Privacy Policy

What is This Privacy Policy For?

This privacy policy is for bexcatarts.co.uk and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations). The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. It also outlines how the website processes, stores and protects user data and information.

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensures the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.

Use of Cookies

This website may use cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website to provide the users with a more tailored experience within this website.

Website Visitor Tracking

If accepted, this website may use tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers’ hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information https://www.google.com/privacy.html.

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts (for example, by clicking on social media buttons or viewing videos housed on other sites). Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer.

Cookie Consent

When you first visit our website, browsing and remaining on our website will imply that you agree to our use of cookies as explained in this policy. You can decide to withdraw your consent at any time by deleting the cookies on your computer (or mobile device). You can block or disable cookies by configuring your browser to block the installation of some or all cookies. If you block cookies, you can continue to use our website, although some services may be limited and you may not experience the full functionality of our website. For more information on deleting, disabling or blocking cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org

Contact Forms

Data submitted through the website contact form is emailed to the website admin so that they can answer your questions. A copy of the email may also be stored in the website as a backup for 3 days. The website uses an SMTP service called SendGrid (owned by Twilio) to handle the deliverability of emails through the website contact form. You can read more about Sendgrid and what information they handle here: https://www.twilio.com/legal/privacy.

Who has Access

Access to the data stored in the website is available to our website admin.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.

External Website Links & Third Parties

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Redbubble

Any order placed via my Redbubble shop are handled and fulfilled by Redbubble. All queries should be directed to Redbubble.com .

Access to Your Personal Information

In accordance with GDPR, you may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to us. 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. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. If the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive you may be charged a “reasonable fee” for the administrative costs of complying with the request. You may also be charged for additional copies.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to add to or change the terms of this privacy policy, without prior notice to you. If we change this privacy policy, we will post the new Privacy Policy on the Web Site, and it will become effective from the time of posting to the web site. Please visit this privacy policy on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version. Last updated 7th August 2022.

Resources & Further Information

Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
The Guide to the PECR 2003
Facebook Privacy Policy
Google Privacy Policy
SendGrid (Twilio) Privacy Policy
Aboutcookies.org

Commissions

Do you have a pet or loved one that you would like transforming into a piece of artwork? Perhaps to hang on your wall, or give as a gift?

Get in touch to arrange your creation today!

artwork commission of pet spaniel by Bexcat Arts

Bexcat Arts

Bexcat Arts is a wildlife and portrait artist, creating artwork for personal and commissioned projects.

Visit my Redbubble store to purchase some of my framed artwork and merchandise including t-shirts, mugs and more!

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