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PRIVACY POLICY: Art Hound, LLC DBA Buy Some Damn Art 

Effective:  10/19/11
 
BSDA has adopted this Policy for its Service because BSDA cares about protecting your privacy.  By using the Service you agree to this Policy. 

If you choose to use the Service or visit the Site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Service' Terms and Conditions, including limitations on damages, jurisdiction of disputes and application of the law of the State of New York.

Art Hound, LLC DBA Buy Some Damn Art (“BSDA”) will only share your (“You”, “Your” or “User) personally identifiable information according to the terms of this policy or when required by law.  Please review this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) before you use BSDA's site www.buysomedamnart.com (the “Site” or the “Service”).

Terms and Conditions:
Please also visit BSDA's Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the Site at www.buysomedamnart.com/termsandconditions.
 
What Information BSDA collects, Where it is Gathered, and How it is used.
In order to provide you the best value possible using the Service, BSDA collects information from different sources.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Analytics
The Site uses Google Analytics to track user information.  While BSDA will outline the data gathered by Google Analytics, as with all third party applications, please refer to their privacy policy.
Google Analytics uses a first-party cookie and JavaScript code to collect information about visitors and to track  advertising campaign data. Google Analytics anonymously tracks how visitors interact with a Site, including where they came from, what they did on a Site, and whether they completed any of the Site's conversion goals.
Although such information is not personally identifiable, it may be possible to determine from an IP address a visitor’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of the visitor’s point of connectivity.  User IP address and other non-personally identifiable information also may be used to gather broad demographic information and to recognize customer traffic patterns and Site usage trends. This information helps BSDA in selecting Artists, types of Artwork and in developing the design and layout of the Site and content.
 
BSDA also may share aggregated statistical data and other non-personally identifiable information with BSDA's business partners, and with BSDA's service providers.
 
Cookies
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to User computer's hard drive through User's browser that enables the Sites or service providers' systems to recognize User's browser and capture and remember certain information.
 
BSDA uses cookies to help BSDA remember visitors and process User's request, understand and save User's preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that BSDA can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
 
You can choose not to allow cookies by changing the settings of your browser. If you choose not to accept cookies, your experience navigating the Service, including the Site, may be reduced and not work as intended.
 
Personally Identifiable Information
In order for you to utilize the Service that BSDA offers, BSDA may require you to provide BSDA with certain personal information, as appropriate. You may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, credit card information, billing and shipping address.
 
On some occasions, to provide you better Service and opportunities, BSDA may combine the information BSDA collects from you with information about you that BSDA receives from other online and offline sources, including other products and Service offered by BSDA.
 
Listed below are Service where BSDA gathers personal information and details on how the information is used:
 
Artwork Sales
BSDA utilizes Shopify and PayPal to facilitate the Artwork sales (the “Sales”).  Please check these third parties for their privacy policies.  In order to facilitate the sales process, Shopify and PayPal will collect and use certain information such as your name, email address, billing address, shipping address, phone number and credit card information to process your purchase.  Credit cards and billing information are used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transaction. 
 
Mailing List
The mailing list is processed through MailChimp and/or Shopify.  As will all third parties, please check their privacy policies before sharing your information.  The email address you provide will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to the Site.  If you decide to opt-in to BSDA's mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related art or service information, etc. You can unsubscribe from receiving BSDA's e-mails at any time. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link in the footer of any e-mail and following the instructions.
 
Customer Service
When contacting BSDA for customer service issues, BSDA may collect information in order to, among other things, accurately categorize and respond to a customer’s inquiry and deliver appropriate service levels.  In the event that you contact the Artist directly, while we make sure that the Artist is aware of our privacy policies, BSDA is not responsible for their own privacy policies.  Please refer to the Artist's website for their privacy policy.
 
Children
Our Service are geared towards adults.  In no event should the Site be used by a child.  BSDA does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 nor does BSDA share such information with third parties. Children under the age of 18 may use the Service only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
 
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Any of the information BSDA collects from you may be used in one of the following ways: 1) To personalize your experience (your information helps BSDA to better respond to your individual needs), 2) To improve the Site (BSDA continually strives to improve the Site offerings based on the information and feedback BSDA receives from you), 3) To improve customer service (your information helps BSDA to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs), 4) To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature, 5) To send periodic emails providing product or Service to you, and 6) to execute any activity related with the operation of BSDA's business 7) to process your purchase.
 
Sale of the Company
As a natural consequence of the development of the company, BSDA could be sold to another company. In the event that BSDA is acquired by another company or a significant portion of BSDA's assets are sold to another company, all of the customer information, including both financial records and consumer information that BSDA has collected, may be transferred to the new company.
 
Legal Obligation to Provide Information
Subject to applicable law, BSDA reserves the right to release information concerning any Site visitor where such visitor is believed to be in violation of his or her obligations to BSDA, is partaking (or is suspected of partaking) in any illegal activity, in response to civil subpoenas and discovery requests, to protect the interests of BSDA, their customers or others, and as otherwise permitted or required by law.  When possible, BSDA will notify you of such legal proceedings to allow you to respond and/or act on your own behalf.
 
Control of User Information
Users may have a right to access, modify, correct and delete the data about themselves which has been collected pursuant to their use of the site or directly through the third parties mentioned above. Control of User information is dependent on the third party and BSDA does not have any control of the privacy policies of the third parties used to facilitate your requests.  We can only delete information if it can be directly linked to the User's account.  If the User updates any of their information, BSDA may keep a copy of the information which the User originally provided to BSDA in their archives for uses documented herein.
 
BSDA takes your rights seriously and encourages you to use them if you deem this to be appropriate. You may exercise these rights by emailing BSDA at privacypolicy@buysomedamnart.com or by contacting BSDA at:
 
Art Hound, LLC DBA Buy Some Damn Art
Attn: Privacy Officer
hello@buysomedamnart.com
 
Security
BSDA implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.
 
All credit card information will go through a certified third party merchant service to ensure your security.
 
Even though BSDA is committed to do all in their reach to keep your information safely, BSDA can not guarantee that the Information will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.  Moreover, BSDA is not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive the information.
 
Disclosure
From time to time, BSDA may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this privacy notice.  If BSDA's information practices change at some time in the future, BSDA will contact you and will post the policy changes to the Site before BSDA uses the data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at the Site periodically.
 
Contacting BSDA:
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact BSDA using the information below.
 
Art Hound, LLC DBA Buy Some Damn Art
Attn: Privacy Officer
hello@buysomedamnart.com



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