Privacy Policy

Julie Weir Art (Site) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online.  We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits the site ( and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under law.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation.

In this policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

"Account" means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of our site.

"User" means a customer or someone who uses the Site.

"We/Us/Our" means Julie Weir Art a business owned by Julie Weir, 13 Worthing Ave, Gosport, Hants, PO12 4DA.

"Site" means this website

    2. Information about Us

Our site, is owned and operated by Julie Weir, 13 Worthing Ave, Gosport, Hants, PO12 4DA.

   3. What does this policy cover?

This privacy policy applies only to your use of our site.  It does not extend to any websites that are linked to/from Our Site (whether we provide those links or whether they are shared by other users).  We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4, What data do we collect?

Some data will be collected automatically by Our Site, for further details please see section 12 on Our use of cookies.  Other data will be collected if you voluntarily submit it and consent to Us using it for the purposes set out in section 5, for example, when signing up to our email newsletter.  Depending upon your Use of Our Site, we may also collect some or all of the following data.

  • Name
  • Contact information such as email address, postal address and telephone numbers.
  • Financial information such as credit/debit card numbers.  This is securely collected and processed by our payment processing partners (see section 6 & 7). We never have access to your payment information.
  • IP address (automatically collected)

Sensitive Data.

We do NOT gather sensitive personal data eg health, genetic, biometric data, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, sexual orientation and criminal convictions.  We expressly request that you do not provide any such sensitive data to us.

Children's Data.

Our service does not address anyone under the age of 16 ("Children").  If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child or children have provided us with personal data,  please contact us.  If we become aware that we have collected personal data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

   5. How do we use your data?

All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation  (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).  We use order information that we collect generally to fulfil any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).  Additionally, we use this order information to communicate with you.  Screen our orders for potential risk of fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to Our products or services.  We use the device information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud ( in particular, your IP address) and more generally to improve and optimise Our Site. (For example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns). 

  6. Sharing your personal information.

We are committed to protecting your privacy.  Under no circumstances do we rent, trade or share your email address with any other company for their marketing purposes without consent.  

We do share your personal information with selected third parties to help us use your personal information, as described in the section above, for example, 

We use PayPal (PayPal Inc) as one of our payment processors.  You can read more about how PayPal uses your personal information here.

We also use Create Worldpay as another payment gateway. You can read more about how Worldpay uses you personal information here.

We also use Sumup payment gateway at shows and events. You can read more about how Sumup uses your personal information here.

We use Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC) to manage Our marketing campaigns and newsletter emails.  Mailchimp may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it.  such as by clicking on links included in the message.  You can read more about how Mailchimp uses your personal information here .  You will only be added to our mailing list if you have registered to receive our newsletter/email updates, or you have made a purchase from the website.  At the footer of every email We send you, there will be a link to update/view your details, and a separate link to unsubscribe from Our mailing list.

We use YouTube as our video hosting and streaming provider.  As aprt of this service YouTube collects data and uses cookies to provide us with video statistics such as, number of views, video popularity, geographical viewing data and average time spent watching Our videos.  We use this data to help us improve Our services, design new tutorial content and find out whay Our members enjoy so that We can produce future enjoyable video content.  You can read more about how YouTube uses your data here.

As part of the service we offer we may link to various social media platforms to allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this website.  The interaction and information obtained through this application are always subject to the Users privacy settings for each social network.  The services may collect traffic data from the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.  Integrated social media services include, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

We use reCAPTCHA  a service that protects the Site from spam and abuse. reCAPTCHA uses an advanced risk analysis engine and adaptive challenges to keep automated software from engaging in abusive activities on the Site. It does this while letting valid users pass through with ease.  We also use Google analytics to improve content and performance.

We use Royal Mail to arrange delivery of products you have purchased.

Finally we may also share your personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive or to protect our rights.

  7. Registration and Authentication.

By registering an account on this Site, Users allow this application to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.

  8. How we protect your data.

The security of your personal information is important to us.  We only keep your data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described in section 5 & 6 and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.  Your data will be deleted if we no longer need it.

Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through our site.

We follow accepted industry standards to protect the personal o=information submitted to us from unauthorised access or disclosure, both during transmission and once we receive it.  However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.  Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.  We assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorised third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions.

  9. We link to other sites.

This website may contain links to other websites.  We accept no responsibility for any content displayed in any other website that may be linked through this Site, and the usage of such sites is done so at the Users own risk.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites.  We encourage our Users to be aware when they leave Our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

  10.  How can you access your data?

You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us ( where such data is held). For more details please contact us using the contact details set out in section 13.

  11.  Cookies.

By using Our Site you may receive certain third party cookies on your computer or device.  Third party cookies are those placed by the website, services, and/or parties other than Us.  We use third party cookies on our Site for managing logins to our online classroom.  In addition, Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics, YouTube and Mailchimp which also use cookies.  Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use our Site.

  12. Summary of your rights under GDPR.

Under the GDPR, you have:

  • The right to request access to, deletion of/or correction of, your personal data held by Us.
  • The right to complain to a supervisory authority.
  • Be informed of what data processing is taking place.
  • The right to restrict processing.
  • The right to data portability.
  • Object to processing of your personal data.
  • Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.


  13. Contacting Us.

If you have any questions about Our Site or this privacy policy, please contact Us by email [email protected], or by post to Julie Weir, Julie Weir Art, 13, Worthing Ave, Gosport, Hants, PO12 4DA.  Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data we hold about you/ as under section 12 above.

  14. Changes to Our privacy policy.

We may change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law.  Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of Our site following the alterations.  We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up to date.

Effective date of this privacy policy. 28th December 2019.