We (WAA) comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, and electronic communications will be made in accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 2018.

We collect and hold the personal data that you may volunteer as part of course enrolment, visiting an event or exhibition, making a purchase or newsletter sign-ups.

Personal information we collect may include:

  • Your title and full name
  • Date of birth
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

We understand that your personal information and privacy are important to you. We make every effort to ensure that the information you share with us is recorded accurately, retained securely and used only according to your wishes. There will always be an option to unsubscribe on every form of correspondence from us.  Our correspondence will comply of the following.

  • The annual newsletter
  • Information on events such as lectures, exhibitions, gigs and parties
  • Course timetables and special offers relating to them. 
  • Emails concerning any of the above

We use a GDPR compliant marketing automation platform (Mailchimp) to store our database and send you emails.

We protect your personal information and adhere to all current data protection act legislation with respect to protecting privacy. We do not give out, sell or trade our mailing list data with third parties.

The information you provide will be used primarily to keep you informed about the courses and events at the WAA.  If at any time you no longer wish to receive communications from us, or would like to know what information relating to you we have stored, simply contact us by email at or call 01874 730 693