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Privacy Policy

Sweet ‘Art make every effort to ensure that any information you provide is recorded accurately, retained securely and used only according to your wishes. We protect all personal information and adhere to all current data protection act legislation with respect to protecting privacy. We do not give out, sell or trade our mailing list data with external organisations. We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018. 

Sweet ‘Art collects personal data that you may volunteer in the processes of: submitting artwork to us for an open call, subscribing to our mailing list, making a visit to one of our exhibitions, making a donation, purchasing artwork via our website or in person, booking tickets to an event.


Personal information we collect from visitors, buyers and donors may include:


·      your full name and date of birth

·      postal address, postcode, email address and phone number

We will also collect and hold information about any contact you have with us as a ticket buyer, visitor, donor or supporter of Sweet ‘Art, and may include details of:

·      ticket purchases 

·      retail purchases

·      gift information, including payment details where applicable

·      details of correspondence sent to you, or received from you

·      any other information provided by yourself at the request of Sweet ‘Art to process a transaction


When we ask you to provide your personal information we will let you know why we are asking, and how we will use your data, by directing you towards this notice.


In addition, those submitting artwork for consideration for exhibition may volunteer artist CVs as supporting information including biography, education and exhibiting history and any other information the artist deems relevant to their application.


Depending on your relationship with Sweet ‘Art, data we hold may be used to send you promotional, marketing, membership or fundraising information by post, tor electronic means. These types of communications can include:


·      Informing you of other products, services or events related to Sweet ‘Art, such as exhibitions, events or retail offers.

·      News and updates about Sweet ‘Art and marketing newsletters.

·      Information on our fundraising operations, including occasional targeted requests to consider supporting us in various ways.


We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate. If you wish to exercise any of your rights, as listed below please write to us at for:

a. Access to your personal information
b. Objection to processing of your personal information
c. Objection to automated decision-making and profiling
d. Restriction of processing of your personal information
e. Your personal data portability
f.  Rectification of your personal information
g. Erasure of your personal information

If you make a request relating to any of the rights listed above, we will consider each request in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations. No administration fee will be charged for considering and/or complying with such a request and a response will be provided within 30 days. Upon successful verification of your identity you are entitled to obtain the following information about how your personal information is processed:

a. The purposes of the collection, processing, use and storage of your personal data
b. The source(s) of the personal information, if it was not obtained from you
c. The categories of personal data stored about you
d. The recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data has been or may be transmitted along with the location of those recipients
e. The envisaged period of storage for your personal data                                                                    

f.  The use of any automated decision-making and/or profiling.


You can make the above request by emailing or by writing to:, Sweet ‘Art, 36 Hawthorn Rd, London N18 1EZ




The transmission of information via the Internet or email is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of data while you are transmitting it to our site; any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. We will process, disclose or share your personal data only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or legal process served on us or the Website.

Third party links

You might find links to third parties (e.g. external creative organisations and suppliers) on our Website. These websites should have their own privacy policies, which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them. In cases when we use external websites provided by other organisations such as Twitter, YouTube or Facebook, then we would ask you to consult their privacy policies.

Google Analytics

When someone visits, we use Google Analytics to collect statistical data and details of visitor patterns which tell us which parts of our website visitors use most often. None of this infomation uses, or requires the use, of personal information and is processed in a way that does not identify individuals. We do not make any attempts to find out the identities of individuals visiting our website.

Mailing List

We use a third party provider MailChimp to deliver our newsletter. We use MailChimp software to help gather statistics on opening rates and clicks on links which help us monitor and improve our communications. Individuals can unsubscribe at any time from newsletters by clicking the unsubscribe link on each e-newsletter.  MailChimp complies with all current data protection regulations and you can view their full information online at

Online ticketing

The information you provide when booking tickets online will be used primarily to protect your purchases and attendance at events and also keep you informed about future activities. 


You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) if you believe your data has been processed in a way that does not comply with data protection. You can do so by calling the ICO helpline on 0303 123 1113 or via their website.


This Privacy notice was last updated: May 2018

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