Privacy Policy for Rebecca de Mendonça, artist
A part of the upcoming new legislation regarding data protection (GDPR 2018), I have updated my current Privacy Policy.

About me
I, Rebecca de Mendonca, produce and sell artwork, both as original art and as prints and cards. I run pastel courses in the UK and overseas, write magazine articles, books, blogs, and record art videos. I also give talks, demonstrations and workshops across the UK. I sell pastel sets.

My commitment
I am committed to protecting your privacy and if you agree to give me your contact details, I promise to use the information that I collect about you lawfully and in accordance with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.

The type of information that I will collect about you includes your name, address, phone numbers, email address, and what aspect of my work that you are interested in, such as buying artwork or attending courses. If at any time you would like to see the information that I hold about you, please email If any information is inaccurate, I will update my records accordingly. You can ask to be removed from my list at any time, and I will do so.

I will send you newsletter emails periodically containing information about exhibitions, courses or events that I am involved in, along with latest news about my work. At the moment I send about 4 of these per year.
I may email you directly if I have particular work that I think you may be interested in.
I will email directly if you have contacted me about the details of commissioned work or sale of work.
I will email you directly if you are interested in, or are booking on a course.
I will email you directly if you are interested in booking me for a talk, demonstration or workshop.

Sharing your data and confidentiality
I take your privacy seriously, and will only share your data in specific cases where it is necessary to do so, such as;
If you are interested in, or book on a New Pastel School course, I will share your contact details with Barbara Greaves who handles New Pastel School admin at, and with Nel Whatmore, my fellow tutor at New Pastel School at
If you purchase artwork or goods from me, I may share your contact details with a courier service.
I will not share your personal information with other third parties, without your permission at the time.
If you make your purchase through the website, you will be sharing your contact details and payment details with Stripe, who handle the secure payments. You will need to look at the details of their terms and conditions and privacy policy. I am not responsible or liable for any of data collection or use.

I ensure that all personal information held within my database is secure.

If you make a purchase through the website, your information will be shared with Stripe, who handle the secure payment. The website uses cookies.

If you wish to make a complaint about the use of personal information by me, please email me at

You will have the right to unsubscribe from my mailing list at any time, or to change your preferences. Please email to do so.