What data do we collect?
This site uses Google Analytics for the purposes of measuring how the site performs and to provide a count of how many visitors we receive and to which pages. We do not attempt to identify any individuals through this process. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics is restricted by the Google's Privacy & Terms and Google's Privacy Settings.
We also collect data when you submit information directly to us such as for Shop Checkout or to submit a query via the Contact Us form. These data will only be used for the intended purpose to complete the requested transaction.
Why we collect your data
We collect your data to complete the services we make available:
■ Where you provide us with personal information, when providing your delivery details in the Shop checkout or registering for one of our webinars, for example, we will use that data on Contractual grounds so that we can complete the requested service. Such data will not be used beyond the intended purpose
■ For the purposes of Analytics, we use the legal basis of legitimate interests, to look at an anonymised version of your visit to see how many visitors we're getting, which pages are visited and so on.
■ Where we collect data for Marketing purposes, we will seek your explicit consent at the point of collection so that you may maintain full control over your preferences.
How we store your information
Your information is stored securely within our Shop eCommerce and on the museum’s secured Google accounts.
Unless otherwise stated, we will delete any data after 12 months.
You have full rights according to the DPA and to make a complaint of course. In the first instance, please contact the Museum Director, through the Contact Us page.
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk
It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.
What cookies are
A cookie is a small software file stored temporarily or placed on your computer’s hard drive. The main purpose of a cookie is to allow a web server to identify a user’s computer and web browser and tailor web pages and/or login information to a user’s preferences. Cookies help us promptly display the information needed to use the capabilities on the Service and other information which we consider to be of interest to visitors to the Sites and users of the Service. By gathering and remembering information about website preferences through cookies, we can provide a better web and marketing experience. Cookies do not give us access to your computer.
There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. We use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies allow us to uniquely identify your browser while you are logged in and to process your online transactions. Session cookies disappear from your computer when the web browser is closed or computer is turned off. We also utilize persistent cookies to make it easier to log into and use the Service. Persistent cookies remain on computers after the web browser is closed or the computer is turned off.
Research, performance, and analytics
These cookies help us understand how well our Services are doing by measuring your interactions with our Services. We use insights from these cookies to improve on current Services, and to research and develop new Services, features, or products. They also help us use plugins on our Services that allow you to enjoy certain functions, such as sharing our pages on your social media accounts.