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Privacy Notice


Effective from 17th May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. This privacy notice explains how we collect and store your data in compliance with this regulation.

Vanishing Point takes your privacy very seriously. We are committed to being transparent about what personal information we hold and to keeping that in the safest regard. Please read our Privacy Statement which explains how we collect, store and use information about you when you interact with us, in any manner, via our website and/or our services.


Website Cookies 
This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third-party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, 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. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Google Analytics
When you use this site, a third-party application called Google Analytics is used to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We use Google Analytics to find out things such as the number of visitors to various pages on the site. This information is only processed in a way that does not identify any individual person. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of the people visiting this website.

Mailing Lists
When you sign up to receive our newsletter via our website, we collect personal information that you provide us with via our online form, namely; Your Full Name, Your Email Address, Your Telephone Number (optional) and Your Postcode (optional).

We collect this information to;

  • Tell you about our news and activities that you want to hear about
  • Contact you if we need to obtain or provide you with additional information
  • Check our records are correct

We do not rent or trade your name or email address with other organisations and businesses.


We use a third-party provider, Campaign Monitor, to deliver our electronic newsletter and to store your details. We gather statistics of email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our communications. For more information about your details being shared with, stored and used via Campaign Monitor, please see Campaign Monitor’s Privacy Policy. 


We share anonymised data statistics with other organisations for purposes of reporting to our main funders, working in partnership with other organisations and for our own evaluation reports. This data is used to analyse our audience development programmes, ticket sales and self-generated funding to understand the impact of the public investment made to Vanishing Point.

You can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our mailings.


You are entitled to contact Vanishing Point to request;

  • A copy of your personal information
  • Amendments to be made to your personal information
  • For your personal information to be deleted for our systems

You can email your request to or write to us at Vanishing Point, Scotland Street School Museum, 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8QB. 


We are constantly trying to improve our website and services, so we may need to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to material changes by, for example, placing a notice on our website and/or by sending you an email when we are required to do so by applicable law. You can see when this Privacy Notice was last updated by checking the date at the top of this page. You are responsible for periodically reviewing this Privacy Notice.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding our cookie or privacy notice and statement, please send a detailed message to Our address is Vanishing Point, Scotland Street School Museum, 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8QB. 

Vanishing Point is a company limited by guarantee (No. 194127) and a charity registered in Scotland (No. SC028765).


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