The artbyvlee Website is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the artbyvlee Website and governs data collection and usage. By using the artbyvlee Website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


Collection of your Personal Information


artbyvlee may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. artbyvlee may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that may be automatically collected by artbyvlee. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses. This information is used by artbyvlee for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the artbyvlee Website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through artbyvlee public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: artbyvlee does not read any of your private online communications.

artbyvlee encourages you to review the privacy statements of Websites you choose to link to from artbyvlee so that you can understand how those Websites collect, use and share your information. artbyvlee is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Websites outside of the artbyvlee and artbyvlee family of Websites.


Use of your Personal Information


artbyvlee collects and uses your personal information to operate the artbyvlee Website and deliver the services you have requested. artbyvlee may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from artbyvlee and its affiliates. artbyvlee may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

artbyvlee does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. artbyvlee may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, artbyvlee may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to artbyvlee, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

artbyvlee does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

artbyvlee may keep track of the Websites and pages our customers visit within artbyvlee, in order to determine what artbyvlee services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within artbyvlee to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

artbyvlee Websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on artbyvlee or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of artbyvlee; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of artbyvlee, or the public.


Use of Cookies


The artbyvlee Website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize artbyvlee pages, or register with the artbyvlee site or services, a cookie helps artbyvlee to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same artbyvlee Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the artbyvlee features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the artbyvlee services or Websites you visit.


Security of your Personal Information


artbyvlee secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. artbyvlee secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.


Changes to this Statement


artbyvlee will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect artbyvlee and customer feedback. artbyvlee encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how artbyvlee is protecting your information.


Contact Information


artbyvlee welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that artbyvlee has not adhered to this Statement, please contact artbyvlee. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.