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Privacy Policy

At ARTB412, we care deeply about privacy. We believe in transparency, and we’re committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat your personal information. We know you care about your privacy too, so we provide settings that allow you to control how certain information is used by ARTB412. This policy explains our privacy practices for (the “Site”), ARTB412’s mobile applications (the “Apps”) and services provided by ARTB412.

This policy is a part of our Terms of Use. By visiting the Site or using the Apps, you consent to our use of your personal information in the ways set out in this policy and in our Terms of Use. This policy only applies to ARTB412’s Site, Apps and services. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any third-party websites or apps.

ARTB412’s Terms of Use require all account owners to be at least 18 years of age (or have the permission and supervision of a responsible parent or legal guardian), therefore, this policy does not discuss use of our Site, our Apps, or services by minors.

Information Collected or Received

To use our platform, you will need to provide us with a valid email address and you may be able to choose a username. Depending on the services you choose, we may collect additional information, for example: billing or payment information, a telephone number, and a physical address.

Your username is publicly displayed and connected to your ARTB412 activity. Other people may see the date you joined; ratings, reviews and related photos for items you purchased or sold; your profile information; items you listed for sale; your favourites, followers and those you follow; sold item listings and the number of items sold; and comments you post in our community spaces. You may optionally choose to provide and publicly display your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, and location).

You may connect to ARTB412 with an external application, in which case ARTB412 may receive information from that other service, as explained below.

We use technologies such as cookies, clear gifs, log files, and flash cookies for several purposes, including to help understand how you interact with our site and services, in order to provide a better experience.

Uses and Sharing

We use the information that we gather from you users in a number of ways. For example, if you purchase an item, we’ll share your shipping information with the seller; we could use your forum suggestions to improve our services; we use data analytics for targeted online and offline marketing; and of course, we use your email address to communicate with you. We also partner with service providers and other third parties that collect, use, and analyze information about ARTB412 members and visitors.

ARTB412 will not sell or disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as specified in our Privacy Policy.


You may review and change your information in your account settings, and you may remove certain optional pieces of information.


ARTB412 has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal. If you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or practices, please contact us at

We’ll communicate when we make changes to our Privacy Policy as described below.

ARTB412 follows industry best practices. Our Privacy Policy and practices include transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information.

Information Collected or Received

As an ARTB412 member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and you may be able to choose a username or alias that represents your identity on ARTB412.

Depending on which services you choose to use, ARTB412 may require additional information to provide the service, billing and payment information (including billing address, telephone number, credit card information), a telephone number, and/or a physical postal address. As an ARTB412 seller, if you choose to use our direct checkout payment service ("Direct Checkout"), ARTB412 may require information such as your social security number, identification ID or tax ID, date of birth, bank account information, credit card information and/or other proof of identification in order to verify your identity and provide this service to you and to comply with applicable law. We may store credit card information and use it for both billing and payment purposes. Certain products or services on ARTB412 may require you to complete an application; information you submit through the application processes will not be displayed publicly and will only be used internally by ARTB412, unless otherwise specified.

You may optionally choose to provide and publicly display your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, location) in connection with your account and activity. If you do not want this additional information displayed publicly, you can remove it through your ARTB412 Public Profile page.

Your username, ARTB412 ID or alias is publicly displayed and connected to your ARTB412 activity. Other people may see the date you joined, reviews, ratings, profile information, items listed for sale, shop pages, sold item listings, and comments in community spaces.

ARTB412 automatically receives and records information from your browser or your mobile device when you visit the Site or use the Apps, such as your IP address or unique device identifier, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the Site or on the Apps. This information helps us to prevent fraud and keep the Site and Apps secure, analyze and understand how the Site and the Apps work for members and visitors, and provide a more personalized experience for members and visitors.

When you use the Apps, you may choose to share your geo-location details with ARTB412 in order to use our location-based services. If you have provided your location details but would no longer like to share that information, you may opt out of those services through the settings on the Apps or on your mobile device. You may also enable the Apps to access your mobile device’s camera to upload photographs to ARTB412.

Some members or visitors may connect to ARTB412 or register an ARTB412 account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the ARTB412 application programming interface (API). ARTB412 may receive data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your ARTB412 account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be granting ARTB412 permission to receive information from the third-party applications. You can also choose to share some of your activity on ARTB412 on certain social media networks which are connected to your ARTB412 account. You can modify your settings and revoke your permission under your ARTB412 account settings.

ARTB412 may receive or obtain information (for example: an email address) about a person who is not yet a registered ARTB412 member (a “non-member”) in connection with certain ARTB412 features, such as when a non-member subscribes to an ARTB412 newsletter, a member invites a non-member to visit the Site, a member uploads non-member information using the contact uploader feature, a non-member engages in a transaction, or a member sends a gift card code to a non-member. Non-member information is used only for the purposes disclosed when it was submitted to ARTB412. A non-member can contact ARTB412 Support if they do not want ARTB412 to retain their information.

Choice & Control

We know that members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore ARTB412 gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you.

You may change or correct your ARTB412 account information (except your username) on the Site. You may also remove certain optional information on the Site that you no longer wish to be publicly visible on the Site, such as your full name.

For various reasons, ARTB412 may send you messages about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members (such as transactional messages or legal notices). Other messages are not required, (such as newsletters), and you can control which optional messages you choose to receive by changing your settings in your account. Learn more in the “Messages from ARTB412” section of this policy.

If you have chosen to connect your account to an external, third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the ARTB412 API, you can change your settings and remove permission for the app by changing your account settings.


You may connect directly with your email service provider, your mobile device’s address book, or a social network account to import your contacts to ARTB412. We do not retain the login information for your email service, mobile device, or social network site. You may be able to search for people you know by email address or phone number on the Site or by connecting to your mobile device’s contact list through the Apps. Finding your friends on ARTB412 helps you connect with them on our platform. For example, you can follow another member’s public activity, such as public Favourites or Treasury lists. When you begin following another member’s activity, they will receive an email notification (unless a member has opted-out of receiving this type of email).

Messages from ARTB412

On occasion, ARTB412 will contact you. Primarily, these messages are delivered by email or by push notifications, and every account is required to keep a valid email address on file to receive messages. ARTB412 may contact you by telephone to provide member support or for transaction related purposes if you give us permission to call you. Additionally, ARTB412 may send you an SMS message or physical mail in order to provide you with customer support or to provide you with information about products and features you may find of interest. You may update your contact preferences in your account settings.

Some messages from ARTB412 are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include an email address confirmation/welcome email when you register your account, notification of an order, and correspondence with ARTB412’s support team. You may not opt out of receiving service-related messages from ARTB412, unless you close your account.

ARTB412 may also send you messages related to certain features or your activity on the Site or Apps. ARTB412 may send you news or updates about changes to our Site, Apps, or services. From time to time, we may develop new types of messages and share them with you to inform you about our services. Primarily, members will receive these messages via email or push notifications through the Apps, but you may choose to opt out of receiving different types of messages through the settings on your ARTB412 account or mobile device.

ARTB412 offers optional email newsletters. When you register for an account, or choose to subscribe to a newsletter, you will receive newsletters from us. Newsletters are available to both members and non-members. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may subscribe by providing an email address, which will only be used by ARTB412 for these newsletters. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.


ARTB412 is both a marketplace and a community. Please use common sense and good judgement when posting in the community space or sharing your personal information with others on ARTB412. Be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others, or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. ARTB412 generally does not remove content from community spaces, and your posts may remain public after your account is closed. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to post in community spaces on ARTB412.

Another ARTB412 member may follow your public activity on ARTB412 to receive updates, such as when you create a public Treasury list or add an item to your public Favourites. You may choose to make certain activities private through your account settings on the Site. After a member has begun following your activity, you have the option to block that member through the Site if you do not wish to share your updates with that specific person.

Information Uses, Sharing & Disclosure

We respect your privacy. ARTB412 will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your consent, except as specified in this policy. We generally use the information to provide and improve our services and products, for billing and payments, for identification and authentication, for targeted online and offline marketing, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.

ARTB412 limits access to your personal information by ARTB412 personnel to those whom we believe reasonably need that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

As part of the buying and selling process, ARTB412 will facilitate the sharing of information between the two members involved in the transaction, such as the other ARTB412 member's email address, shipping address, and payment information. By making a purchase on ARTB412 you are directing us to share your information in this way. We expect you to respect the privacy of the member whose information you received. As described in ARTB412's Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use that information only for ARTB412-related communications or for ARTB412-facilitated transactions. ARTB412 has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages or unauthorised transactions. Without express consent from that person, you must not add any ARTB412 member to your email or physical mailing list or misuse any member’s personal information. Remember that you need to comply with all relevant legal rules when you use ARTB412. This includes applicable data protection and privacy laws which govern the ways in which you can use another ARTB412 member’s information.

ARTB412 may release your personal information to a third party in limited circumstances. We may release information to protect, establish, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We may disclose information pursuant to a subpoena, court order, legal process, or other legal requirement. We may also release information when we believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or relates to illegal activities, suspected fraud, threats to our property, or violations of ARTB412's Terms of Use.

We also may disclose personally identifiable information to parties in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, ARTB412 may disclose a name, address, country, phone number, email address and company name.

ARTB412 is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may offer promotions (including email promotions) or sell items or services to you through ARTB412’s services. ARTB412 may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. When an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, we may share information related to the transaction to facilitate the transaction.

ARTB412 may share demographic information with business partners, but it will always be aggregated and anonymised, so personally-identifiable information is not revealed.

ARTB412 may engage third party companies and individuals (such as payment processors, research companies, analytics and security providers) to help provide our services. These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to ARTB412 not to disclose or use your information for other purposes.

In some cases, ARTB412 may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions (such as a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of ARTB412’s assets), member information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. If ARTB412 intends to transfer information about you, ARTB412 will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the Site and the App, and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt out before information about you becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Third-party plug-ins also may collect information about your use of the Site. For example, when you a load a page on ARTB412 that has a social plug-in from a third-party site or service, such as a “Like” or “Send” button, you are also loading content from that third-party site. That site may request cookies directly from your browser. These interactions are subject to the privacy policy of the third-party site. In addition, certain cookies and other tracking mechanisms on our site are used by third parties for targeted online marketing and other purposes. These technologies allow a partner to recognise your computer or mobile device each time you visit ARTB412, but do not allow access to personally identifiable information from ARTB412. ARTB412 does not have access or control over these third-party technologies, and they are not covered by our Privacy Policy. If you prefer to prevent third parties from setting and accessing cookies on your computer, you may set your browser to block cookies. You may also opt out of the use of cookies by Google Analytics here.

We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that ARTB412 does not own or control, or individuals that ARTB412 does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others, different practices may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. ARTB412 does not control the privacy policies of third parties, including other ARTB412 members. ARTB412 is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of ARTB412 members or other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the ARTB412 Site or Apps. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.


The security of your personal information is important to us. Your ARTB412 account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure, such as by signing out after using our services.

ARTB412 encrypts sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) using secure socket layer technology (SSL). ARTB412 follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once ARTB412 receives it. Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we can't guarantee its absolute security.

Data Retention

ARTB412 will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account is active, or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want ARTB412 to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. ARTB412 will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

You may inform us of any changes or requests regarding your personal data, and in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection law, we may update or delete your personal data accordingly.

Privacy Policy Changes

We may update this policy from time to time. If we believe that the changes are material, we’ll definitely let you know by doing one (or more) of the following: (1) posting the changes on the Site and Apps, (2) sending you an email or message about the changes, or (3) posting an update in the version notes on the Apps’ platform. That way you can decide whether you want to continue using the Site or Apps. Changes will be effective upon the posting of the changes. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any changes. Your use of the Site or App following the changes constitutes your acceptance of the updated policy.

Contact ARTB412

If you have questions or suggestions about personal information you can contact ARTB412’s Support team via our Help Centre, by sending an email to, or by writing to us at  the following address:

22 Enterprise Road

Etobicoke, Ontario, M9W 1C3

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