Privacy policy

1.Introduction

1.1We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.

1.2This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

1.3We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services. There is more information below on how to manage cookies on your browser.

1.4Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive our weekly newsletter, specify the types of notification emails you will receive, and limit the publication of your information. You can access the privacy controls via https://www.curatorspace.com/members/settings/notifications and https://www.curatorspace.com/members/settings/privacy respectively.

1.5In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to CuratorSpace Limited. For more information about us, see Section 13.

2.Credit

2.1This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).

3.How we use your personal data

3.1In this Section 3 we have set out:

  1. (a)the general categories of personal data that we may process;
  2. (b)the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
  3. (c)the legal bases of the processing.

3.2We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics and our web server software. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services in order to improve and refine this service provision. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

3.3We may process your account data ("account data"). The account data may include your name, full address, website, telephone number and email address. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is consent and our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

3.4We may process your information included in your personal profile on our website ("profile data"). The profile data may include your name, profile pictures, region, website address, Instagram profile URL, Facebook profile URL, LinkedIn profile URL, Twitter profile URL, a summary and description of your artistic practice, your preferences regarding arts opportunities, information about artworks you choose to share on CuratorSpace, and information about past projects and experiences you choose to share on CuratorSpace. The profile data may be processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

3.5We may process your personal data that are provided in the course of the use of our services ("service data"). The service data may include

  1. (a)opportunities you have created
  2. (b)submissions you have made
  3. (c)images you have uploaded to our servers
  4. (d)files you have uploaded to our servers
  5. (e)messages you have sent to other CuratorSpace members
  6. (f)tags added to opportunities you manage
  7. (g)notes added to opportunities you manage

The source of the service data is you. The service data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

3.6We may process information that you post for publication on our website or through our services ("publication data"). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

3.7We may process information relating to our customer relationships, including customer contact information ("customer relationship data"). The customer relationship data may include your name, your organisation,your contact details, and information contained in communications between us and you. The source of the customer relationship data is you or your employer. The customer relationship data may be processed for the purposes of managing our relationships with customers, communicating with customers, keeping records of those communications and promoting our products and services to customers. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

3.8We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with us and/or through our website ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

3.9We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters ("notification data"). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

3.10We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.

3.11We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.

3.12In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

3.13Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.

4.Providing your personal data to others

4.1We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

4.2Financial transactions relating to our website and services may be handled by our payment services providers, PayPal. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers' privacy policies and practices at https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

4.3In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

5.International transfers of your personal data

5.1In this Section 5, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

5.2The hosting facilities for our website are situated in Germany and Ireland.

5.3You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.

6.Retaining and deleting personal data

6.1This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

6.2Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

6.3We will retain your personal data as follows:

  1. (a)"usage data" will be retained for a maximum period of 26 month.
  2. (b)"transaction data" will be retained for a maximum period of 6 years.

6.4In some cases it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria:

  1. (a)"account data", "service data", and "publication data" will be retained for a maximum period of 14 month after an account deletion request is received.
  2. (b)"profile data" will be retained for a maximum period of 14 month after an account deletion request is received or your profile is removed from the site.

6.5Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

7.Amendments

7.1We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

7.2You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

7.3We will notify you of significant changes to this policy when you log into your account on CuratorSpace. You will be asked to re-confirm you acccept these changes before proceeding.

8.Your rights

8.1In this Section 8, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

8.2Your principal rights under data protection law are:

  1. (a)the right to access;
  2. (b)the right to rectification;
  3. (c)the right to erasure;
  4. (d)the right to restrict processing;
  5. (e)the right to object to processing;
  6. (f)the right to data portability;
  7. (g)the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
  8. (h)the right to withdraw consent.

8.3You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can access your personal data through your members area by clicking on "log in" and entering your credentails or by clicking on "my account" once you are already logged in. From here you can

  1. (a) click on "account settings" in the members navigation to access all information pertaining to your account, including your personal information which can be accessed at https://local.curatorspace.com/members/settings.
  2. (b) click on "messages" to see all messages sent and received through the CuratorSpace platform.
  3. (c) click on "artist profile" (if relevant) to see your artistic profile information.
  4. (d) click on "curator profile" (if relevant) to see your curatorial profile information.
  5. (e) click on "judging" (if relevant) to see opportunities you are judging and any notes or votes you have made on submissions.
  6. (f) click on "opportunities" to see opportunities you are managing and any notes or votes you have made on submissions.
  7. (g) click on "submissions" to see submissions that you have made to opportunities on CuratorSpace.
  8. (h) click on "my images" to see images that you have uploaded to the CuratorSpace platform.
  9. (i) click on "my files" to see files that you have uploaded to the CuratorSpace platform.

8.4You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

8.5In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

8.6In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.

8.7You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

8.8You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.

8.9You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

8.10To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:

  1. (a)consent; or
  2. (b)that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,

and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

8.11If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

8.12To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

8.13You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us by emailing accounts@curatorspace.com.

9.About cookies

9.1A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

9.2Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

9.3Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

10.Cookies that we use

10.1We use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. (a)authentication - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;
  2. (b)status - we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website=;
  3. (c)security - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;
  4. (d)cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

11.Cookies used by our service providers

11.1Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

11.2We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

12.Managing cookies

12.1Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

  1. (a)https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
  2. (b)https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
  3. (c)http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
  4. (d)https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
  5. (e)https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
  6. (f)https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

12.2Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

12.3If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

13.Our details

13.1This website is owned and operated by CuratorSpace Limited.

13.2We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 09627731, and our registered office is at 46 Old Wool Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, England, SK8 5JA.

13.3Our principal place of business is at CuratorSpace, c/o Platform, Pitt Row, Leeds, LS1 4BT.

13.4You can contact us:

  1. (a)by post, to the postal address given above;
  2. (b)by email, using the email address at accounts@curatorspace.com.

14.Data protection officer

14.1Our data protection officer's contact details are: Philip Bennison, CuratorSpace Limited, philip@curatorspace.com.