Privacy Policy

Ben Uri is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy sets out the information we collect when you visit or use the website. We reserve the right to update this privacy policy, and you should check this page frequently.

 

BEN URI'S PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION

 

We aim to ensure that all information from which you can be identified - also known as personal information - is handled in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998, and from 25th May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact us on info@benuri.org.

 

Your name, contact details and email address is kept securely and is never shared with or sold to any third party. Should you pay by card for any goods or services via our website the transaction is through Paypal and if at the gallery through our shop card machine your card records are not kept or stored for future use. 

By contacting Ben Uri or signing in at the gallery you are agreeing to our saving your contact details to add to our newsletter emails which are sent out to keep you informed of our events and openings.

This information covers how we collect information about you and what we do with this information. You can also find information about the cookies we use.

 

1. YOUR RIGHTS UNDER UK AND EU DATA PROTECTION LEGISLATION

The Board of Ben Uri are the data controllers of your information under the Data Protection Act 1998. All Ben Uri staff and representatives must be aware and comply with the Data Protection Act 1988 and/or guidance from the Information Commission when they collect or handle data about an individual.

 

2. TYPES OF DATA WE COLLECT

We sometimes need to collect personal information about you:

- If you subscribe to our newsletter, your first name, surname and email address is added to our mailing list. Our mailing lists are managed through ArtLogic (their privacy policy can be accessed here).

- If you correspond with us, either by email or by another form of communication, your message may include your name, address, email address and telephone number, as well as other personal information.

- If you  make a one-off payment for a book or artwork on this website, you will be directed to Stripe (for their privacy policy, see here). You will be asked to enter your first name, surname, email address, sort code, account number, address and postcode, as well as the last few digits of your bank card.

- If you make a donation via Justgiving, you will be directed to JustGiving (for their privacy policy, see here). You will be asked to choose a payment method that also has its own privacy policy. Always check the policies if you are in doubt.

Please see the other link for more information about cookies on this website.

 

3. HOW WE WILL USE YOUR DATA/INFORMATION

We may use the information about you for the following purposes:

- To inform and to update you about our work at Ben Uri through our newsletter. The legal basis is consent under Article 6(1)(a). If you wish to unsubscribe from our newsletter, please see below.

- To respond to your enquiry. The legal basis is consent under Article 6(1)(a).

 

4. DISCLOSURE AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Ben Uri will never sell your personal information. We will also not pass on your personal information to third parties except where it is both necessary and in accordance with this privacy policy. It will be necessary for us to share your personal information with:

- Organisations that help us process donations

- Organisations that help us develop and maintain our website and mailing lists

- Government bodies such as HMRC

- And where we are required by law to disclose

 

5. OPTING OUT OF OUR MAILING LIST

Every newsletter update contains an unsubscribe link in the footer. By unsubscribing, this automatically takes you off the list and you will not be emailed again by Ben Uri.

 

6. STORING AND PROTECTING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

Ben Uri will ensure that we store all personal data in a secure and safe manner and that all Ben Uri staff, contractors and representatives will be responsible for ensuring the safety of all data.

6.1 We will ensure that all manual files and databases will be kept up-to-date and will have an agreed archiving policy. We will check and keep regular maintenance of this data and discard data when necessary.

6.2 We will ensure that employees and representatives protect individuals' data from accidental disclosure and that they know they have a legal duty to ensure they do not:

6.2.1 give passwords to other people, who will then have access to the data

6.2.2 recycle reports that contain personal data

6.2.3 leave data in a public place or that is easily accessed by unauthorised personnel, for example left about on laptops or in files either in or out of the office, where they can be accessed.

 

7. YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to access your personal data we may hold on you, and you have the right to require inaccurate personal data to be corrected. You also have the right to have your personal data deleted and the right to restrict the processing of your data in certain circumstances. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us at info@benuri.org. We will respond within one month.

 

8. RETENTION

We will retain your personal information until we no longer need it as defined by our operational needs, or until you ask us to remove your details.

 

9. FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT BEN URI'S PRIVACY POLICY

If you have any questions or can't find what you are looking for, please contact us.

 

  

Date created and modified

Document created: 4 July 2012

Date modified: 25 May 2021