Privacy Policy (updated September 30, 2020)

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to explain how your information is collected, used and shared when you visit the Elisabeth Fine Art website (herein referred to as “Website”).

This Privacy Policy will describe how personal data (personal data that can identify a person) and non-personal data (data which does not identify a person) may be collected, used, shared and how you can modify it.

As new regulations come into effect, this Privacy Policy may be updated to reflect such changes. “Website” users are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time to remain informed of any changes as well as ways you may personally help protect your privacy.

For more information about the new GDPR regulation, you may visit their website at:

How Your Personal Information Is Collected

Your personal information is collected in three primary methods when you visit the “Website” or make use of any features that may be offered on it.

(1)  You manually provide your personal information directly through the use of any “Website” features including, but not limited to, forms,

e-mail contact, post comments on the blog, subscribe to blog posts or request to purchase works of art and photography.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.  An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture (if one) is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you request to purchase works of art and photography, certain information will be collected from you in order to fulfill your purchase request. This information will include your name, billing address, shipping address, email address and phone number.  All payments are made through a third party, PayPal, who will collect your payment information as outlined in their privacy policy.
At no time will your payment information be stored on this “Website”.

(2)  Certain information is automatically collected when you navigate the “Website” including your IP address, pages viewed, web browser, time the “Website” was accessed, links you clicked on, mobile device information including the model and operating system, and the cookies installed on your device.

Through the use of cookies and tracking technology the “Website”, as well as third parties, may access information stored on your computer and/or device. Cookies are data files stored on your computer hard drive or device memory that may help improve a user’s experience as well as the services provided through the “Website”.

By accepting cookies, you are giving permission to the Website, as well as any third party partnerships, to place, store, and access cookies on your computer and/or device. Should you wish to disable your cookies you may do so at any time however you should be aware that it may affect the functionality of some features of the Website.

Third Party Links:

Occasionally, this “Website” may include third party links in its content that are deemed to be directly related to the information and/or services provided to users (e.g. images, articles, videos, etc.).  Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if you had visited these websites directly. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.  These third party websites have their own independent Privacy Policies.  As such, this “Website” has no responsibility for the content and activities of these third party websites nor can it be held liable for any content and activities associated with these third party websites.


This “Website” uses Google Analytics to collect information such as age, gender, interests, demographics, the use of the “Website” such as which pages you visited, links clicked on, how you navigated the “Website”, etc.).  Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you and not any identifying information. For more information on how Google collects and uses your data, you may visit their website at:

To prevent Google Analytics from using your information, you may opt out at:

(3)  Information may be collected by third party sources including, but not limited to, social media (Facebook, Instagram) and payment sites (PayPal) used by the “Website”. If you share any content on the “Website” or “like” a “Website” blog post through your personal social media accounts, those respective social media sites may also collect your information.  Each third party has their own privacy policy made available to their users by visiting their website at any time.





Identifiable Information Collected From You When You Visit This “Website”

When you visit this “Website” the identifiable information collected may include:

  • Your name (should you choose to provide it)
  • Your email address
  • Any other information you may elect to provide through a “Website” form, blog post comment, etc.

Why Is Your Information Collected On This “Website”?

This “Website” uses the information collected from you to:

  • Develop and deliver new content that will provide you with helpful information on art,
  • Fulfill purchase requests,
  • Make improvements to the functionality of the website,
  • Respond to any comments and/or questions you may have,
  • Analyze the “Website’s” marketing program, and
  • Resolve any issues which may arise as a result of services that may be offered.

Sharing Your Personal Information

The “Website” does not sell, trade, transfer or use any of the information you provide for any other purposes than those outlined above.

A third party website hosting partner, HostGator, is used to assist in the operation of this “Website”.  For more information on HostGator’s Privacy Policy you may go to

If you leave a comment on a blog post, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.  Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your personal information may only be shared to comply with applicable laws and regulations, a lawful request, or to protect the “Website” or others’ rights.

What Rights You Have Over Your Information

If you are a European resident, you can request to receive an exported file of your personal information and any comments you may have left on blog posts that the “Website” may hold.  You can also request that we delete any personal information we have about you.  Please contact the “Website” directly here to make either of these requests.

At any time, you may elect to opt-out of “Website” communications by unsubscribing. Should you need assistance with this please contact the “Website”.

Please note that some of your personal information may be retained by the “Website” in order to comply with legal business requirements or security purposes.  Information we are obligated to keep will only be retained for the period of time legally required.

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Canada’s anti-spam legislation, CASL, is legislation that sets forth regulations requiring your consent to receive electronic messages at your email address from the “Website”, to provide you with a method to unsubscribe from receiving electronic messages and to, at all times, be truthful in the representation of the “Website’s” content, services and products.  Under CASL, electronic messages are deemed to include all forms such as email, Instant Messaging, SMS and social media.  This “Website” is committed to ensuring regulations under CASL are complied with at all times.  Should you require any assistance to unsubscribe from “Website” blog posts please use the contact form here.

Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA – U.S. Jurisdiction)

This “Website” shares educational content for purposes of learning fine art however it is not developed, nor marketed, for use by anyone under the age of 13.  At no time does the “Website” knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child that has been accessing this “Website” through a subscription to its blog posts, please contact the Website to have your child’s information deleted. The “Website” does not verify the age of its users when they enter/use the “Website” nor does the “Website” have any legal requirement to do so.

United States CAN-SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a U.S. law that requires any commercial email messages being sent to you have your consent and that you have the right to unsubscribe from any email messages being sent to you at any time.   This “Website” is committed to ensuring regulations under the CAN-SPAM Act are complied with at all times.  Should you require any assistance to unsubscribe from “Website” blog posts please use the contact form here.

Contact Information

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you may fill out a contact form here.


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