Definition of Terms
The terms “we”, “us”, “our” “Site” and “Service” refers to Artcentron. The terms “you”, “your”, “artist”, “contributor”, “writer” and “reader” refers to each individual user of the Site and, if you are acting on behalf of a third party, refers also to that third party. A “user” is someone who accesses, browses or in any way uses the Site and Service.
Agreement Between You and Artcentron
Information Automatically Collected
When you access, register or generally take advantage of our Site and Service, you understand that we collect certain information about your use of our Site and Service. By using our Site, you are giving your consent for the collection, retention, use and disclosure of these information. We may collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information. Non-personally identifiable information are information that do not directly identify you as an individual. They include among others, your IP address, the type of browser you use, the pages on our Site that you have visited, the advertisement that you have clicked on, geolocation information, browser language and other transactional information. We may share or transfer such non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, partners, and consultants when it is necessary to help us further improve or adequately provide our Service.
Registration is not required in order to browse the Artcentron Site. However, the Site makes forums, message boards or similar services available to its users. You will be required to register for these features, particularly if you wish to leave comments, submit, upload, display or generally contribute any Content on Artcentron Site. In most cases, you will be required to submit personal information, including names, valid e-mail address, gender, postal address, zip code, age, job and telephone number. It is pertinent that the information you supply during registration is yours, accurate and true. Do not misrepresent or impersonate someone else or provide an email address that is not yours or you have no authority to use. You understand and agree that you are solely liable for providing any false information or using Artcentron Site and Service for any illegal activities, including as a place to host unsolicited or unauthorized advertisement, graphics or other prohibited Content.
Third Party Service Providers
At Artcentron, we have retained other companies, organizations, companies, and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. They include webhosting companies, customer support, vendors, networking, storage, data analysis firms and other related technology necessary to operate and effectively run this Service. Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions. However, they are not allowed to use such information for any other purpose.
Billing and Credit Card Transaction
When you make an order on Artcentron, in order to facilitate payment, we will collect and store some personally identifiable information, including billing and credit card information. The credit card information will be shared with the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for the products and services you ordered on our Site. We may also provide order information to third parties that help us fulfill orders, process credit card payment transactions, customer service, as well as communicate with you.
Business Transfer and Acquisition
Log Files and Cookies
Artcentron utilizes industry standard analytics packages which gather limited information on visitors to our Site automatically, and stores this non-personally information in server log files. This information may include your numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser software type, basic IP information, Internet address of referring websites, requested Internet address, pages viewed, your computer’s operating system and date and time stamps. This information does not identify individual users, and it is used only for Site administration, as well as for statistical analysis of Site usage, behavior, trends and characteristic in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Artcentron Site and Service. Additionally, the information helps us to protect the Site from attacks.
When you sign into Artcentron, we may use your approximate physical location (based on the Internet Protocol address of your computer) to determine your current location if you enable the feature on your computer or mobile device to send us your current location information. You may also share your location with us if you choose to. Knowing your approximate physical location helps us understand and evaluate the spread of our users and also provides us with the opportunity to generally improve our Site and Service. It also helps us make relevant suggestions about programs and services that may be of interest to you. However, you have the option to prevent your devices from transmitting your location by adjusting or not enabling the feature that transmits your location on your devices.
We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when your browser is closed, and a persistent cookie may stay on your hard drive for an extended period. Session cookies make it easier for you to navigate our Site while persistent cookies can perform such activities as storing your password so you do not have to sign in every time you visit this Site, and may be used to enable us to track and target the interests of our users so as to enhance the overall experience of using our Site.
Links to Other Websites
Artcentron and the Use of Third-Party Features
Artcentron Has No Control Over Third-Party Cookies
Cookie Management and Privacy Control With most Internet browsers, it is always possible to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or even get a warning before cookies are stored on your computer. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. Please note that disabling cookies for all sites on your browser may inhibit your use of some sites or even all sites.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
Promotions, Competitions and Contests
As part of our effort to reach our audience, Artcentron organizes numerous promotions, competitions, contests and sweepstake throughout the year. These activities are meant to inspire, educate and engender creativity. Some of these activities may be sponsored or cosponsored by companies other than Artcentron. In this instance, some of or all of the personally identifiable information provided by you during this promotions may be shared with the sponsor(s), affiliates and third-party service providers to activate services that you subscribed to or to administer services which you have entered into or requested.
Parameters for Participating in Promotions, Competitions and Contests
Surveys, Feedbacks and Complaints
If you contact us to provide a feedback, participate in a survey, register a complaint or ask a question, we will record any information, including email address, personally identifiable information and Content that you provide in your communication so that we can effectively respond to your communication. Data may also be collected through the phone or by mail. We may occasionally use part of or your whole feedback as part of our marketing activities. We may also share some or all the response to your survey in the aggregate with advertisers, and third parties except we state otherwise at the time of collection. However, we will ensure that your personally identifiable information is not included in such marketing effort. Please note that it is optional for you to include your personally identifiable information when you provide us with feedback or respond to a survey except you think it is necessary. Please ensure that your feedback does not contain any proprietary or confidential information. It is important to remember that when you send us e-mails, the information enclosed in the e-mail may not be secured or encrypted and, consequently, may be available to others. Please exercise utmost caution when or before including and personally identifiable information in emails.
Communication from Us
When you access our Site or create an account, we provide you the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us. In this case, we ask you for your email address and name. These communications will include our regular newsletter, promotions, competitions, contests and any other information that we feel may be pertinent to you. You may opt out of receiving non-essential of these communications by emailing us at email@example.com, or by replying to any email we send you and entering the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line. However, we reserve the right to continue to communicate with you on important issues.
Opportunity to Contribute Your Content
At Artcentron, we allow and offer you the opportunity to participate in activities, including contributing “Your Content”. “Your Content” refers to materials that you submit, email, contribute or generally transmit to and through the Artcentron Site and Service. They include but not limited to artworks, graphics, images, comments, quick tips, public name (User name), biographical materials, reviews, compliments, messages, message board post, bookmarks, text, tags, software, location data, photographs, likeness(es), friends, computer generated images, sound, music, audio visual, video, skin, information you display in your account profile and any other information you contribute while using the Site and Service.
You understand that at Artcentron, we store and publicly display Your Content, along with your User Name and biographical material in order to provide our Service, including for advertizing and promotional purpose. User Names are names you are identified by when you visit our Site or use our Service. By submitting Your Content, including your public information, you are giving Artcentron the right and consent to store and publicly display Your Content, along with your User Name, biographical material and all other materials inherent in Your Content in order to provide our Service, including for advertizing and promotional purposes.
You Assume All Risks and Liability Associated With Your Content
All Contents are the sole responsibility of the person from whom the Content originated. When you submit, email, contribute or generally transmit any Content to and through the Artcentron Site and Service, you assume all risks and liability associated with Your Content. Be aware thatwhen you contribute Your Content to this Site, any personally identifiable information you provide in that Content may be seen, read, collated and used by anyone viewing them, including sending you meaningless and unsolicited messages. We are not responsible or liable for any personally identifiable information you may choose to make available through Your Content or any consequences thereof. Please, use utmost caution and discretion when posting Your Content on the web.
We Reserve the Right to Monitor Your Use of Artcentron
Artcentron is not Intended for Children
Artcentron is not intended to be used by children. Therefore, children under 13 years of age may not register for accounts. We do not solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years old. If you discover that a child under 13 has accessed our Site or provided personal information without parental consent or supervision, please contact us. When we receive the report that a child under 13 years has accessed our Site or provided personal information without parental consent or supervision, we will make every effort to remove the information and any Content submitted, emailed, contributed or generally transmitted to and through the Artcentron Site and Service. We will also terminate the child’s account.
You Must Be 13 Years Or Older to Use This Site
Changes or Update to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer wish us to possess your information, you may request correction, updating, or deletion of your information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in your correspondence information that will help us identify your account so we can assist you with your request. Be aware that it may take us some time to fully effect the corrections you requested. This is because it may take time to update our system and, consequently, you may continue to receive mails from us and Other Users. Additionally, your personally information might continue to be shared with third parties for promotional purposes until the time correction is effected. When you terminate your account, we may continue to retain the information received from you for as long as permitted or for legal reasons.
We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. However, please be aware that no method of electronic storage or database can ever be absolutely secure. Therefore, as is the case with any organization, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information or our database nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while been transmitted to us over the Internet. You may submit any questions you have about our security procedures by emailing us at email@example.com
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information and any other information from you as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information or other necessary information under the following circumstances:
Please note that it is not in our place to question or contest the validity of any warrant, subpoenas or other similar governmental request that we may receive.
Privacy Rights and California Residents
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits or the “Shine The Light” law, California residents may request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purpose. As a California resident, you may opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes. Send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.