Privacy Policy

We are committed to respect and protect your privacy.  As part of the buying and selling process, we collect information you provide when you become a customer, such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer's internet proctocol (IP) address in order to provide information to help us learn about your browser and operating systems.

We use the data to send notices, such as communications about your purchases and/or returns.  We may also send Newsletters (if applicable) with your permission, about our store, new products and other updates.

When providing us with personal information to complete a transaction, place an order, arrange a delivery or return, we imply that you consent to our collecting it or using it for that specific reason only.  If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no. We use Mailchimp to manage our mailing lists.

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you can withdraw your consent for us to contact you by contracting us at 

We will not share any information you provide to us with any third party unless we are required by law to do so.

Our store is hosted by Websquare.  They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products to you.  Your data is stored through Websquare's data storage databases on a secure server behind a firewall.  We only store your name, address, email address and telephone no which you provide when confirming your purchase, details of the product you purchased and when you purchased it.

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Sagepay stores your credit card data.  It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).  Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.  Your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standarrds set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard.  PCI-DSS requirements help to ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

To protect your personal information, we follow industry best practices and take reasonable precautions to make sure it is not inappropriately misued, disclosed, altered, lost, accessed or destroyed.

We also use cookies on our website to monitor site usage and web traffic in order to help us make improvements to our site and the products we offer.

Arte Ideas may contain links to other sites. These sites contain their own privacy policies which we are not responsible form and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently.  Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.  If we make material changes to this policy we will notify you here that it has been updated.

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