Privacy Policy

Information on what personal data we keep at MAKE Art Studio and Creative Venue in light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) May 2018.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Who we are: We are MAKE, Art Studio and creative venue. Our website address is:

What Personal Data is kept: The data we keep is your name and email address.

How Your Personal Data Was Gained: We gained your name and email address either at workshops or events where we asked if you would like to be kept informed about Make Art Studio events or you contacted Make Art Studio and asked to be on our mailing list. You thereby gave consent for Make Art Studio  to keep this information.

Where Your Personal Data is Stored: It is stored in a Mailchimp mailing list  which is password protected.

Who has Access to Your Personal Data: MAKE Art Studio trustees have access to the data. They are Joanne Deburgh, Kate Deburgh and the website administrator Andy Jones

How Your Personal Data is Used: Your email address is used to send you information about MAKE Art Studio events only.

How Long Your Personal Data is Stored: Your personal information is kept until you request that it be deleted. You can request that your personal data be deleted at any time.

Deleting Your Personal Data: Your personal information will be amended or deleted as soon as we can from the time of receiving a request from you to do so. See Data Access Request page here.

Privacy: Your personal information is not shared with anyone else for any reason without your consent.

The data controllers identity: The data controller is Joanne DeBurgh

Contact Point: or via the contact form on this web site here:

Data Access Request

If you wish to know what date is held on you and ask for its deletion please do so on the Data Access Request page here


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.