ARTICHOKE TRUST PRIVACY NOTICE

WHO WE ARE

Artichoke Trust is a registered charity and creative producers who work with artists to invade our public spaces and create extraordinary experiences that live in the memory forever. Since 2006, Artichoke has staged large-scale art events across the UK, aiming to reach the widest possible audience. This includes Royal de Luxe’s The Sultan’s ElephantLa Machine, an enchanting mechanical spider in Liverpool; building and burning David Best’s Temple in Derry-Londonderry; the major light festivals Lumiere Durham, Lumiere Derry-Londonderry and Lumiere London; London’s Burning, a festival of art and ideas marking 350 years since the Great Fire of London; and most recently, PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork marking 100 years of women voting in the UK.

ABOUT THIS POLICY

Artichoke takes the privacy of its audience and users very seriously. This Privacy Policy outlines how your personal information is collected, used and treated as part of the terms and conditions of this site.

This policy is effective from 1st May 2018. We recommend that if you submit your personal data via this site, you check this page regularly to ensure you are happy with any subsequent updates. 

WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT?

We collect information about you that you have given us in the following ways:

  • Donating to Artichoke
  • Applying for a job or opportunity
  • You are in a photograph or film commissioned by Artichoke
  • You subscribe to our mailing lists
  • You complete an evaluation or equal opportunity form
  • You attend a workshop or event
  • You purchase items from our website
  • You use our website
  • Contact us via email, phone, in person or by post
  • You have told a third party you are happy to share your data
  • You engage with us via social media platforms

We may also collect information from publicly available and privately subscribed sources as part of our fundraising process. This may include obtaining information from individuals working on our behalf such as our development board and from organisations that represent business development opportunities for potential partners.

We have implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. This uses cookies to gather website visitor data, such as age, gender, and interests. This data remains anonymous; no personally identifiable information is collected.

You are able to opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising at any time. We comply with the European Union User Consent Policy.

WHY WE COLLECT DATA AND HOW WE USE IT

We will only collect enough personal data from you to provide the services we endeavour to deliver and will only do this if we have one of the lawful basis for collecting data.

WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We are committed to protecting your personal information, we have robust processes in place to protect it from unauthorised access and improper use.

We will not sell, distribute or disclose your information to third parties. However, from time to time, we may send you information from a sponsor, partner or arts organisation.

We have implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. This uses cookies to gather website visitor data, such as age, gender, and interests. We are using this to identify the key interests and demographics of our users, in order to optimise website content and improve user experience. This data remains anonymous: no personally identifiable information is collected. Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

You are able to opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising at any time. We comply with the European Union User Consent Policy.

HOW LONG WILL WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

We will only keep your personal information so long as is necessary to fulfil our legal obligations. We will not keep more informatiotion than we need, and the retention period will vary according to the intended purpose. The maximum length of time we will hold your data is six years plus one.

If you ask us to stop contacting you we will retain the minimum amount of information required to ensure we adhere to such requests.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your personal information will be disclosed only to relevant organisations or representatives of Artichoke. Only necessary information is disclosed.

All reasonable steps are taken to ensure all information is accurate, complete and up to date. If your circumstances change, please let us know.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

A request for access to your personal information must be made in writing and addressed to Artichoke Trust, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6AB. You should include some identification, such as a copy of your driving licence or a utility bill. We will reply to you within 40 calendar days.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We take appropriate steps to protect all of your personal information we hold from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. This protection applies in relation to information stored in both electronic and hard copy form.

However, you should be aware that internet transmissions can never be guaranteed to be always private or secure. You should assume that any message you send to the Artichoke website may be read or intercepted by others unless there is an indication (such as the https padlock symbol) that the transmission has been encrypted. 

CONSENT / COMPLIANCE

Your personal information will not be used for any unrelated purpose without your consent.

We comply with the European Union User Consent Policy.

IP ADDRESSES

Every time you connect to our website, we store web server logs which show your unique IP address. This identifies what you have looked at; whether the page request was successful or not; and which browser you used to view the pages. This data will only be used for statistical purposes and helps to inform us about the usage of the site and how many hits we receive.

COOKIES

For information about the use of cookies on the Artichoke website please click here. please click here.

THIRD PARTY LINKS / SITES

You are able to access third party sites through links on our website. Any link to a third-party site is provided for your information and convenience only. Artichoke is not responsible for and makes no representations concerning the condition of and content of, or products offered at the third party site or their commitment to Privacy Laws. Any link from Artichoke website does not indicate, expressly or implied, that Artichoke endorses the site or the products or services offered there.

If you access a third-party site, it is at your own risk.

HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE

You can unsubscribe from any or all of Artichoke services at any time, just click on the relevant links on our website or in the emails we send you.

CONTACT DETAILS

If you have any questions or concerns about the way in which we handle your personal information, please email communications@artichoke.uk.com.