THE PRIVACY POLICIES on this page apply to all interactions, communications, and transactions related to the content and offerings of BT Arts Inc. and BTArts.com. The policies on this page, along with the Terms & Conditions policy and Shipping, Returns & Taxes policy, apply to all orders, communications, and transactions taking place on our website (www.BTArts.com) as well as all of the content, imagery, products, etc.
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect information from visitors when they register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or make a purchase.
When creating an account, making a purchase, offering a review, or otherwise submitting a content or initiating a transaction, you may be asked to provide us with your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
How Do We Use Your Information?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To Improve Customer Service — Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs, especially relating to your purchase of art prints or paintings.
- To Process Transactions — Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever without your consent (other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested).
- To Send Periodic E-Mails — The e-mail address you provide for placing orders, submitting content, completing forms, or otherwise initiating transaction will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your subscription or donation.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, all of whom are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, financials, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 60 days.
Do We Disclose Any Information to Outside Parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties, who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Use of User-Submitted Content
Visitors may submit reviews, comments, suggestions, ideas, or questions via online form or directly to BT Arts Inc. and Ben Teeter. In doing so, you acknowledge that we will be free to use, disclose, reproduce, modify, license, transfer, and exploit any suggestions or ideas in any manner.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website functionality is directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
This policy was last modified on Nov. 9, 2013.