • To maintain our own tax accounts and records

  • To improve the usability of the Dorset Art Market Website

  • To conduct research about markets or of potential new activities

  • To prevent fraud or potentially illegal activities (including copyright infringement) on our online services

We may collect, use, store and transfer data including:  

  • Identity and Contact Data including your name, address, email and telephone numbers

  • Profile Data including bookings, feedback and survey responses 

  • Artistic work data including images and biographical information 

  • Marketing and Communications Data including your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences
  • Transaction Data including bookings you have made

  • Financial Data including payment information and Paypal transactions. Paypal will store this information according to their Privacy Policy. NB bank or card details will not be stored directly by Dorset Art Market

We do not share your email or personal details with anyone else. All data collected is held accordingly to our data privacy policy and Dorset Art Market is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. You can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies. Please remember cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers.

When someone visits DorsetArtMarket.co.uk we use third-party services, including Google Analytics and Wix Visitor Analytics. They gather anonymous standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns, for example, data of how people are using our site and then provide us with the visitor statistics, details of page views etc.

Third-party links

This website includes links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control this or any other third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Email Updates

We use MailChimp.com as a a third party provider for email updates. Your email address, name and any other information you provide us with are held in strict confidence. Your information is only kept so that Dorset Art Market can email you. We do not sell or share your information with anyone else. MailChimp gather information to help us improve our updates. Their privacy policy is covered under the US Privacy Shield framework which has been co-developed by the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission to provide mechanisms to protect the flow of personal data between the EU and the US.  It is also covered under Swiss – U.S. Privacy Shield. For more information, please visit MailChimp  If you would like to unsubscribe, you can click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email or email dorsetartmarket@btinternet.com

Security & Hosting

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees and contractors who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so. 

Deposit payments can be made through the website via PayPal and are subject to PayPal's security and data protection policy.  


You should be aware that any emails we send or receive may not be protected in transit. We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.

People who make a complaint to us

When we receive a complaint from a person we make up a file containing the details of the complaint.

This normally contains the identity of the complainant and any other individuals involved in the complaint. We will only use the personal information we collect to process the complaint and to check on the level of service we provide.

Contact Details

Dorset Art Market info@dorsetartmarket.co.uk

Registered Office 419 Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 5BN
Tel 07951 255818

Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

Policy Updates

Dorset Art Market may update this policy. Last Updated – 1st February 2019

Information Commissioner’s Office

You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.