arhouse.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the
following policy to understand how your personal information will be
treated as you make full use of our many offerings. This policy may
change from time to time so please check back periodically.
This policy will let you know:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected
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What personally identifiable information does arhouse.com collect from me?
arhouse.com collects information in several ways from different parts of our network of web sites.
Some personal information is gathered when you register. During registration, arhouse.com asks for your name, email address, gender, address, zip code and phone number. The more information you volunteer (and the more accurate it is), the better we are able to customize your experience. Once you register you are no longer anonymous to arhouse.com - you are given a ID and are able to take full advantage of arhouse.com's many offerings.
What are cookies and how does arhouse.com use them?
(1) Remind us of who you are and to access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver to you our service. This cookie is set when you register or "Sign In" and is modified when you "Sign Out" of our services.
Advertising networks that serve ads onto arhouse.com websites may also use their own cookies.
How does arhouse.com use my information?
arhouse.com's primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience on our network of sites. This includes many types of services, most of which are completely free to you. In order to provide services free of charge, we display advertisements.
Who is collecting information?
When you are on a arhouse.com site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Commercial Software, Inc. (developer and hoster of this site) alone.
Promotions that run on arhouse.com sites may be sponsored by companies other than arhouse.com or may be cosponsored by arhouse.com and another company. Some or all data collected during a promotion may be shared with the sponsor. If data will be shared, you will be notified prior to the time of data collection or transfer. You can decide not to participate in the promotion if you don't want your data to be shared.
Please be aware that arhouse.com advertisers or web sites that have links on our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those web sites linked to arhouse.com are not covered by this privacy statement.
With whom does arhouse.com share my information?
As a general rule, arhouse.com will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances described below. Please see the Terms of Service or Use Agreements for each of our products and services for more detailed information about how your personal information may be shared. The following describes some of the ways that your information may be disclosed.
Third Party Data & Data in the Aggregate: Under confidentiality agreements, arhouse.com may match user information with third party data. Also, arhouse.com may disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
Other: arhouse.com may also disclose account information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating arhouse.com's Terms of Service or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) arhouse.com's rights or property, other arhouse.com users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. arhouse.com may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.
What are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information?
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use those arhouse.com services that require registration in order to participate. You can still use many arhouse.com sites even if you do not accept cookies.
arhouse.com does not sell or rent user information to anyone. We will notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if your data will be shared with a third party and you will always have the option of not permitting the transfer. If you do not wish to allow your data to be shared, you can choose not to use a particular service.
What is arhouse.com's policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete my personally identifiable information?
Your arhouse.com account can be deleted or deactivated, but doing so will result in not being able to access any members-only area of the arhouse.com network. If you saved the confirmation email you received when you first created your arhouse.com account, you can use the URL provided in that message to delete your account at any time. Please contact email@example.com for further instructions about deleting or deactivating your arhouse.com account.
What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of my information?
Your arhouse.com Account Information is password-protected so that you and only you have access to this personal information. You may edit your arhouse.com Account Information
We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. arhouse.com will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. Also remember to sign out of your arhouse.com account and close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, arhouse.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
What else should I know about my privacy?
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on message boards, through email, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.