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PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy
We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our website or services or transacting business with us. If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Third party websites
Using built in affiliation links on artist pages to amazon.com and abebooks.com web- site is recorded but doesn't reveal any personal information you of your artist-info.com account nor does artist-info.com use any of your information you reveal on these external websites.
There are a number of places on our website or through our services where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on an advertisement or video links to YouTube® and vimeo® on our website in artist portfolios and in Exhibition Announcements, you may be tak-en to a website that we do not control.
These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, includ-ing personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with infor-mation about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the "privacy" link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting.
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CERTIFICATE SECURED CONNECTION

certificate secured connection
When artist-info.com collects personal information directly from you, it follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted by using secure socket layer technology (SSL) for encryption. Artist-info.com does its best to protect your personal data. Once your information is received, we use strict procedures and security features to ensure to prevent unauthorized access. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore its absolute security cannot be guaranteed; any transmission is at your own risk. If you have any questions about security on artist-info.com web-sites, contact us.
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PRIVACY OF OUR USERS

Privacy of our users
We don't ask you to reveal any personal information when using artist-info Public pages as long as you don't register for a user account.
This includes searching artist-info contemporary art database for artists, with and without artist-portfolio, for curators and for exhibition places. Exhibition places in-clude galleries, museums, non-profit places and collector's places.
Further all active Artwork Offers and Artwork Requests published by registered artist-info users and all Exhibition Announcements published by registered artist-info users as well as any additional pages with information about this website.
All Favorite tags displayed on single and summary pages stay anonymous and can't be related to any user.
Contacting users for details about their Artwork Offers and Artwork Requests doesn't require registration but needs revealing your email address and inquiry information. This may be recorded for security reasons by artist-info website.

We ask you for your name and your email address when subscribing to artist-info Newsletter.
You may choose to stop receiving artist-info Newsletter at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in those communications, or you can contact artist- info support team.
Our service notices to all registered users are excluded from the possibility to unsub-scribe.
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ARTIST-INFO USER COMMUNITY

Artist-info User Community
We provide areas on our websites like 'What's on your mind' where you can post information about yourself and others and communicate with others; upload content (e.g. pictures); and post comments or reviews of content found on the Website. Such postings are governed by our Terms of Service. In addition, such postings may appear on other websites or when searches are executed on the subject of your posting. Al-so, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable web pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may receive unsolicited mes-sages. We cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to your personal information. Once you have posted information as a 'What's on your mind' message, only you as author are able to delete such infor-mation and the related comments.
Especially in the arts opinions can vary and differ sometimes very much.
Like for other communities in the Internet we ask you therefore to use artist-info 'What's on your mind' feature in the limits of artist-info.com Privacy Policy.
With using artist-info.com you agree to artist-info.com Privacy Policy. Pease read them carefully!
We insist that while you are using artist-info and in particular its community features that you respect the people you encounter.
You are free to disagree and provide critical feedback, but please keep it respectful. If you wouldn't say it to someone's face, don't say it on artist-info.com.
And if you cannot conduct yourself in a respectful manner, you will be banished for-ever.
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REGISTRATION AS ARTIST-INFO USER

Registration as artist-info user
We ask you to reveal personal information when registering with artist-info.com website to use it's free of charge or paid services we ask for your first and last name, your email address, your country you live in and to select a user-group. Available are user-groups for artists, curators, galleries, museums, non-profit places, collectors and private users.
We expect you to supply this information truthfully. Any misuse may result in being excluded from artist-info as registered user.
By registering to artist-info.com you agree with our Terms of Services. In case you don't agree please don't register.
For more details about how to register and the possibility of changing registration de-tails later please read our Best Practices pages.

To supply your address on your user profile page and in case it applies your company information is mandatory for use of paid services in artist-info.com. This information will be used on invoices for paid services when you opt to buy these services.

Unregister
It is not possible to unregister from artist-info.com and to delete your user account once you registered. If you decide to not to continue using your user account please inform our support team to make your account inaccessible. For security reasons art-ist-info.com does store your personal information respecting German law.
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ARTIST-INFO ARTIST-PORTFOLIO CONTENT

Artist-info artist-portfolio content
artist-info users who use artist-info artist-portfolio features are asked to limit the text and images they submit strictly to their artwork. This feature allows you to self-manage the built-in text section and images catalogue with being responsible in every aspect for it.
To ensure the quality of this feature artist-info.com has the right to delete any text or images or video links in case they don't apply to our standards.
Please ensure to respect any copyright of others e.g. text authors or press clippings. If you have questions regarding content issues please contact us.
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CONTACTING US

contacting us
Please use our contact page to contact us for help, support, suggestions and concerns.

USING PERSONAL INFORMATION

Using personal information
artist-info.com does not sell, share, or rent the information you do supply for registration to others for their marketing purposes without your consent. Artist-info.com may, in compliance with applicable law, combine your information with in-formation lawfully acquired from other organizations, and use it to improve and per-sonalize services, content, and advertising.
Using your contact information you provide us includes responding to your questions and concerns.

We also may disclose your information in response to a subpoena or similar investiga-tive demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency, to establish or exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us, in our sole discretion.

When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, report or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
We also may disclose your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy
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NOTE TO PARENTS OR GUARDIANS

note to parents or guardians
Minors may want to visit artist-info.com pages on the Internet. However, the site is not directed at children under the age of 18, and those under the age of 18 should not provide personal data on the site unless they have received permission from their parents before submitting any personal information. artist-info.com believes parents should be responsible for supervising the online activities of their children, and take into account various tools that allow them to provide their children with a controlled, child-friendly Internet. These tools are designed to preclude children from releasing personal information online without the permission of their parents. If artist-info.com becomes aware that a minor has submitted information on its site, artist-info.com re-serves the right to request proof that the parent or guardian has permitted use by the minor of the site; otherwise artist-info.com reserves the right to delete the relevant information and the minor's registration on the site.
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