Privacy Policy

Who we are & what this notice covers

Hello, we!re The Painted Pigs Company, we creative art onto sculptures. We!ve been delivering art designs across the UK towns and cities since 2006. This Privacy Notice applies to in-formation that we collect about you when you use or sign up to:

  • Our website & online shops

Throughout this Privacy Notice we!ll refer to our websites, on-line shops, as Services. Below we explain how we collect, use, and share information about you, along with the choices that you have with respect to that information.

We are a “data controller” for the purposes of the Data Protec-tion Act 1998 and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) (“Data Protection Law”). This means that we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal in-formation.

Please note that this Privacy Notice does not apply to any of our products or services that have a separate privacy notice. If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us at

Information we collect

Personal information we collect includes details such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone number and credit/debit card details (if you are making a purchase or dona-tion), as well as information you provide in any communications between us. You will have given us this information whilst regis-tering for an event, placing an order on our website or making a donation with one of our partners or any of the other ways to in-teract with us.

We only collect information about you if we have a reason to do so, for example, to provide our Services, to communicate with you, or to make our Services better.

We collect information in the following ways: if and when you provide information to us and automatically through operating our services.

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal in-formation:

  1. information that you provide to us to help us deliver our Services including:
  •   name and job title
  •   contact information including email addresses
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  •   other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  1. information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our products;
  2. information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us for event information and assets (for example sponsors, artists, and learning and community groups);
  3. information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering to use our mobile application services, or subscribing to email noti-fications and/or newsletters;
  4. any other information that you choose to send to us.

We collect the following kinds of information automatically:

  1. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical loca-tion, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation;
  2. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users!#com-puters. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google!s Privacy Notice is available at:
  3. Our advertisers may also send you cookies. Most browsers al-low you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to re-ject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Pri-vacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

If you share your personal experience or the experiences of a friend or relative, we may also collect this information. If you provide us with any sensitive personal information by telephone, email or by other means, we will treat that information with extra care and con-fidentiality and always in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

Data Protection Law recognises that some categories of personal information are more sensitive. Sensitive Personal Information can include information about a person!s health, race, ethnic origin, po-litical opinions, sex life, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

We will only use this information:

  • For the purposes of dealing with your enquiry, training, and quality monitoring or evaluating the services we provide.
  • We will not pass on your details to anyone else without your express permission except in exceptional circumstances. Ex-amples of this might include anyone reporting serious self-harm or posing a threat to others or children contacting us and sharing serious issues such as physical abuse or exploitation.

We want to improve how we talk to you and the information we pro-vide through our website, services, products and information. To do this we sometimes use profiling and screening methods so that we can better understand our supporters, your preferences and needs to provide a better experience for you.

Our partners may carry out targeted fundraising activities using pro-filing techniques based on the information that we hold about you. We may also work with third party organisations who provide addi-tional insight, this may include providing wealth screening informa-tion or general information about you that is publicly available.

This information can be appended to the information that you have provided which allows us to use our resources more effectively by

better understanding the background of our supporters and making appropriate requests based on what may interest them and their capacity to give.

You can of course opt out of this activity at any time. To do this with the subject line $Please stop analysis of my data!. To

Sharing information

We do not sell our users!#private personal information.

We may however share your information with our trusted part-ners and suppliers who work with us on or on our behalf to de-liver our services, but processing of this information is always carried out under our instruction. We make sure that they store the data securely, delete it when they no longer need it and never use it for any other purposes. Some examples of where we may share your information are with our fulfilment partners who help to create and send information to you to reduce our costs, with our partners.

We enter into contracts with these service providers that require them to comply with Data Protection Laws and ensure that they have appropriate controls in place to secure your information.

We share information about you in the limited circumstances spelled out below and with appropriate safeguards on your pri-vacy:

We may share information about you with third party vendors who need to know information about you in order to provide their ser-vices to us. This group includes vendors that help us provide our Services to you (like payment providers that process your credit and debit card information) and those that help us understand and en-hance our Services (like analytics providers). We require vendors to agree to privacy commitments in order to share information with them.

We may disclose information about you in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request. For more information on

how we respond to requests for information about Wild in Art users, please see our Legal Guidelines.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently inse-cure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Our websites and app may contain links to other sites. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and re-spect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites. Please be aware that advertisers or Web sites that have links on our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. This privacy no-tice does not cover the information practices of those websites or advertisers.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

Your rights

You have various rights in respect of the personal information we hold about you – these are set out in more detail below. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or make a complaint, you can do so by contacting The Painted Pigs Company by email at You can also make a com-plaint to the data protection supervisory authority, the Informa-tion Commissioner!s Office,

$Cookie!#is a name for a small file, usually of letters and numbers, which is downloaded onto your device, like your computer, mobile phone or tablet when you visit a website.

They let websites recognise your device, so that the sites can work more effectively, and also gather information about how you use the site. A cookie, by itself, can!t be used to identify you.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you come to our website and also allows us to improve the user experi-ence.

We use the categorisation set out by the International Chamber of Commerce in their UK Cookie Guide. We use all four categories of cookies

  • Strictly necessary cookies are essential for you to move around our website and to use its features, like our shopping basket and your account.
  • Performance cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our site, like which pages are visited most.
  • Functionality cookies collect anonymous information that re-member choices you make to improve your experience, like your text size or location. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.
  • Targeting or advertising cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. As such if you visit our website you may then be more likely to see adverts about our work on other websites as your browsing suggests that this is an area of in-terest.

Privacy Notice Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Painted Pigs Company may change its Privacy Notice from time to time. The Painted Pigs Company encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Notice. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the change log below, and, in some cases, we may provide additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you a notif-ication through e-mail).

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