We , at ‘ARTNTALES’ , are committed to safeguarding and respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") you share with us. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. Hence, we will never abuse your trust.
"Personal Information" means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. In general, you can visit ARTNTALES's web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself.
ARTNTALES provides an online platform for selling and purchasing original works of art.
THE POLICY DESCRIBES:
The types of information that we may collect from you when you access or use our Website, applications and other online services (collectively our "Services") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
This policy applies only to information we collect through our Services, in email, text and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with our Services.
This policy does not apply to information that you provide to, or that is collected by, any third party, such as advertisers and other Artists where you provide information. We encourage you to consult directly with such third parties about their privacy practices.
Terms of Service
As used in this policy, the terms "using" and "processing" information include using cookies on a computer, subjecting the information to statistical or other analysis and using or handling information in any way, including, but not limited to collecting, storing, evaluating, modifying, deleting, using, combining, disclosing and transferring information within our organization or among our affiliates within India or internationally.
Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Services.
The Information we collect and how we use it
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information:
By which you may be personally identified; and/or about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Services and your usage details.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us; and/or automatically as you navigate through our Services (information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies).
Information You Provide to Us
In the course of using the Services, you may provide us with personally identifiable information, which refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Information").
Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, credit card or other billing information, email address, phone number and postal address. We use your Personal Information primarily to provide and improve the Services and to respond to your inquiries.
We may also request that you provide certain information, such as your pin code and personal preferences, which is typically considered "Non-Identifying Information" because it cannot, by itself, be used to contact or identify you.
The information we collect on or through our Services may include:
Your account information: Your full name, email address, postal code, password and other information you may provide with your account, such as your gender, mobile phone number and Website.
Your searches and other activities: The search terms you have looked up and results you selected.
Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;
If you write reviews about the Artists with which you have had prior experience with, we may publicly display information that you have had prior experiences with those Artists along with the reviews.
We use the information you provide to us to enhance the functionality and improve the quality of our Services, and to personalize your experience while using our Services. We also use this information to display relevant advertising, provide support to you, communicate with you, and comply with our legal obligations.
We use your Personal Information (in some cases, in conjunction with your Non-Identifying Information) primarily to provide and improve the Services, to complete your transactions and respond to your inquiries.
Certain Non-Identifying Information would be considered a part of your Personal Information if it were combined with other identifiers (for example, combining your pin code with your street address) in a way that enables you to be identified. But, the same items of information are considered Non-Identifying Information when they are taken alone or combined only with other non-Identifying information (for example, your age).
Any other information that you choose to send to us.
We may combine your Personal Information with Non-Identifying Information and aggregate it with information collected from other ARTNTALES users to attempt to provide you with a better experience, to improve the quality and value of the Services and to analyse and understand how our Services are used.
Like many Websites, we use "cookies" to collect information. A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. We do link the information we store in cookies to the Personal Information you submit while on our Website. We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; we will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognize you when you visit. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the Websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Website or all functionality of our Services.
How We Use the Information We Collect
We may use your personal information to:
(a) Administer the website;
(b) Improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website;
(c) Enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) Send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;
(e) Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
(f) Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(g) Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(h) Send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business (or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties) which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications).
(i) Provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(j) Deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
How We Share the Information We Collect
To contractors, service providers and other third parties whom we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To third parties, to market their products or services to you if you have consented to receive the promotional updates. We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
Social Networks. If you interact with social media features on our Services, such as the Facebook Like button, Twitter,
Google +, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, or use your social media credentials to login or post content, these features may collect information about your use of the Services, as well as post information about your activities on the social media service. Your interactions with social media companies are governed by their privacy policies.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of ARTNTALES, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Consent. We may share your information in any other circumstances where we have your consent.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
When you register for the Website and create an account, your Personal Information (including, but not limited to, your name) will be publicly viewable through the Website. We recommend that you guard your sensitive information and we encourage you to think carefully about what information you post via the Website. If you choose to purchase Original Works of Art via the Website and Services, we will share your name and postal address with the Member who listed the work for sale on the Website to enable that Member to ship the purchased work directly to you.
Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information
We may share aggregated information that does not include Personal Information and we may otherwise disclose Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other purposes. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide our Services on our behalf, to perform Website-related services (e.g., without limitation, payment processing, billing and shipping services, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Website's features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Website and Services are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
ARTNTALES cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of ARTNTALES or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
ARTNTALES may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
Changing or Deleting Your Information
To delete all Personal Information, you have provided to ARTNTALES, you must contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.If you completely delete all such information, your account may be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
The security of your Personal Information is important to ARTNTALES. But remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) via the Website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). In some cases, we also encrypt sensitive information where it is stored on our systems.
We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored "personal data" (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Website in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, insofar as consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
Our Policy Towards Children
This Website is not directed to children under 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at email@example.com If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our data.
Links to Other Websites
Our Website contains links to other Websites. If you choose to visit an advertiser by "clicking on" a banner ad or other type of advertisement, or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party's Website. The fact that we link to a Website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party Websites. These other Websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other Websites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other Websites you visit.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with the laws prevalent in India to protect personal information about you. We seek to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules made there under to ensure the protection and preservation of your privacy.
ARTNTALES does not store or keep credit card data in a location that is accessible via the Internet. Once a credit card transaction has been completed, all credit card data is moved offline only to ensure that the data/credit card information received is not accessible to anyone after completion of the online transaction and to ensure the maximum security.
ARTNTALES uses the maximum care as is possible to ensure that all or any data / information in respect of electronic transfer of money does not fall in the wrong hands.
ARTNTALES shall not be liable for any loss or damage sustained by reason of any disclosure (inadvertent or otherwise) of any information concerning the user's account and / or information relating to or regarding online transactions using credit cards / debit cards and / or their verification process and particulars nor for any error, omission or inaccuracy with respect to any information so disclosed and used whether or not in pursuance of a legal process or otherwise.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.