Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how The Foundation for Essex Arts uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

The Foundation for Essex Arts is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used as prescribed by law.

We recommend that you check this page from time to time. This policy is effective from 10th May 2018.

What information we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address, 
  • Demographic information such as address, post code, preferences
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

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

  • To send your our newsletter or inform you of upcoming events and projects if you have requested it either via our website or by application made in person
  • Internal record keeping as required by law for any business
  • To improve our projects and services.

We will normally store personal data associated with the website for up to 12 months after the last time you logged in, after which time it will be deleted. Note that this will require you to re-register if you have not logged in within this period

Data associated with newsletter delivery will be held indefinately unless you ask us to unsubscribe you. We will review newsletter statistics and remove any subscribers who have not opened a newsletter email within 12 months.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter:

  • Via the link provided in the newsletter email
  • By emailing us using the online form
  • In person via one of our trustees

You can unsubscribe from the web site:

  • By emailing us at 
  • In person at via one of our trustees

We may email or otherwise contact you to confirm the unsubscribe request is from you and not a malicious request

If you have subscribed to the website, you can get information on the personal information held on you

  • By emailing us at 

We may email or otherwise contact you to confirm the unsubscribe request is from you and not a malicious request

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Use of cookies

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