Privacy Statement for World Wide Art

(Privacy Statement Last Updated/Changed: Sept. 15, 2015)

World Wide Art has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: World Wide Art.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site.

World Wide Art does not share, sell, rent or trade personal identification information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

This site contains links to other sites. World Wide Art is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at questions@world-wide-art.com.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

Orders

If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).

We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

Communications from World-Wide-Art.com

Special Offers and Updates

We will occasionally send you information on products and services. You can sign up for these emails from us on our email updates and mailing list pages.

Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see "Choice/Opt-Out" below.

Newsletters

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you.  Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the "Choice/Opt-Out" section.

Send and eCard

If you choose to use our Send and eCard service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site to view their card. World-Wide-Art.com stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Your friend may contact us at questions@world-wide-art.com to request that we remove this information from our database.

Agents

We use an outside shipping company to fulfill orders, and a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. The shipping company is provided with your name, address and phone number to help with delivery. The credit card company is given your credit card number, expiration date, CCV code, numberical part of your address and zip code to help in processing and preventing unauthorized use. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.

Service Providers

We use other third parties to provide email notifications on our site. When you sign up for newsletters, mailing lists or place and order, we will share your email address and first name as necessary for the third party to provide that service.

These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

Choice/Opt-Out

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.

  1. email questions@world-wide-art.com
  2. visit our feedback form.
  3. send mail to the following postal address:
    World Wide Art, 20628 Rustic Drive, Castro Valley, CA 94546 USA
  4. call the following telephone number: 510-538-8453

Correct/Update

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update or deactivate it by contacting us by any of the below means.

  1. email questions@world-wide-art.com
  2. visit our feedback form.
  3. send mail to the following postal address:
    World Wide Art, 20628 Rustic Drive, Castro Valley, CA 94546 USA
  4. call the following telephone number: 510-538-8453

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

World Wide Art
20628 Rustic Drive
Castro Valley, CA 94546
USA
questions@world-wide-art.com

 

Log Files

As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, page requested and date/time stamp.

We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to administer the site.

We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We do link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's "help" file.

We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you do not have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to enhance the experience on our site and make checking out easier.

If you reject cookies, you may still use our site in it's entirety.

Testimonials

We post customer testimonials on our web site which does not contain personally identifiable information.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. Please see last changed date at top of page.

Legally Required Disclosures

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.