Data Privacy Policy


Sunningwell School of Art is committed to upholding the Data Protection principles of good practice. Protecting your privacy is important to us and we strive to keep all information relating to you confidential in accordance with this statement and the law. As part of the normal operation of our services you may voluntarily provide us with information about yourself. The purpose of this Data Privacy Policy is to explain what personal data we collect about you, how that personal data might be used and how we protect your personal data and privacy.

Who are we?

Sunningwell School of Art is an art school providing art courses for all ages. When a student enrols on a course we ask for their contact details and accept payments online via BACS payments, via cheque cash.

How do we process your personal data?

Sunningwell School of Art complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining unnecessary data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

Sunningwell School of Art only collects personal information about you when you specifically provide us with such information on a voluntary basis. The information that we collect includes:

  • Name and postal address
  • Email address
  • Contact numbers

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To process course enrolments
  • To send you email communication regarding your enrolment and possible spaces on courses you have shown an interest in joining
  • To assist you with any query that you may have with your payment or course
  • We may also use your data to perform quality assurance, analysis or other business analysis.

Sharing your personal data

Sunningwell School of Art will not use your contact details for any marketing activities and Sunningwell School of Art does not sell Customer contact details to Third parties.

How long do we keep your Personal Data?

Sunningwell School of Art will keep your Personal Data for no longer than reasonably necessary and can be removed on request.

Your Rights and your Personal Data

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your Personal Data held by Sunningwell School of Art, please contact the Data Security Officer using the contact details listed below.

Under GDPR you have the following rights:

  • Right to be informed of why your data is being processed (included within this Data Privacy Policy)
  • Right of access to the Personal Data held
  • Right of rectification if incorrect data is held
  • Right to erasure (may be subject to the booking contract and retention periods)
  • Right to object to processing

To instigate any of your rights under GDPR, you will need to contact the Data Security Officer at the Sunningwell School of Art who is responsible for how your Personal Data is used.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This Data Privacy Policy only applies to the Sunningwell School of Art website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Contact Details

To exercise any relevant rights, queries or complaints regarding Sunningwell School of Art and the handling of your Personal Data, please contact:

The Data Security Officer at the Sunningwell School of Art

Email:  The Data Security Officer or Tel: 01865 730442

How to make a complaint

If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed by Sunningwell School of Art you may in the first instance contact The Data Security Officer using the contact details above.

If you remain dissatisfied, then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted by phone on 0303 123 1113 or via their online notification system at

Last modified on 24th September 2019

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