ArtBlogger Privacy Policy
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1. Information Collected

Identifying Information

We collect certain personal information from you when you sign up to our Service that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, other information that we deem relevant for the purpose of providing you with our Service, and any information that you provide to us voluntarily. The information we collect from you, to the extent that it is private, is disclosed only in accordance with our Terms of Service and/or this Privacy Policy.

Non-Identifying Information

Whenever you use our Service, we may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, referring URL, operating system, cookie information, and Internet Service Provider. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.

2. Use of Your Information

We may use your information to:

3. Accessing, Editing, and Removing Your Information

Users may in some cases be able to review and edit the personal information they have provided to us by logging into your account and editing their account. Although most changes may occur immediately, information may still be stored in a web browser's cache. We take no responsibility for stored information in your cache, or in other devices that may store information, and disclaim all liability of such. In addition, we may, from time to time, retain residual information about you in our backup and/or database.

4. Cookies, Web Beacons, Browser Local Storage and Similar Technologies

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or other devices by websites that you visit.

We may use cookies to for various purposes including, but not limited to, remembering your preferences, maintaining user sessions, improving security of our services, collecting usage information, and targeting ads.

Since cookies are used to maintain user sessions, it is necessary that you enable cookies in your browser to be able to log into ArtBlogger, and you hereby acknowledge that we have informed you of our use of cookies and that you consent to our use of cookies in relation to the platform by which you are accessing our Service.

We may use the Web Storage API (a.k.a, local or session storage) provided by your browser to cache information related to your account, including your personal data.

We may use various third-party services that may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect information. Such services include, but not limited to, web analytics services, advertisement services, and social media services.

This Policy does not cover cookies practices used by third-party service providers. We will do our best to maintain links to privacy policies of the third-party service providers that we use in this document.

One of the third-party services that we use is Google Analytics. To learn more about Google privacy policies, see this link (https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/). You may learn more about types of cookies used by Google services here (http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/).

We may also use the Remarketing and Advertising Reporting Features provided by Google Analytics. These features require Google Analytics to collect data about the traffic on out site via Google advertising cookies and identifiers (http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/), in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation. You may use the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/) to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics. Cookies can be first-party (i.e., cookies, set by the website that you are visiting) and third-party (i.e., cookies, set by a website other than the one you are currently on). We and third-party services may use both first-party and third-party services to collect web analytics and serve ads.

Third-party services may provide ways to opt-out of cookie-based advertising. For example, you may control how Google Ads via this link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/. You may opt-out via industry websites, such as NAI (http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices).

5. Third Party Websites

ArtBlogger or its Users may post links to third party websites on our Service. Additionally, other materials made available through our Service may contain third party website links or files. These third party websites and files are not screened for privacy or security issues by ArtBlogger, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third parties.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to members of the Service. ArtBlogger bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. Please review the privacy policy and terms of service for each site you visit through third party links.

When you publish your profile or profiles of persons that you are representing on ArtBlogger, information from the profile(s) becomes publicly available and may be indexed by search engines or may appear on third party sites and services (such as Social Media sites). Even if you un-publish the profile(s) later, the information may still remain publicly accessible on search engines or third-party websites.

6. Third Party Access to Your Information

Although you are entering into an agreement with ArtBlogger to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosting companies, and others.

Throughout the course of our provision of our Service to you, we may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information. For example, our web host stores the information that you provide us, and we may hire outside contractors to perform maintenance or assist us in securing our Service.

It is therefore necessary that you grant the third parties we may use in the course of our business the same rights that you afford us under this Privacy Policy. For this reason, you hereby agree that for every authorization which you grant to us in this Privacy Policy, you also grant to any third party that we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our Service or its underlying files or systems. You agree not to hold us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if we would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and that you must take legal action against them directly should they commit any tort or other actionable wrong against you.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you authorize us to collect, share, store, exchange, and otherwise use your information in conjunction with ArtBlogger.

ArtBlogger may include advertisements, which may be targeted to the User Content or information on the Services, queries made through the Services, information on the daily feed, or other information. The types and extent of advertising by ArtBlogger are subject to change. In consideration for ArtBlogger granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that ArtBlogger and its third party providers and partners may place such advertising on the Services or in connection with the display of User Content or information from the Services whether submitted by you or others.

7. Release of Your Information for Legal Purposes

At times it may become necessary or desirable, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.

8. Commercial and Non-Commercial Communications

By providing information to the Service that forms the basis of communication with you, such as contact information, you waive all rights to file complaints concerning unsolicited email from ArtBlogger since, by providing such information, you agree to receive communication from us or anyone else covered under this Privacy Policy. However, you may unsubscribe from certain communications by notifying ArtBlogger that you no longer wish to receive solicitations or information and we will endeavor to remove you from the database.

9. Security Measures

We take certain measures to enhance the security of our Service, including using SSL certificates. However, we make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. It is in our interest to keep our Service secure, but we recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats.

10. Your California Online Privacy Rights

ArtBlogger permits residents of California to use its services. Therefore, it is the intent of ArtBlogger to comply with the California Business and Professions Code ## 22575-22579. If you are a California resident you may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Various provisions throughout this Privacy Policy address requirements of the Californian privacy statutes. In summary, you must presume that we collect electronic information from all visitors. You may contact us at support@artblogger.net with any questions.

11. International Transfer

Your information may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, ArtBlogger transfers Personal Information to the United States and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

12. Amendments

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will post the changes here. Your continued use of our Service shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.