Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections Privacy Policy

Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

This policy applies to information held about clients and prospective clients, suppliers and prospective suppliers, artists, contacts and all other persons about whom Joanna Bird holds information. By ‘information’ we mean personal information about you that we collect, use, share and store.

In this policy, “we,” “us,” and “our” means Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections and “you” means the individual to whom the information relates.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 2018.


Who we are:

Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections. Registered address: 19 Grove Park Terrace, London, W4 3QE

What we collect:

  • We may collect the following information:
  • your name;
  • your contact information such as your address, email address and telephone number;
  • if required, your payment details / financial data i.e. your bank name, account number and sort code;
  • information related to your attendance of, and interest in, our exhibitions, events, projects,
  • information about you that you give us in person, at our exhibitions and events by filling in forms on our website (e.g. the ‘Contact’ section on our website) or by corresponding with us via phone, e-mail or otherwise);
  • when browsing our website, standard Google Analytics data such as your IP address, your browser type.

What we do with the information we gather:

We require this information to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping and administration of our site
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new projects or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • carry out our obligations arising from any agreements entered into between you and us; communicate with you; and
  • comply with legal and regulatory obligations.

We review the relevance of your personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Legitimate interests:

Where our processing is based on the legitimate interest grounds described above, those legitimate interests are:

  • Collecting personal information to provide you with an efficient client experience
  • To make sure you receive updated information on Joanna Bird Contemporary Collections activities
  • To provide the services you have requested
  • For our own marketing and research.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Communications may be sent by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications (other than payments where applicable) will not be sent in an encrypted form unless you require it and provide the certification to enable us to communicate with you in that way. E-mail unless encrypted is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we endeavour to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects we cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.

Links to other websites:

Our website may contain links which enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How we use cookies:

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Our website uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used – this is a standard for Google Analytics data. 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. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Controlling your personal information:

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

If you do not wish to hear from us, please email with the subject header ‘’Unsubscribe’.

Removal of your data: If you consider that we do not have the right to hold your data, you may ask us to delete your personal data, please email with the subject header ‘’REMOVE DATA’.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please e-mail us at If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you are unhappy at any time about the way we process your personal information, please contact the Data Protection Officer at the address above, who will investigate your concerns.