This privacy policy is effective from: May 2018

For queries concerning this Privacy Policy, or use of the personal information collected via, please contact the Publisher, Kristen Harrison (


This Privacy Policy sets out how Visual Verse uses and protects any information that you provide by using this website.

Visual Verse is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any personal information you provide when using this website will only ever be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Visual Verse may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Who we are

Visual Verse is a digital journal administered by The Curved House, Oranienburger Str 26, Berlin, 10117. The Curved House is a book design and publishing agency run by Kristen Harrison. Please direct any enquiries to

What personal data we collect

We may collect the following information:

Email address
Twitter handle

Why we collect this data

This information is collected to:

  • Provide us with a way to contact you, if we have a query about the creative work you have submitted to our journal, or to invite you to contribute to special editions or opportunities with partner organisations.
  • Communicate with you via our monthly eNewsletter, should you choose to sign up to our newsletter.
  • Promote the publication of your work via Twitter.
  • To identify you as the copyright owner of your work, and to assert your moral rights.
  • To create a portfolio of your work on
  • To help our editorial team learn more about who is submitting work to us.

Who we share your data with and why

In order to maintain our website and ensure its security, your data may be shared with our web hosting company, Catalyst2, and our web content management system provider, WordPress. Both Catalyst2 and WordPress are GDPR compliant.

In order to communicate with you via our monthly eNewsletter, your data is shared with GDPR compliant service provider MailChimp.

When you submit work to us, we are notified by email via GDPR compliant GSuite.

What rights you have over your data

If you have submitted your contact details to Visual Verse via the submission form, or subscribed to our newsletter, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


You can unsubscribe from our eNewsletters at any time by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the footer of every newsletter.

Erasure and deletion of work from our website

You can request to have any data we hold on your, or your published works, deleted from Visual Verse journals by emailing

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. This includes securing the website with SSL, using a security plugin to enhance security on the website and creating an internal policy document detailing our data handling procedures.