When you create a profile on the Arthur site, we may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us, such as your name, address, phone number, email address, photo or nickname. We will ask you to create a password for your Arthur account, and you may provide us with additional email addresses that we will link with your account. With your permission, we may also access other profile and personal information from third-party services such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. Such information may include passwords, usernames, profile pictures, and other such data that you have posted on third-party sites and services.
The contents of any material that you post directly to the Services, including any text, images, photos, videos and audio, are stored and maintained on our servers in order to publish these items and provide the Services. Your submitted content will be associated with your account. Our systems may also associate personal information with your usage activities in the course of providing Services to you (such as pages you view, the artwork you like and the feeds you follow).
When you send email or other communication to Arthur, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our Services.
We maintain and process your personal information in order to provide your Arthur account and access. Our services are also used to provide a bookmarklet and mobile bookmarking application, which enable you to easily post and share content across Arthur. Third party login information may be used to allow you to access and share posts through the Service , but your passwords will not be saved or stored by Arthur unless it is required by that service to display the information on Arthur. The content, settings, profiles, preferences and user activity associated with your account will be stored and may be used to make recommendations to your tastes and preferences. We do this in order to provide our Services to you. We do not store passwords for third-party sites when you provide them as part of contact information retrieval.
In addition to the above, Arthur may process personal information for such purposes as:
- Sending you information related to your Arthur account or other Services;
- Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our Services;
- Ensuring the technical functioning of our network; and
- Developing new services.
We use certain user information to better understand how visitors use our website. This information is commonly made available by web browsers and servers, and may include data about browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
To operate the Services, we may make identifiable and anonymous information available to third parties in these limited circumstances: (1) with your express consent, (2) when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, (3) when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to protect our rights or property, or (4) to any successor or purchaser in a merger, acquisition, liquidation, dissolution or sale of assets. Your consent will not be required for disclosure in these cases, but we will attempt to notify you, to the extent permitted by law to do so.
You are solely responsible for the content and privacy of what you share. The information we collect, as described above, may be used to facilitate the delivery to you of our Services and shared with trusted partners in order to provide you with relevant advertising, offers or services. You also control whether we share personal data with partners. Please contact us if you want to opt-out of this sharing:
California residents are legally entitled (at no charge and no more than once annually) to request information about how we may have shared your information with others for direct marketing purposes. Please contact us for this information:
Despite our policy against the sale or use of personal information without user consent, users should be aware that what they share on the Site may be discovered by third parties without the involvement of Arthur, including, without limitation, search engine crawlers, bots and the like. Users should always take that into consideration whenever they share something.
We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from individuals under the age of 18. If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental consent or remove the information.
Information we collect may be stored or processed on computers located in any country where we do business. We take reasonable steps to secure your personally identifiable information against the unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. We encrypt transmission of data on pages where you provide payment information. However, no security or encryption method can be guaranteed to protect information from hackers or human error.
We remove personally identifiable information (such as your name, address, email or phone number) and other preferences associated with your account promptly after you delete your account. We may retain other data indefinitely. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.