Privacy Policy

 

Effective: September 1st,2021

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Art Tausch is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. To better protect your privacy we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how art tausch (“Art Tausch, “we”, “us” , “ the gallery” or “our”) collects, stores, shares, and uses information, and your choices about privacy when you use our website, products, and collectively the Art Tausch (“Services”) both in-gallery and online. This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms and Conditions, please refer to the Terms and Conditions, published on the site www.arttausch.com/terms. By using our Services, you agree to the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy. You may withdraw consent at any time in writing.

This policy explains the following:
•   What information art tausch may collect about you;
•   How art tausch will use information we collect about you;
•   Whether art tausch will disclose your details to anyone else; and
•   Your choices and rights regarding the personal information you have provided to us.

If, at any time during the course of using our Services, you are directed to a third-party site, you understand and agree that the policies of the third-party site govern. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third parties and your use of them is at your own risk.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We offer a number of services that do not require you to register for an account or provide any personal information to us, such as browsing the art, artists and other information. In order to provide our full range of services, you might need to register and we may collect and process the following information which may include your Personal Data.

Information You provide. You may give us personal information about you (such as your name, email address, home address, phone number and an account password) by filling in forms when using our Services, signing up to our newsletter or contacting us with enquiries. For certain services, such as purchasing or renting, we may collect payment information from you including your credit card number and bank account details, which we maintain in secure form. We may combine the information that you submit under your account with information from other art tausch services or third parties, in order to improve your experience with art tausch and provide the goods and services you require.

Cookies. We may collect information through the use of cookies to understand how visitors use our website and to compile reports on website activity. We may send one or more cookies a small data file containing a string of characters placed on your computer or other device which record information and uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to help us operate, improve and customize our Services, including storing of user preferences, improving recommendations and tracking user trends. We may also use third-party service providers (such as analytics or ad providers). This processing is necessary for us to pursue our legitimate interest in improving our website, and providing a more relevant service to our customers. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you.

Log Information. When you access art tausch we may automatically record certain information through the use of cookies, web beacons and similar technologies. These server logs may include but are not limited to: IP address and geo-location information, access times and dates, operating system, browser language, and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

Information from Mobile Use. When you access art tausch’s Services on a mobile device, we may obtain information about your location and mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device which information may be used for legitimate business purposes. We may use this information in order to customize our Services, Content and marketing for your location.

Information from Social Media. When you link your Instagram or other social media accounts through the art tausch Services, we may automatically receive certain information from you based upon your privacy settings on those sites. This may include, but may not be limited to, name, user name, demographic information, updated address or contact information, location, interests, and publicly-observed data, such as from social media and online activity.

Payment Information. In order for you to use all the functions of our Services we may collect payment information from you including your credit card number and bank account details. We do not intentionally store credit card information entered on our Services.

Other Sites. This Policy applies to art tausch services only – how we collect, store, share, and use information. This Policy does not apply to other sites linked from our services, either by us or by user-generated content in our services. These other third-party sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. You understand and agree that the policies of the third-party site govern.

User Communications. art tausch may retain email or other communications in order to process your enquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

art tausch may legally use and retain the Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes and reasons:

  • For registering you as a new client;
  • Processing rentals and/or purchases including any shipping details for delivery of the artwork;
  • Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our services;
  • Ensuring the technical functioning of our services;
  • Protecting the rights or property of our users and art tausch; and Developing new services.
  • To pursue our legitimate interest of providing our Services to you, such as:
  • Keeping track of artworks offered to you in order to understand your preferences and purchase history and allow us to offer relevant artwork to you when it comes in;
  • Responding to your enquiries; and
  • Providing you with information and updates about the Services we offer;
  • Providing you with a bespoke, tailored service and art advisory, based on your preferences, recommendations, interests and previous purchases and location.
  • Providing you with promotional materials about our Services for the purposes of marketing in accordance with our legitimate interests to send you information about gallery exhibitions and events.
  • Providing the Services and acting for you as an artist or prospective artist.
  • We may legally use and retain Personal Information that we collect about you for the legitimate interest of providing a bespoke artist consultancy and representation service to you, such as:
  • Promoting and selling your artwork to relevant clients based on their preferences and previous purchases;
  • Retaining a personal profile of you and your artwork to provide clients with background information, and market your artwork accordingly;
  • Responding to your enquiries; and
  • Providing you with information and updates about our Services and upcoming exhibitions.

art tausch never uses or shares the Personal Data you provide to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out. Your email address is not shared with outside parties.

DATA SHARING

We may share with individuals and third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users on the site, or how many users have viewed an artist or clicked on a particular piece of artwork. Such information will never identify you individually. We will only share your Personal Information with others in the ways described in this Policy, or otherwise with your prior consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.

In addition to the other sharing of Personal Information described in this Policy, we may share your Personal Information with others in the following contexts:

Services. We may share your Personal Data with third parties who provide us with logistics (included but not limited to: identity verification, order fulfillment, package delivery, email and postal mail administration, customer service assistance, web and mobile data analytics, display ads, server and database hosting services) and payment processing services. We may disclose your information to our personnel, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. However, this is on the basis that they have agreed to safeguard this information.

Legal Purposes. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information and/or other information to the extent that we are required to do so by law (which may include to government bodies and law enforcement agencies); if we believe that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, which may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside the United States; (ii)enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof,; (iii) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of art tausch, you, or any other person or entity, as required or permitted by law; or (v) prevent physical harm to any person, including situations involving possible violence or self-harm.
We do not share the information you provide about yourself with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete an order that you have placed or when we have your specific consent to do so.

Aggregate and Non-Personal Information. We may aggregate and/or make anonymous any Personal Information so that such information no longer contains any Personal Information. We may use and share it for any legitimate business purposes, including research and development, better design our website, marketing, analytics uses, and to inform others about how our Services or Content are engaged with or used.

DATA SECURITY

We will take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent unauthorized access, the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Please be aware that while we seek to protect your information and maintain the security of our Services, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. Any transmission of information is at your own risk.

CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION

You have the right to request details of the personal information we store of yours and to have any inaccuracies corrected. We will use reasonable efforts to the extent required by law to supply, correct or delete personal information held about you on our files (and with any third parties to whom it has been disclosed).

DATA RETENTION

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant service or as required by law, or for accounting or regulatory purposes, or as otherwise described in this privacy policy.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

Our Services are not directed to children under the age of 16, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from people in this age group. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, please contact us at info@arttausch.com.

INTERNATIONAL PROCESSING
art tausch is headquartered in the United States. Our Users, service providers, and other third parties you may interact with in connection with our Services, may be located in the United States and other countries around the world. By using our Services in the United States or any other country or jurisdiction, you agree that your information may be transferred and processed in the United States and any other country or jurisdiction.

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a European Regulation concerning the use and processing of personal information. We are committed to processing your information in line with high standards and in compliance with the GDPR, wherever you are located. For the definition of terms used within this Privacy Policy please refer to the GDPR. You can find out more about the GDPR from the European Commission’s website here.

FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY

We are further committed to processing your personal information in line with the standards of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  You can find out more about the CCPA from the California Department of Justice website here.

CHOICE AND OPT-OUT

If you do not wish to receive certain forms of marketing information, please send an email to info@arttausch.com identifying the particular marketing materials you do not wish to receive.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent and we expect that the majority of such changes will be minor.

CONTACTING ART TAUSCH

We are happy to answer any questions you have about this Privacy Policy. Email us at info@arttausch.com.

art tausch
38 – 20 30th St. 3rd f.
Long Island City, NY 11101
U.S

Telephone:
United States: +1 917 685 7550

Last updated: September 1st, 2021