Last updated March 26, 2021
Thank you for choosing to be part of the ArtFan community at ArtFan LLC, doing business as ArtFan ("ArtFan"). ArtFan is committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, or ArtFan's practices with regards to your personal information, please contact ArtFan at [email protected]
When you visit ArtFan's website (the "Website"), and more generally, use any of ArtFan's services (the "Services", which include the Website), ArtFan appreciates that you are trusting ArtFan with your personal information. ArtFan takes your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, ArtFan seeks to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information ArtFan collects, how ArtFan uses it and what rights you have in relation to it. ArtFan hopes you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy notice that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of ArtFan's Services immediately.
This privacy notice applies to all information collected through ArtFan's Services (which, as described above, includes ArtFan's Website), as well as, any related services, sales, marketing or events.
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what ArtFan does with the information that is collected.


Personal information you disclose to ArtFan
In Short:  ArtFan collects personal information that you provide to ArtFan.

ArtFan collects personal information that you voluntarily provide to ArtFan when you register on the Website, express an interest in obtaining information about ArtFanor ArtFan's products and Services, when you participate in activities on the Website or otherwise when you contact ArtFan.

The personal information that ArtFan collects depends on the context of your interactions with ArtFan and the Website, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information ArtFan collects may include the following:

Personal Information Provided by You. ArtFan collects names; phone numbers; email addresses; mailing addresses; usernames; passwords; billing addresses; debit/credit card numbers; contact or authentication data; contact preferences; and other similar information.

Payment Data. ArtFan may collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by Shopify Payments. You may find their privacy notice link(s) here:
All personal information that you provide to ArtFan must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify ArtFan of any changes to such personal information.

Information automatically collected
In Short:  Some information — such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit ArtFan's Website.

ArtFan automatically collects certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use ArtFan's Website and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of ArtFan's Website, and for ArtFan's internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, ArtFan also collects information through cookies and similar technologies. You can find out more about this in ArtFan's Cookie Notice:

The information ArtFan collects includes:
  • Log and Usage Data. Log and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage and performance information ArtFan's servers automatically collect when you access or use ArtFan's Website and which ArtFan records in log files. Depending on how you interact with ArtFan, this log data may include your IP address, device information, browser type and settings and information about your activity in the Website (such as the date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches and other actions you take such as which features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called 'crash dumps') and hardware settings).
  • Device Data. ArtFan collects device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet or other device you use to access the Website. Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system and system configuration information.
  • Location Data. ArtFan collects location data such as information about your device's location, which can be either precise or imprecise. How much information ArtFan collects depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the Website. For example, ArtFan may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells ArtFan your current location (based on your IP address). You can opt out of allowing ArtFan to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling your Location setting on your device. Note however, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.

Information collected from other sources
In Short:  ArtFan may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners, and other outside sources.

In order to enhance ArtFan's ability to provide relevant marketing, offers and services to you and update ArtFan's records, ArtFan may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, affiliate programs, data providers, as well as from other third parties. This information includes mailing addresses, job titles, email addresses, phone numbers, intent data (or user behavior data), Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, social media profiles, social media URLs and custom profiles, for purposes of targeted advertising and event promotion.

In Short: ArtFan processes your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of ArtFan's contract with you, compliance with ArtFan's legal obligations, and/or your consent.

ArtFan uses personal information collected via ArtFan's Website for a variety of business purposes described below. ArtFan processes your personal information for these purposes in reliance on ArtFan's legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with ArtFan's legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.

ArtFan uses the information collected or received:
  • To facilitate account creation and logon process. If you choose to link your account with ArtFan to a third-party account (such as your Google or Facebook account), ArtFan uses the information you allowed ArtFan to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process for the performance of the contract.
  • To post testimonials. ArtFan posts testimonials on ArtFan's Website that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, ArtFan will obtain your consent to use your name and the content of the testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact ArtFan at [email protected] and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
  • Request feedback. ArtFan may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of ArtFan's Website.
  • To enable user-to-user communications. ArtFan may use your information in order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's consent.
  • To manage user accounts. ArtFan may use your information for the purposes of managing ArtFan's account and keeping it in working order.
  • To send administrative information to you. ArtFan may use your personal information to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to ArtFan's terms, conditions, and policies.
  • To protect ArtFan's Services. ArtFan may use your information as part of ArtFan's efforts to keep ArtFan's Website safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
  • To enforce ArtFan's terms, conditions and policies for business purposes, to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or in connection with ArtFan's contract.
  • To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If ArtFan receives a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data ArtFan holds to determine how to respond.
  • Fulfill and manage your orders. ArtFan may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Website.
  • Administer prize draws and competitions. ArtFan may use your information to administer prize draws and competitions when you elect to participate in ArtFan's competitions.
  • To deliver and facilitate delivery of services to the user. ArtFan may use your information to provide you with the requested service.
  • To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users. ArtFan may use your information to respond to your inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of ArtFan's Services.
  • To send you marketing and promotional communications. ArtFan and/or ArtFan's third-party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to ArtFan for ArtFan's marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. For example, when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or ArtFan's Website, subscribing to marketing or otherwise contacting ArtFan, ArtFan will collect personal information from you. You can opt-out of ArtFan's marketing emails at any time (see the "WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS" below).
  • Deliver targeted advertising to you. ArtFan may use your information to develop and display personalized content and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness. For more information see ArtFan's Cookie Notice:
  • For other business purposes. ArtFan may use your information for other business purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of ArtFan's promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve ArtFan's Website, products, marketing and your experience. ArtFan may use and store this information in aggregated and anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end users and does not include personal information. ArtFan will not use identifiable personal information without your consent.
In Short:  ArtFan only shares information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

ArtFan may process or share your data that is held based on the following legal basis:
  • Consent: ArtFan may process your data if you have given ArtFan specific consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose.
  • Legitimate Interests: ArtFan may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve ArtFan's legitimate business interests.
  • Performance of a Contract: Where ArtFan has entered into a contract with you, ArtFan may process your personal information to fulfill the terms of ArtFan's contract.
  • Legal Obligations: ArtFan may disclose your information where ArtFan is legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
  • Vital Interests: ArtFan may disclose your information where ArtFan believes it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of ArtFan's policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which ArtFan is involved.
More specifically, ArtFan may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
  • Business Transfers. ArtFan may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of ArtFan's business to another company.
  • Business Partners. ArtFan may share your information with ArtFan's business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.

In Short:  ArtFan may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.
ArtFan may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how ArtFan  uses such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in ArtFan's Cookie Notice:

In Short:  ArtFan keeps your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.

ArtFan will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require ArtFan keeping your personal information for longer than twelve (12) months past the termination of the user's account.

When ArtFan has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, ArtFan will either delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then ArtFan will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

In Short:  ArtFan aims to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

ArtFan has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information ArtFan processes. However, despite ArtFan's safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so ArtFan cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat ArtFan's security, and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although ArtFan will do its best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from ArtFan's Website is at your own risk. You should only access the Website within a secure environment.


In Short:  ArtFan does not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.

ArtFan does not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Website, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Website. If ArtFan learns that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, ArtFan will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from ArtFan's records. If you become aware of any data ArtFan may have collected from children under age 18, please contact ArtFan at [email protected]


In Short:  In some regions, such as the European Economic Area, you have rights that allow you greater access to and control over your personal information. You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. ArtFan will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If ArtFan is relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
If you are a resident in the European Economic Area and you believe ArtFan is unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here:

If you are a resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here:

If you have questions or comments about your privacy rights, you may email ArtFan at [email protected]

Account Information
If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:
  • Contact ArtFan using the contact information provided.
  • Log in to your account settings and update your user account.
Upon your request to terminate your account, ArtFan will deactivate or delete your account and information from ArtFan's active databases. However, ArtFan may retain some information in ArtFan's files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce ArtFan's Terms of Use and/or comply with applicable legal requirements.

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of ArtFan's Website. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on ArtFan's Website visit For further information, please see ArtFan's Cookie Notice:

Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from ArtFan's marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that ArtFan sends or by contacting ArtFan using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list — however, ArtFan may still communicate with you, for example to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes. To otherwise opt-out, you may:
  • Access your account settings and update your preferences.
  • Contact ArtFan using the contact information provided.
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track ("DNT") feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, ArtFan does not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that ArtFan must follow in the future, ArtFan will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice. 

In Short:  Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits ArtFan's users who are California residents to request and obtain from ArtFan, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) ArtFan disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which ArtFan shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to ArtFan using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, please contact ArtFan using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. ArtFan will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all ArtFan's systems (e.g. backups, etc.).

CCPA Privacy Notice
The California Code of Regulations defines a "resident" as:
(1) every individual who is in the State of California for other than a temporary or transitory purpose and
(2) every individual who is domiciled in the State of California who is outside the State of California for a temporary or transitory purpose

All other individuals are defined as "non-residents."
If this definition of "resident" applies to you, ArtFan must adhere to certain rights and obligations regarding your personal information.

What categories of personal information does ArtFan collect?
ArtFan has collected the following categories of personal information in the past twelve (12) months:




A. Identifiers
Contact details, such as real name, alias, postal address, telephone or mobile contact number, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address and account name
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute
Name, contact information, education, employment, employment history and financial information
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law
Gender and date of birth
D. Commercial information
Transaction information, purchase history, financial details and payment information
E. Biometric information
Fingerprints and voiceprints
F. Internet or other similar network activity
Browsing history, search history, online behavior, interest data, and interactions with ArtFan's and other websites, applications, systems and advertisements
G. Geolocation data
Device location
H. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
Images and audio, video or call recordings created in connection with ArtFan's business activities
I. Professional or employment-related information
Business contact details in order to provide you ArtFan's services at a business level, job title as well as work history and professional qualifications if you apply for a job with ArtFan
J. Education Information
Student records and directory information
K. Inferences drawn from other personal information
Inferences drawn from any of the collected personal information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an individual’s preferences and characteristics
ArtFan may also collect other personal information outside of these categories instances where you interact with ArtFan in-person, online, or by phone or mail in the context of:
  • Receiving help through ArtFan's customer support channels;
  • Participation in customer surveys or contests; and
  • Facilitation in the delivery of ArtFan's Services and to respond to your inquiries.
How does ArtFan use and share your personal information?
More information about ArtFan's data collection and sharing practices can be found in this privacy notice and ArtFan's Cookie Notice:

You may contact ArtFan by email at [email protected], or by referring to the contact details at the bottom of this document.
If you are using an authorized agent to exercise your right to opt-out ArtFan may deny a request if the authorized agent does not submit proof that they have been validly authorized to act on your behalf.

Will your information be shared with anyone else?
ArtFan may disclose your personal information with ArtFan's service providers pursuant to a written contract between ArtFan and each service provider. Each service provider is a for-profit entity that processes the information on ArtFan's behalf.
ArtFan may use your personal information for ArtFan's own business purposes, such as for undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration. This is not considered to be "selling" of your personal data.

ArtFan LLC has not disclosed or sold any personal information to third parties for a business or commercial purpose in the preceding 12 months. ArtFan LLC will not sell personal information in the future belonging to website visitors, users and other consumers.

Your rights with respect to your personal data
Right to request deletion of the data - Request to delete
You can ask for the deletion of your personal information. If you ask ArtFan to delete your personal information, ArtFan will respect your request and delete your personal information, subject to certain exceptions provided by law, such as (but not limited to) the exercise by another consumer of his or her right to free speech, ArtFan's compliance requirements resulting from a legal obligation or any processing that may be required to protect against illegal activities.

Right to be informed - Request to know
Depending on the circumstances, you have a right to know:
  • whether ArtFan collects and uses your personal information;
  • the categories of personal information that ArtFan collects;
  • the purposes for which the collected personal information is used;
  • whether ArtFan sells your personal information to third parties;
  • the categories of personal information that ArtFan sold or disclosed for a business purpose;
  • the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and
  • the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
In accordance with applicable law, ArtFan is not obligated to provide or delete consumer information that is de-identified in response to a consumer request or to re-identify individual data to verify a consumer request.

Right to Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of a Consumer’s Privacy Rights
ArtFan will not discriminate against you if you exercise your privacy rights.

Verification process
Upon receiving your request, ArtFan will need to verify your identity to determine you are the same person about whom ArtFan has the information in ArtFan's system. These verification efforts require ArtFan to ask you to provide information so that ArtFan can match it with information you have previously provided ArtFan. For instance, depending on the type of request you submit, ArtFan may ask you to provide certain information so that ArtFan can match the information you provide with the information ArtFan already has on file, or ArtFan may contact you through a communication method (e.g. phone or email) that you have previously provided to ArtFan. ArtFan may also use other verification methods as the circumstances dictate.

ArtFan will only use personal information provided in your request to verify your identity or authority to make the request. To the extent possible, ArtFan will avoid requesting additional information from you for the purposes of verification. If, however, ArtFan cannot verify your identity from the information already maintained by ArtFan, ArtFan may request that you provide additional information for the purposes of verifying your identity, and for security or fraud-prevention purposes. ArtFan will delete such additionally provided information as soon as ArtFan finishes verifying you.

Other privacy rights
  • you may object to the processing of your personal data
  • you may request correction of your personal data if it is incorrect or no longer relevant, or ask to restrict the processing of the data
  • you can designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf. ArtFan may deny a request from an authorized agent that does not submit proof that they have been validly authorized to act on your behalf in accordance with the CCPA.
  • you may request to opt-out from future selling of your personal information to third parties. Upon receiving a request to opt-out, ArtFan will act upon the request as soon as feasibly possible, but no later than 15 days from the date of the request submission.
To exercise these rights, you can contact ArtFan by email at [email protected], or by referring to the contact details at the bottom of this document. If you have a complaint about how ArtFan handles your data, ArtFan would like to hear from you.

Financial Incentives
"Financial incentive" means a program, benefit, or other offering, including payments to consumers as compensation, for the disclosure, deletion, or sale of personal information.

The law permits financial incentives or a price or service difference if it is reasonably related to the value of the consumer’s data. A business must be able to explain how the financial incentive or price or service difference is reasonably related to the value of the consumer’s data.
The explanation must include:
  • a good-faith estimate of the value of the consumer’s data that forms the basis for offering the financial incentive or price or service difference; and
  • a description of the method the business used to calculate the value of the consumer’s data.
ArtFan may decide to offer a financial incentive (e.g. price or service difference) in exchange for the retention or sale of a consumer’s personal information.

If ArtFan decides to offer a financial incentive, ArtFan will notify you of such financial incentive and explain the price difference, as well as material terms of the financial incentive or price of service difference, including the categories of personal information that are implicated by the financial incentive or price or service difference.

If you choose to participate in the financial incentive you can withdraw from the financial incentive at any time by emailing ArtFan at [email protected], or by referring to the contact details at the bottom of this document.

In Short:  Yes, ArtFan will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
ArtFan may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If ArtFan makes material changes to this privacy notice, ArtFan may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. ArtFan encourages you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how ArtFan is protecting your information.

If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may email ArtFan at [email protected] or by post to:
ArtFan LLC
PO BOX 3226
Boulder, CO 80307
United States

Based on the applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal information ArtFan collects from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please visit: [email protected]. ArtFan will respond to your request within 30 days.