We at ArtSamples take the privacy and safeguarding of the personal information of you and all our website visitors extremely seriously. The following document sets out how, when and why we will collect and process such information in order to provide you with our products and services.
* Personal Information
To provide you with the products and services available on the website, it is required that we will collect and store select items of your personal information on our server. This information will be used only by us and will absolutely not be passed on to any third parties under any circumstances, unless we are required to do so by law. We will store this information for as long as is required to fulfil the services we offer on
the website, or longer if required to retain them in order to comply with applicable laws.
1) Purchasing: when making a purchase on our website, your name, email address, billing address and IP address will be stored on our server as proof of address in accordancewith EU law, so that the appropriate amount of tax (such as VAT) can be applied to the transaction.
No information not pertaining to your transaction will be sent to the email address provided, except in the instance where you have signed up for our email newsletter, which we will send out from time to time to promote new products and information.
2) Newsletter: when signing up for our email newsletter, either during our checkout process or using any of the forms available on our website, we will store your email address on our server. We will use your email address to send you promotional information about our products and services from time and time, or to notify you of any changes to our website, terms or other general information we deem relevant to you.
We do not tolerate spam and will never send you anything not specifically related to us and our products and services.
Security of Personal Information
We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Please bear in mind that data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet, either via forms on the website or when sending us information via email.
We will store the personal information you provide to us on our secure server. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.
We do not store or process any credit or debit card information on our server, other than the name and address information outlined in clause 2 above. Your financial information is handled and processed by Paypal, who are our payment providers.
Cookies & Browsing
When you visit the website you will be issued with a cookie, which is a small text file transferred from the website server to your hard drive, which is used to allow for the smooth functioning of certain parts of the website and for faster loading of images, sounds and other materials upon future visits, as well as to identify you and record browsing information such as website pages viewed, length of visit, browser type,
referral source and geographical location.