Privacy

Privacy statement

British Art Studies respects the right to privacy of individuals and groups and is committed to complying with and strictly adhering to all applicable legal requirements in protecting that privacy.

To communicate effectively with visitors to our website, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information that can include, by way of illustration, name, email address or phone number. The publishers of British Art Studies will never sell or trade personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as name, email address or phone number, unless one or more of the following conditions apply:

  • We have your consent to share the information.
  • We are sharing such information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal processes

These Terms of Use apply to individuals and organizations (‘you’) visiting the website (the ‘site’). By accessing this site, you agree to the following use of your personal data. If you do not agree, you should exit the site and not use it further. The editors of British Art Studies reserve the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. 

Security of your information

All of the information you give us is private and secure. We do not sell personal information. Under the UK Data Protection Act 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us to prevent misuse. We will only disclose personal information to business partners, government bodies and law enforcement agencies and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf.

We follow data protection principles laid out in current legislation. These principles make sure the information is:

  • used fairly and lawfully
  • used for limited, specifically stated purposes
  • used in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • accurate
  • kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary
  • handled according to people’s data protection rights
  • kept safe and secure
  • not transferred outside the UK without adequate protection

Cookies

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, or opt-out, British Art Studies, similar to most institutions and organisations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used. Generic information is collected through the use of ‘cookies,’ which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our websites. The generic information we collect is based on IP address, which is the location of a computer or network, and is not linked to your specific email address in any of the reports or other material compiled by the British Art Studies. British Art Studies will not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law.

Our websites make use of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google's privacy practices. You can find more information on Google's current cookie policy here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.

Cookies we collect:

  • File name: utma.
    Duration: Persistent: 6 months from when set or last updated.
  • File name: utmb.
    Duration: Session.
  • File name: utmc.
    Duration: Session.
  • File name: utmz.
    Duration: Persistent: 6 months from when set or last updated.

Limitations on Liability

British Art Studies takes reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the site, but makes no warranties as to its accuracy. The editors of British Art Studies have not reviewed any sites linked to the site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any sites linked to the site. Your access to, and use of, the site, including your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites, are at your own risk. The editors of British Art Studies do not endorse any third-party sites or any offers available through any such sites. The editors of British Art Studies have no responsibility for any transactions and communications between you and any third party, including but not limited to any personal information you may choose to provide to any third party.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any amendments or revisions shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom. Any case, controversy, suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, in connection with, or related to these Terms of Use shall be brought in the courts of the United Kingdom.

Revisions to this policy

When we make changes to this policy, the changes will be highlighted on the top of this page for one month before going into effect. The highlights will then remain on top of the page for three months to keep you informed of the change.

Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website, you can contact journal@paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk. The editorial group will endeavour to address your concerns within 21 working days of receipt.