Privacy Policy 25th May 2018


Kimberley Dewhurst Art is completely committed to protecting the privacy of all out customers and website visitors. We do not disclose any information about our customers to any third parties unless necessary to provide a service for you or to complete your order. Please rest assure your data is safe and never passed on. 

The data protection implemented by Kimberley Dewhurst Art is in compliance with the European Legislation and the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation. We have implemented a number of measures to ensure your personal data is protected. 


What type of data do we collect? 

Website Cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computers hard drive, the cookie helps analyse web traffic and lets you know when you visit a particular website. Collies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. the web application can tailor operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from our system. Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you don't. A cookie in no way give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

You can choose to accept of decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, buy you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. 

Google Analysis

When you visit out website, we sometimes us a third party service Google analysis to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patters. We do this to fine out things such as how many people are visiting the site and various parts of the site. The way this information is processed does not identify the user. We do it simply to find out numbers to make sure the user experience is as good as it can be. We do not make or allow Google to make any attempt to find out the indignities of the people visiting our sites. 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other website that may be of interest to you, however once you have used these links to visit another website we do not have any control over that website. Therefor we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. 

What information do we collect?

We may collect the following information from you;

1. Name

2.. Email Address

3. Delivery Address

4. Contact Number

5. Payment Details

Why do we collect this data?

We require the above information from you in order to process your order or commission service. We may need to contact you regarding your order or to provide you with addition information on request. 

How do we use these details?

Delivery name and address - to deliver your purchase to you. 

We may email, call or text to give you update of your service. This may be for general undated, to let you know one it's complete or ready to send out to to you. 

How do we use your payment details?

We use your payment details in order to pay for a service or product. We have three methods of payment, Paypal, Card machine (Using PayPal) and BACS

Our card machine does not store any card details. Fraud prevention and detection via PayPal and your card provider - to protect you and us from false orders/card payment. 

Kimberley Dewhurst art does not sell you payment details nor do we have access to any of your payment details above. All card numbers etc are anonymised from us via payments through PayPal. 

All direct payments through our website www.bigcartel.com (our website host) and used by the Big Cartel company achere to the standards set by PCI-DSS and manages by the PCI security standards council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Our izettle card machine (using PayPal) also adheres to the PCI-DSS requirements. Paypal themselves uses your data in relation to your transaction, they also collect your I.P address or other information about the device making the purchase to ensure no unauthorised transactions are being made via your PayPal account. Paypal will verify the information you provide with payment processors and/or credit reference and fraud agencies. In the course of such verification, Paypal will receive personally identifiable information about you from such services. In the particular, if you register a credit card or debit card or bank card or bank account with Paypal, they will use a card authorisation and/or fraud screening services to verify that your bank account card information and address match the information you supplied to Paypal, and that the card had not been reported as lost or stolen. This is to protect you from any unauthorised activity purchases. For a full breakdown of you Paypal used your date, please visit www.paypal.com 

Please make sure that your computer has up to date firewalls/internet security and any passwords you use for any of your payment methods are changed regularly to keep yourself protected. 

How long do we keep your data?

We will process and store personal data for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage. If the storage period expires, the personal data will be routinely deleted. 

We have to keep hold of evidence of sales for when we complete our tax returns and if HMRC want to review anything should they ask us. We keep a record of our sales via our website, PayPal and also paper copies. The maximum time HMRC require us to keep these records are 6 years. All paper copies are kept safe and out of reach of the public. 

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information we hold. You can do this by emailing kimberley.dewhurst@outlook.com


We value your data security and will be reviewing out privacy policy periodically to ensure compliance with GDPR legislation.