Privacy Policy

The Wade Gallery Limited (“we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy explains when and why we collect personal information when you visit our gallery or our website, how we use it and the conditions under which we may disclose it to others.

We may change this policy from time to time and so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to the practices described in this policy.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you complete a form, make a purchase, join our mailing list, or apply for a vacancy.

What type of information do we collect?

The personal information we might collect includes your name, address, phone number and email address.

Why is it being collected?

We use the information we hold for operational purposes, for example processing a purchase, arranging deliveries, meeting our legal obligations. In addition, when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, we use the information to provide you with marketing information, such as invitations to exhibition openings.

How long do you retain data?

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our legal, accounting or reporting obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected.

How will it be used?

We may use your information:

  • to process any purchase that you have made.
  • to comply with our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • for our legitimate interests, providing your interests and fundamental rights do not override these interests; for example, to send you communications with details of exhibitions. .

Who has access to your information?

We do not share your information with any third-parties except to meet any statutory obligations or for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf.

How we use cookies

In order to collect any anonymous data, we may use temporary “cookies” that collect the domain name of the user and the date and time you visited our websites. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information, which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your internet browser software to notify you when you receive a cookie and this enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser to correctly do so.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. You can select the ways in which you receive direct marketing communications from us, by ticking the relevant boxes on the form or website page on which we collect your information. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted.

You can change your marketing preferences at any time. In addition, you can opt-out at any time by emailing or by using the “Unsubscribe” button on the Mailing List page on our website (

How can you access/update your information?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you would like to amend any of your information, you can do so in the following ways:

  • email
  • write to The Wade Gallery Limited, Wade House, Stenton Row, Elie, KY9 1DP.
  • call 01333 330397

Review of this policy

We keep this policy under regular review. This policy was last updated in May 2018.