Protecting your privacy is a very important matter for Guildford Arts.

The following statement describes how Guildford Arts collects and uses information about its members and others who use its services.

If you have any queries please email:

Collecting Information

We will collect personal information from you when you take out a membership subscription with us, make a purchase at one of our exhibitions or otherwise provide us with personal information.

We will also gather general information regarding the use of our website, such as which pages are visited most frequently. Only anonymous information and statistics will be used which do not identify individual visitors. This information is for administration purposes only.

Personal Information

The type of personal information collected includes name, email address, postal address, telephone number and, should you be an artist, other details that are relevant to your artistic activities .

How do we use this information?

We will use your personal information to provide you with

  • Access to our website to maintain your personal information
  • Access to our website to enable you to post articles as appropriate to the type of membership you hold.
  • Regular physical and electronic mailings
  • Occasional email messages concerning our activities, the activities of other arts organisations and your membership status

You can opt out of receiving emailed material at anytime by contacting Guildford Arts at

Privacy and Security


‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. Should we use cookies, they will only be required to facilitate website operation. The use of cookies does not give us access to the rest of your computer or to personal information about you.

Personal Detail Protection

Information that you submit is stored on a secure server. However, the transmission of information over the Internet is never 100% secure so while we try to protect your personal information, we can’t guarantee the security of any information you submit to us via our website or that we enter on your behalf.

We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the information we receive is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is acquired. Access to our secure server is restricted to authorised officers of Guildford Arts.

Legal Compliance

Guildford Arts may need to disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to a court order.


By providing us with your personal information you consent to the collection and use of that information for the purposes and in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.


Our website may include links to websites run by other organisations. Guildford Arts is not responsible for the privacy practices of other organisations’ websites. Should you access such websites and provide personal information to them, you should read their privacy policies carefully.

Data Protection (Rights of Access)

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.

Guildford Arts reserve’s the right to amend this privacy statement. The most up to date version will be always be available on our website so please check from time to time, continuing to use our website you will be deemed to have accepted any changes.

Data Deletion

You may request the deletion of all information we hold about you at any time. Members who have provided an email address may access their profile by logging into and selecting the ‘delete’ option at the bottom of the profile page.

Guildford Arts, 1 January 2021