Privacy Statement and Data Protection

The Oriental Ceramic Society (OCS) retains the names, addresses, emails and phone numbers of its members.

The information provided is used to process your payments, send you information about our events, delivery of our publications and for our own records.

We may securely share members details with third parties for payment, shipping or security purposes. These details are not used for commercial purposes.

Our membership list is updated annually and we do not retain contact details of past members. 

Renewal of membership is understood to grant consent to the OCS to retain and use these details in the above manner.

The OCS does not retain members’ financial details (credit card details etc.) when payment is made via our website on WorldPay. These details are processed by WorldPay via our website and are encrypted. 

We use cookies on our website which are small files that track your internet usage. This information is anonymous and does not identify individual visitors. You can choose to restrict or delete cookies in your browser. By browsing this website you give us consent to use this information in this way.

Third parties such as WordPress, WorldPay, Google Analytics, Facebook and Instagram that feature on this website may also use their own cookies. Please note that we are not responsible for their use of cookies.

If members have any concerns on this matter they should email the Society’s Secretary Mary Painter at