The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use personal information that we may obtain about you. By registering for any of our services or information about MasterArt provided by MasterArt on this website, you agree to this use.
We collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out a form. When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name or e-mail address or other contact details as well as profile or preferences. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: to personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individuals needs), to improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you), to improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs), to register you with our website and to administer our website services, to provide you with services and information you have requested about MasterArt. We may keep you informed of such services (including details, special offers, newsletters) by using the following methods: post, email, telephone, mobile messaging, fax.
However, we will not disclose your details to third parties unrelated to MasterArt for the purposes of marketing.
We take the security of your information very seriously by implementing a variety of measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you access your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose on-line. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing on-line over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
"Cookies" may be used by us to provide you with, for example, customised information from our web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. For example, cookies allow us to understand the pages and advertisements you visit, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our web site. Depending on the type of cookie we use, cookies also allow us to make our web site more user friendly, for example, permanent cookies allow us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit our web site.
If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies. Alternatively you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. How you adjust your browser to stop it accepting cookies or to notify you of them, will depend on the type of internet browser programme your computer uses. If your computer uses Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, you will need to follow these instructions after clicking onto this link www.aboutcookies.org (MasterArt is not responsible for the content of external websites. This link will open a new window.) Go to the heading "Manage Cookies". Click onto the option you prefer, either stopping cookies being installed, or notifying you of them. From the list provided, click onto the programme which your computer uses. If this is not shown on the list, click on the "help" heading on the bar at the top of this page, search for information on "cookies" - an explanation of how to delete cookies will appear, then follow these instructions.
Please remember, cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers.
Your browser also generates other information, including which language the site is displayed in, and your Internet Protocol address ("IP address"). An IP address is a set of numbers which is assigned to your computer during a browsing session whenever you log on to the Internet via your internet service provider or your network (if you access the Internet from, for example, a computer at work). Your IP address is automatically logged by our servers and used to collect traffic data about visitors to our web sites. We do not use your IP address to identify you personally.