Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Data Handling

By using this Website, you consent to the processing described therein and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Following a change in the law from the data protection act in 2018, any data we collect whether that be through submissions or orders will be made clear to you on the relevant pages. The only data we collect are email addresses and payment history for orders, newsletters and submissions. Submissions are pre arranged features where the artist gives permission to use his/hers content if chosen. Personal information will never be shared to a third party. Invoices and order/payment history will be kept in accordance with HMRC and UK law. Your privacy is our priority.

If you join our monthly newsletter, we will use this personal data to send them to you via email and will share any news or products relating to the company. If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, contact us at: thesouthwestcollective@outlook.com or contact us via the contact page.

Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to access your personal data held by us and have the ability to correct any mistakes or inaccuracies within that data.

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 your specific needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

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.

Your contact details may be passed on to a courier in the case that they cannot deliver your parcel so that the driver can get in touch with you. The couriers will only use this information for delivery clarification and never for marketing purposes.