Effective Date: 26th May, 2016
Terms used in the above policy such as “using” or “processing” information includes using cookies on the computer or any other device on which the website is being used on, subjecting using the information to statistical analysis or other analysis and handling and using the information in any way including but not limited to collecting, evaluating, storing, modifying, using, combining, deleting, disclosing, and transferring information within our organisation or to third party within India or internationally.
Information Collection & Use
When a user is using or browsing our site, you may disclose us some of your identifiable information, which helps in identifying and contacting you. This Personal Identifiable Information includes, but not limited to, your name, phone number, billing or postal address or credit card details, phone number and email address. We use your personal information to improve our services and usability provided to you through our website and to respond to your queries.
If we provide opportunity to our users to participate in online forums or discussions, then you may be required to provide us with your user name and email address, so that we are able to respond to any queries of your or other users. We also recommend all users to take great care while providing us with your username or email address, so that it does not reveal any of your personal information, which may be available to registered users, us and general public.
We may require you to provide us with certain information such as your zip code and personal preference, which are non-identifiable information because it cannot by itself be used to identify or contact you.There is certain non-identifiable information that would be considered part of your personal information if they were combined with other identifiers, in a way that enables us to identify you. We use your personal information in conjunction with your non-identifiable information to provide and improve our services; complete transaction made by you and respond to your queries.
We also use your personal information to send Newsletters from ArtMikado, marketing or promotional materials and other such information that may be of interest to you. In case you do not wish to receive such communication from us, please follow the unsubscribe instruction provided in any of the communication or via the Account section of our website.
When you visit our site, whether as a registered or a non-registered user any of these are termed as“Artmikado Users”, ourserver’s automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website. This data may include such as your computer’s, laptops, mobile device’s Internet Protocol address (IP Address), browser type or any other website that you have been visiting before you came to our website, pages of the website that you have visited, time spent per pages, information searched by you on our website, ads that you click on, your browsing pattern and trends, access time and dates and other such statistics. We use this information to analyse, monitor our use of website and for technical administration, and increase our website’s user friendliness and functionality for better user experience. It helps us to provide user with appropriate advertisements and information that may be appropriate.
For the above reason, we may also obtain information regarding your general internet usage and browsing patterns. We may do this by using a cookie file which is stored on your computer, laptop, mobile device or any other such devices used. To get detail information on Cookies, please read the cookies section below.
We may request additional details in case you enter any promotion or competition. The information may include, but shall not be limited to use name, age, gender or demographic details.
We may also provide you to fill up surveys that we may use for research purposes. These surveys are optional and you may decide not to respond to them.
We do not collect any personal information (i,e credit card number etc) related to any transaction where you choose to purchase any product or service by clicking on a third party link on our website. However, we may collect generic information such as number of users click on such links, number of purchases or value of purchases made by these users.
If you contact us to report any complaint, report a problem, abuse or for any other reasons in accordance with our Terms of Service/ Use. We may keep a record of the correspondence.
We also use web beacons, clear GIFs, pixel tags or similar means (individually or collection known as “Web Beacons”) on our website. Web Beacons are ordinarily not visible to users; it is an electronic image, often a single pixel, embedded on web pages. They help us to count the number of users who visited certain pages of the website and this is turn provides us to generate statistics about how are website is used.
Listing Work and Making Purchase on the Website
If you list a work for sale or purchase a work or other item via the Website, we would request you certain Personal Information which is not limited to first and last name, address, city, zip, country, email, phone number and financial information such as debit /credit card type and number, expiration date and CVV2.
We shall use such information for billing and remittance purposes to list works and fulfil orders as applicable. In case we have trouble processing an order or listing for sale, we shall use this information to contact you. If you wish to list your work through the website, we shall require some further information such as government issued photo identification. When getting any buying requests or orders we shall contact you through your email for such orders and sales.
Information Sharing & Disclosures
ArtMikado Members: When you register with us and create an Account on the Website, your personal information (including, but not limited to your name) will be publicly viewable via the website. We suggest that you guard your sensitive information that you post through our website. If you purchase Original Work of Art via the Website, we will share your name and postal address with the Member (Seller) who has listed the work for sale on the website, to enable that Member to ship the purchased work directly to you.
ArtMikado Wall / Forums : If you choose to participate or interact in Artmikado Wall posts or forums via the website, the content of any comments or information you post will be publically available via the website. Participating in such activities is voluntary and should correlate to the degree of interaction you want to have with other Members / Users.
Aggregating Information and Non-Identifying Information :ArtMikado may share aggregate information that does not include any Personal Information and also may disclose other Non-identifying Information and Logo Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other purposes. Any aggregate Information shared in the context will not contain any Personal Information of the Users.
Service Providers :We may assign or employ third party companies and individuals to assist and facilitate our Services, to provide our Services on behalf of ArtMikado, such as payment processing, billing, shipping, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement on website services and features (but not limited to), also to assist us in analysing how our Website and Services are used. These third parties would have access to your Personal Information only to perform tasks on behalf of ArtMikado and would be obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
ArtMikadocooperates 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 (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of ArtMikado 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.
Business Transfer :
ArtMikado 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
If you wish to completely delete all Personal Information you provide to ArtMikado, you must contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you completely delete all such information, your account would be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to ArtMikado. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, username, login password or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.
You must be at least 18 (Eighteen) or over to register for the Site or, if you are under the age of 18, you must take your parents or guardian’s consent and ask them to register on your behalf. The website may have content that may not be appropriate to children. We do not knowingly collect any person information from anyone who is under the age of 18 or allow them to register as a user of the website, unless prior consent or approval of their parents or guardian has been taken. In case we are made aware that we have collected personal information from such a person whose has not complied with our above terms then we will delete this information including their registered user account. If you have any reason to believe that such a case has occurred, please contact us.
Identity theft and such practice known as “phishing” are of great concern to ArtMikado. Thus, we do not and will not at any time, request your credit card information, username, login password or national identification number in a non-secure or unsolicited email or telephone communication. Safeguarding your information to help protect your identity is our top priority.