Effective Date: November 4, 2016
- NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
Any website “directed at children under 13” must undertake certain compliance steps pursuant to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and “COPPA Rule.” This Site is directed at adults, not children, who are interested in art topics. Should you become aware of a child under 13 on the Site, please contact us immediately.
- PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Information Collection: In order for you to access the Site, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data such as your name and e-mail address; (2) Personalized Data such as your nickname, biographical information, digital signature, website, and information you provide in our Conversations forum; and (3) Financial Data you supply to purchase courses, products or additional Site functionality made available now or in the future. We also collect and retain any information you provide us when you contact us, update or add information to your profile, or participate in dispute resolution efforts.
B. Modification, Termination, or Removal Process: There are three methods for modifying or removing content on the Site or terminating your Account. To modify your profile information, visit your profile and make the necessary changes. To no longer receive marketing emails from us, click unsubscribe in any message you receive. Please note you cannot unsubscribe from administrative emails. Contact us to request the removal of content in the Conversations area of the Site; requests which we will consider on a case-by-case basis and decide whether to remove in our sole discretion. If you wish to terminate your account, please contact us using the Contact link on the Site.
D. Do Not Track Signals: Certain states require that we disclose whether we acknowledge “do not track” signals issued by browsers or privacy software. We do not comply with such signals.
E. Third Party Behavioral Tracking: Certain internet companies now seek to track you across various websites you visit in an effort to build behavioral profiles for you for marketing purposes. One such company is Google. We use Google Analytics to collect and analyze statistics for this Site. Google is known to track individuals across sites using this program. You can visit this link [http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/] to view companies tracking you and opt-out from such tracking, including tracking by Google.
F. Social Media Links: We enjoy social media as much as anyone and have established accounts with Facebook, Instagram, and Google Plus. Please make sure you read the privacy policies for each site, as we have no control over those policies.
- COOKIES AND TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTED.
A. Cookies. Cookies are bits of code used to track you online. We use first-party cookies to facilitate your login to the Site and analyze how you use the Site so that we might improve user experiences in general. You can elect to erase cookies from your browser by accessing the cookies section in your settings.
B. Traffic Data. We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Site: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Site; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Site (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes and for helping us improve your experience when using the Site.
- USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
A. Our Use Of Information: We use Contact Data to send you information about our company, activities on the Site, and administrative purposes such as notices of updates to this Policy. We use your Personal Information, in general, to:
- Provide you with access to the Site;
- Send you email messages marketing products or services to you;
- Communicate with you on administrative matters;
- Keep track of messages you exchange with us; and
- Detect, investigate, and communicate with you regarding legal issues.
C. Sale of Information: Should we decide to sell all or part of the Site or our business at some point in the future, your personal information will be included as an asset in the transfer.
D. DMCA Claim Privacy: You may post content on this Site. Should we receive a claim of copyright infringement regarding any of the content you post, we will comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act as noted in our DMCA Policy. As part of that process, we may disclose any and all personal information we have for you in a good faith belief such a requirement exists under the law or if we are compelled to so act under a subpoena or court order.
- SECURITY INFORMATION
A. Site Security: The Site has reasonable security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third-party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration. Although we strive to protect your information, it is important to understand there is no such thing as total security for an online website given government and individual hacking efforts. We will provide notification to you of any data breach.
C. Lost or Stolen Information: You must promptly notify us if your username or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove modify your account to block unauthorized use, but you are solely responsible for any such use prior to notifying us.
- AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
A. Public Information: You may participate in the Conversations section of the Site. Please note this member forum, and any information posted here can be viewed by other members of the Site. Do not post any information you wish to keep private in the Conversations forum.
B. Third Party Websites: The Site contains links to other websites. We have no control over the terms and privacy policies of said sites. Please make sure to view the policies of those sites before proceeding.
- CONTACT INFORMATION