2. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
DirectArtDeal does not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information. DirectArtDeal collects personal information and information about your transactions when you use DirectArtDeal services, such as buying and selling art. When you register, DirectArtDeal asks for your email address. Additional information is requested when you buy and sell art, such as your name, address, phone number, and payment information. Once you register with DirectArtDeal and sign in, you are no longer anonymous to DirectArtDeal.
DirectArtDeal automatically receives and records information on the DirectArtDeal server logs from your browser, including your IP address, DirectArtDeal cookie information, and the page you request.
3. INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
DirectArtDeal does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or companies. DirectArtDeal may divulge aggregate information about users but will not share personally identifiable information with any third party without your express consent. For example, DirectArtDeal may disclose how frequently the average DirectArtDeal user visits DirectArtDeal, or which sort of art is most popular. Please be aware, however, that DirectArtDeal will release specific personal information about you if required to do so in order to comply with any valid legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order, or if DirectArtDeal believes it is 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 the Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
4. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
DirectArtDeal limits access to personal information about you to employees who DirectArtDeal believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information in order to do their jobs.
DirectArtDeal has physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you. Your DirectArtDeal account information is password-protected. In certain areas, such as Checkout, DirectArtDeal uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
DirectArtDeal reserves the right to send you certain communications relating to DirectArtDeal, such as service announcements and administrative messages, which are considered part of DirectArtDeal membership, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
7. QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
Any questions or suggestions can be sent to DirectArtDeal as follows: