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Privacy Statement for ArtAreas.com

ArtAreas.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: ArtAreas.com

Information Automatically Logged

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information. We also use information on the domain that a request originates from to help us determine the response to our site in both foreign and various domestic markets.

Cookies

Our Site uses cookies to keep track of your shopping cart, so that you will not have to constantly re-enter your user information. We also use cookies to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site, and for other purposes. Cookies are also used to help reduce the need to re-enter information on our forms.

Advertisers

We use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Web site, cookies received with banner ads are collected by our ad company, and we do not have access to this information.

Registration Forms

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name, email, and postal address), unique identifiers (like their social security number), and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level).

Contact information from the registration forms is used to get in touch with the customer when necessary. Usually, this is in the case of a sale, or an inquiry on a work of art listed by the user in our site.

Unique identifiers (such as social security numbers) are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity, for use as account numbers in our record system, and for other purposes. Because we use full names that are free form (for the name of the artist, collector, or gallery) these names are unique and are used to create exhibitions of contributors works.

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site.
We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. We also use this data to help us in planning to support foreign markets, and to help us streamline the usability of our site.

Order Forms

Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect contact information (like their email address), financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), unique identifiers (like their social security number), and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level).

Contact information from the order forms is used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. This is typically to inform the potential buyer of the availability of the requested work, assist in answering questions about the work or seller, and to assist in brokering the transaction.

Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services, and for other purposes. Typically, we act as an escrow to help protect both the buyer and seller during transactions that are initiated from our site.

Unique identifiers (such as social security numbers) are collected from Web site visitors to verify the user's identity.

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site.
We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. We also use this information to help plan for future expansions and additional functionality of our sites.

Surveys

Our online surveys ask visitors for contact information (like email address).

Contact information from the surveys is used to ship purchases, information about our company. The customer's contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. ArtAreas.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Many of the objects listed in our exhibition will have links to the websites of individual artists, collectors, galleries, etc.

Special Relationships

ArtAreas.com is the main site in a planned network of many smaller sites each tailored to the unique interests of our visitors. An example is TribalArtsDirectory.com. Content, support, and policies for these sites come from ArtAreas.com. WebAreas.com LLC is a Delaware Limited Liability Corporation doing business as ArtAreas.com. WebAreas.com also plans to run several other websites in both related and unrelated markets including AntiqueAreas.com, Contents.web, etc.

Public Forums

This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. This also applies to listings in our exhibition, or the exhibitions of our affiliated sites.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We have implemented passwords to allow users to edit their listings in our exhibitions. Transactional information is stored on a seperate server, using SSL to encrypt data while in transit between customers web browsers and our machine. Information on the server is stored in a unique cross-platform data storage file that is also encrypted, and uses a combination of ID files, usernames, and passwords to assure that only authorized personnel have access to your information.

Data Quality/Access

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:
1. You can send email to conundri@aol.com
2. You can edit your listings using a password which you supplied when submiting your listings.
3. You can call us Toll Free at 1-877-363-8080

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:
conundri@aol.com