For more information about the new GDPR regulation, you may visit their website at:
How Your Personal Information Is Collected
Your personal information is collected in three primary methods when you visit the “Website” or make use of any features that may be offered on it.
(1) You manually provide your personal information directly through the use of any “Website” features including, but not limited to, forms, e-mail contact, post comments on the blog, subscribe to blog posts or request to purchase works of art and photography.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture (if one) is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
(2) Certain information is automatically collected when you navigate the “Website” including your IP address, pages viewed, web browser, time the “Website” was accessed, links you clicked on, mobile device information including the model and operating system, and the cookies installed on your device.
By accepting cookies, you are giving permission to the Website, as well as any third party partnerships, to place, store, and access cookies on your computer and/or device. Should you wish to disable your cookies you may do so at any time however you should be aware that it may affect the functionality of some features of the Website.
Third Party Links:
This “Website” uses Google Analytics to collect information such as age, gender, interests, demographics, the use of the “Website” such as which pages you visited, links clicked on, how you navigated the “Website”, etc.). Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you and not any identifying information. For more information on how Google collects and uses your data, you may visit their website at:
To prevent Google Analytics from using your information, you may opt out at:
Identifiable Information Collected From You When You Visit This “Website”
When you visit this “Website” the identifiable information collected may include:
- Your name (should you choose to provide it)
- Your email address
- Any other information you may elect to provide through a “Website” form, blog post comment, etc.
Why Is Your Information Collected On This “Website”?
This “Website” uses the information collected from you to:
- Develop and deliver new content that will provide you with helpful information on art and photography,
- Fulfill purchase requests,
- Make improvements to the functionality of the website,
- Respond to any comments and/or questions you may have,
- Analyze the “Website’s” marketing program, and
- Resolve any issues which may arise as a result of services that may be offered.
Sharing Your Personal Information
The “Website” does not sell, trade, transfer or use any of the information you provide for any other purposes than those outlined above.
If you leave a comment on a blog post, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your personal information may only be shared to comply with applicable laws and regulations, a lawful request, or to protect the “Website” or others’ rights.
What Rights You Have Over Your Information
At any time, you may elect to opt-out of “Website” communications by unsubscribing. Should you need assistance with this please contact the “Website”.
Please note that some of your personal information may be retained by the “Website” in order to comply with legal business requirements or security purposes. Information we are obligated to keep will only be retained for the period of time legally required.
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
Canada’s anti-spam legislation, CASL, is legislation that sets forth regulations requiring your consent to receive electronic messages at your email address from the “Website”, to provide you with a method to unsubscribe from receiving electronic messages and to, at all times, be truthful in the representation of the “Website’s” content, services and products. Under CASL, electronic messages are deemed to include all forms such as email, Instant Messaging, SMS and social media. This “Website” is committed to ensuring regulations under CASL are complied with at all times. Should you require any assistance to unsubscribe from “Website” blog posts please use the Contact form on this “Website”.