As used in this Policy, "Personal Information" refers to information that identifies you or the computer or other Internet compatible device you use to access the Site. This includes your name, email address, password, browser information and IP address, usage information, including what pages you view on the Site and how you interact with the Site, and other personally identifying information you choose to provide.
HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use your Personal Information to operate the Site and provide the services you request in connection with your use of the Site. Accordingly, it may be necessary for you to provide certain Personal Information in order to use certain features or services. We also use your Personal Information for our own record keeping and to otherwise improve and provide the Site, for example, by informing our decisions on which features and services to offer. From time to time, we may request additional information about your preferences and other use of the Site to further customise our services, and you will generally have the option whether or not to provide this type of additional information.
We may email you about your use of the Site, including when you follow members, artists or inquire about artworks. We may also email you with general information about the Site, to highlight featured content, or when we update our services or legal policies. You may adjust your email preferences on your “Account Settings” page, and may unsubscribe from our emails by following the link in our emails or sending your request to [email protected]. Please note that whether or not you receive our emails, you will still be responsible for the most current versions of our legal policies.You will also have the option to provide your phone number and specify whether you prefer to be contacted by email or phone when using certain services (when making inquiries, for example). If you choose to provide your phone number, it will be used only to provide you with the service you have requested.
ACCOUNTS AND USER PROFILES
Your user profile is, by default, set to "Public". Certain information that you enter in your user profile, including your name, surname, profile picture, location, bio, interests, artworks you like, artists and users you follow, will be accessible to public through the Site, in order to facilitate interaction between users. You can set your user profile to "Private", in which case, certain information will be accessible to other users registered on the Site. Please only add additional information to your profile if you are comfortable sharing it with others on the Site.
If you update your user profile information, we may keep a record of the unrevised information. You may terminate your account at any time by following the instructions posted on the Site. We may keep a record of the Personal Information associated with terminated accounts.
We may have other individuals or entities provide products or services for us in connection with the Site. These agents may access Personal Information, if needed to provide their service, and will not be permitted to use Personal Information for other purposes. Agents may include email service providers, computer database hosts, analytics companies, fulfillment companies, and other administrative service providers.
AFFILIATES AND CONTENT PARTNERS
We work with a number of affiliates, including the "Content Partners" who provide the artworks exhibited on the Site. We may offer services together with affiliates, and if you choose to use one of these services, the related affiliate may access your Personal Information as needed to provide you with the requested service.
LINKING AND THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
We may share information about user behavior (i.e. how users are using our services and interacting with the Site) with our users or other third parties, by email, on the Site or otherwise, to inform others about how various aspects of the Site are being used. This information will be in the form of aggregated statistical reports or observations and will not identify any individual user.
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer’s hard drive that allow us to keep a record of how and when you visit pages on the Site, or to keep you logged in so you don't have to re-enter your password each time you visit the Site. Most browsers have an option for customising or disabling cookies. We recommend that you leave cookies activated, however, as disabling cookies may prevent us from customising your experience on the Site.
Unless you have specifically agreed or requested otherwise, your Personal Information associated with any sales you are involved in on the Site will be treated as confidential. Any agents who may need to access the information to help process your transactions will be obligated to protect its confidentiality.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. Employee access to sensitive Personal Information is on a need-to-know basis, we do not store any clear text passwords, and we utilise strong encryption to protect your Personal Information online. That said, due to the open and accessible nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of information on our systems.
No part of the Site is intended for anyone under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect or maintain Personal Information from such individuals. If we become aware that any user is under the age of 13 we are required to delete their Personal Information from our databases.
We may share your Personal Information with government authorities or other third parties if required by law or if we believe in good faith it is necessary to do so to protect rights or safety, investigate fraud, reduce credit risk, or respond to a government request.
If you have questions about our privacy practices or your ART:I:CURATE account, please email us at [email protected].