Privacy Policy


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This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this website (the “Site”). Please read this privacy policy before using the Site or submitting any personal information. By using the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the Site to make sure that you understand how any personally identifiable information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this Site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Hermitage Art Website Privacy Policy


Effective Date: October 1, 2018 and its affiliated blogs, social media pages and feeds, and opt-in email newsletters (individually and collectively referred to as, the “Site”) is brought to you by Hermitage Art, Inc., an Indiana not-for-profit religious corporation (“HA” or “we” or “us”). This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal and non-personal information we collect on the Site, how we use such information and to whom and under what circumstances we may disclose it. By using the Site, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information (defined below) as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.


Collection of Information


Personal Information


We only collect Personal Information from you when you: (1) register on the Site; (2) communicate with us via email, telephone, mail, social media, or other method; (3) enter a contest or other promotion (in accordance with the applicable official rules); (4) order products and services; (5) opt-in to receive email newsletters or other promotional materials; or (6) otherwise provide us with your personal information. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) we collect may include, without limitation, your name, email address, phone number, address, username, password, customer service requests, and payment information (which may include bank account information and credit card information) if you submit such information. We may require certain pieces of this information in order to create and maintain a personal account for you or on your behalf. A personal account may be required to enable you to access certain services or other non-public areas of the Site, or purchase products and services on or through the Site. We may request additional information to verify your identity in certain instances. We may use cookies and other available technology to remember your preferences and customized settings, facilitate access to the Site, and verify access to personal accounts.


Non-Personal Information


Visitors are not required to register with HA to access the public pages of the Site. However, as part of the standard operation of the Site, HA or its third party contractor may collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, mobile device type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site. This information is not personally identifiable and is only used in aggregate (not in any way that personally identifies you). In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the Site, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the Site, the number of times you return to the Site and other click-stream data.




We may use cookies to collect the non-personal information described above. A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on the hard drive of your computer when you access the Site. We may also use cookies to: (1) monitor Site usage; (2) conduct research to improve our content and services; and (3) track items in your shopping basket in order to return you to the correct re-entry page on the Site after your purchase. You may change your web browser’s settings to adjust your cookie preferences. You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to purchase items though our webstore. Check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.


Access to Information You Provide to Us


Upon request we will provide you with access to all Personal Information that we maintain about you. You may request that we correct or modify such Personal Information, or direct us not to disclose your Personal Information to any third party other than those necessary to complete a transaction you initiate on the Site, those related to a legal proceedings, or those related to a change in control of HA or certain of its assets. However, we will not release any information until we have verified your identity. We ask that you include a phone number and postal address in your request to facilitate that verification process.


Use of Information


We may use the Personal Information and non-personal information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to fulfill your requests for products and services; (2) to provide you with targeted offers and advertising on the Site; (3) to contact you when necessary; (4) to review and analyze Site usage and operations; (5) to address problems with the Site, our business or our products and services; and (6) to protect the security or integrity of the Site and our business. We may also use your Personal Information to contact you with information and promotional materials and offers from us, as well as from our affiliated organizations, marketing partners, and other third parties. If you would prefer not to receive such communications, please contact us at 1-800-621-7992


Disclosure of Information


We may transfer or otherwise disclose Personal Information and non-personal information collected from and about you to the following entities for the following purposes: (1) to our employees, independent contractors, subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, business associates, service providers and suppliers, if the disclosure will enable any of these entities to perform a business, professional, fulfillment, marketing, information technology, or technical support function for us; (2) to our employees, independent contractors, service providers and suppliers, to fulfill a product or service request; (3) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of the Site Terms of Use or of our rights or the rights of any third party; (4) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (5) in the event that our company or a portion of its assets are acquired, your Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets.


Internet Communication


The privacy of communication over the Internet cannot be guaranteed, because the Internet is not a secure medium. You agree that HA is not responsible for any harm, loss, or damage you may incur by the sending of Personal Information or other confidential information over the Internet by or to HA. We will not save your credit card information for your future purchases unless you request that we do so.


Children’s Privacy


We do not direct the Site to, nor do we knowingly collect or maintain any Personal Information from, children under the age of thirteen. If we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a child under the age of thirteen and you are the child’s parent or legal guardian, please contact us at our 1-800-621-7992 to request that we remove such Personal Information.


Third Party Applications


You may be able to access the Site or sign into your personal account through a third party application (e.g. Facebook) and/or we may use a third party to help us track and analyze usage of the Site. In allowing access through such an application, we may receive certain information (including Personal Information) from the third party application and disclose certain information to such third party application. If you access the Site or your account from a mobile application, you may provide us with geo-location details. You may prevent this disclosure by adjusting the settings on your mobile device.


Third Party Websites


The Site may contain links to third-party websites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these sites. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any site that you may access through the Site.


Do Not Track Signals


The Site does not respond to do not track signals and may collect Personal Information about users as they move across third party websites.


Changes to This Privacy Policy


We may change this privacy policy from time to time with or without cause or prior notice. When we do, we will post the change(s) on our website. Changes to the Privacy Policy are effective immediately upon posting. Users are responsible for reviewing the Privacy Policy regularly. Please review the terms of this Privacy Policy with each visit to the Site as those terms in effect at the time of your visit to the Site shall be applicable. Use of the Site indicates User’s full and complete agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Use of information (including Personal Information) we gather or that is in our possession is subject to the Privacy Policy as in effect at the time of collection.


Rights of European Union Residents.


The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to the processing of personal data of E.U. users. This section provides information regarding the rights GDPR grants to E.U. residents and the responsibilities of HA under such regulations.


  1. E.U. User Rights


If you are an E.U. resident and submit your Personal Information to us or we otherwise collect Personal Information about you as defined by GDPR, you have the following rights regarding how we manage your Personal Information. For purposes of this “EU User Rights” section, “Personal Information” means Personal Information, as defined above in this Privacy Policy, as well as any information which HA may link or otherwise connect with your account or identity.


            Explanation and access to your Personal Information: You have the right to be informed about your Personal Data HA has in its possession. You also have the right to request a copy of all Personal Information in HA’s possession if HA collected such Personal Information based on consent or because it is required to provide a service that you requested from HA.


            Data Deletion: You may request the deletion of your account and all Personal Information in our possession. HA may retain certain Personal Information if required by law or for legitimate business purposes as permitted by GDPR.


            Data Correction: If you believe in Personal Information in HA’s possession is inaccurate, you may request correction of such Personal Information.


            Objections: You may object to HA’s processing of your Personal Information (including for marketing purposes), based on profiling or automated decision-making. However, HA may continue to process your Personal Information if it is doing so in accordance with GDPR regulations. You may file a complaint with the appropriate European governmental agency if you believe HA’s management of your Personal Information is no in accordance with GDPR.


  1. Grounds for Processing Personal Data.
    1. Consent
  1.                                                i.     HA may collect and use your Personal Information based on your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time but doing so will prevent you from accessing any service or feature that requires collection or use of the Personal Information HA collected or used based on consent.
  2.                                              ii.     HA relies on consent in connection with data collections or uses of Personal Information that are necessary to enhance the user experience, to enable optional services or features, or to communicate with you.
  3.                                                i.     Information necessary for your account or user profile, for communicating with you, for verifying your identity, to fulfill orders for products or services, or to make or receive payments;
  4.                                              ii.     Transaction information about a specific transaction you have initiated with HA; or
  5.                                             iii.     Usage information, which is necessary to maintain, optimize, and enhance HA's services, such as products or features on our website which generate greater traffic.
  6.                                                i.     HA may process or disclose Personal Information to comply with a legal investigation, at the request or law enforcement, if there is a threat to the safety or property of another person, or a substantial public interest.
  7.                                                i.     To prevent, detect and combat fraud in connection with the use of our services.
  8.                                              ii.     To provide customer support.
  9.                                             iii.     To optimize our service and develop new services.
  10.                                             iv.     For research and analytical purposes. This includes, for example, analyzing usage trends to improve the user experience.
  11.                                              v.     For direct marketing purposes. This includes, for example, analyzing data to identify trends and tailor marketing messages to user needs.
  12.                                             vi.     To enforce HA’s Terms of Use.
  1. To provide certain services you request. To provide you with certain services that you request from HA, we may collect and use Personal Information such as:
    1. Compliance with legal obligations, protecting the vital interests of a third party or general public.
    1. Necessary for HA’s legitimate interests.


Your California Privacy Rights


Under California’s "Shine the Light" law, California residents who provide Personal Information in obtaining products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the Personal Information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of Personal Information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared Personal Information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in 2017 will receive information regarding 2016 sharing activities).

To obtain this information from HA please contact us at 1-800-621-7992 . The requested information, if required by law, will be provided to you at your email inbox.


Contact Us


If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, contact us at 1-800-621-7992

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