Arts Emergency

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to information we collect about people who contact Arts Emergency about our services or use the website and any related subdomains.

Arts Emergency is fully committed to protecting the privacy of its supporters and stakeholders. We comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Personal information

We only record your personal information when you specifically provide it to us. This may happen when you contact Arts Emergency, register on our websites, make a donation to us or register to receive e-newsletters.

Where stated we may use the personal information you provide to contact you in the future about Arts Emergency’s work. If you do not want this to happen please notify us.

What we do with your personal information?

We are legally obliged by the Data Protection Act 1998 to make sure that we only use your information for the purpose for which it was requested, and to make sure it is kept securely.

If you subscribe to receive e-newsletters, we will use your email address to send you information about important issues and changes to the website. If you sign up to be a member of our network we will use the information provided to contact you with news about our work and ways to get involved. Each email will give you the option to stop receiving information from Arts Emergency.

If you have requested information to be sent to you, we will only use the email address and postal address provided to communicate with you about this information in the future. Your information will not be passed on to third parties.

Keeping your information up-to-date

If you would like at anytime to make changes to the way that we communicate to you by post, telephone or email, please contact us on

Changes made will be made within ten working days, although due to the way that we select and use data it may take longer than this for the changes to become effective.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file on your internet browser and hard drive that uniquely identifies your browser. When you visit our website with cookies enabled in your browser, standard internet log information will be collected about your interaction with the website. We collect this information to help us understand how people use the website and how we can improve their experience. We do not use cookies to collect or store users’ personal information.


Arts Emergency is committed to protecting the security of your data. We use established security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.

Our information

Arts Emergency has supplied the information on this website for individuals and organisations seeking to find out more about the issues affecting children and young people, the work of Arts Emergency and how to get involved.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may amend this policy from time to time. We will state clearly on our website any substantial changes to the way in which we use your personal information and any such amendments will be agreed at board level.