About ‘Cookies’ 

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer when you visit a website.  Cookies send back information without making any changes to it. Your computer stores these cookies in a file inside your web browser. They do not contain viruses and are not able to access other information from your computer and are not able to ‘spy’ on your computer contents.    

Some cookies are essential for the proper functioning of websites. Others are used to help a website keep track of your visits and activity, to improve your browsing experience, and to gather statistical information about your website visits. You can disable cookies if you wish through the settings on your internet browser but this may mean that you may not be able to fully access material on some websites, and your online surfing or shopping experience may be much more difficult.  You can find more information about ‘Cookies, including how to disable them at: www.allaboutcookies.org         

This website uses cookies which are necessary to enable the website to function properly: for example, those involved in basic functions such as page navigation. This website also uses cookies to gather statistical information and analysis of website traffic. Information is collected and reported anonymously. Your identity is not revealed through the use of these cookies. We use the statistics to assess patterns of pages and products viewed, approximate geographical locations of website visitors, and browsers and devices used to view this website. If you are at all unhappy about the use of these cookies, you can disable them in your browser settings. 

Links to Other Websites                             

This website may contain links to other sites that are not controlled in any way by us. Please be aware of this when you click on any such links.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices and/or policies of any website other than our own. Consequently, we suggest that you review the privacy policy of every website you visit, whether or not it is linked to by this site.  


Information we collect about you              

We collect information about you when you choose to contact us using the website contact page details. This information is retained by us only as long as necessary to communicate with you in relation to your enquiries and/or to fulfill orders and where you have opted to subscribe to receive our email Newsletter or information about upcoming events.  If you purchase items from the website Shop, we use the name and address information you provide for fulfilment of your orders.  Payments are processed securely using STRIPE or PayPal platforms and Gallery 1608 does not have access to your bank information.     



Gallery 1608 does not pass on your personal information to any third parties without your consent.  Information which you supply to us is used in communication with you in response to your enquiries via this website and / or to contact you as a contributing artist to Gallery 1608 stock and Exhibitions, and where you have subscribed to receive our email newsletter and information about upcoming events. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please inform us via our contact page.  Please note that, if you begin the process to subscribe to our Newsletter, an email will be sent to you asking you to confirm your intention to subscribe.  This message may sometimes find its way to your junk mail folder, so please check this if you do not receive future correspondence from Gallery 1608.


Access to your information and correction              

You have the right to access a copy of information that we hold about you / your business. You may obtain details of this information by sending a request via our contact page. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to remove, limit or to correct any information that you think is inaccurate.      


Updates to this Policy              

If we change or update this Privacy Policy, we will post changes and updates on this website so that you will always be aware of what information we collect, use and disclose. We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time so that you will know if the Privacy Policy has been changed or updated. If you have any questions about the Policy, please contact us.                 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on and is effective from 2 January 2024.