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Privacy Policy

Last Updated: April 7, 2010

The Art Experts.Org is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting the personal information provided by our customers and users of our Web site. Because we collect personal information from our users and customers to improve their browsing and purchasing experience, we established this Privacy Policy as a means to communicate how we collect, use, store and disclose the personal information we receive.

This Privacy Policy is governed by the Terms of Use for our Web site. Please read our Terms of Use prior to each time you use, or purchase products from, our Web site. By using or purchasing products from our Web site, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

For purposes of our Privacy Policy, personal information means information about you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other personally identifiable information that is not otherwise publicly available. Personal information also includes information relating to your use of the Web site. Personal information does not include information that we aggregate or is anonymized so that it does not identify a specific customer or user.

We collect personal information when you:
  1. Visit or use our Web site.
  2. Purchase a product through our Web site.
  3. Communicate with us regarding our Web site or your purchase of a product from our Web site.
We store, process and protect personal information we collect by maintaining physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable U.S. federal and state regulations. In certain areas of our Website, we use industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmission and we use industry standard practices to protect the personal information we collect from you; however, we cannot ensure that your personal information will only be disclosed as described in this Privacy Policy. In the unlikely event that an unauthorized third party compromises our security measures, we will not be responsible for any damages directly or indirectly, caused by an unauthorized third party's ability to view, use or disclose such information. Also, administrative agencies or courts of competent jurisdiction may order the disclosure of the personal information we collect. Therefore, we cannot guarantee and you should not expect the personal information you provide us will always remain private. From time to time, we may delete and destroy personal information we have collected from you.

We use your personal information to:
  1. Provide you with access to our Web site.
  2. Respond to your requests.
  3. Contact you to verify the information you provide to us.
  4. Understand and anticipate your needs and preferences.
  5. Ensure our Web site is of interest to you and help us better understand your use of our Web site.
  6. Protect the security and integrity of our Web site.
  7. Confirm your compliance with the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.
  8. Conduct internal reviews of our Web site and the products we offer.
  9. Develop, enhance and market our Web site and the products we offer.
  10. Provide you with personalized information and offers relating to our Web site and the products we offer.
  11. Manage our business and operations.
  12. Meet legal and regulatory requirements.
  13. Provide necessary notices to you.
We disclose personal information to:
  1. Affiliates and third party service providers compiling information on our behalf to help us improve our Web site and the products we offer.
  2. Affiliates and third parties, at our sole discretion, to facilitate providing you with offers from affiliates and third parties, as well as for other uses.
  3. Third party service providers to evaluate a customer's credit.
  4. Enforce the Terms of Use, this Privacy Policy, comply with the law or the order of a court, or enforce or protect our rights.
  5. We reserve the right to sell, transfer and/or license the personal information you provide us to one or more affiliates or third parties in the event we sell all or substantially all of the assets or equity of Plantation Arms™.
We are committed to being compliant with the "Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003" ("CAN-SPAM Act"). All e-mails you receive from us are intended to fully comply with the CAN-SPAM Act.

We use "cookies" on our Web site. Cookies are pieces of information that an Internet Web site transfers to your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. The use of cookies is an industry standard. We use cookies to recognize visitors when they return to our Web site. Through our use of cookies, we can customize and improve your use of our Web site, as well as save you time by tracking certain information so that you do not have to re-enter this information upon every visit.

Our Web site may contain links to thirty party Web sites. These links do not constitute an endorsement by The Art Experts.Org of those Web sites, nor the products or services promoted on or offered through those Web sites. We are not responsible for the terms of use, privacy policy, practices or the content of such third parties or their Web sites. We encourage our customers and users of our Webs site to be aware of when they leave our Web site and to read the terms of use and privacy policy of each Web site for which there is a link from our Web site. If you have a question about the terms, of use privacy policy, practices or content of a third party Web site, please contact the applicable third party directly. You acknowledge and agree that The Art Experts.Org shall not be a party to, or in any way responsible for, any transaction involving products or services made available from third parties or for any content or relating to any products or services offered by third parties.

At our sole discretion and at any time, we may amend this Privacy Policy. You should review this Privacy Policy for amendments each time you use, or purchase a product from, our Web site. For your convenience, we post the last date this Privacy Policy was updated. If our Privacy Policy is amended, the amended Privacy Policy will take effect immediately for all customers and users of our Web site. Your continued use of our Web site following an amendment will evidence your acceptance of the amended Privacy Policy with respect to both new personal information you provide us, as well as personal information provided pursuant to a prior Privacy Policy.

Individuals who are residents of California and have provided their personal information to us may request information regarding our disclosures, if any, of their personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to our Privacy Officer via email at:

Such requests must include the reference "Request for California Privacy Information" in the subject line and in the body of the message and must include the e-mail address or mailing address, as applicable, for us to send our response. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve the right not to respond to requests submitted to us if not submitted pursuant to the terms of set forth above.