Privacy Policy

Coombe Gallery is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our online visitors and customers. All information is collected and processed in accordance with the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998 and the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Who we are

Coombe Gallery is an well established art gallery in Dartmouth, UK. Our gallery is dedicated to promoting the cream of predominantly West Country artists and makers.

Address: Coombe Gallery, 20 Foss Street, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9DR
Tel: +44 (0)1803 835 820

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

As an online gallery most of the information we collect is to enable sales of artwork, promotion of exhibitions in the gallery, and to provide follow up marketing to those who have shown an interest in our service. This includes name, address, telephone number and email address.

We collect this information at the time of sale either over the telephone, via our online contact form, in person at the gallery, by email or even occasionally by letter.

At the time of sale or during a visit to the gallery you will be asked to give consent to receive our occasional newsletters to enable visitors and customers to stay in touch with the latest news from Coombe Gallery, as well as events and special offers.

It is also possible to subscribe to our mailing list on our website.

You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time.

Contact forms

We have installed a SSL security certificate on our website to ensure all data sent over the internet is encrypted. Look for the green padlock in the address bar of your browser.


We use cookies for providing functionality and ensuring a high level of service. For more information view our Cookie Policy.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Google Analytics are used by the vast majority of websites to collect information in an anonymous format that is useful to site owners, this may include the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics cookies can remain in your browser for a long time unless you change your browser settings to remove them after a given period or action, such as quitting the browser.

Who we share your data with

Your information will be available to select Coombe Gallery staff for administration purposes and to carry out marketing activities. Otherwise your information will be retained by us except where disclosure is required or permitted by law or when we use third party service providers to supply and support our services to you.

We use third-party service providers such as our web developers and online mailing list systems to help us provide services to you.

All of our third party service providers are required to take commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. We only permit our third-party service providers to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

How long we retain your data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is collected.

For example, visitors to the gallery and/or our website often make repeat visits and purchases from year to year so it is useful to maintain them on our customer database. However, from time to time we do check how long since a visitors or customers last visit and anyone who has not been for a while will have their personal data removed.

What rights you have over your data

You are entitled to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you. 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.

Please make such requests by email to Please include your full name, detail about how you believe we recorded your data (for example you are a former customer or joined our mailing list). If we do hold your personal data we will respond in writing within one calendar month of your request.

Please note that you may need to provide proof of ID before we will release personal data.

How we protect your data

We have put in place commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. These includes:

Using high level secure hosting suppliers for our website, password protecting all local systems and encrypting all computer equipment and backups.

We are in the process of implementing an SSL Secure certificate (HTTPS) for our entire website and encrypting data flow between the client browser and web server.

You can find our more about data protection at the Information Commissioner’s website.