This privacy notice provides information on how North Devon Arts collects and processes your personal data when you become a member of it. It is important that you read, understand and agree with this privacy notice.

1.What is North Devon Arts?

North Devon Arts is a voluntary organisation that exists to promote and encourage the arts in North Devon.

Annual membership is available on payment of a small fee. There are currently over 100 members. North Devon Arts is the controller of, and responsible for, your personal data.

2. The data North Devon Arts collects about you

North Devon Arts may collect, use and store the following type of personal data:

  • Identity Data (i.e. your name)
  • Contact Data (i.e. your address, telephone numbers, email address)
  • Transaction Data (i.e. information about payment of membership and/or exhibition fees)
  • Profile Date (i.e. your artist statement, your photograph and images of your work)

North Devon Arts collects data about you through the membership form, any application to exhibit and through your gallery page on the NDA website. Any personal data collected, used and stored will be deleted within 6 months of membership lapsing or not being renewed.

3. How North Devon Arts uses your personal data

North Devon Arts will use your personal data only for the purpose for which it was collected, which includes the following:

  • To register you as a new or continuing member
  • To manage your relationship with North Devon Arts
  • To send you the North Devon Arts Newsletter
  • To enable you to participate in exhibitions, competitions and other North Devon Arts events; or, to complete surveys
  • To display and advertise your work on your gallery page of the North Devon Arts website
  • To improve the North Devon Arts website, services or marketing
  • To let you know about products or services that may be of interest to you

4. How North Devon Arts shares your personal data

North Devon Arts will not, without your prior consent, share your personal data with external third parties. North Devon Arts will not transfer, store or process your personal data outside of the European Economic Area, without your prior consent.

Your legal rights: Under certain circumstances you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data including the right to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s office (

Your personal data collected through the NDA website


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


All web based contact and application forms are saved in the website’s database as well as being emailed to the recipient. Both the website and the email service is secure meaning all data is encrypted during transit. Forms will be stored on the server and the recipients mail server and local devices, but every effort is made to ensure the forms are kept safe and secure and are not transmitted insecurely.


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, we will also set up 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.

If you edit or publish a gallery post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This website uses Google Analytics to track user use. This helps us to understand how visitors interact with the site, collecting such details as:

  • Which page the visitor arrived on.
  • Which page was the most visited.
  • Which sections or pages did visitors spend the longest time on.

This information helps us to gauge how the site is performing and also helps us to address problem areas. In order to collect this data, Google will erite a cookie to your hard drive, but it does not collect any personalised data.




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