Privacy Policy

Who are we?

The Atlantic Project is a pilot for a new international festival of contemporary art in the South West of England which has been developed as a core partnership between the University of Plymouth and The Box (Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives).

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey or enter information on our site. We do not collect information from visitors to our site without their explicit consent.

We may collect summary data about you including contact details and date of birth where appropriate, professional affiliations and current employment status. That may be supplemented by information you provide to us through other sources as explained above. We do not collect or store any ‘sensitive’ information unless provided by you for a specific purpose such as disability status for event management. Any data you provide will be stored securely. It will be treated confidentially and in accord with current data protection legislation. We consider our relationship with you to be ongoing, so we will continue to use your data to contact you unless we hear from you.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our email newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication.

If you have confirmed you would like to receive communications from us we will use your personal information to help us ensure our communications are relevant and where possible of benefit to you.

Your data may be used for the following: Identifying which art forms you are most interested in, contact you to discuss your support, through direct and/or email marketing we will share news, keep you up-to-date with and invite you to events, inform and keep you up-to-date with fundraising achievements and initiatives, and thank you for your support.

If you have indicated you do not wish to receive communications from us we will only use your data to administer your request and you will not receive any further communications from us.

How do we protect your information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.

We do not use Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use 'cookies'?

We do not use cookies on our website.

Will my data be shared?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information, other than with our core partners, University of Plymouth and The Box. You can view their privacy policy here.

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Email communication

We will email you about benefits and services, events which you may be interested in and to share relevant news. We may ask for your feedback on developments at The Atlantic Project or ask you to take part in research which we are undertaking. If at any point you would like to stop receiving emails from us please use the unsubscribe link at the foot of an email. If you choose to opt-out of receiving communications please note we will retain minimal information in order to ensure you receive no further correspondence from us. The team may use MailChimp to send emails so your email address will be stored in the USA. You can view MailChimp’s Privacy Policy and their registration with the Privacy Shield.

Cloud Venue

Cloud Venue is the online ticketing system for The Arts Institute at University of Plymouth. It enables you to purchase tickets any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Data taken through the ticketing system is also stored on the University of Plymouth's External Relations database, which is used to store alumni and donor data, The Arts Institute membership and mailing list details, and may be amalgamated with data we already hold. The External Relations database is hosted for the University by Advanced ( and the data is held in a secure datacentre. This hosted solution provides the latest firewall and anti-virus technologies to protect your data.

Statutory information:

The data controller is the University of Plymouth. Its data protection representative can be contacted at

We will handle your information in accordance with your consent. If you wish to withdraw your consent, you may do so at any point by contacting the The Arts Institute at Please note that we would still retain your summary record in order to prevent you being contacted again. You have the right to ask us for access to, rectification or erasure of your data; to restrict processing (pending correction or deletion); to object to communications or direct marketing; and to transfer your data electronically to a third party (data portability). Please contact should you wish to exercise your rights. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you use the contact details below to request that we unsubscribe you, or click the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any email that we send.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Atlantic Project, c/o The Arts Institute, University of Plymouth,

Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA


Last Edited on 2019-01-30