We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with our terms of use sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully as this privacy policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site. We do update this policy from time to time so please do review this policy regularly.

Information we collect: We may collect and process the following data about you: Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site, Mike Tedder Visual Arts; Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase; Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means; Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfillment of your orders; Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access, such as interactive comments, or use of social media icons. No information is permanently stored other than that which you permit us to process an online order and postage details for shipment of artwork to you. We hold no customee payment card details because all financial transactions are made via PayPal.

IP addresses: We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration purposes, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies: Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy

Storing Your Personal Data: In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer certain data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely. Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. With the recent exposure of the wholesale data harvesting practiced by government sanctioned agencies such as NSA(US) and GCHQ(UK) and others, we cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically. Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Uses made of the information: We use information held about you in the following ways: To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. To allow you to participate in interactive features of the website, and when you choose to do so. To notify you about changes to our service. We only use your email address where you have given Mike Tedder Visual Arts consent to do so, for example when confirming your purchases, advising of shipments of your order following purchases of artwork from our website, and replying to an email you have sent requesting further information. By submitting your email address you are consenting to Mike Tedder Visual Arts using your address for such purposes. Your contact details will be held electronically, in a responsible way, for the purpose of the sale transaction you have entered into when purchasing artwork from this gallery. Mike Tedder Visual Arts will not distribute your personal information to any third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

Links to external websites: Our website contains links to other websites. Once you leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over your destination. Therefore, we are not responsible for your privacy whilst visiting web sites beyond the control of Mike Tedder Visual Arts and the scope of this privacy statement. Your choice of payment method, for example PayPal, will have its own privacy policy which will come into effect once you leave our site. It is advised to make yourself familiar with privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Disclosure of your information: We may disclose your personal information only if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights: You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information: The Data Protection Act 1998 Act ( the ‘Act’) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy: Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Contacting Us: Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this privacy policy either here, or via the contact page on our website. This policy is effective from January 2020