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ÄrtKôz Group LLC (“ÄrtKôz”) respects your privacy. When you visit (the “Site”), ÄrtKôz collects certain information about you in order to learn more about who uses the Site and to make improvements to benefit the ÄrtKôz community. To learn what information ÄrtKôz collects, what ÄrtKôz does with that information, and your options regarding this information, please read the ÄrtKôz Privacy Policy below.

Information ÄrtKôz Collects

Account Information: If you create an account on the Site, you are asked to provide a few details about yourself including, but not limited to, your name, contact information, and association, e.g. school, student, or company. ÄrtKôz requests this information to know who you are, how to contact you, and to confirm that you are eligible to sign up for an account. Your user name and association will be visible to all users of the Site. You have the ability to control what other information is visible to the public. ÄrtKôz may request verification of your account information if your status as a school, student, or company identity or authorization to create or maintain your account are called into question. Providing accurate account information helps to ensure the vitality of the ÄrtKôz professional community. Your account information may be used by ÄrtKôz to contact you regarding ÄrtKôz or your account, or to send you notifications about your ÄrtKôz activity. You can modify what kinds of activity notifications are sent to you by logging into your account and selecting options on the “My Account” tab of your profile.

Material You Post: ÄrtKôz will have access to any data you upload, including messages or other contents you post on public forums, including portfolio items, sponsored projects, or related information. This material will also be visible to any other person who is a member of the ÄrtKôz website, and will be associated with your account. Material you post may be used by ÄrtKôz as outlined in the Terms of Use.

Payment Information: If you purchase a service directly from ÄrtKôz (not from ÄrtKôz users or advertisers) such as membership to our website, you will be asked to provide payment information such as a credit card number. This information will only be used to process the transaction and will not be used for any other purpose. Your payment information will be encrypted as it is transferred and while it is stored on our servers. Payment information will be transmitted to trusted third-party companies that process payment transactions.

Mailing Lists: ÄrtKôz allows you, whether or not you create an account on the Site, to sign up for ÄrtKôz email mailing lists. These lists allow you to easily receive news about ÄrtKôz or various features of the website. You may discontinue receiving mailing list emails at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any mailing list email, or by logging in to the Site and editing your information on the “Subscriptions” page of your “My Account.”

Cookies and Browsing Data: Even if you don’t make an account, as you browse the ÄrtKôz website, ÄrtKôz will collect certain information about you such as the type of browser you are using, your computer’s operating system, and your IP address. ÄrtKôz uses this data to optimize the ÄrtKôz website. ÄrtKôz also uses cookies to help personalize your experience on, including to identify users, log you into your account, track your usage on the site, and remember your ÄrtKôz preferences.

Your Choices

You can change personal information associated with your ÄrtKôz Account at any time by logging in to your account and selecting “Edit” on the “My Account” page. So long as you continue to use  ÄrtKôz, you are obligated by our Terms of Service to keep your personal information complete, accurate, and up-to-date.

You can close your ÄrtKôz account at any time. If you close your account, ÄrtKôz will delete all of your account information, and material you have posted may or may not be deleted at the sole discretion of  ÄrtKôz. Information that is deleted cannot be recovered. If you wish to close your account, log in to your account and select “Close my Account” on the “My Account” page.

Your browser may allow you to block the Site from using cookies on your computer, but certain features of ÄrtKôz will only work if cookies are enabled. If you do not wish to share any information about  ÄrtKôz, your only option is to not visit the ÄrtKôz website.

Information Security

ÄrtKôz uses industry standard methods and technologies to ensure the safety of information you share with us. However, there are always risks involved in transmitting and storing information and no security method is 100% effective. By visiting  ÄrtKôz, you assume these risks and understand that ÄrtKôz cannot and does not guarantee or warrant the security of any collected information. In the event that ÄrtKôz learns that the security of your information may have been compromised, ÄrtKôz will attempt to notify you of such breach.

How Your Information Will be Used or Shared by  ÄrtKôz

ÄrtKôz will not sell, rent, or share your information with third parties except in the following limited ways: Your information may be used in the course of  ÄrtKôz’s business by ÄrtKôz directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates. In the event that ÄrtKôz is acquired, merges, goes out of business, becomes bankrupt, or sells all or some of its assets, ÄrtKôz may sell your personal information to third parties who may continue to use that information in accordance with this privacy policy. ÄrtKôz may also disclose your information when legally required or to protect  ÄrtKôz’s rights or interests. ÄrtKôz may share aggregated information about its users with advertisers, investors, or other business partners; aggregated information shows data about the general demographic of users (average age, etc.), but does not contain any personally-identifying information.

Privacy Policy Updates

ÄrtKôz reserves the right to update this privacy policy as needed by ÄrtKôz without prior notice to you. It is your responsibility to periodically check this page for updates to the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the Privacy Policy or any updates to the Privacy Policy, your only recourse is to close your ÄrtKôz account and stop using  ÄrtKôz.

Privacy Concerns

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or any privacy-related concerns, please contact

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