Privacy Policy

1. INTRODUCTION

Thank you for choosing Black Art and Philosophy, LLC. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information when you use our website and services.
This privacy notice for Black Art and Philosophy, LLC (doing business as Black Art and Philosophy, LLC) (“Black Art and Philosophy, LLC,” “we,” “us,” or “our“), describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share (“process“) your information when you use our services (“Services“), such as when you:
Visit our website at www.BlackArtAndPhilosophy.com or any website of ours that links to this privacy notice
Engage with us in other related ways, including any sales, marketing, or events

2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

(a) Personal Information: When you create an account, make a purchase, or engage in certain activities on the Website, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, shipping address, and payment details.
(b) Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, and browsing patterns, to enhance the functionality and performance of the Website.
(c) Cookies and Similar Technologies: We use cookies and similar technologies to gather information about your interactions with our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device, enabling us to recognize your preferences, track your activities, and improve your overall browsing experience. You have the option to manage cookie preferences through your browser settings.
(d) Social Media Information: If you choose to connect your social media accounts with our website or engage with our content on social media platforms, we may collect information from those accounts, such as your profile picture, social media handle, and any publicly available information.
(e) Geolocation Data: With your consent, we may collect geolocation data to provide location-based services, such as showing relevant content or offers based on your location. You can control and disable location services through your device settings.
(f) User-Generated Content: Any content, reviews, comments, or other materials that you voluntarily submit to the Website, including through product reviews or community forums, may be collected and displayed publicly.
(g) Device Information: We may collect information about the device you use to access the Website, including the device type, operating system, and unique device identifiers. This information helps us optimize our platform for various devices and troubleshoot technical issues.
(h) Log Files: Our servers automatically record information when you access the Website, including your IP address, browser type, date and time of access, and referring/exit pages. This data is used for system administration, analyzing trends, and ensuring the security of our services.
(i) Third-Party Analytics: We may use third-party analytics services to collect and analyze usage patterns on the Website. These services may employ cookies and similar technologies to gather information about your interactions with our site.
(j) Additional Information: We may collect additional information as needed or permitted by law, or with your consent, to enhance our services and provide you with a more personalized experience.

3. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

a) Order Processing: We use your personal information to process and fulfill your orders, including shipping and payment processing.
b) Account Management: Your account information is used for account management, authentication, and communication regarding your account.
c) Communication: We may use your email address to send you order confirmations, updates, and promotional materials. You can opt out of promotional emails at any time.
d) Improving User Experience: Non-personal information may be used to analyze user trends, enhance the Website’s functionality, and optimize user experience.
e) Customer Support: Your personal information may be utilized to provide customer support, address inquiries, and resolve any issues related to your orders or account.
f) Personalization: We may use your browsing history, preferences, and order history to personalize your experience on our website, tailoring product recommendations, and content to align with your interests.
g) Legal Compliance: In certain instances, we may process your information to comply with legal obligations, such as tax regulations, fraud prevention, and other applicable laws.
h) Marketing and Advertising: We may use your information for marketing and advertising purposes, including targeted advertising based on your preferences and behavior. This may involve the use of cookies or similar technologies to track your online activities.
i) Research and Analytics: Aggregated and anonymized data may be used for research and analytical purposes to understand overall user behavior, preferences, and market trends. This information helps us improve our products and services.
j) Security: Your information is utilized to maintain the security and integrity of our website, prevent fraud, and protect against unauthorized access to our systems.
k) Mailing Lists and Newsletters: If you subscribe to our mailing lists or newsletters, we use your contact information to send you updates, news, and promotional materials. You can unsubscribe from these communications at any time.
l) Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in various business operations, such as payment processing, shipping, and marketing. These service providers are required to comply with data protection regulations.
m) Business Transactions: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of our business, your information may be transferred as part of the transaction. We will ensure that your privacy rights are protected during such processes.
By using our services, you acknowledge and agree to the outlined uses of your information as described above. We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of your data while continuously striving to enhance your overall experience with our platform.

4. DATA PROTECTION RULES

4.1 USER RIGHTS:
a) Access and Correction: You have the right to access and correct your personal information stored on the Website. You can review and update your information by logging into your account.
b) Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information. Please note that certain data may be retained for legal or legitimate business purposes.
c) Objection and Restriction: You may object to the processing of your personal information or request restrictions on processing in certain situations.
d) Withdrawal of Consent: If we rely on your consent for processing, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
4.2 DATA RETENTION:
a) Retention Period: We will retain your personal information for the duration necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
b) Deletion of Inactive Accounts: Inactive accounts may be subject to deletion after a specified
4.3 DATA MINIMIZATION:

Collection of Necessary Information: We only collect personal information that is strictly necessary for the purposes outlined in this privacy policy.

4.4 Data Integrity and Security:
a) Accuracy: We take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. You are encouraged to update your information regularly.
b) Security Measures: We implement and maintain appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
4.5 DATA TRANSFERS:

International Transfers: Your personal information may be transferred and processed outside of your country of residence. We will take steps to ensure that any such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws.

4.6 NOTIFICATION OF DATA BREACHES:

Timely Notification: In the event of a data breach that poses a risk to your rights and freedoms, we will notify you and relevant authorities as required by applicable law.

5. YOUR CHOICES

a) Account Information: You can review and update your account information by logging into your account on the Website.
b) Opting Out: You have the option to opt out of receiving promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in the emails.

6. COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

We use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your browsing activities on the Website. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

7. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

The Website is not intended for users under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 18 years of age.

8. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes in our practices or for legal compliance. Any updates will be posted on the Website.

9. CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at info@BlackArtAndPhilosophy.com 

Last Updated: March 1, 2024

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