Privacy Policy

Welcome to www.artandculture.com (the “Site”), a website operated by Art+Culture, Inc. (“Art+Culture”, “we” or “us”). This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we treat the information we collect when you visit the Site, use any related services of the Site (“Services”) and/or register for membership. Please read the following information carefully.

YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED BY US IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS COLLECTED AS WELL AS OTHER COUNTRIES (INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES) WHERE LAWS REGARDING PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY.  BY USING THIS SITE AND PROVIDING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE TRANSFER OF DATA FROM YOUR COUNTRY TO A COUNTRY THAT HAS LESS STRINGENT LAWS, AND THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN CONFORMANCE WITH THIS POLICY.

  1. Children’s Privacy and Parental Controls

We do not solicit, knowingly collector maintain any personal information from children. If you are not 18 years of age or older, you are not authorized to use the Site. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available online that you can use to prevent your children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors. If we later learn that a user is under 18 years of age, we will take steps to remove that user’s Personal Information from our databases and to prevent the user from utilizing the Site and the Services.

  1.       What information does Art+Culture collect?

So we are clear about the terminology we are using, when we use the phrase “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we mean contact information (e.g., name, address, email address, or telephone number) and any other non-public information that is used or intended to be used to personally identify an individual – as well as any information that is associated with such information. When we use the phrase “Anonymous Information” in this Privacy Policy, we mean information that is neither used nor intended to be used to personally identify an individual.

(a)   Personal Information.  To register with the Site, you must provide us with your email address and password. Personal Information provided during the registration process includes, but is not limited to, your name, birthday, address, and demographics (i.e., income, buying preferences, and gender). When you elect to use certain other features of the Site, such as making purchases, communicating with other users, or opting-in to other communications (phone, text messages, etc), we may require you to provide additional Personal Information so we can provide such features.

For example, when you purchase products through the Site, we collect your billing address in addition to your “Payment Information”, which means information necessary to process a payment from you,including the following: (i) your name as it appears on the card; (ii) the credit card type (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or any other issuer then accepted by us); (iii) a valid credit card number; (iv) the date of expiration of your credit card; and (v) any activation numbers or codes needed to charge your card. We collect Payment Information only to process your transaction and transmit it to our third party payment processor. If you do not wish to provide us any Payment Information, you may opt to process your order with PayPal, in which case we will not collect any Payment Information from you.

(b)  Anonymous Information. We may use “Cookies”, which are bits of data that attach to and uniquely identify the browser on your computer. Cookies allow us to quickly check your status as a member, track referrals and recommendations, access your preferences and assist us with authentication.  Cookies, along with navigational data like the URLs from which you come to our Site, also allow us to passively collect and store Anonymous Information, including  the date and time you arrived at our site,the type of browser you are using, and the pages viewed. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies. Persistent Cookies can be removed or blocked by following the help file directions in your Internet browser.  If you choose to disable Cookies, however, you will not be able to use certain features of the Site (e.g., art advisories) or remain logged in.

  1.      How does Art+Culture use the information we collect?

(a)   Personal Information. We use Personal Information in order to give you a more enjoyable experience on the Site and to help us identify and/or provide information, products or services that may be of interest to you. We use this Personal Information to support and enhance your use of the Site and its features, including without limitation, fulfilling your order, providing customer service, and tracking email invitations you send. We may also track your past purchases to provide you with a personalized profile of your shopping history. In addition, we may notify you about new services or special promotional programs from us or third parties, or send you offers or information.

You can opt out of receiving certain communications from the Site by accessing your account online or by replying to any email you receive with the word “unsubscribe”. Please note that even if you unsubscribe or opt-out, we may still send you Site and Service related communications (e.g., emails related to your questions or comments or changes in this privacy policy).

(b)  Anonymous Information. We may, through our use of Cookies, keep you logged into our Site, track your session history, and tailor content to you. We may use Anonymous Information to analyze usage patterns so that we may enhance the Site or Services and improve our internal operations and the content of our software. We may also de-identify or anonymize your Personal Information to create Anonymous Information.  

  1.       How does Art+Culture disclose the information we collect?

(a)   Personal Information. We will not share or disclose your Personal Information to any third party except as follows:

  •       Vendors. We may permit certain trusted third party vendors to access your Personal Information in connection with their performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. For example, we may use third parties to: host the Site;operate various features available on the Site; send emails; analyze data; provide search results and links; and process your payments and assist in fulfilling your orders.
  •        To Affiliates. Art+Culture does not currently have a parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control (collectively, “Affiliates”). In the event Art+Culture has such Affiliates in the future we may share your Personal Information with them and require them to honor this Privacy Policy;
  •        In a Change of Control. We may transfer Personal Information as an asset in connection with a proposed or actual merger or sale (including any transfers made as part of an insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in control, provided that we will require our successors in interest to process your Personal Information in compliance with this Privacy Policy.