PRIVACY POLICY is run by Paula McGurdy as a sole trader. Your privacy is important, and in this policy I explain what personal data I collect from you and how I use it. I encourage you to read this statement and let me know if you have any queries regarding the data I hold about you.

This policy will be divided up to reflect the range of services I offer and how data is stored for each of those services.

General information:

Sharing your data:

Under no circumstances is your data ever sold or rented to a third party.

I may share your data in the following circumstances:

  • to service providers and affiliates (PayPal, Squarespace, MailChimp) who assist in the delivery of my products.

  • to third parties if I believe that disclosure is advisable or necessary to comply with the law, to enforce or apply my terms and conditions, or to protect the rights, property or safety of myself or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

  • We may disclose personal data such as name, address, telephone number, or email to our suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for example postal service

Access to Your Data:

You the right to request a copy of the information I hold about you. If you would like a copy of the personal information I hold, please let me know. You also have the right to be forgotten, so you can request the data I hold be destroyed.

Why I need it and how I use it:

I need to know this basic personal data in order to contact you about or to deliver your product or service.

You will not be added to any other marketing lists unless you have opted in to those yourself. If you are also an email subscriber, please see the Email subscriber section below to see how your data is used in that context.

How long I keep it:

I am required under Irish tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years. After this point your information will be kept until you notify me otherwise; you have the right to be forgotten, if you would like your data to be destroyed.


I collect your name and email address when you opt in to my email list. This data is held in MailChimp.

Why I need it and how I use it:

I use this information to remind you about my business and brand – this means that I will send you infrequent marketing communications about new products and services.

How long I keep it:

Your information will be kept until you notify me otherwise; Contact me if you would like your data to be destroyed.

Site users:

I may collect your IP address and information regarding your location and pages accessed. This data is collected and stored in Squarespace.

Why I need it and how I use it:

This allows me to analyse my web traffic. This analysis is about general trends rather than you as an individual, and your IP address is encoded and not visible to me.

How long I keep it:

Your information will be kept until you notify me otherwise.

 If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you request to see this information and even have it corrected or deleted.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Our Details:

This website is owned and operated by Paula McGurdy trading as Paula McGurdy Art

Our principal place of business is at 14 Ballinteer Park, Dublin 16

You can contact us:

by post

website contact form

by email;

More Privacy Details:

If you’re anything like me these details can be long and overwhelming, but if you’re a detailed kinda person and want to read more click here