Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 30, 2023 Thank you for using (“Artopium”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information when you access and use our website. By using Artopium, you consent to the terms and practices described in this Privacy Policy. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information. Table of Contents 1. Information Collection 2. Use of Cookies 3. Privacy Protection 4. Data Sharing 5. User Choices 6. User Rights 7. International Transfers 8. Children's Privacy 9. Updates to the Privacy Policy 10. Contact Information

1. Information Collection

1.1 Personal Information To facilitate sales and provide our services, Artopium collects certain personal information from users, including email addresses, full names, addresses, telephone numbers, and user-created usernames. This information is necessary for identity verification, transaction processing, and secure communication between buyers and sellers. 1.2 User-Generated Content Artopium allows users to voluntarily submit additional information related to their listings, such as descriptions, pictures and images, sound files, and PDF files. This information is solely used to facilitate sales and enhance the functionality of the website. 1.3 Automatically Collected Information When you visit the Artopium website, certain information is automatically collected to enhance your browsing experience and improve our services. This includes your IP address, browser type, device information, operating system, and similar data. We may also collect information about your interactions with the website, such as pages visited, search queries, and timestamps. 1.4 Cookies and Tracking Technologies Artopium uses cookies, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your usage patterns and preferences. These technologies help us remember your preferences, personalize content and advertising, and provide a more tailored experience. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more details on how we use cookies and your choices regarding their management. 1.5 Use of Information The information collected by Artopium is used for the following purposes: 1.5.1 Facilitating Transactions Personal information is used to process transactions, verify identities, and facilitate communication between buyers and sellers. Contact information may be used to send transactional messages, updates, and notifications related to accounts and purchases. 1.5.2 Improving Services Information is analyzed to understand user preferences, behavior, and trends. This helps us enhance and personalize the Artopium experience, tailor content and recommendations, and improve the overall functionality and performance of the website. 1.5.3 Communication and Customer Support Provided contact information may be used to communicate with users regarding their accounts, transactions, inquiries, and customer support requests. This includes responding to questions, addressing issues, and providing relevant information about Artopium's services. 1.5.4 Aggregated and Anonymized Data Information may be aggregated and anonymized to generate statistical and analytical insights about usage patterns, trends, and preferences. This aggregated data does not personally identify individuals and is used for internal purposes, such as analyzing website performance, measuring the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, and improving services. 1.6 Data Security Artopium employs industry-standard security measures to protect the personal information we collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage method can be guaranteed as completely secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. 1.7 Retention of Information Personal information is retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements. When information is no longer required, it will be securely disposed of in accordance with our data retention practices.

2. Use of Cookies

2.1 What are Cookies? Artopium utilizes cookies, similar technologies (e.g., web beacons), and other tracking mechanisms to enhance your browsing experience, personalize content, and improve our services. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit our website. They enable us to recognize your device and gather information about your preferences and interactions with our site. 2.2 Types of Cookies Used We use the following types of cookies: 2.2.1 Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the Artopium website. They enable basic features such as user authentication, account access, and secure transactions. Disabling these cookies may impact the functionality and performance of the website. 2.2.2 Performance and Analytics Cookies: These cookies allow us to analyze website usage, gather statistical information, and measure the performance of our services. This helps us understand how visitors interact with our website, identify areas for improvement, and optimize user experience. The information collected through these cookies is aggregated and anonymized. 2.2.3 Preference Cookies: Preference cookies store user preferences and settings to provide a personalized browsing experience. They remember your language preferences, display preferences, and other customizable features. By using these cookies, we can tailor the content and presentation of the website to your preferences. 2.2.4 Advertising and Targeting Cookies: Artopium may partner with third-party advertising networks to display personalized ads based on your interests and browsing behavior. These cookies track your online activity across websites to deliver relevant advertisements. Please note that we do not provide your personal information to advertisers without your explicit consent. 2.3 Cookie Consent and Control Upon visiting the Artopium website, you will be presented with a cookie banner seeking your consent to the use of cookies. By accepting the use of cookies or continuing to browse the site, you consent to the placement of cookies on your device. 2.4 Managing Cookie Preferences You have the right to control and manage your cookie preferences. Most web browsers allow you to adjust your cookie settings to block or delete cookies. However, please note that blocking or deleting certain types of cookies may impact the functionality and performance of the Artopium website. 2.5 Data Transfers and International Users Artopium is based in the United States, and by using our website, you understand and acknowledge that your personal information may be transferred to and processed in the United States or other countries where our servers or service providers are located. These countries may have data protection laws that differ from your country of residence. Artopium takes appropriate safeguards to ensure the security and protection of your information in accordance with applicable laws. 2.6 Cookies and EU Users If you are accessing Artopium from the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, please note that we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies. We rely on legitimate interests or consent as the legal basis for processing personal data collected through cookies. 2.7 Cookie Duration The duration for which cookies remain on your device may vary. Some cookies are session-based and expire when you close your browser, while others may persist for a longer period to retain your preferences and settings.

3: Privacy Protection

At Artopium, we are committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of our users. We implement various measures and safeguards to ensure the security and confidentiality of your data. This section outlines the privacy protections we have in place: 3.1 Secure Data Storage We employ industry-standard security practices to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Your data is stored on secure servers with strict access controls to safeguard against potential security breaches. 3.2 Encryption We use encryption protocols, such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, to encrypt data transmissions between your device and our servers. This ensures that your information remains confidential during transmission and helps prevent unauthorized interception or tampering. 3.3 User Account Protection To enhance the security of your account, we encourage you to create a strong, unique password and enable two-factor authentication (2FA) when available. These measures help prevent unauthorized access to your account and protect your personal information. 3.4 Limited Access Only authorized personnel who need to access your information for legitimate business purposes, such as customer support or troubleshooting, have access to it. We strictly control and limit access to personal data within our organization. 3.5 Regular Security Assessments We conduct periodic security assessments and audits to identify and address any vulnerabilities in our systems. This proactive approach helps us maintain a secure environment and protect your data from potential threats. 3.6 Data Breach Response In the unlikely event of a data breach, we have established protocols and procedures to promptly respond, mitigate the impact, and notify affected users as required by applicable laws and regulations. 3.7 Third-Party Services We carefully select and partner with reputable third-party service providers who adhere to industry best practices in data protection. These providers may have access to your data solely for the purpose of providing their services to Artopium, and they are contractually obligated to handle your information securely and in accordance with applicable privacy laws. 3.8 Data Retention We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. When data is no longer needed, we securely dispose of it to ensure your privacy is maintained. 3.9 User Education We strive to educate our users about best practices for protecting their privacy online. We provide resources and guidelines on our website to help you understand how to safeguard your personal information and minimize risks associated with online interactions.

4: Data Sharing

At Artopium, we understand the importance of data sharing and strive to be transparent about how your information may be shared in certain circumstances. This section outlines the instances where we may share your data and the measures we take to protect your privacy: 4.1 Service Providers We may engage trusted third-party service providers to perform various functions on our behalf, such as payment processing, shipping, or analytics. These service providers have access to limited personal information necessary to perform their services, and they are contractually obligated to handle your data securely and in accordance with applicable privacy laws. 4.2 Legal Compliance We may share your personal information if required by law, court order, or legal process. This includes responding to requests from government or regulatory authorities, enforcing our legal rights, or defending against legal claims. 4.3 Business Transfers In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal information may be transferred to the acquiring entity or merged with the assets of the acquiring entity. We will notify you via email or a prominent notice on our website before your information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy. 4.4 Aggregated or Anonymous Data We may share aggregated or anonymized data that does not personally identify you for various purposes, such as market research, analytics, or improving our services. This information cannot be linked back to you individually and does not impact your privacy. 4.5 User Consent We will obtain your explicit consent before sharing your personal information with third parties for purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy. 4.6 Data Security When sharing your data with third parties, we take appropriate measures to ensure that they handle your information securely and in compliance with applicable privacy laws. We carefully select and evaluate our partners to ensure they uphold the same level of privacy and data protection as we do. 4.7 International Data Transfers As a global platform, your information may be transferred to and processed in countries outside of your own. We will take appropriate steps to ensure that any international data transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and that adequate safeguards are in place to protect your information. It's important to note that we do not sell, rent, or trade your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. Please be aware that while we strive to protect your privacy and limit data sharing, we cannot control the privacy practices of third parties or their adherence to the same level of security and confidentiality. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you interact with through Artopium.

5. User Choices

5.1 Opt-Out Options You have the right to opt out of receiving promotional emails from us by following the instructions provided in our emails or by contacting us directly. However, please note that even if you opt out of receiving promotional communications, we may still send you transactional or administrative messages regarding your account or purchases.

6. User Rights

6.1 Access and Correction You have the right to access, correct, or update your personal information held by Artopium. If you need assistance with accessing or modifying your information, please contact us using the contact information provided in Section 9. 6.2 Data Retention We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

7. International Transfers

7.1 Data Transfer Artopium operates in the United States. By using our website and providing your personal information, you understand and agree that your information may be transferred to and processed in the United States or other countries where we operate. These countries may have data protection laws that are different from your country of residence.

8. Children's Privacy

8.1 Children's Information Artopium is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we may have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, please contact us immediately, and we will take appropriate measures to remove the information from our systems.

9. Updates to the Privacy Policy

9.1 Policy Updates We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. Any changes we make will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website. We encourage you to review this page periodically for the latest information on our privacy practices.

10. Contact Information

10.1 Contact Us If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy, or if you would like to exercise your rights or update your information, please contact us at [Contact Email]. We will endeavor to respond to your inquiries in a timely manner. By using Artopium, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein. Last Updated: May 30, 2023