We at Merakitribe.art care about your privacy and we respect your privacy rights.
Merakitribe.art is committed to protecting the information you provide us with. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of information under our control, Merakitribe.art has appropriate security management systems in place to safeguard the information we collect.
Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Virus Scanners are used on all parts of the Merakitribe.art website. Encryption during transmission is also used on sections of the site where security is particularly important.
While Merakitribe.art makes every effort to protect all personal information, we recognise that unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result Merakitribe.art cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, you do so at your own risk.
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ON MERAKITRIBE.ART
When registering as a user of the Website or during your time as a user of the Website you will be asked to provide information to us. We will inform you at the time of collecting information from you whether you must provide the information to use the Website or a particular Merakitribe.art Service, or whether the provision of information requested by us is optional . We will inform you at the time of collecting information from you whether the information that you provide to us will be accessible to other users of the Website or by third parties, so that you can decide whether to provide the information to us.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
information that you submit in response to surveys or polls;
details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access;
proof of identity that we request from you before we disclose personal information to you that we hold (in order to establish that we are disclosing the personal data to you and not to someone pretending to be you); and
personal details that you submit to us, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, gender and date of birth.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
if you choose to be a registered user of the Website, we will display details of the personal information about you that you submit to the Website for registered Customers of the Website, so that Customers are able to evaluate whether you are a suitable for what they are looking for, you will be able to control the type of personal information about you which will be displayed in this way through your user account;
to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
to notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your email address to send you updates or news regarding the Website or a Merakitribe.art Service, Additionally, we or a registered Customer may use your email address to contact you where you are a registered user or if you have responded to a demand Specification.
Merakitribe.art Artists are given the option to have a profile page on site. This includes information related to their art such as; logo, contact details, profile, web address and related links. This information is disclosed for your convenience and information, however if you access some of the links and web addresses disclosed on these pages, you will leave the Merakitribe.art website.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION TO OTHER PEOPLE
Except as set out in this Policy, we do not disclose to any third party personal information that you provide to us unless we have your permission or we believe the law permits or requires it.
If you provide personal information to us you understand and agree that we may disclose your personal information to third parties expressly mentioned in this Policy and the following third parties:
if you have indicated at registration, or at any time during your time as a user of the Website, that you are happy to receive information or promotions from selected third parties about goods and services which may be of interest to you, you consent to us sending you such offers or information. You may opt out of receiving such offers or change your preferences at any time by accessing the “Email notifications” tab on the “Your Account” page of the Website or alternatively, if you have problems doing this, you can contact us;
any member of our group of companies, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries;
to the prospective seller or buyer of any business or assets related to the Website or all or part of Merakitribe.art;
to a third party if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data with that third party in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Merakitribe.art, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with third parties for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We will notify you when information about you may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and you will have the option to prevent such information sharing at the time that we notify you.
We do not disclose personal information about you to third parties (including advertisers or marketing companies), but we may provide them with aggregate anonymised information about the Website’s users. For example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have registered as users of the Website, or we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit a particular Category on the Website, the demographic breakdown of our registered users of the Website or the activities that visitors to the Website engage in while on the Website. We may also use such aggregate anonymised information to help Customers improve their search.
We reserve the right to disclose the identity of an account holder, if we are ordered to do so by a court of competent jurisdiction, law enforcement, regulatory or administrative authorities or where there is a statutory obligation to do so.
SECURITY AND CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not to share your Website password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will endeavor to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to endeavor to prevent unauthorized access. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
You should be aware that when you disclose personally identifiable information and agree to make that information available to our Customers on the Websiteand that the information disclosed in your communication may be used by the Customer. These third parties may use your information (for example they may contact you, arrange an meeting with you, review your suitability for a particular request) and such third activities are beyond our control.
As a registered user of the Website and/or the Merakitribe.art Service, you can modify your personal information at any time by accessing your Artist / User Profile section of the Website or alternatively if you have problems doing this, you can contact us . It is your responsibility to keep your personal information up to date at all times.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, Customers, advertisers and affiliates as well as third party websites to which we have no affiliation. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
We also use third party advertisements to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, statistical purposes. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. On revisiting the Website our computer server will recognise the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. They help us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise the Website according to your individual interests and make your usage of the Website more enjoyable; and
to speed up your searches.
For information on how to control your cookies go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND UPDATING, VERIFYING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA
At any time, you can make a written request to have access to all the personal information that we hold about you. We will provide this information to you and may request a small administrative charge.
You may inform us of any changes in your personal data and in accordance with our obligations to you, we will update or delete your personal data accordingly.
To provide the best user experience Merakitribe.art may invite you to provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests and experiences with our products or services. Providing this additional information is optional.
Copyright is implied irrespective of whether a copyright symbol or a copyright statement is displayed. Content on the Merakitribe.art website can be downloaded for personal non-commercial use . Where use of other materials is desired the source must first approve and also be acknowledged.
Permission to reproduce the Merakitribe.art copyright does not extend to any material on this site which may be the property of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
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