ARTDEX

Privacy Policy

Welcome and thank you for using ARTDEX.COM. Art Collectors International, LLC (“ACI” or “we”) respect your privacy and are committed to keeping your personal information, transmitted through ARTDEX.COM (the “Site”), the ARTDEX mobile application and the products and services we offer (collectively the “Products”), private and secure, while providing you with a positive experience.

Please read this entire Privacy Policy carefully to best understand the types of information we collect, how it is stored, used and safeguarded. By visiting the Site, signing up for an account or using the Products, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, because by visiting or using the Site or the Products, you agree to comply with it and to be legally bound by it. If you do not agree to comply with this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the Site or the Products.

Data Collected

When you register to use our Products, you will be asked to provide certain information that may include your name, email address, password and other personal information (collectively, “Personal Information”). If you are using the Site on your mobile device, you may also choose to provide us with location data.You may also provide us with permission to access other services, for example Facebook or LinkedIn, which will allow us to obtain information from those other accounts.The information we obtain may depend upon your settings or the service’s own privacy policies.

When you create public galleries, any member of ARTDEX can view them.  You may also provide us with a public profile page that other unregistered individuals can view on the public Internet although not a registered member of ARTDEX or user of our other Products. You may opt out of this feature through your settings. However, third-party search engines may not automatically update their caches, which may contain old public profile information and maintain this information to be available publicly.

When you use the Site, our servers will automatically record information about your interaction with our Products (“Data”), including Data sent by your browser when you visit the Site or the ARTDEX mobile app when used to access the Site. This Data may include your Internet Protocol address, information about the device on which you are using the Site, webpages viewed before the Site, how you use the Site and other information arising from your interaction with the Site and our Products.

Depending upon how you navigate the Site and access our Products, we may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies to record Data and enhance your experience of the Site. We may use cookies that are session-based or persistent-based.  Session cookies exist only during one session and disappear when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until deleted. Please note that if you disable your web browser's ability to accept cookies, you may not be able to optimally use the Site or our Products.

How we use the Data Collected

We may share Data and Personal Information with our contracted service providers to allow them to provide services on our behalf and to ensure the quality of information provided.  These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to ARTDEX not to disclose or use it for other purposes. Unless described in this Privacy Statement, we do not share, sell, rent, or trade any Personal Information of our registered users with third parties,.

We use Data and Personal Information to help us to develop, customize and improve our Products and to protect the Site and its users. For example, we may collect Data on how often certain features of the Site are used.  We may also use Data to provide you with customized content, updates such as newsletters and marketing information that may be of interest. And we may use or store Data and Personal Information wherever ACI does business, including countries not your own, where laws may be less stringent than the laws of your country. By using this Site and by providing any Personal Information to the Site, all users, including, without limitation users in Canada and the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information. We may also share aggregated or non-personally identifiable information with our partners or other third parties.

Disclosures to Others as the Result of a Change in Control of Sale (or other Corporate Action) of ACI

We may also disclose your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of the assets of ACI, or as the result of a change in control of the company or one of its affiliates, or in preparation for any of these events.  Any third party to which we transfers or sells our assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy. In the event of a bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization or other transfer your Personal Information and Data may be one transferred.

User Account

Your user account and the information contained in the account are password protected.  Please do not provide your password to anyone else. Upon deactivation of your account or upon termination of this Agreement, we may retain your Personal Information, any content you imported and your contact information, for the purpose of complying with the law and preventing fraud.

Communications Preferences

You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link located on the bottom of our marketing emails. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communications preferences to support@artdex.com. Customers may not opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with ARTDEX.

User Generated Content

You may choose to participate in areas of the Site which allow you to curate or create art galleries and collections (“User Content”).  Any User Content that you voluntarily disclose for other users to view on the Site is not Personal Information.  It becomes publicly available information and may be read, collected, redistributed or used by any person for any purpose.  We are not responsible for the User Generated Content that you may choose to share and we reserve the right to remove any User Generated Content at our sole discretion.

Correcting and Updating Your Information

You may update or change their registration information by editing your user or organization record.  To update your user profile, please login to to your account on the Site. You may link or unlink your ARTDEX account from your account on Facebook or LinkedIn. To have your registration information deleted, please email support@artdex.com. When you close your account, we will deactivate it. Requests to access, change, or delete your information will be handled within 30 days.

Security

If you are a registered user of this Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your computer or device.  You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.  You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use or your account or any other breach of security.  We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts or remove or edit content at our sole discretion.

We maintain a comprehensive information security program in accord with current standards that uses reasonable and appropriate administrative, physical and electronic safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of Data and Personal Information stored in our system.  Your password is stored as an irreversible hash in the database. Any page on artdex.org that contains or receives Personal Information is protected by SSL encryption. All your documents, receipts and files are securely stored on our server and can only be accessed by a site script check.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. We will provide you with notification of the material changes to this Privacy Policy through the ARTDEX website prior to the change taking effect.

Contacting Us

This Site is owned and operated by ACI. If you have any questions or suggestions, contact with relating to our Privacy Policy and security measures please contact us by email at support@artdex.com.

Dispute Resolution

We will investigate and attempt to resolve issues regarding the use and disclosure of Personal Information on the Site or through the ARTDEX application.  Please contact us at the address noted above should you wish to raise a concern.