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Policy update:19/2/2021

We offer an educational resource connected to art and the environment that fits well with the aims and objectives of educational establishments.

We comply with the current legislation for Data Protection from the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK and GDPR.

We adhere to the principals of the Data Protection Act and understand best practice for managing information under GDPR.

We regularly review our processes and keep all data safe.

We will only use your information to contact you with regard to our projects, to invite you to take part in new projects and to keep you informed, via email, of news and exhibitions that we think you will want to know about. This may be connected to artist John Dyer as well as ‘Last Chance to Paint’. For example, if the artist is holding an exhibition of Amazon rainforest paintings we will keep you informed of that.

We never share or sell data or try and sell or offer third party services not connected to our core project and gallery business.

‘Last Chance to Paint’ is a John Dyer Gallery project and adheres to the same strict standards of privacy and GDPR compliance. You can read the gallery privacy policy here.

Online forms

We collect data so that we can communicate with our users in an efficient and responsible way. We only collect the data on our forms and forum that we need to for the delivery of ‘Last Chance to Paint’. These forms are handled by

e.g School registration form. We need to have a contact name, an email address, the school name and the country of the school. The school name is important so we can see where our reach is for future funding bids and the country is important so we can work with time zones when delivering live projects. If we find we have the majority of schools in the USA we will adapt the delivery to this. The data we collect is also useful for us when talking to future funders as we can point to this evidence to show we are working with a wide variety of schools and therefore children.

We collect data from our users using two types of online form. Our email registration forms store your data with and/or emails sent from these platforms will have an ‘unsubscribe’ link available in each communication.

When submitting art to the the information you submit is stored on

We only accept data from adults over the age of 18.

We require more detailed information for the form but only ask for the information that is required. We reserve the right to email individuals who submit artwork to us via the form as in many cases we will have questions we will need to ask. The form is not an email subscription form.

If you wish to unsubscribe from our email newsletters and communications you can do this via the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails we provide or simply contact us to request removal.

If you wish to see the data you have submitted to us via the submit to the form please contact us and we will provide this to you. We can delete your data on request. We will provide any data requested within 30 days of receiving your request.

Legitimate Interest and company (school) statute

We process data whilst emailing schools to inform them of ‘Last Chance to Paint’ and our communications are balanced with the needs of the schools and our communications will be to do with the ‘Last Chance to Paint’ project and how schools can benefit from our offering. In all cases, a school can simply reply to us to have their email removed or hit an ‘unsubscribe’ link that will be embedded in the email sent to them.

What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How do we store, use, share and disclose our site visitors' personal information?

Last Chance to Paint is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell or provide free of charge our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

How do we communicate with our site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our Last Chance to Paint or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

How do we use cookies and other tracking tools?

Cookies are used by our web site and other providers e.g Google Analytics to enable us to deliver a better experience for our users. Additional cookies are required for the running of the web site, such as cookies to record your interactions - like a shopping bag, RSVP to an event etc. We provide a consent banner at the base of our web site for cookies.

Request of your data

You may request the data we hold by contacting us and we will provide that a data to you or delete it as required. 

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

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