As customers and fans of Joan Kennedy Artist I may hold some information about you. Our website address is: https://joankennedyartist.co.uk.
What personal data I collect and why I collect it
The information collected may be your name, email address and in some cases your postal address and telephone number. This is the only information I would collect and do not have access to your financial information (such as payments). This is held securely by the processing companies.
When visitors leave comments on the site I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Contact forms – How I collect data
If you leave a comment on my site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. You can find out more about cookies in general here
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, also set up are several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Who has access to your information
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where I send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How I use your contact information
I send out occasional newsletters to those that have signed up on my mailing list that wishes to receive information about Joan Kennedy Artist. The sort of thing you can expect to receive is
Details of future events I will be attending, including any markets, fairs or galleries.
Information on things happening in the world of Joan Kennedy Artist
New artwork or products that you might like from Joan Kennedy Artist
How we protect your data
Mail Chimp hosts details of members on my mailing list on their protective server. I keep an electronic spreadsheet on my secure laptop which is password protected.
What third parties we receive data from
Google analytics is the only third parties I occasionally look at to show how the website is performing. Information such as the number of visitors to the site is supplied but no actual personal details is submitted.
You can ask me any time what information I hold about you which I will give free of charge. You also have the right to have your details deleted, amended or transferred. Here is a useful article from Which that gives more information here