Privacy notice

This privacy notice applies to all operations. It concerns how and when we collect personal data

Collection directly from you

Most of the personal data we process about you comes directly from you (e.g. face to face, over the telephone, by email or online). For example:

When you purchase an artwork;

When you express an interest in buying an artwork from us or through one of our representatives;

When you register interest or contact us online;

When you attend an event in person.

Automatic collection through our website

We collect data about your computer when you visit our website, which includes your internet address, your operating system and internet browser type. We use this information to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our website and monitor and improve the user experience.

Data from other sources

We may also obtain information about you and/or the property you own or wish to collect from other sources, for example:

When someone informs us that you are authorised to act on their behalf;

When someone introduces you to us;

When we research information about you in sources such as newspaper articles, exhibition catalogues, public auction results, or one of our contacts gives us feedback in relation to objects or people they have been told about.

Who gets to see your personal data?

We do not transfer your personal data to organisations who wish to use it for their own purposes. We only transfer your personal data to other organisations where it is necessary to enable us to provide you with the services you have requested (for example: we may transfer your data to our bank, shippers or insurers). Where we do so it will be on the basis that these organisations are required to keep the information confidential and secure, and they will only use the information to carry out the instructed services. Some of these organisations may be located outside the EEA

We may also need to retain and disclose certain information about you to appropriate agencies to conduct anti-money laundering and trade sanction checks and to assist with fraud and crime prevention and detection.

Data transferred out of the EEA

We may in the normal course of business transfer your personal data outside of the EEA to other organisations who need to process your data in connection with the services that we provide to you.

How long will we keep your personal data?

We will keep your personal data for as long as is necessary to provide the relevant services, maintain business records to satisfy tax, legal and other regulatory requirements, and protect and defend against potential legal claims;

In the context of our research and records on ownership of art objects to assist with checks on authenticity, provenance and title, we will keep this data for as long as the record is relevant to our legitimate business interest and the public interest.

Keeping your personal data secure

We will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the security and integrity of all personal information provided via our website, or by any other means electronic or otherwise.

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal details from unauthorised physical and electronic access.

As effective as modern security practices are, we cannot guarantee the complete security of personal data held in our systems, nor that that information you supply through the internet or any computer network is entirely safe from unauthorised intrusion, access or manipulation during transmission. Any transmission is at your own risk. We will not be liable for any resulting misuse of your personal data.

Third party websites

Our website may contain links to other websites not operated by These other websites may collect personal information about you in accordance with their own privacy notice. We cannot accept any responsibility for the privacy practices or content of those websites.