Privacy Policy

What this privacy policy covers

This privacy policy covers the use of the web site at www.artsyindia.com and the services provided by ArtsyIndia, Bharat Trading Co., Station Road, Ashoknagar District, Division, Gwalior, MP, India, PIN: 473331, including how ArtsyIndia treats personal information that ArtsyIndia collects and receives. Pursuant to ArtsyIndia's Terms of Use, you must be 18 years and older to use this site or have permission from a legal guardian. Therefore, this policy makes no provision for individuals under 18 years old. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that ArtsyIndia does not own or control, or individuals that ArtsyIndia does not employ or manage.


Information Collection and How it is Used

In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to use our services, we may require you to provide contact and identity information, financial information and other personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the Site. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option not to provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature.


In general: ArtsyIndia will not sell or disclose your name or email address to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy policy. Your username, ArtsyIndia ID or alias is displayed throughout ArtsyIndia (and so available to the public) and is connected to all of your ArtsyIndia activity. Other people can see your purchases, items for sale, store, feedback, ratings and associated comments. You have the option to publicly display your full name.

ArtsyIndia collects personal information when you register to use ArtsyIndia services or to post content on ArtsyIndia. At registration you are asked for your email address and certain other optional information.

If you would like to obtain a Shop/seller account, ArtsyIndia will ask for your billing address, phone number, and bank account numbers for transferring payments to you. We use this information to help verify your name, address, and other information.

ArtsyIndia automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. This data is only used in the aggregate.

ArtsyIndia uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting. IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in ArtsyIndia's user registration databases when you register with ArtsyIndia. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.

ArtsyIndia stores personal correspondence, such as emails or letters from you or other users or third parties' correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site in a file specific to you.


Service-related Announcements

ArtsyIndia will send you a welcome/confirmation email when you sign up for ArtsyIndia's services. Receipt of this email is required for using ArtsyIndia's services.


ArtsyIndia will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.

You may not opt-out of service-related communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by emailing [email protected] from the email address you signed up with.


Administrative Messages

ArtsyIndia may periodically email you with administrative messages. ArtsyIndia will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Your information may be combined with information ArtsyIndia collects from other companies and used to improve and personalize services, content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive administrative messages or participate in these programs, simply opt-out by emailing [email protected]


Newsletter Emails

ArtsyIndia offers subscriptions to ArtsyIndia email newsletters. To opt-in, ArtsyIndia will ask for your email address and the newsletter(s) you wish to receive. This email address will only be used for this feature. You may change your subscription or unsubscribe at anytime by following the instructions contained in the email.


Choice/Opt-out

If you no longer wish to receive administrative messages, you may opt-out by emailing [email protected] Please note that if you do not wish to receive administrative messages from us, those notices will still govern your use of the ArtsyIndia website and service, and you are responsible for reviewing such notices for changes.


Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use ArtsyIndia products or services that require you to "sign in" and you may not be able to take full advantage of the ArtsyIndia service. ArtsyIndia uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using ArtsyIndia's services; estimate and report ArtsyIndia's total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve ArtsyIndia's content and services. ArtsyIndia cookies do not collect personal information, and ArtsyIndia does not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.


Information Sharing and Disclosure

When you post a message, your ArtsyIndia ID or alias is visible to other users. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. ArtsyIndia may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with subpoenas or when your actions violate the ArtsyIndia Terms of Use. ArtsyIndia may disclose personally identifiable information to parties if ArtsyIndia in ArtsyIndia's sole discretion believes necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, ArtsyIndia may disclose name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email address and company name. ArtsyIndia may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.

ArtsyIndia is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may operate stores on the ArtsyIndia website or sell items to you from the ArtsyIndia website. ArtsyIndia may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of ArtsyIndia's business model, when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, you will share customer information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business.

ArtsyIndia might employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and needs to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, handling billing disputes and collections, analysing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service.

ArtsyIndia will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with non-affiliated parties except as specified in this Privacy Policy to provide products or services you have requested or when ArtsyIndia has your permission. It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of ArtsyIndia's Terms of Use, as specified in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise required by law. In some cases, ArtsyIndia may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. ArtsyIndia will transfer information about you if ArtsyIndia is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, ArtsyIndia will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the ArtsyIndia web site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another ArtsyIndia user's email address, shipping address and/or other information. Pursuant to ArtsyIndia's Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use this information. This information should only be used for ArtsyIndia-related communications or for ArtsyIndia-facilitated transactions. ArtsyIndia has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any ArtsyIndia user to your email or physical mail list.

Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and ArtsyIndia's ability to keep the community free from bad players, ArtsyIndia will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order, legal process, or substantially similar legal procedure, except when ArtsyIndia believes in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to protect ArtsyIndia's rights, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.


Third Parties

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information ArtsyIndia collects from you. If you disclose your information to others, whether they are buyers or sellers on ArtsyIndia or throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. ArtsyIndia does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. ArtsyIndia is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the ArtsyIndia site. ArtsyIndia encourages you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.


Editing and Deleting Account Information

You can change your ArtsyIndia Account Information (except your username), at any time. ArtsyIndia may send you certain communications relating to the ArtsyIndia service, such as service-related announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your ArtsyIndia account. You can delete your ArtsyIndia account by emailing [email protected] Please note that your identification, billing and contact information may remain in ArtsyIndia's records for some period.

ArtsyIndia limits access to personal information about you to employees who ArtsyIndia believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Your ArtsyIndia Account Information is password-protected.

If your personally identifiable information changes you may correct or update it by making the change on Your ArtsyIndia Page. You may delete or deactivate your account by emailing Customer Support at [email protected] or by postal mail at the contact information listed below. ArtsyIndia will respond to your request within 10-20 business days.


Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. Your ArtsyIndia account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to work to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by signing off once you have finished using a shared computer. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) for registration ArtsyIndia encrypts that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). ArtsyIndia follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once ArtsyIndia receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while ArtsyIndia strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, ArtsyIndia cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on ArtsyIndia's Web site, you can email ArtsyIndia at [email protected]


Changes to this Privacy Policy

If the privacy policy is changed, ArtsyIndia will post changes so that you are aware of those changes. ArtsyIndia reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If ArtsyIndia makes material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places ArtsyIndia deems appropriate.


Questions

If you have questions or suggestions you can contact ArtsyIndia's Support Team through phone or write to: ArtsyIndia Customer Care - Privacy Policy, Bharat Trading Co., Station Road, Ashoknagar, Division – Gwalior, MP, India, PIN: 473331 or email us at [email protected]


Recall of consent

You can recall your consent at any time. Please send your recall to: ArtsyIndia, Bharat Trading Co., Station Road, Ashoknagar, Division, Gwalior, MP, India, PIN: 473331 or to <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>.

For technical reasons, it is only possible to use our service if you consent to all of the above stated points. If you do not consent to one or several points of the Privacy Statement or if you recall your consent to it, we cannot give you access to our services.