Privacy Policy

Toby Webster Ltd is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and customers and we take your privacy seriously.

What we need

Toby Webster Ltd will be what’s known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us. We will collect your personal data when you sign up to our mailing list, complete a sales transaction or register as interested in an artist.

Why we need it

We need your information to administer your account and provide products and services requested from us. It is also held for archive and provenance information for artworks purchased. This is for legal purposes, necessary for the sales contract to which the individual is a party.

What we do with it

The information will not be given out to any outside party for marketing purposes. Your name and location will be shared with the artist whose work is purchased, for provenance and archive information. We will contact you from time to time with information about the gallery for marketing purposes. You can opt out or change your preferences at any time.

How long we keep it

We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data for a minimum of 6 years after which time, paper records will be destroyed. Your information for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. Your name and location will be kept for archive and provenance details indefinitely.

Visitors to our websites and social media platforms

When you visit www.themoderninstitute.com you will be invited to consent to Cookies being used. We do not collect any personal information when you visit our website. We use a third party to help maintain the security and performance of the website, they will not use any personal data collected. If you contact us via social media platforms your information will not be shared with any third parties.

Your rights

Under the Data Protection act 1998 and GDPR, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you. If at any point you wish to see the data held by us or you would like to have it corrected or deleted please contact us as below. If you are not satisfied with our response you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

How to contact us

If you want to request information you can email us at mail@themoderninstitute.com or write to us at the address provided on our contact page.