Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Laurence Sterne Trust uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

The Laurence Sterne Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Laurence Sterne Trust may make changes to this policy by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information

  • Name or Business Name
  • Contact information including email address, postal address and telephone number
  • Demographic information such as postcode

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • If you have allowed us, we will send out information relating to our exhibition programme including invitations and any other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
  • We may use the information to contact you regarding new products or services

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

Our site may place and access certain first-party cookies on your computer or device. First-party cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our site and to provide and improve our products and services. In addition, our site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics, which also use cookies. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how people use our site.

All cookies used by and on our site are used in accordance with current cookie law.

You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can un-click to indicate that you do not want to be subscribed to our mailing list.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@laurencesternetrust.org.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: The Laurence Sterne Trust, Shandy Hall, Coxwold, York, YO61 4AD.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Financial Information

We use PayPal to process your card payments securely over industry standard SSL encryption. We never store your credit card details, nor can we ever view your credit card details.

Contact Us

If you require more information about our terms and conditions or privacy policy, you may contact us by email at info@laurencesternetrust.org.uk, telephone on 01347 868465, or write to us at The Laurence Sterne Trust, Shandy Hall, Coxwold, York, YO61 4AD.

Shandy Hall is an Accredited Museum (No. 1580) and is owned by the Laurence Sterne Trust (Registered Charity 529593).