Effective Date: Sept 1, 2021
The Information We Collect
When you visit the Site and use any of the services provided via the Site, we may collect information as disclosed below.
Personal Information: We collect personal information to provide the information or services requested by an individual. “Personal information” refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. For example, when you submit a contact form on the Site, you provide us with certain personal information, which may include your name, email address, phone number, and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.
Usage Information. When you use and navigate the Site, we may collect additional information from you that may not by itself reasonably identify you as the source (collectively, “Usage Information”). Usage Information may include information regarding your mobile device, your computer, your IP address, the type of Internet browser you are using, the location from which you are visiting the Site, or the areas of the Site you visited and the actions you performed on the Site.
How We Collect Information
Directly from You. We collect Personal Information from you when you voluntarily provide Personal Information to us by, for example, by completing various forms, or requests for information.
Through Your Use of the Site. We record Usage Information that your browser transmits when you visit our Site. We also collect Usage Information about how you access and interact with the Site through the use of automated tracking technology, such as “cookies” and “web beacons.”
A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to a web browser, which enables our Site to remember and customize your subsequent visit. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser to block the acceptance of cookies or to provide you with a warning prompt before you accept cookies from our Site. Please refer to your Internet browser’s instructions to learn more about these functions. If you reject cookies, the functionality of the Site may be limited, and you may not be able to participate in several of the Site’ features. Additionally, we may use web beacons, which are single-pixel, electronic images embedded in the Site that allow us to gather information about your browsing activities on the Site.
While we may aggregate this Usage Information to tell us about Site usage, we do not use this data or the cookie for any other purpose. We use Google Analytics to aggregate data and analyze Site usage, but we do not access or display your personal information. For more information about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data, please see Google’s webpage “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps,” located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
How We Use Information
We process your Personal Information to carry out the purposes below and otherwise where we can rely on a legal ground for such processing. Where required by law, we will ask you for your prior consent.
Provision of the Site: The Site is a medium for interaction between you and us. We use and share the information we collect from you for the purposes described below. If you use our Site, we use your information to process and respond to your requests, comments, inquiries, and other forms you submit through the Site.
Improving our Site: We use your information to enhance our understanding of our users’ preferences and improve our Site accordingly
Service Providers: We may employ third party service providers to perform functions on our behalf. They may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Legal Obligations: From time to time, we may be required to share personal information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful or related to an alleged unlawful activity.
Other Legitimate Interests: We will use and disclose your information when necessary for our legitimate interests, as long as such interests are not overridden by our users’ interests, rights, and freedoms with respect to their Personal Information.
We take reasonable precautions to protect the information that is either available from or collected by this Site. We have taken steps designed to safeguard the Site’s integrity, its telecommunications, and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to, authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Unfortunately, no data transmitted over or accessible through the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, we cannot ensure or warrant that Personal Information will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers, nefarious or criminal activities, or in the event of a failure of computer hardware, software, or a telecommunications network.
This Site may contain links to or information about other websites that are outside our control or custody. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites and suggest you review their privacy statements to understand how your information is used or shared by those other websites. We do not endorse or make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way be liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on other websites, even if one or more pages of the other websites are framed within a page of our Site.
Do Not Track. Certain web browsers and other devices you may use to access the Site may permit you to indicate your preference that you do not wish to be “tracked” online. At this time, the Site does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
Children Under 13. Our Platform is not intended for children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not provide any information to us and instead ask your parent or guardian to do this on your behalf. You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase products or services from us. If you are under the age of 18, you must ensure that your parent or guardian purchases the products or services on your behalf.
Comments and Questions
Retention of Information: We will hold your Personal Information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with ARTMS, or pursuant to ARTMS’s corporate retention schedule (a standard that defines which documents should be kept and for how long).
For Users from Canada
Choices Available to You and Right to Review: You have certain rights to access, update and correct the personal information we have collected from you. If you wish to access the personal information we have about you or believe that any personal information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.
Data Residency: Your personal information will be stored in the United States of America and, as such, is subject to the laws of that country.
For Users in the EEA
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) applies to users of the Services in the European Economic Area (“EEA”). For the purposes of compliance with the GDPR, we are the “controller” of Personal Data (i.e., Personal Information) we receive from you, and you are considered a Data Subject – an identified or identifiable natural person in the EEA as set forth in the GDPR.
EEA Data Subject Rights and Choices
Under certain circumstances, Data Subjects from the EEA may have the following rights under the GDPR:
• Right to access the Personal Information we maintain about you;
• Right to be provided with information about how we process your Personal Information;
• Right to correct your Personal Information;
• Right to have your Personal Information erased;
• Right to object to or restrict how we process your Personal Information; and
• Right to request your Personal Information to be transferred to a third-party.
To exercise the above rights, please contact us at the information provided above. We will consider and process your request within a reasonable period of time. Please be aware that under certain circumstances, the GDPR may limit your exercise of these rights.
How to Withdraw Consent:
At any time, Data Subjects from the EEA may withdraw consent you have provided to us for using, disclosing, or otherwise processing your personal information. You may withdraw your consent by communicating your request and contacting us at the information provided above.
Please note that your withdrawal of consent to process certain personal information about you (1) may limit our ability to deliver services to you and (2) does not affect the lawfulness of our processing activities based on your consent before its withdrawal. Note that even after withdrawing consent, we may use, disclose, or otherwise process your Personal Information if required by law to do so.
How to File a Complaint:
Additionally, Data Subjects from the EEA may file a complaint with EU data protection authorities (“DPAs”). A list of DPAs from the European Commission may be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/article29/document.cfm?action=display&doc_id=50061