Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Art in Poundbury uses and protects any information that you give Art in Poundbury when you use this website.

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits and uses this website, “Our Site” and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.

To keep things as simple as possible, we have tried to keep this Privacy Policy as concise as possible.

Art in Poundbury is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Art in Poundbury may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:

  • your name
  • contact information including email address
  • postal address in relation to contact, mailing lists and orders
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • payment information; (Note: this information is NOT normally taken by us and we use third party financial institutions as listed below in Payments).
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

We use to handle payments. Stripe provide economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of all sizes use their software and services to accept payments and manage their businesses online. View Stripe’s Privacy Policy (opens in a new link).

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and no personal information or anything visitor specific is tracked or stored.

We use two types of cookie on our website.

Strictly Necessary
These cookies are essential for the operation of our website and enable you to access certain features, such as secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, some parts of our website may not work properly.

These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (such as your language or location) and provide enhanced features such as video content and making secure payments. They may also be used to provide you with customised content or to remember settings that you have applied to our website.

Below is a list of the cookies we use on our website and their function.

daextlwcnf-acceptedStores your choice for our Cookies and Content Security Policy3 MonthsStrictly Necessary
_koko_analytics_pages_viewedKoko Analytics is privacy-friendly analytics. We use it to monitor traffic and content on our website. No personal information or anything visitor specific is tracked or stored.6 HoursStrictly Necessary, it is set for fraud prevention purposes and helps us assess the risk associated with an attempted transaction.30 MinutesFunctional, it is set for fraud prevention purposes and helps us assess the risk associated with an attempted transaction.1 YearFunctional

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

More information about cookies and how to control them can be found on the website:

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Last updated 21 April 2023