How we collect, use, and (under certain conditions) disclose your personal information.
The steps we’ve taken to secure your personal information.
Your options regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.
This Privacy NoticePolicy applies only to this website and does not necessarily apply to the personal information we collect from you offline. Please see the section on Offline Collection, Use & Disclosure of Information details. Site. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices on any website other than Artpaintingworld.com this site, to which this Site links or that links to this Site.
HOW DOES Artpaintingworld.COM COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT ME?
We collect information from Site users in several different ways, with the goal of providing an efficient, meaningful, and customized shopping experience. For example, we can use your personal information to:
* Register you with our Site and provide you with our services
* Record and quickly bring up information you’ve given previously
* Help you quickly find information, products, and services
* Diagnose and improve Site content to provide you with customer service
* Provide you with our new information, products, and services
* Fraud Prevention and Credit Risks.
We process personal information to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in order to protect the security of our customers. We may also use scoring methods to assess and manage credit risks.
Registration and Ordering: In order to use certain parts of this Site or order products, all customers must fill out an online registration form with personal information, including but not limited to, your name, gender, shipping and billing address(es), phone number, email address, and credit card number. In addition, we may ask for your country of residence and/or your organization's country of operation, so that we can comply with applicable laws and regulations. This information is used for billing, order processing and internal marketing as well as to communicate with you about your order and our Site.
Email Addresses: Several locations on the Site allow you to enter your email address for purposes including but not limited to: registering for free promotional notices, requesting notification when new brands or product styles arrive, or signing up for our email newsletter. In addition, any participation in promotional contests organized by Artpaintingworld.com is completely voluntary and requires disclosure of contact information needed to notify winners and award prizes. We may post the names and cities of contest winners on our Site.
Phone Number: Several locations on the Site allow you to enter your phone number for purposes including but not limited to: SMS verification, registering for free promotional notices, requesting notification when new brands or product styles arrive, or signing up for our SMS newsletter. We store your e-mail address and telephone number until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. The legal basis for the processing of your data is your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit a)DSGVO).
• IP address (internet protocol address) of the end device accessing our website;
• Internet address of the website referring to our website (referrer URL);
• Information on the provider through which access to our website takes place;
• Name of accessed files and information;
• Date, time and duration of access;
• Quantity of transferred data;
• Operating system and information on the browser being used;
• Status of the page view (e.g. "Query successful").
The data is stored in log files order to identify malfunctions and for security reasons (e.g. to investigate attempted attacks) and then deleted. Log files, the further storage of which is necessary for evidence purposes, are excluded from deletion until final clarification of the respective incident and may be passed on to investigating authorities in individual cases.
Legal basis for the processing of log data is our legitimate interest in the elimination of disturbances and the security of our website (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).
Product Reviews: We ask for an email address and location along with the submission of all product reviews. Your email address will be kept private, but your location will be visible to other users. All other personal information that you choose to submit as part of the review will be available to other visitors to the Site.
HOW DOES Artpaintingworld.COM USE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Internal Use: We use your personal information to process your order and provide you with customer service. We may use your personal information internally to collect general information about visitors to this Site, improve Site content and layout, improve our outreach, and market our services and products.
Communication with You: We will use your personal information to communicate with you about your orders and our Site. All customers must provide an email address to allow communication with Artpaintingworld.com regarding orders placed. We may send you a confirmation email or an SMS verification after you register with us as well as service-related announcements as necessary (for example, temporary suspension of service for maintenance.) You may also submit your email address or phone number to request notification when we receive a new brand, product style or product, or to sign up for our email newsletter, SMS newsletter and special offers. You can unsubscribe or opt-out of future emails at any time (see the section of “What choices do I have about LightInTheBox.com’s collection of my information?” below for more details).
HOW ARE COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES USED TO COLLECT INFORMATION?
* speed up navigation
* track site usage
* recognize users and user access privileges and preference
* enable and track selection and purchase products on this Site, and record your browsing activity and purchases
* Conduct research and diagnostics to improve our content, products and services
* Improve Site security
On this Site and some unaffiliated sites, we display interest-based advertising using the information you make available to us when you interact with our Site, content or services. Interest-based ads, also sometimes referred to as personalized or targeted ads, are displayed to you based on information from activities such as purchasing on the Site, visiting sites that contain our content or ads, interacting with our tools or using our payment services.In particular, the following technologies are used: third-party tools such as Google Analytics and other tracking/marketing applications are used by Artpaintingworld.
We do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity in providing you with interest-based ads.
We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third-party sites that display our interest-based ads. However, advertisers and other third parties (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized ad or content are part of the group that the ad or content is directed towards (for example, users in a particular geographical area or users who bought or browsed for classical music). Also, some third-parties may provide us information about you (such as demographic information or sites where you have been shown ads) from offline and online sources that we may use to provide you more relevant and useful advertising.
We sell merchandise, not information — We do not sell, rent, trade, license, or otherwise disclose your personal or financial information to anyone, except in the following specific situations:
Third-party service providers:We will only transfer your personal data to other recipients if this is necessary to fulfil the contract, if we have a justified interest in the transfer (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) or if you have consented to this. Like most online retailers, we sometimes use third-party service providers to perform specific functions on our behalf. Any information disclosed to them is solely to help in their provision of service. For example, we provide your name, shipping address, email and phone number to partners such as DHL and UPS in order to guarantee delivery of your orders, and we may use relevant customer information in order to monitor the quality of the third party’s service. Similarly, we must provide your credit card number to financial services organizations such as credit card processors and issuers in order to process payments. We protect all submissions of your credit card number for authorization with state-of-the-art data encryption. (More on this below in the “How does LightInTheBox.com secure information collected about me?” section.)
Merger and/or sale of assets: We do not normally sell, trade or rent personal information
to other companies in the course of our business. However, it is possible that we might acquire, merge with or be acquired by another company, or that we might dispose of some or all of our assets, in which case your personal information could be disclosed to another company, subject to the Privacy Notice in effect.
Non-personally identifiable information: We may share information that does not identify you or any user, such as the number of daily visitors to a particular page, or the size of an order placed on a certain date, with third parties such as advertising partners.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We keep your personal information to enable your continued use of our Services, for as long as it is required in order to fulfil the relevant purposes described in this Privacy Notice, as may be required by law such as for tax and accounting purposes, or as otherwise communicated to you. For example, we retain your transaction history so that you can review past purchases (and repeat orders if desired) and what addresses you have shipped orders to, and to improve the relevancy of products and content we recommend.
If you are a visitor from the European Union, please refer to "Visitors from the European Union?" as follows for more information
VISITORS FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION?
Subject to limitations in applicable law, you are entitled to object to or request the restriction of processing of your personal information, and to request access to, portability, rectification and erasure of your own personal information. Where the use of your information is based on consent, you can withdraw this consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED TO USE Artpaintingworld.COM?
We respect children's privacy. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 13. Elsewhere on this Site, you have represented and warranted that you are either 18 years of age or are using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian.
If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information to us, and rely on a parent or guardian to assist you when using the Site.
WHERE CAN I FIND UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
To keep you informed of what information we collect, use, and disclose, we will post any changes or updates to this Privacy Notice on this Site and encourage you to review this Privacy Notice from time to time. Please contact us with any questions about the Privacy Notice.