Privacy Policy

Scope: This policy refers to the privacy of the information supplied by visitors, buyers and other parties to the website The art business at aims to promote and sell paintings and art products as well as to provide information to art collectors and beginner painters. This website collects information to aid this process.

Collection:  First names and email addresses are collected on sign-up forms for downloadable products and for subscription to an e-newsletter mailing list which will also be used for sales promotions. For products that need to be sent by mail or courier the website requires buyers (or recipients of free goods) to submit their full name and mailing address. The website also uses geolocation to assist with calculation of shipping and taxes where applicable.

Storage and use: To protect your privacy the information provided by you through forms on this website is not stored on this site. This information is held by (a separate organisation) and I undertake to uphold the security of that information by not sharing my access with other users. Any mapping undertaken by ConvertKit eg total number of visits or page views is done with numbers only i.e. no names or addresses used. Cookies are used for analysis (and can be disabled by you). The purpose of these activities is to measure interest and assist with business planning on ConvertKit is US-based and is governed by the privacy laws in that country.

Your personal information such as name, address and email address is held in order to send surface mail as well as emails relating to the art business based in the website

There is no complete guarantee that your information will be 100% secure online. This website and ConvertKit, the company which stores the information cannot offer such a guarantee. If you are not happy with that situation, please do not supply your information.

Disclosure of personal information: Your personal information will never be sold or given to other businesses for their own sales or advertising purposes. Information may be disclosed if required by law or if there is understood to be a threat or risk relating to the information.

Rights and choices: A person is free to opt-out of a list they signed up for on this site. An unsubscribe link will be included in all emails and newsletters.

Complaints: If you suspect that there has been a breach of your privacy relating to the use of your information by the art business at you are able to contact the website admin by email: If you are not satisfied with the outcome of that you can apply to the Consumer Affairs Commission (or similar in your area).