As used herein, the term "personal information" generally means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as user's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card or other account number) or that is associated with an identifiable person (such as demographic information or information about a person's activities when such information is linked to personally identifying information). However, personal information does not cover, any publicly available information and public records, and websites that are available to the public. Personal information also does not include "aggregate" information, which is data we collect about the use of the Site or categories of Site users, from which any personal information has been removed. For example, information that forty-seven percent of the Site's registered users identify themselves as female is aggregate information. We collect aggregate data for a number of purposes, including helping us understand trends and user needs so that we can better consider new publications, products and services, and tailor existing publications, products and services to user desires. This policy in no way limits or restricts our collection of aggregate information.
Personal information may be collected in a number of ways when you visit our Site or use the various services and activities available on our Site. At several places on our Site, we may collect certain information you voluntarily provide to us which may contain personal information. For example, if you register for the Site, send us an email, recommend an artist, contact us through a form, we may collect your name, address, phone number, email address, and other personal, professional, demographic and business information that you provide. In addition, from time to time we may collect demographic, contact or other personal or demographic information you provide in connection with your participation in surveys, promotional offers, forums and other interactive areas of the Site.
When you visit our Site, some information is also automatically collected through the use of log files, such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer's operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring web site and your activity on the Site. We use this information for purposes such as analyzing trends, administering the Site, improving customer service, diagnosing problems with our servers, tracking user movement, and gathering broad demographic information for aggregate use. Crude Area may also automatically collect certain information through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small data files that are stored on a user's hard drive at the request of a Web site to enable the site to recognize users who have previously visited them and retain certain information such as customer preferences and history. If we combine cookies with or link them to any of the personally identifying information, we would treat this information as personal information. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn about these functions. However, if your browser is set not to accept cookies or if a user rejects a cookie, you will not be able to sign in to your Crude Area account, if applicable, and will not be able to access certain Site features or services.
In general, we use personal information we collect to facilitate your use of the Site, to provide you with information, products and services you request, to administer and assist us with the operation of the Site and of our business, and for the purpose for which the information was provided. For example, we may use the information we collect: to send you a welcoming email and to contact you about your use of the Site, such as for administrative purposes or to provide you with customer service; if you are a customer, to verify your identity when attempting to access your Profile; to respond to your emails, submissions, comments, requests or concerns; to request feedback and to enable us to develop, customize and improve the Site and our information and services; and for the specific purpose for which the information was provided. In addition, we may use the information we collect to send you news, product and service updates, contacting you about special events or offers and for other marketing, informational, product development and promotional purposes;
We do not sell, share, or rent any personal information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this Policy without first obtaining your consent. We may share personal information for use of credit card processing or verification service companies to verify credit card information. You should also note that personal information that you post to public areas of the Site may become publicly available. For example, information you post in, forums, blogs or any other interactive areas, or other information that is provided for the purpose of being shared may be made publicly available and can potentially be viewed by anyone. Your posting to such public areas of the Site constitutes your consent to share such information publicly.
Crude Area endeavors to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure by putting into place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect through this Site. Additionally, your account information is accessible online only through the use of a password. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. To protect the confidentiality of your personal information, you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. You are responsible for all uses of the Site by any person using your password. Please advise us immediately by email us at email@example.com if you believe your password has been misused. You should also note that email is not secure, and you should not send any confidential or sensitive information to us via an unsecured email.
We may automatically enroll you in one or more of our email subscription programs. However, you will have the opportunity to select whether or not you wish to continue to receive each category of subscription email. In addition, you may "opt out" of receiving any category of subscription, marketing or promotional email from Crude Area by following the unsubscribe instructions or using the unsubscribe links within the emails we send.
If you have any questions or comments about this Policy or the practices relating to this Site, or you wish to verify, correct or delete any personal information we have collected, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will endeavor to respond to your inquiry or to correct, update or remove the personal information you have provided us as you indicate to the extent possible. You can correct certain information by logging into your account and changing the information, and you may also delete certain information by closing your account. In lieu of email, you may also contact us by mail at the following address :
305, 3rd Floor, Shree Prasad House,
Building No. 517, 35th Road,
Linking Road, Bandra (West)
Mumbai - 400 050
Note : Sizes mentioned on website are indicative, actual size of the art-work may vary a little depending on the orientation of original artwork. Dimensions are in the proportion of Width by Height.