Anton Du Beke is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to this website.

By using the Web Site you consent to the following terms and conditions and to the processing of information as described below, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations of May 2018.

This Policy sets out why I collect personal information about individuals and how I use that information. It explains the legal basis for this and the rights you have over the way your information is used. If you have any questions about this Policy or concerning your personal information, please contact

The type of information I collect, and how it is collected

Information is collected directly by my website when you submit an enquiry. This includes your name, your email address, the general nature of your enquiry, and further details as provided by you. The enquiry form also collects your browser type and IP address for verification purposes.

Information is also stored by my website when you visit – please refer to the section on Cookies.

Information is also conveyed from you indirectly via my Mailing List provider, Mailchimp, when you subscribe to my email marketing list.

You may also provide your information to me via other channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram via messaging or posts; these channels will have their own Privacy Policies which you should check prior to providing your details.

How I use your information

I will use your personal information in ways reflecting the legal basis applying to the processing of your data. These may include:

  • responding to your direct enquiries, either personally or via my trusted appointed management team dependent on the nature and specifics of your request;
  • by sending you email communications, having obtained your explicit content to do so, which may be of interest via the secure Mailchimp platform;
  • maintaining my records to ensure your details, including contact preferences, are up to date;
  • to analyse the performance and operation of my website to inform its improvement and usefulness.

My legal basis for processing your information

The use of your information for the purposes described above is lawful because one or more of the following applies:

  • Consent: Where you have provided information to me for the purposes of requesting I provide information, or materials such as an autograph or signed print, or carry out a service for you, I will proceed on the basis that your consent for me to do so is given by your provision of that information.
  • Legal Obligation: Where it is necessary to contact you to comply with my legal obligations in fulfilling a contract.
  • Legitimate Interest: where I may use your data in ways you would reasonably expect and which have a minimal privacy impact, or where there is a compelling justification for the processing. For example, using your information to contact you directly regarding events or services related to previous engagements or appearances.

How I safeguard your information

I understand the importance of security of your personal information and take appropriate steps to safeguard it.

All my mailing list data is store securely in the GDPR-compliant cloud-based application Mailchimp with two-factor authentication. I ensure only authorised persons have access to your information, specifically my trusted appointed website agency.

Submissions via my website’s contact forms are held securely by my website and sent by email to my management for their attention.

No data transmission over the internet can however be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so while I strive to safeguard your information, I cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide online and you do this at your own risk.

Who has access to your information?

Trusted appointed parties who provide services for me, including:

  • My management, including my website agency, for the purposes of responding to enquiries and maintaining and managing online systems.
  • MailChimp for sending email communications to confirmed subscribers.
  • Companies with which I’m collaborating on products (including but not limited to my CD and book projects) with the view of marketing those products to confirmed subscribers.
  • Analytics and search engine providers that help me to improve my Website and its use.

Other than this, I will not share your information with other organisations without your consent.

Keeping your information up to date

Should your contact details change, please inform me at

The use of Cookies on my website

“Cookies” are small pieces of information sent by a Web server to a Web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. They are tiny files stored on your hard drive to allow my Website to recognise you when you visit and to improve your experience.

How I Use Cookies

Cookies provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics, a tool for me to be able to track my site’s performance and visitor demographics – I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. Other cookies include but aren’t limited to those provided by: YouTube for collecting information to help maintain the integrity of video statistics and prevent fraud; my contact form to help with submissions and preventing spam; social buttons for tracking sharing activity, and Mailchimp uses a session cookie to track users through the sign-up process when they submit information.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. They help me provide you with a better website by enabling me to monitor which parts of my website you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way provides access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.

You may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser though this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Please consult the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.


My website contains links to other websites of interest, for example in my blog and social media feeds. These will direct your browser to third-party websites over which I have no control. When linking to another website, you should read the privacy policy stated on that Website. This policy does not cover the use of your personal data on any third-party Websites.

How long I keep your information for

I will hold your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes it was collected for.

Where I rely on your consent to contact you for direct marketing purposes, I will treat your consent as lasting for as long as it is reasonable to do so.

Marketing and Subscription

I may use your personal information to tell you about relevant news, events, services or products, but I can only do this if I have your consent or a legitimate interest to do so.
You can ask me to stop sending marketing communications at any time by emailing You can also inform me of changes to your contact details via this email too. These requests will be actioned on the Mailchimp system by my website team. Alternatively, you can unsubscribe from marketing messages yourself by clicking the link at the bottom of all marketing emails. There, you’ll also find a link to your subscription profile where you can view and edit your details.

Your Rights

You have the right to request access to the personal information I hold about you, and details of the processing activities that I carry out with your personal information through making a Subject Access Request. Such requests have to be made in writing by the person in question.

You also have the following rights:

  • the right to request rectification of information that is inaccurate or out of date;
  • the right to erasure of your information (known as the “right to be forgotten”);
  • the right to restrict the way in which I am dealing with and using your information;
  • the right to request that your information be provided to you in a format that is secure and suitable for re-use (known as the “right to portability”); and
  • the right to withdraw consent at any time, where I am relying on consent to process your personal information.

All of these rights are subject to certain safeguards and limits or exemptions under the data protection laws. To exercise any of these rights, you should contact me at

If you are not happy with the way in which I have processed or dealt with your information, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Further details about how to complain can be found here:

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Policy may be changed from time to time. If I make any significant changes I will advertise this on my Website or contact you directly with the information.

Do please check this Policy each time you consider giving your personal information to me.

March, 2021