Artsy Lane Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 22, 2018.

Artsy Lane has adopted the following Privacy Policy to explain how we collect, use, and share information from and about you.

Your privacy and security are very important to us at Artsy Lane. We’re committed to transparency when it comes to our privacy practices and how we safeguard your information. This Privacy Policy outlines what kinds of information we may ask you for and gather from you as you visit or use Artsy Lane, how that information may be used, and under what circumstances certain information might be shared with others.

This Policy applies to the data you share when you use our “Services” which includes our website at and any affiliated web pages or forms we may create or host (“Site”), or when you communicate with us.

This Policy is part of our Terms of Service, which you can find here.


1. Information We Collect


1.1 What You Tell us

Some information collected when you use our services is considered “Personal Information” (or PI). This is information that can be used to identify you personally and includes things like your full name, your street address, your phone number, and your email address. Other than as provided for in this Policy, we won’t share or disclose this kind of information unless we get your permission.

Other information that we collect may not identify you personally. This kind of information may be shared or disclosed in an aggregate form or used to personalize your experience.  This includes your use of the Service for advertising, analytics and to serve content, including your IP address, browser information, or device information.

Our Members.  To use many aspects of our service, this includes buying or selling projects, you’re required to create an Artsy Lane account and become a Member. To become a Member, you will need to provide us with your name, phone number, address, email, profession, the grades you teach, newsletter preferences & subscription preferences.

To comply with applicable laws, we may collect federal tax identification information from Sellers, including your social security number or employer identification number, to verify your identity and issue tax documents.


1.2 Purchase Data

When you make a purchase through our Services, you’ll need to provide billing and payment information to complete your order. We’ve carefully chosen Service Providers who use Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant practices to process payments. Whether you check out using a credit or debit card, PayPal account, or any other payment method we may support, your payment will be processed directly by our Payment Processor and we’ll never have access to or store your full payment details.

After your payment is processed, the Payment Processor will send us some details about your transaction so that we can record your order in our database and provide you access to the materials that you purchased.

You have the option to save a credit or debit card record with our Payment Processor to re-use those details for future purchases on Artsy Lane without having to re-enter them at checkout.

If you choose to pay using PayPal, you’ll log in to your PayPal account to complete your order. When PayPal processes your payment, they’ll send us a confirmation with transaction details so we can provide you with your purchase. We do not collect information about or have access to details associated with your PayPal account.


1.3 Other Information

As a Member, we receive and collect certain information from your browser and your device such as your Internet Protocol address (IP address), device information, operating system, browser type and version, and browser country location. This information helps us defend against fraudulent activity or attacks, maintain the security of our Services, and improve and personalize your experience.

We also log data related to how Members and Visitors use our Services, including cookies that may uniquely identify your visit or account. This can include details such as what pages of our Site you visit and when, and how you navigate through the Site. This information allows us to better understand how our Services are being used, helps us make improvements, and enables us to personalize your experience.

From time to time, we may offer you the chance to participate in contests, sweepstakes, and surveys. If you choose to participate, you may be asked to provide Personal Information which may be used for purposes necessary to administer the contest, sweepstakes, or survey, or for other marketing purposes.


1.4 Children’s Privacy

We take children’s privacy very seriously. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 16. If you are under 16, you should not use or attempt to use our Services or send any information about yourself to us. If we discover that we have collected information from a child under the age of 16, we will take the appropriate measures to promptly remove that information from our Services.

If you are a parent or guardian and believe that Artsy Lane may have collected Personal Information about your child, please contact us at  to let us know. We’ll work with you to make sure that information is removed from our Site.


2. How We Use and Share the Data You Give Us


2.1 Generally

We respect your privacy. Artsy Lane will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your consent, except as specified in this policy.

We use the information we collect about you and the information that you tell us about yourself for the following general purposes:

  • To create your membership
  • To communicate with you about our Services and your account
  • To facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers
  • To provide customer support
  • To personalize your experience with our Services
  • To track usage of our Service
  • To identify and understand trends of our member activity
  • To ensure the proper operation and security of our Services
  • Other purposes to deliver and improve our Services for you


2.2 When you Open a Studio

If you choose to become a Seller on Artsy Lane you will have a store page and profile, where you can choose to provide additional details about yourself to your customers. The information you add to your studio profile is information that your visitors can see.

The following information is visible to others:

  • Your studio name. You can enter or update your Studio Name from the profile section of your account.
  • Your location. Some location information (your City and State) may be optional to display and can be adjusted in your studio profile.
  • Personal Bio/Other Information. You can choose to provide additional information about yourself, your business, and your art experience. Any profile information you provide is visible to those who visit your studio and can be edited, updated, or removed by you at any time.

Other than as described in this Privacy Policy, we won’t publicly display or disclose Personal Information about you.


2.3 Service Providers and Partners

Artsy Lane engages the services of third party companies to support and help provide certain features of our services such as payment processing, customer support, data storage and analysis, visitor tracking, email messaging, advertising, surveys, Site security, and other services. We share data with these third parties so that they can perform their services which help deliver our Services more securely, efficiently, and effectively. Service Providers may have access to certain Personal Information while providing their service. This access to your Personal Information is limited to the purpose of providing the services contracted.

Artsy Lane may from time to time share aggregate user data with business partners, Service Providers, or other third parties to identify or share trends or usage statistics. Sharing data in an aggregate form means that no Personal Information will be shared.


2.4 Legal Necessity

Finally, we respect and comply with legal obligations and may release information (including Personal Information and information about your account activities) in cooperation with a law enforcement investigation, in response to a valid legal request such as a court order or legal subpoena, as part of the process outlined by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), or to defend, protect, or exercise our legal rights.



3. Your Rights

It is important to us that you have choices about your personal information, so we provide you with options for managing your account and the information you give us.


3.1 Account Information

If you would like to manage, change, limit, or delete your personal information, you can do so via your Artsy Lane account settings or by contacting us. By visiting your account settings, you can access, correct, change, and delete certain personal information associated with your account.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, to request the deletion of your personal information, and to obtain a copy of your personal information in an easily accessible format. If you need further assistance, you can contact Artsy Lane through one of the channels listed below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.


3.2 Public Information

If you choose to create a public profile, or post Communications, any information you post will be visible by other Users and the public. You can edit and update Communications you’ve posted and information provided in your public profile. You can delete your public profile at any time.


3.3 Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and after it is received. Your 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 by keeping your password and computer secure, such as by signing out after using the Services. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at



4. Cookies and Google Analytics


4.1 Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer browser. When you visit our websites, some information about your visit is stored in cookies which are used to tailor your experience, surface relevant information, products, and advertisements, and to allow you to pick up where you left off the next time you visit.

By using our Services as a Visitor or Member, you agree to our use of cookies in the following ways, as well as other similar purposes:

  • Analytics
  • Preserving your preferences
  • Personalising your experience

You have the right to decide whether a website can store cookies on your computer. Depending on the internet browser you use, you can view, manage, delete, and disable cookies through your browser preferences. Some features may not work properly if you choose not to allow us to use cookies. To learn more about how to do this, check out instructions from these browsers:


4.2 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to understand and analyze browsing activity, and for advertising through their AdWords and Remarketing Lists features. Google Analytics may store cookies on your computer when you visit our Site and may use those cookies to display advertisements for our products or Services when you visit other websites. You can find out more about this by reading the information Google provides in this explanation: How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps. If you don’t want Google Analytics to use cookies when you browse, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On to prevent Google Analytics from placing cookies on your browser.



5. Ads and Links to Third Party Websites

There are places throughout our Services, such as advertisements and other links, where you can access websites owned and operated by third parties. The terms of this Policy apply only to our Services and websites and do not apply to any third-party websites that may be linked to or accessible from our Services. We can’t guarantee the privacy and security standards of other websites, so if you choose to access these third-party links, you should review their privacy policies to learn about their information collection practices.



7. Data Retention

Artsy Lane will use your information for the reasons detailed in this Policy to deliver our Services to you while your account is active. If you no longer wish to be a Member of our Services, you can close your account with us at any time. If you close your account, your account is placed in an inactive state. We retain a record of your account information and only use your account information to provide sales data to Sellers you’ve transacted with, to continue to make Resources available to Members who have made purchases from you, to comply with a valid legal request or resolve a dispute, or to meet any legal requirements or obligations. We may also continue to include your data as part of ongoing aggregate data and usage analysis. We’ll no longer send you marketing or other communications about your account or our Services. You can restore your account at any time by logging in with your email or username and your password.



6. Changes to this Policy

If we are going to make any changes to this Privacy Policy that would change our practices around what data we collect, how we collect that data, or that would lessen the previously noted protections in a material way, we will notify all users at least 30 calendar days in advance of making such a change. We will provide notification via the emails associated with our users.



7. How to contact us

For any questions, you have about this policy or if you need assistance with your account, you can reach us anytime at