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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains who we are, how we collect, share and use Personal Information, and how you can exercise your privacy rights.

Your privacy is very important to us. At Claire McArdle Sculpture, we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, improve our website, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site. 

Who we are

Claire McArdle Sculpture is the working studio of sculptor Claire McArdle.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Claire McArdle Sculpture collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Claire McArdle Sculpture’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Claire McArdle Sculpture’ visitors use its website as well as provide security for our website.

Claire McArdle Sculpture does not collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses from viewers of this website. Claire McArdle Sculpture does collect personally identifying information if specifically provided by anyone completing a Contact or Inquiry form or subscribing to our newsletter.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to our website choose to interact with in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we provide a Contact form, an Inquiry form and a Subscribe form in which name and email fields are required.

In each case, Claire McArdle Sculpture collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Claire McArdle Sculpture. Claire McArdle Sculpture Foundation does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Claire McArdle Sculpture may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Claire McArdle Sculpture may monitor the most popular pages on the website. Claire McArdle Sculpture does not display this non-personally identifying information publicly or share it with others. Claire McArdle Sculpture does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Claire McArdle Sculpture will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Claire McArdle Sculpture discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Claire McArdle Sculpture believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Claire McArdle Sculpture, third parties or the public at large.

Claire McArdle Sculpture Foundation takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Claire McArdle Sculpture uses cookies to help Claire McArdle Sculpture identify and track visitors, their usage of Claire McArdle Sculpture’ websites, and their website access preferences as well as for security reasons. Claire McArdle Sculpture visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Claire McArdle Sculpture’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of Claire McArdle Sculpture’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Who we share your data with

Google Analytics – anonymous IP tracking only

Mail Chimp – name and email address

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and at our sole discretion. Claire McArdle Sculpture encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.