Privacy Policy

The Picture House Gallery is committed to respecting the privacy of its customers and protecting any personal data stored with us.  

Customers personal data may be collected in the following ways:-

  • We may collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us with in any other way. This would include customers IP address, login details, name, address, phone number and email address when goods are purchased online, in store, or over the phone.  

  • We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages and page interaction information.

  • Name, phone number and email address when customers subscribe to our newsletters, contact us through our website contact form or direct email.  

  • Credit or Debit card details, in store, by phone (through POS terminal), or online through Paypal or Wix.com payment gateway.

 

Why do we collect such personal information?

  • To provide and operate the services.

  • To provide our customers with the relavent assistance and technical support.

  • To be able to contact our site visitors with general or personalised service related notices and promotional messages.

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

Storage of Data:-

  • Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform.  Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products to you.  Your data may be stored through Wix.com's data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

  • All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.  PCI DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.  

  • In store, card receipts/details are stored securely and destroyed regularly when no longer needed for business reasons.

  • PCI DSS compliance is also maintained for in store payment with regular network vulnerability scans. 

  • Customers details such as name, phone number and email address are only kept on file if a specific enquiry is to be followed up on with future communications.  

Sharing Customer data:-

  • The Picture House Gallery will never share customers personal details with third parties for marketing purposes unless consent is given.

  • We will share customers details to a third party service provider if consented to by the customer.  Such as:- 

    • Subscribing to our newsletter through mailchimp.com. Customers will not be sent our newsletter unless they have given us consent to do so in person or online via a sign up form. These can be unsubscribed from at any time by contacting us direct (details below) or clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of the latest newsletter.  

    • Online payments through Paypal.com or payment gateways through Wix.com. 

    • Trusted Courier companies

  • We may also use depersonalised data about users of our website via tools such as google analytics for us to better understand the flow of traffic and use of our website.  This information does not connect to any personalised details.  

  • We may on occasion be required by law to disclose some personal customer information and we reserve the right to comply with any such legally binding request.  

Use of Cookies:-

  • We use cookies on our website that may collect information such as your IP address, operating system and browser type. You are not obliged to accept cookies and can adjust your browsers settings to disable them.  Cookies do not personally identify users or store passwords or payment information.  We use the data to analise how users interact with our website, so that we can improve our service to you. Disabling cookies may affect the experience you have using our website.

  • By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.  

Privacy policy updates

  • We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently.

  • Changes will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website and we will notify customers here when updates have been made.  

If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please notify us in writing at:-

The Picture House Gallery, 5 North Quay Parade, Padstow, PL28 8AG or via our contact form.