Privacy Policy

1.Introduction

This Privacy Policy describes the information that we collect from you through the use of this website www.artistsahead.com ("Website"), how that information may be used or disclosed by us and the safeguards we use to protect it. If you choose to use our services, we will need to collect additional data from you. We will explain how we use this additional data in our Terms and Conditions, a copy of which will be supplied.

We have drafted this Privacy Policy to be as clear and concise as possible. Please read it carefully to understand our policies regarding your information and how we will treat it. By using or accessing our Website or the Services, you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time and your continued use of the Website or the Services is deemed to be acceptance of such changes, so please check periodically for updates.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 10th February 2021. Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates to this Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of our Website. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using our Website immediately.

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

If you have any comments on this Privacy Policy, please email them to info@artistsahead.com

2.Who We Are

2.1 Here are the details that the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) says we have to give you as a 'data controller':

  • Our Website address is www.artistsahead.com
  • Our company name is Lexblock Limited, trading as Artists Ahead
  • Our registered address is 8 Marsden Park, James Nicolson Link, Clifton Moor, York, North Yorkshire YO30 4WX
  • Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at info@artistsahead.com

2.2 We respect your right to privacy and will only process personal information about you or provided by you in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation which for the purposes of this Privacy Policy shall mean: (i) unless and until the GDPR is no longer directly applicable in the UK, the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK and then (ii) any successor legislation to the GDPR or the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable privacy laws.

3.What we may collect

3.1 Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

3.2 This website will collect, use, store and transfer the following items of personal data:

  • Identity Data: first name, last name.
  • Contact Data: email address and any phone numbers you choose to provide.
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences.

3.4 This website does not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor does it collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

3.5 Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process personal data collected via this website for the following purposes;

a) to contact you or provide you with marketing communications, subject to the permissions recorded in the website;

b) in order to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject;

c) processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person.

4.How we may use data collected by this website

4.1 We (or third-party data processors, agents and subcontractors acting on our behalf) may collect, store and use your personal information in the following ways:

a) To get in touch with you, provided you have given your permission for us to do so

b) To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

c) If you have opted-in to receive marketing communications from us, we may send you periodic e-mails. This email will contain a link that will enable you to opt out receiving further communications

d) Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation

4.2 As already indicated above, with your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may lead to us contacting you by email and/or telephone with information, news and offers on our Services. We agree that we will not do anything that we have not agreed to under this Privacy Policy, and we will not send you any unsolicited marketing or spam. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.

5.Where we store your data and security

5.1 We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may be processed outside the EEA to fulfil your order and to receive our Services and deal with payment. If we do store or transfer data outside the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the EEA and under the GDPR. Such steps may include, but not be limited to, the use of legally binding contractual terms between us and any third parties we engage with and the use of the EU-approved Model Contractual Arrangements. Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy shall be your consent permitting us to store or transfer data outside the EEA if it is necessary for us to do so.

5.2 Where we use providers based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US. For further details, see the European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield.

5.3 Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through our Website. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

5.4 We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

5.5 By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.

5.6 We have implemented security measures such as a firewall to protect any data and maintain a high level of security.

5.7 Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to us data via the internet and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts.

6.Disclosing your information

We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:

6.1 We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:

6.1.1 If we want to sell our business, or our company, we can disclose it to the potential buyer.

6.1.2 We can disclose it to other businesses in our group.

6.1.3 We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people's property, safety or rights.

6.1.4 We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.

6.2 We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. These may include search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data.

6.3 Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.

7.Your rights

7.1 Under the GDPR, you have the right to:

  • request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to you;
  • request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability);
  • be informed of what data processing is taking place;
  • restrict processing;
  • to object to processing of your personal data; and
  • complain to a supervisory authority.

7.2 You also have rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling as set out in section 11 below.

7.3 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.

7.4 To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about our Website or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@artistsahead.com

8.Links to other sites

8.1 Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our Website. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

9.Changes

9.1 If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. If we decide to, we may also email you.

10.Your Consent

10.1 By using our Website and by way of acknowledgment, you consent to our Privacy Policy.