Welcome To Artzvilla

Artzvilla, a completely free online platform to showcase your art.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to services provided by Artzvilla, website of which is hosted accessible via URL http://www.artzvilla.com.

This Privacy Policy’s intention is to inform you about the kind of information we collect from you and how we use that information and for what purpose. The information we collect is generally of personally identifiable information, which allows someone to identify and contact you. It includes for example your first and last name, contact number, email address etc…

Our privacy policy will keep you informed about the ways ArtzVilla will use your information. By submitting any information you agree to the terms and policies mentioned herein and consent to usage of your personal information in accordance to the privacy policy.

If any provision of this Privacy Policy is inconsistent or conflicts with any provision in the Terms, this Privacy Policy will override with respect to the subject matter thereof.

 

Protecting Your Privacy

Help us protect your privacy by following good practices while online, be secretive about your password, also be aware of phishing attempts. Always use the URL to visit the website, if you are reaching the website through the link, please confirm the URL displayed on your browser is what you intend to visit. Do not disclose your password or other important information to anyone. If anyone tries to contact you as a representative of our company and request for information, please do not provide any information and contact us at privacy@artzvilla.com. Please keep on updating your password once in few months and use password which consists of Numbers, Special Characters and Letters which are not obvious, Also do not use passwords prone to dictionary and various other attacks.

Information We Collect

Artzvilla will need to collect some personal information from you, before you start using our website. This information will be needed to be provided when you register on our website. We collect and store the following information in connection to your registration on ArtzVilla, First Name, Last Name, UserName, Password, Email Address, Mobile Number, Date of Birth, Gender, Education, Employment Details, Current City, town. This information is needed so that we can identify you when you login to our website. This also helps us provide personalized services (if available).

Some of the information provided by you can be viewed by everyone using ArtzVilla services, this includes your name, mobile number, uploaded contents and others which is required for providing the services efficiently. We may also store all the email communications and any other form of communication when deemed necessary.

In addition to the above, we may also store statistical data, about how frequently you use the site, what all activities you perform on the site, like adding, deleting artworks etc…

Generally we acquire your personal information directly through you, but some information is collected indirectly like the email address when we receive an email, any information when you participate in surveys. Some of the technical information we may capture is the IP address of the machine, Browser type and version on your machine, from which you visit our website.

How We Use Your Information

By providing the information, you give us right to use that information to contact you, or provide this information to other users/businesses when needed. We may also use this information to send you information about any changes in our website or any new features added to our services. If you do not wish to receive such email messages, please opt out of it by sending us an email: privacy@artzvilla.com. Please note that some important messages which can be account related or legal notices from us can be received till the time you are registered with us.

ArtzVilla may use the information provided by you for better personalized user experience, diagnose technical problems, security and for statistical analysis of how our site is used. In addition we may provide the information to third party vendors and service providers, who would execute work on our behalf and may need information to perform the task. These third party vendors are provided information solely for the purpose of providing services requested by us.

The information is also used to verify whether the user is authentic or not, to track personal preferences, and to gather information which can increase the effectiveness of the service provided by us.

 

How We Share Your Information

We are not in business of sharing, selling or renting information to any third party. But please be aware that some personal information provided to us will be visible to anyone visiting the site and may not be 100% secure. If you prefer that your photograph should not be displayed on our website, it would be better not to upload it. We use third party hosting service to provide the services to you the hosting infrastructure is not in direct control of us so any compromise on the hosting site could lead to information leakage. We do strive to prevent any unauthorised disclosure of your personal information.

Regardless of any choices made by you during registration or later, there are times when we are required to share some personal information  which could be due to legal requirement of the country we operate in, any investigative process being carried out for any illegal activities.

Cookies Information

We may use Cookies on the Site. A cookie is a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters that is stored on your computer or mobile phone. When you visit the Site, we may send one or more cookies to your computer, which helps to uniquely identify your browser and makes the Site easier and faster to use and enhances your navigation through the Site. It also conveys information to us about how you browse the Site and use our services. The use of cookies on the Site is anonymous and does not allow us to gather any personal information about you. You can set your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note you will not be able to log in to your user account and use certain features and functionalities properly if the cookies are blocked. When you visit the Site, we may also collect anonymous data like time, date, and URLs accessed by you.

 

Security of Your Personal Information

We take security of information seriously, and take considerable measures to ensure safety of your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee that the information you provided will be 100% secure, due to the fact that the site is hosted on a Hosting provider’s infrastructure, and there could be some events like “hacking” or physical theft of the infrastructure. You acknowledge and agree that you understand the risk associated with compromise of the information provided by you including personal information. In the event of any compromise of the database (when brought to our notice), we may sent notification to inform you about the security breach, as otherwise required by the law.

 

Links to Other Websites

Our site may have links to different sites, for providing value added services and also Advertisements. When you visit the third party website using the link on our websites, be aware that our privacy policy is no longer in effect and the policies are defined by the site you are visiting. Any information you provide on the other web site is not in our control and we are no way responsible for any misuse of the same. Clicking on the links is at your own risk and you take full responsibility of any consequences arising of using the services of the same.

Data Retention and Account Termination

We will terminate the account if it is brought to our notice that you are below 18 years of age. We may retain your account information and other content, even after deactivation/termination of your user account. This is just to comply with the existing laws. When the user account is deleted, it will be deleted from our active database but will still be available in our archives for any investigation which requires past information.

 

Change of Control

In the event ArtzVilla is acquired by or merged with a third party, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users as a part of such merger, acquisition, or other change of control. In an event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors’ rights generally, your Personal Information may be transferred by the trustee.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended by us from time to time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting the revised Privacy Policy on our Site or notifying you at your email. Your continued use of the Site after such notification of changes as described above will constitute your agreement to such changes. If you object to any change, your sole option shall be to immediately terminate your account and stop using the Site.

Questions and Additional Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or the privacy practices of ArtzVilla, please contact us at privacy@artzvilla.com