The Gateway International Painting Competition - Privacy Policy

The Gateway International Painting Competition at www.PaintingContest.Org is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. This privacy policy governs the way we collect and use information both online and offline, including at paintingcontest.org and its subdomains, including websites accessed through your mobile devices as well as downloadable mobile applications ("Websites"). A link to this policy is included in the footer information on every page of the Websites. Your use of the Websites or provision of personal information to the Museum as described below constitutes your agreement to the terms of this privacy policy.

General Information

We welcome your participation on our blogs. An email address is required to post comments. We will not use these email addresses in any way, unless permission to do so is specifically requested and granted. We will not share these email addresses with any third parties for marketing purposes.

Cookies and Pixel Tags

PaintingContest.Org may use technologies such as "cookies" and "pixel tags" to improve the functioning of our website and your experience. Cookies are small data files that are automatically sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies enable the system to remember what items you have viewed, and to personalize your experience. "Pixel tags" are tiny graphical images embedded in emails or webpages. Pixel tags are used to determine what parts of a website a visitor has viewed, or whether an email was successfully opened. These technologies do not contain any personal information whatsoever; they are used to gather information to analyze traffic to our site, to improve our content and navigation, to enhance our marketing efforts, to personalize your experience, and to provide online display advertising.

We also use Google Analytics embedded in all our pages. Google Analytics is designed to track and display levels of visitation to our website, but with no personal information collected.

You may choose to set your browser so that it does not accept cookies. Most areas of the site will function without cookies, but cookies are required if you wish to register, sign in, or use the registered membership areas of our website. For an optimal experience, we recommend that you allow cookies.

Email Communication

We use the email marketing company at www.Mailchimp.com to send email news and updates to our opt-in subscribers and members. Email recipients may opt out at any time by following the "unsubscribe" instructions included in the email message. Registrants may subscribe or unsubscribe at any time by changing their email preferences online.

How We Collect and Use the Information You Provide

We collect and use the information you provide to personalize the website so that we can better meet your needs, fulfill your online order, facilitate customer service, and inform you of your purchases. We maintain the data that you provide, along with a record of your transactions, in secure databases. To best serve you, we may combine this information with data that is publicly available and data that we receive from other reputable sources. Our collection and use of visitor information varies with the type of visit or transaction.

Data Security

PaintingContest.Org makes every reasonable effort to ensure the security of transactions that occur on the website. To maintain data accuracy, prevent unauthorized access, and ensure the correct use of information, we utilize PayPal payment off/away from our website. Please take special note: we will never ask you for or directly collect your credit card or other financial information—financial transactions related to our website are 100% completed at PayPal.com, and solely by your own actions. Regardless of the fact we don't take payments directly, we are committed to utilizing SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, which encrypts any personal information you choose to share. In addition to levels of web hosting security, we also contract yearly with Sucuri.net to ensure no interruptions to our service due to malware or hacking.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may revise our privacy policy at any time, with the goal to further ensure or enhance the privacy protection of our visitors' and members' information. Check back here for updates from time to time.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us:

Range Dog Publishing Inc
2370 W. SR 89A, Ste 11 Box 200
Sedona, AZ 86336

Phone: 1-928-282-4326

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