Last Updated: June 10, 2022
This Policy applies to all of our Services, regardless of how you use them, and whether or not you register for an Collection.Direct service and mobile application account. This Policy applies to how we collect, store, share, and use information. This Policy does not apply to any entity that we do not own or control, or to any person that we do not employ or manage.
Information You Provide: We may collect the information that you provide (such as name, email address) or otherwise make available to us when you access or use our Services, including when you:
Information Collected Automatically: We may automatically collect certain information about how you access or use our Services, and by using our Services you consent to the collection of that information. Examples include but are not limited to: internet browser, operating system, device and application identifiers, IP address and geo-location information, access times and dates, referring and exit pages and URLs, clickstream data, search terms, pages viewed, time spent on pages, bounce rate and login frequency, for internal product improvement purposes only.
The information we collect helps us to operate, improve, protect, and customize our Services, as well as develop new Services. The information we collect also helps us provide customer support and make our Services more efficient for you and other Users.
For the sake of transparency, it is our responsibility to outline for you the legitimate business purposes for the collection of information and the reasons why we do so, in order for you to make an informed decision regarding the use of our Services.
In addition to the other uses of information described in this Policy, we may use all of the information that we obtain from or about your art collection data for the following purposes and reasons:
Registration, Access and Records: To register for Collection.Direct account, you will need to do so by providing your full name and a valid email address. If you have received our permission to use our Services as a business or non commercial foundation, you may need to complete an additional registration process and provide additional information. If you have Collection.Direct account, you may access, add, remove or update certain information about you in your profile and account settings. It is your responsibility to update all such information as necessary to keep it accurate and current. If you wish to cancel your account, you may do so by using the tools provided in your profile and account settings, subject to any other agreements between you and us and any transactions which have not yet been completed.
Collection.Direct is headquartered in Switzerland. Our Users (including collectors, museums, galleries, foundations and other organizations that use our Services as exhibitors or sellers), service providers, and other third parties you may interact with in connection with our Services, may be located in other countries around the world, including countries that may not offer the same level of protection for Personal Information as that offered in Switzerland and EU. By accessing or using our Services in any country or jurisdiction, you agree that your information may be transferred and processed in and any other country or jurisdiction.
Every Collection.Direct account is protected by personal password and additional multi-factor authentication via iOS Application to help maintain privacy and security on our Services. If you register for an account, we urge you to use a strong password containing unique numbers, letters and special characters, and to protect the confidentiality of your password at all times. If you suspect or become aware of any unauthorized access to or use of your account or password, you agree to immediately notify us and change your password.