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    Artdata Privacy

    Welcome to Artdata ( "Artdata", "we" or "our"). Artdata is a platform that allows you to record in a professional way their own works of art, buy or sell, including through online auctions, art work, communicate and share information with other users of Artdata platform.

    Our privacy policy explains how we and some of the companies we work with, collect, use, share and protect information about our services, to the Web site and any software supplied on or with respect to the Artdata services (collectively the "Services"), and our choices about the collection and use of user information.

    By using our Services, you represent that you understand and accept that we are providing a platform for publishing content, including photos, comments and other materials ( "User Content") on the Services, as well as the public share of such content. This means that other users can search, view, use or share Your Content made publicly available through the Services, in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use

    Our policy applies to all visitors, users and other people who access the Services ( "Users").


    We collect the following types of information.

    Information collected by those who are not registered user

    In the absence of registration to the portal, the data collected by Artdata are limited to the user's IP or domain names of computers used by Users or other computer data automatically generated from navigation on portal pages. The data collected are used only for proper management of the Portal, the server, and for the compilation of statistics of use. The use of the data thus acquired makes it extremely difficult to identify the user in any case it should be noted also that the data thus acquired will be collected and processed in aggregated form.

    Information provided directly by registered users:

    user name, password and e-mail address provided during registration for an account / Artdata license that allows you to upload your own works or sell / buy them, communicate and share information with other users within the services "company" put from time to time available.

    Information provided to the user profile (eg. Name, picture, email address, contact details etc ..), this information allows us to help users to be "found" on Artdata.

    Information related to tenders, purchases or sales, provided during a transaction or other content generated based on transactions or connected to your account as a result of a transaction in which you participated.

    Other content generated by you or related to your account (for example the addition of items to buy or sell, or objects that look, the creation of collections and the collections and sellers who follow).

    Information on dispatches and otherwise, used to buy or to sell an object, as well as, where postal services are provided by one of our programs, information required for customs formalities (such as tax codes or other identification numbers) and shipping information (eg shipments codes and its updates).

    In some cases, when you use our Services, you may indicate age, gender, interests and preferences.

    You may also provide other information via web forms, updating or adding information in your account when Artdata contacts otherwise about our services.

    User content (eg. photos, comments, reviews and other materials) user posted on the Services.

    Communications between the user and Artdata. For example, we may send you e-mails related to the Services (eg. Account verification, changes / updates to the functions of services, technical notifications or security). You can not opt out of receiving e-mails related to the Services.

    No bank data will be treated by Artdata.

    Information to find works of Artdata:

    Optionally, you can use our tool "work search" / "Advanced research work" to find other works that have a Artdata certification through (i) the list of contacts, (ii) a search for name and user name of Artdata.

    If the user chooses to find works by (i) the list of contacts present on your device, Artdata will have access to your contact list to determine whether a person associated with one of these contacts is or is not a Artdata user.

    If the user chooses to find work (ii) by searching by name or username of work Artdata, simply type in a name to search, and we'll conduct research about our services.

    Information to find Artdata's users:

    Optionally, you can use our "Find users" to identify other people who own a Artdata account through (i) the list of contacts, (ii) the third party social media sites, or (iii) a search by name and user name of Artdata.

    If you choose to find the users by means of (i) the list of contacts present on your device, Artdata will have access to your contact list to determine whether a person associated with one of these contacts is or is not a Artdata user.

    If you choose to find the users by means of a (ii) social media site to third parties, you are prompted to establish a connection to third-party service and take note that any information given to us by any such service will be governed by this privacy privacy.

    If you choose to find the users (iii) by searching by name or username of Artdata, simply type in a name to search, and we'll conduct research about our services.

    Note relating to the "Invite people": If you choose to invite someone to participate in services through our "Invite people" function, you can choose a person directly from the list of contacts on your device and send an SMS or an e -mail from your personal account. You acknowledge that you understand and agree to be responsible for any charges applied to communications sent through the device and because this invitation comes directly from the personal, Artdata has no access or control such communication.

    Analytical information:

    We use third-party analytical tools that allow us to measure the traffic and use of the Services trends. These tools collect information sent by the device or our Services, including the visited web pages, add-ons and other information that allow us to improve services. We collect and use these analytical information with that from other users, so that they can not reasonably be used to identify a specific user.

    Cookies and similar technologies:

    When you access to the Services, we may use cookies and similar technologies, such as pixels, web beacons, and local storage to gather information on the use of Artdata and offer tailored features.

    We may ask advertisers or other partners to transmit advertisements or services to the user's devices, where they may use cookies or similar technologies, implemented by us or by third parties.

    Find out more in our section for information about cookies.

    Log file information:

    The log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you make a request for access (ie a visit) to a Web page or in an application. It can also be reported when the contents of a Web page or application is downloaded to the browser or device.

    When you use our services, our servers automatically store some of the log file information, including the web request, IP address ( "Internet Protocol"), the type of browser, pages and URL of origin / output, the number of clicks and the mode of interaction with the links on services, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other similar information. In addition, we may collect information sent by e-mail to our Users, who later help us to track which emails are opened and which links they click the recipients. This information allows us to draw up more precise reports and improve services.

    Identification of the devices:

    When using a mobile device such as a tablet or a phone, to access our services, we have the right to access, collect, monitor, stored on the user device and / or stored remotely one or more "to identify the devices ". The identifiers of the devices are small data files, or similar data structures, stored on each user's mobile device or associated with it, which uniquely identifies the user's mobile device. A device identifier can be made up of the data stored in relation to the hardware of the device, from the data stored in relation to the operating system or other software of the device or data sent to the device from Artdata.

    A device identifier can provide information to us or to a third partner on how the navigation and use of the Services and can help us or others to provide reports or personalized content and ads. Some features of the Services may not function properly if the use or availability of the identification of the devices are compromised or disabled.


    When you download or use applications created by Artdata or its affiliates and, if applicable, when they have requested or consented to the use of the location function on your mobile device, we may receive information about your geographic location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. We may use this information to provide location-based services such as search results and other custom content. Most mobile devices let you turn off location services.


    The acquired information is used to: provide and improve our services, providing you with a personalized experience on the sites (in particular, by offering services and objects of your interest), contact you regarding your account and our services, provide customer service, as well as advertising and personalized marketing ads and detect, prevent, mitigate and establish fraudulent or illegal activities. We may use and store your personal information in particular for the purposes and in the following modes:

    To provide, improve and personalize our services and by way of example

    Provide access to and use of our services.
    Offer website content with objects and services of your interest.
    Keep track of your shopping cart, the objects that look, of your collection and the collections of other users.
    Give you access to your purchase history, the scores, the offers, the internal messages and other functionality.
    Introduce opportunities and offers of credit on behalf of other companies and their financial partners, understanding that we will not share financial account information with these parties without your explicit consent.
    Customize, measure and improve our services.
    Provide other services requested by you, as indicated when we collect the information.
    We may use your geolocation information to provide services based on your location (eg advertising, search results, and other custom content).

    Contact you about your account and provide services related to customer service and of example

    • Send you notifications about your account, account to resolve problems and disputes, collect fees or sums due, ask your opinion via surveys or for other purposes necessary to provide services related to Customer Service.
      Contact you when necessary regarding compliance with the Agreement for users, with the laws of nations, and any other agreements.
      For these purposes, we may contact you via email, telephone, SMS and mail. To ensure the efficiency of any telephone contacts, we may use automated or prerecorded calls and SMS as described in the User Agreement. Rates may apply for messages and data traffic.

    Customize the advertising and marketing communications an illustrative

    • Customize, measure and improve the advertisements based on your preferences
      Contact you via email in order to provide you with information about our services. We will use your contact information in our possession to contact you via email and / or text message only if you consent to such communications. Rates may apply for messages and data traffic.
      Send you communications in connection with dedicated marketing campaigns, updates of services and promotional offers based on your notification preferences

    Prevent, detect, mitigate and verify fraudulent or illegal activities, and by way of example

    • Prevent, detect, mitigate and establish fraud, security breaches and potentially prohibited or illegal activities
      Ensure the implementation of the Information Policy for users.

    We store your personal information for the time necessary to perform the operations. We may also store personal information from closed accounts to ensure compliance with national laws, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist in the case of investigations, apply the User Agreement, and take other actions required by national laws. When you no longer need to store personal data, they are removed safely in accordance with our rules on retention and deletion of data.


    We do not rent or sell user information to third parties outside of Artdata (or the group to which it belongs Artdata companies) without your consent, except as otherwise indicated herein.

    Parties with whom we share information:

    We may share Your Content and user information (including, but not limited to, information from cookies, log files, device identification, data on locations and usage data) with companies that are legally the same group that includes Artdata or that become part of that group ( "Affiliates"). Affiliates can use this information to help provide, understand and improve services (including by providing the analytical data) and the services of the same Affiliate (also offering users the best experience and most relevant). However, these Affiliate will respect your choices about who can see your photos.

    We may share your information as well as information from tools such as cookies, log files, identification of devices and data on places, with third-party organizations that help us provide users services ( "Service Providers"). Our service providers will gain access to user information to the extent reasonably necessary to provide the services themselves, on reasonable terms of confidentiality.

    We may also share some information, such as cookie data with third party advertising partners. This information will allow third-party ad networks to offer, among other things, targeted advertising that, in their opinion, may be of interest to you.

    We can remove portions of data to help you identify the user and share the anonymous data with other parties. In addition, we may combine your information with other information so that they are no longer associated with the user and share this information in aggregate form.

    Artdata is in no way responsible for the content, security and usability of third parties, in particular, the site does not check the policy or make guarantees regarding the protection of privacy and personal data from the third party.

    Parties with which the user can choose to share Your Content:

    Any information or content that you voluntarily spread for posting on the Services, such User Content, becomes accessible to the public, as defined by any settings on the user-defined privacy. To edit the privacy settings of the Services, you must change the profile setting. After sharing the User Content or have them made public, they can be re-shared by others.

    What happens in case of change of ownership of the company:

    In case of sale or partial or total transfer of Artdata or our assets to another company (eg. In a transaction that merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, liquidation) user information, such as name and e-mail address, user content and any other information collected through the Services, will be part of the items sold or transferred. You will continue to be the owner of Your Content. The buyer or transferee must respect the commitments we took in this privacy policy.

    Complying with the legal requirements and prevention of damage:

    We can access your information and store them and share them in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, a court order or subpoena) if we believe in good faith that the law requires us to do so. The above may include the response to requests from jurisdictions outside Switzerland to that, if we have reason to believe that this is made mandatory by the local law of the jurisdiction in question, regard the people who respond to such jurisdiction and is in conformity with the standards recognized at the level international. Additionally, we can access the information and store them and share them if we believe in good faith that this is necessary to: detect, prevent and manage fraud and other illegal activities; protect ourselves, you and other people, and as part of investigations; preventing events that could lead to imminent bodily harm or death. When we receive information about the user can be made accessible, processed and stored for an extended period of time when they are the subject of a request or a legal obligation of governmental investigations or investigations concerning possible violations of our terms or regulations, or otherwise to prevent damage.


    Storage and processing:

    The user information collected through the Services may be stored and processed in Switzerland or in other countries where Artdata, its Affiliates or the Service Providers have adequate facilities (valid part highlighted if the server were in the UK).

    Artdata, its Affiliates or the Service Providers can transfer user information we collect, including personal data across national borders and the user's country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.

    By registering and using the Services, you consent to the transfer of information in Switzerland or in other countries where Artdata, its Affiliates or service providers maintain appropriate facilities, and use and disclosure of personal information as described in this privacy statement.

    We use reasonable measures to protect from the commercial point of view to try to protect the information collected through the Services, and we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting access to the account . However, Artdata is not able to guarantee the security of information transmitted over Artdata, nor that the information in the Services can not be displayed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

    We ask for the user's collaboration in this regard. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, as well as access to e-mail control between the user and Artdata, at any time. It is important that you take the appropriate protection against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. You should always be sure to log off when you are using a computer shared with other users. The settings on the user's privacy may also be affected by changes made to its services from social media user connected to Artdata. We are not responsible for functionality, privacy or any other organization security measures.

    Artdata finally stores all data collected from a data center world leader, present in a number of countries, particularly in Switzerland


    Settings for profile and account information / statements:

    You can unsubscribe from these e-mail communications sent from us by clicking on the link provided in any such communication. As stated earlier, you can not opt out of receiving communications related to the Services (eg. Account verification, confirmations and reminders on purchase and billing, changes / modifications to the functionality of services, technical alerts and security).

    Learn more about controlling or changing account information.

    Retention period of Your Content:

    Following the closure, or the user account deactivation, Artdata, its Affiliates or its service providers will be able to retain the information (including your profile information) and User Content for a reasonable period of time from the point of view commercial for backup, archiving and / or verification.

    Learn more about deleting the account.


    We are not responsible practices implemented by Web services or sites linked to our Services or by them, including information or content contained therein. When you use a link to move from our Services to another Web site or service, our privacy policy does not apply to those web sites or services owned by others. Your browsing and interaction on any Web site or third party services, including those that have a link on our Web site, are subject to the rules and regulations of such third parties. In addition, the user is aware of the fact that we are not responsible nor do we have any control over the user-authorized third parties to the same access to Your Content. If the user is using a Web site or a third party service that lets you access your User Content, you do so at your own risk.


    In case of death of a Artdata user, you should contact us. Generally, we send our e-mail communications; in case we need more information, contact the person concerned to the email address provided in the request.


    For any questions about this Privacy Policy or Services, you can locate the appropriate service channel in our Help Center.


    Artdata has the right to amend or update from time to time this privacy policy, so we ask the user to access them regularly. We can help ourselves to other forms of communication of the changes or updates, as necessary in the circumstances. Your continued use of Artdata or Services as a result of any changes to this privacy statement will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

    10. SAFETY

    Only authorized persons have access to personal information about users, to the extent strictly necessary for the performance of their duties. The site implements all security measures reasonably required under the circumstances and proportionate to prevent unauthorized access, use, transmission, alteration, loss or destruction of personal information. These measures include technical measures, physical and organizational. However, given the nature of the Internet as an open network, the site owner can not guarantee or warrant an absolute protection. It therefore declines all responsibility in this regard. The Web site is also not able to guarantee, that does not guarantee the confidentiality of data provided by the user or transmitted over the Internet or e-mail. The owner of the website thus declines any responsibility for the security of data in transit over the Internet to / from the site.