Privacy notice

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

Collection directly from you

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

  • When you purchase an artwork directly from me

  • When you express an interest in buying an artwork from me or through one of my representatives

  • When you sign up for updates or contact me online

  • When you attend one of my hosted events in person

Automatic collection through my website

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

Data from other sources

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

  • When someone informs me that you are authorised to act on their behalf

  • When someone informs me that they are authorised to act on their behalf

  • When someone introduces you to me

  • When I research information about you in sources such as newspaper articles, exhibition catalogues, public auction results, or one of my contacts gives me feedback in relation to art or people they have been told about.

Who gets to see your personal data?

I do not transfer your personal data to organisations who wish to use it for their own purposes. I only transfer your personal data to other organisations where it is necessary to enable me to provide you with the services you have requested (for example: I may transfer your data to my bank, shippers or insurers). Where I 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

I 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

I 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 I provide to you.

How long will I keep your personal data?

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

Keeping your personal data secure

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

I 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, I cannot guarantee the complete security of personal data held in my 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. I will not be liable for any resulting misuse of your personal data.

Third party websites

My 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. I cannot accept any responsibility for the privacy practices or content of those websites.