Privacy Policy

Ikon Gallery is an independent educational charity and art gallery based in
Birmingham. The Gallery was incorporated in 1967 as a company limited by guarantee
(in England: No.00902136) and registered as a charity (in England: No.528892).

Ikon is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website users and visitors which is why we have developed this privacy policy, which sets out our data collection and processing practices in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes place from 25 May 2018.


Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcements Act 2007 provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects which are loaned from overseas to temporary public exhibitions in approved museums or galleries in the UK where conditions are met when the object enters the UK.

The conditions are:

  • The object is usually kept outside the UK
  • The object is not owned by a person who is resident in UK
  • The import of the object does not contravene any law
  • The object is brought into UK for purpose of a temporary public exhibition at an
    approved museum or gallery
  • The museum or gallery has published information about the object

Ikon has gained approved status under Section 136 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, Part 6 of which provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects on loan from abroad in temporary exhibit in museums.

Works of art intended to form part of any forthcoming exhibitions at Ikon that may be covered by immunity from seizure will be listed below.

There are no exhibitions with protected objects at present.

Due Diligence

Read our Due Diligence Policy for loans in. Further information about immunity from seizure can be found on the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport website.

For further enquiries please write to: Immunity from Seizure, Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HS

Environmental & Sustainability Policy

Ikon is dedicated to minimise its impact on the environment. We strive to make our operations and exhibition production as sustainable as possible. We regularly engage with specialists, sector peers, partners and neighbours to learn from and share best practice, resources and innovations.


1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace
Birmingham, B1 2HS

GALLERY: +44 (0)121 248 0708
SHOP: +44 (0)121 248 0711

Ikon is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and Birmingham City Council.

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