Privacy and cookie policy


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Drawing Matter is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following policy to understand how any personal information that you provide is treated. If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices please contact the

When you use this website, we may collect personal information about you when you

– email us, for example to request information
– sign up as a Subscriber to our e-newsletter
– purchase items from our online shop

Any information you provide is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Specifically, personal information is never shared with any third-party organisation. We take appropriate measures to safeguard databases against unauthorised access and the personal details you submit to us will only be used for the purposes specified below.


A cookie is a small digital signature file stored by your web browser that allows our servers to track visitors. When you use the website a number of cookies identified with our domain name are stored in your web browser, including Google Analytics and a Session Cookie. Your consent to this is assumed in your continued use of the site. If you choose to reject cookies, you will still be able to use the Drawing Matter website but you may not be able to make a purchase.

To find out more about cookies and how they are used, visit About Cookies, a site that has information on how to control the use of cookies through your browser settings, including how to manage, remove, block and delete them.

Where other website applications (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc) are included in our pages, these sites will usually install cookies in your browser, listed under their respective domain names. You may be able to opt out of receiving these altogether, depending on whether or not your web browser gives you the choice of accepting or blocking third party cookies.

Data usage

When you visit the Drawing Matter website our servers automatically collect feedback for us through Google Analytics in the form of your IP address, geographical location, the type of browser and operating system you are using, the pages you visit, the date and time you access our site, length of visit and page views. The information we compile is used to improve your experience when using the website. The information is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally.

When we send emails to our Subscribers, Mailchimp tracks how many users open the emails, where, and when. You can read more about how this works on Mailchimps’s Privacy Policy page.


If you provide us with personal information in an e-mail message to one of the addresses listed on the site, or by registering as a Subscriber for our e-mail newsletter, we will use this information only to respond to your message or to send you an e-mail newsletter every week or so with details of the latest drawings to go up on the website, events or invitations, exhibitions or publications. You have the option to Unsubscribe at any time.

Online purchases

The information you provide on the online order form (your name, address, telephone numbers, credit card information, and e-mail address) is used only for billing purposes, to fill the order, and to reach you if we have trouble processing your order.

We use a session cookie to remember what you’ve put in the shopping basket and enable you to shop online at If you disable these cookies, you will not be able to make a purchase online.

Third-party links

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.


E-commerce on the Drawing Matter website is secure. We use the industry standard secure socket layer (SSL) to protect the security of your online order information. SSL technology encrypts your order information to prevent it from being decoded by anyone other than Drawing Matter. We do not store credit card or sensitive information on our website.