Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

Updated November 1, 2014

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

1.    OVERVIEW

This privacy policy describes how John Torina’s Fine Art Gallery  maintains, uses and shares information that we may collect when you use our website at www.JohnTorina.com, including any products or services made available from time to time by means of our website. (the “Site”).

 

We may change this privacy policy from time to time.  Any such changes will be posted here.  If we make a material change in the way we use your personal information, we will prominently note the change on the Site and/or email you regarding the change at least thirty (30) days prior to the change taking effect.

 

We do not collect, use, or disclose any information about users of our Site except as described in this Privacy Policy.

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2.    HOW WE COLLECT AND USE INFORMATION

Some of the information we collect when you use any of the Sites, such as your name, company name, postal address, email address, credit card information or telephone numbers, may allow you to be identified ("Personal Information").

 

Registration:  If you would like to order any merchandise (“Merchandise”) or use any other products or services that we may offer from time to time, you will be asked to provide Personal Information, which we will use to fulfill your request. 

 

Marketing Partnerships:  We may make your Personal Information available to other organizations to market products or services that may be of interest to you. Such marketing may be via email, telephone, direct mail or other means. By providing your Personal Information on our  Site, you are expressly consenting to receive such marketing communications from us and others. 

 

Surveys:  We may ask you to complete surveys or opinion polls from time to time.  Participation is voluntary. We only use the information that we collect from surveys in an aggregate manner, not in individually identifiable form.

 

Blogs and Forums:  We may from time to time provide an opportunity for you to post information to blogs, forums or other public areas that we may implement on our Site. If you post any Personal Information to such areas of our Site, that information can be read, collected, or used by other visitors to these public areas.

 

Inquiries:  If you send us a comment or question or make an inquiry to customer support, we will retain the information that you provide to us for the purpose of responding to you, as well as for improving the Site and our customers’ use of our services.

 

Visitors:  If you are just visiting our Site and not ordering Merchandise, registering, requesting information, contacting us, or posting to a public area of the Site, we do not ordinarily collect any Personal Information about you except through web logs, as described below.

 

Web Logs:  We maintain web logs that automatically record basic information about everyone who visits the Site. We use web log information to help us design the Site, to identify popular features, to improve our services, and for other managerial and analytic purposes.  We may also use web logs to help identify any person who may be misusing any of the Sites.  These logs contain:

 

·      The Internet domain from which you access one of the Sites.

·      Your IP address.

·      The type of browser and operating system that you use.

·      The date and time you visited the Site.

·      The pages that you visited on the Site.

·      The address of the website you linked from to get the Site.

 

Cookies:  We use cookies and web beacons and may from time to time use other technologies to help you navigate the Site, to allow us to learn how you use the Site, and to improve the Site. Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not reveal any Personal Information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at our Site. However, once you choose to provide Personal Information to the Site, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.  If you decide not to permit cookies on your computer, this may affect your ability to use the Site.

 

Pre-Populating Forms:  When you enter certain contact information on websites of our marketing partners and then link to the Sites, your URL parameters may capture and transmit to us personal information that you provided on the partner website, such as your name, address, phone number or email address. We then use that information, for your convenience, to pre-populate Designs or forms on the Sites.  If you decide not to permit cookies on your computer, this may affect your ability to use the Sites.

 

Communicating with You:  We may use information that we collect from you for the purpose of communicating with you and responding to your inquiries.  Those communications could, for example, take the form of service updates, promotions for products or services that we or one of our marketing partners provide, or e-newsletters.

 

Service Providers:  We may at times contract with third party service providers to perform functions for us. These service providers may be given access to the information we collect for the purpose of performing those functions, but they will be contractually bound to maintain the confidentiality of the information and not to use it for any other purpose.

 

Business Transfers:  If we were to transfer all or substantially all of our assets to another company, one of the assets we would likely include in the transfer is our database of Personal Information.

 

Disclosures for Legal Reasons:  We will disclose Personal Information when we are required to do so by law, regulation or securities exchange requirement, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement or other governmental agency's request or when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to protect our legal rights or to safeguard anyone’s property or safety.

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3.    COLLECTION OF INFORMATION BY THIRD PARTIES

Some of the materials included on the Site, including advertising, are served by third parties, including Google. These third parties, in the course of serving such materials, may collect information regarding your use of the Site (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) by using cookies or other technologies.  They may use this information in order to present you with advertisements or other content on both this Site and other web sites based on your prior visits to the Sites.  Collection, use, disclosure and security of information collected by third parties are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties.

 

You may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page and you may opt out of certain other third parties’ use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

We may offer you the opportunity to contact other companies, such as advertisers, marketing affiliates and content providers, to obtain information or to buy products or services.  You decide when and whether to give your Personal Information to these companies. If you provide information, its use and security is governed by the policies and practices of those companies and not by this privacy policy.

 

We make no representations or warranties about any of these other companies or their privacy or security policies. Once you click through to an unaffiliated website, this privacy policy no longer applies. We urge you to read the applicable policies of these other companies and their websites.

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4.    YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES

If you would like us to stop sending you email or otherwise communicating with you; would like us not to disclose your Personal Information to marketing partners or advertisers; or would like to access your registration information to correct or delete it, you may send us a request at info(at)JohnTorina.com.  We will endeavor to satisfy such requests within a reasonable time.  Any marketing emails that we send you will provide an opportunity for you to opt out of receiving further such communications from us. Note that we may not be able to provide you with our services if we delete your information. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we collect is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete and current.

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5.    SECURITY

We maintain all Personal Information with physical, electronic, and managerial safeguards to help ensure the security and confidentiality of the data against reasonably foreseeable risks. Security is designed to prevent unauthorized use, access, disclosure, destruction, and changes of data.  For example, we restrict access to our computing facilities to individuals identified by management as needing access to perform their jobs. 

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6.    CHILDREN

The Site is intended for use by adults.  We do not target, or knowingly collect any Personal Information from, children under the age of 13.

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7.    DO NOT TRACK

Some web browsers include a setting allowing users to send a “do not track” or similar request to websites. The Sites do not respond to such requests. Therefore, use of such browser settings will not have any effect on your use of the Site or what Personal Information the Sites collect.

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8.    ACCOUNTABILITY

We are committed to adhering to our privacy policy and applicable laws and to making your online experience secure and valuable. If you have a question, request, complaint, dispute or concern related to this privacy policy, you may send a message by email to info(at)JohnTorina.com, as applicable, or send it by postal mail or courier to John Torina’s Fine Art Gallery., Attn: Customer Support, POBox 131-1000 San Jose, Costa Rica. We will work with you to obtain a prompt resolution of any issues you may have.