We will not sell your personal information to any third parties or external organisations.
Sharing your information with the National Gallery Company Ltd.
If you have agreed to be communicated with by email, we will share your information with the National Gallery Company Ltd. which runs the shops in the Gallery, but you will not receive emails from the National Gallery Company Ltd. in relation to the shops unless you have expressly opted to do so through our email preference centre.
Sharing your information with our service providers/external data processors
We may share some of your personal information with our service providers/external data processors, to carry work out on our behalf. Examples of such service providers/data processors include:
- Securitas, which provides security and visitor services within the Gallery; we share CCTV footage and other information about security incidents in the Gallery with Securitas; Securitas provides trained first-aiders in the Gallery, who record details of any accidents within the Gallery if they are called to assist;
- Our email distribution service provider; and
- Our third-party Wi-Fi infrastructure provider collects and processes MAC addresses and information regarding usage of our Wi-Fi service on our behalf.
Any such companies are acting as our data processors and the contracts we enter into with them require them to comply with UK data protection laws; to process your information only for the purposes we specify, and to make sure they have the appropriate controls in place to protect the security of your information.
Sharing your information with our supporting charities
Donations from our patrons are paid, at the option of the donor, to either the National Gallery Trust (NGT), a registered UK charity which exists to support the Gallery, or the American Friends of the National Gallery, London Inc. (AFNGL), a US not-for-profit organisation which exists to support and assist the Gallery. Other donations for the support of the Gallery may also be paid, if the donor wishes, to either the NGT or AFNGL. Where necessary, the Gallery shares data of patrons (and other donors) with the NGT or the AFNGL, to enable those organisations to collect and process donations and deal with any associated tax issues in relation to those donations.
Sharing information with our travel agency
If you book onto a patrons' trip we may share information, which you provide to us (to enable us to facilitate the booking) with Heritage Travel or another agency, through whom your booking will be made.
Sharing CCTV footage and Wi-Fi usage data
CCTV footage and Wi-Fi usage data (including MAC addresses) may, in the event of a security incident, be shared with the police and/or local authorities where it is lawful and appropriate to do so, in accordance with our legitimate interests outlined above.