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This privacy policy will explain how Design in Quarantine uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. In compliance with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in effect as of May 25, 2018, the legal basis for us to collect or use the personal information described above for any visitor or customer located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) is dependent on the personal information and specific context in which it is collected. We will normally collect personal information only when we have received your freely given and informed consent, when it is necessary to perform a contract with you, where the processing of such personal information is in our legitimate interest and not overridden by your data protection interests and when it does not constitute an infringement of your fundamental rights and freedoms.

What data do we collect?

Design in Quarantine collects the following data:
  • Personal identification information (Name and email address)
  • Non-personal information (IP address)

You can review website content without providing any personal or individually identifiable information.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Design in Quarantine with most of the data we collect. We may collect information that you voluntarily give us, as well as location-based information and site visitorship data as described below. We may also collect non-personal information, such as your IP address. The information obtained from collecting IP addresses and using ‘cookies’ is not personal information about you. For more information, please read the section on Cookies below.

We collect data and process data when you:
  • Voluntarily complete a newsletter sign up form.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

Design in Quarantine collects your data so that we can:
  • Email you with news from the archive and events we think you might like.
  • Understand where our audience is coming from and reach new audiences.

How do we store your data?

Design in Quarantine securely stores your data though the third-party marketing manager Mailchimp. Mailchimp has self-certified to both the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield regimes, and lawfully transfers EU/EEA personal data to the U.S. pursuant to their Privacy Shield Certification. They also complete a SOC II Type 2 examination on an annual basis for the Trust Principal Criteria of Security, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality, and Availability.

Our Email List / Marketing

Design in Quarantine would like to send you information about news and events from the archive that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive our emails, you may always opt-out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop Design in Quarantine from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

What are your data protection rights?

Design in Quarantine would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Design in Quarantine for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Design in Quarantine correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Design in Quarantine to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Design in Quarantine erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Design in Quarantine restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Design in Quarantine’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Design in Quarantine transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:


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How do we use cookies?

Design in Quarantine uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:
  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Understanding where our audience is coming from
  • Understanding which pages on our website are most popular

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:
  • Analytics/Site Visitorship Cookies – Site visitorship data is information about the way a website is used that is not associated with an individual’s identity. We use anonymous data regarding online behaviour to better understand how people use our site. To that end, we may use aggregated, anonymous online traffic behaviour along with information from third parties to track usage trends and improve our site.

How to manage cookies

Most site visitorship data is collected using data collection tools such as web beacons, cookies, embedded web links and other software (together, “Data Collection Tools”). Data Collection Tools are typically small data files or software that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s or mobile device’s hard drive. Most browsers and display software can be set to inform you when Data Collection Tools are being used or other tracking software is being sent to your computer or Personal Communication Device. They also provide you with the option of refusing such Data Collection Tools. You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser.

Privacy policies of other websites

Design in Quarantine website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Design in Quarantine keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 4 December 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Design in Quarantine’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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