Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions
carefully before using this site

This terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website gerardhoffnung.com (our site). Use of our site includes accessing, browsing or viewing our site.

  Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

  By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.


gerardhoffnung.com is a site operated by the Gerard Hoffnung Partnership (not incorporated) comprising Emily and Benedict Hoffnung (‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’).

  If you do want to get in touch with us you can either write to us at the following address: 20 Western Mews, London, w9 3nz, UK or email us: info@gerardhoffnung.com


We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

  Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.


We may update our site from time to time and may change the content at any time.

  We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.


Our site is made available free of charge.

  We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.


We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

  You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others to content posted on our site.

  You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

  Gerard Hoffnung’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author(s) of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

  You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

  If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

• use of, or inability to use, our site; or

• use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

  Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

  We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.


We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

  You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

  You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material, which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.


You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

  You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

  You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

  Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

  We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

  If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us: info@gerardhoffnung.com


Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, such as https://www.kingandmcgaw.com/ (where you can buy Gerard Hoffnung prints), or the Gerard Hoffnung Instagram account, these sites are not controlled by us nor do they share personal data with us. You should read and accept these sites’ website terms of use, terms of supply and privacy policy before buying prints from the King & McGaw online shop or following us on Instagram.


For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018 (‘the Act’), we are the Data Controller.


Information you give us.

  You may give us information about you by corresponding with us by e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you send us an enquiry or when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, and any other information you may want to share with us.

Information we collect about you.

With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

• Technical information including the type of web browser and operating system you use when looking at our site;

• The Internet Protocol address of the computer you use to connect to the internet;

• User interaction information including content and features that you click on and view.


Information you give to us. We may use this information:

• to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;

• If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this;

• to notify you about changes to our service;

• to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you. We may use this information:

• To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

• To improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

• To understand which sites are useful for visitors to our site and vice versa;

• As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.


We may share this information with analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

  Our site and emails are hosted by Google, which means that information you send us via email will be stored on Google’s servers which may be located outside the UK/European Economic Area. To allow lawful transfer of your data to Google, Google complies with EU-US Privacy Shield Frameworks (for further information please click on this link). This means that the same level of protection to your data will apply as in the UK/EEA since the UK currently recognises the same standards of data protection as adequate as the EU.

  We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.


Our site only uses strictly necessary cookies. If you do not accept the use of necessary cookies you cannot use our site. If this changes we will notify you.


Please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.