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This post is relevant to any artist or art organisation that is collecting and sharing any personal data relating to any individual in the UK - irrespective of whether artist or art organisation or art society is based in the UK.
The Information Commissioner' Office for the UK has produced
You can also view a summary of the responses to initial consultation and some of the individual responses on our website.
The updated draft code is
This is a statutory code of practice made under section 121 of the Data Protection Act 2018. It is a practical guide for organisations about how to share personal data in compliance with data protection legislation.
What happens if we don’t comply with the code?
Below you can see the contents of the Code of Practice.
The transfer of databases or lists of individuals is a form of data sharing. This may include sharing by data brokers, marketing agencies, credit reference agencies, clubs and societies, and political parties. You are responsible for compliance with the law for the data you receive, and for data that is shared on your behalf. You must make appropriate enquiries and checks in respect of the data, including its source and any consent given.
If you want to be confident...
You can respond to the consultation via the online survey, or you can download the document and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The consultation closes on 09 September 2019;
NOTE: The Information Commissioner's Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.
There's an excellent Facebook Group for those artists who attend art fairs called "Art Fair Buddies". It's used essentially to provide:
This group is a collection of artists who want to share
It often involves long feedback posts when things do NOT go according to plan - or according to expectations based on representations by the organisers.
What follows is one such post by a chap whose Facebook Page is Mark Brighton Art. It's a good example of:
The letter BELOW relates to an operation called British Art Exhibitions run by Karl Percival who purports to be an advertising/promotions specialist.
It's followed by an update from Mark - although Mr Percival has not as yet contacted me.
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