Privacy Policy & Cookies

1.Data Controller

This document aims to provide users with information regarding the handling of their personal data collected by the website owner. A-criticArt, an artist specializing in portraits and cityscapes based in Florence, serves as the data controller for this website. Changes and updates to this policy become effective upon submission via the contact form. Users who do not agree to the revised Privacy Policy may request the deletion of their Personal Data from the Data Controller’s records. For inquiries, A-criticArt can be reached at the email address

2. Types of Personal Data Processed

The website, managed by A-criticArt, processes various types of personal data. Users may provide this information voluntarily or it may be collected automatically during platform usage. The processed data includes names, surnames, email addresses, phone number, ZIP code, and shipping addresses. Unless otherwise specified, providing this data is mandatory. Users are encouraged to contact A-criticArt for clarification on the required information and its mandatory nature. It is important to note that failure to provide this information may impact the ability to access and utilize the services offered through the website.

3. Purpose of Data Processing

Personal data is processed to facilitate the services offered on the website. This includes crafting personalized artworks, purchasing pre-made pieces, managing shipping information, and generating necessary tax documentation.

4.Legal Basis for Data Processing

The processing of users’ personal data adheres to current regulatory standards, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and national data protection laws. The following conditions outline the legal foundation for this process:

• User Consent: Processing occurs only with the explicit consent of the user, which may be required for specific purposes outlined during data collection. Users retain the right to withdraw their consent at any time.

• Contractual Obligations: Processing is necessary for fulfilling contractual agreements with users or for carrying out pre-contractual measures requested by users.

• Compliance with Legal Requirements: Processing is essential for meeting the legal obligations imposed on the data controller.

The data controller commits to providing clear and transparent information regarding the legal basis for processing personal data. This includes specifying whether processing relies on legal requirements, contractual agreements, user consent, or other applicable legal grounds, all in accordance with the GDPR and relevant regulatory frameworks.

5. Recipients of Personal Data

Personal data collected through the website is not shared with third parties outside the data controller’s organization.
Please note that the website contains links to other sites of interest, such as Instagram and Facebook. Once you use these links to leave the site, the Data Controller no longer has control over your data. Therefore, the Data Controller cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting external sites. It is advised to exercise caution and review the privacy policy of the visited site for more information.”

6. Potential Data Transfers

The Data Controller does not engage in active transfers of personal data outside the European Union. Nevertheless, it is conceivable that personal data provided by users residing outside the EU may be temporarily stored on servers located beyond the EU during communication and processing. In such instances, the Data Controller implements suitable measures to ensure that personal data is safeguarded and processed in compliance with applicable data protection laws

7. Data Storage Methods and Duration

Users’ personal data is retained on the website server for the purpose of managing orders and artwork creation. The retention period is contingent upon the specific purpose for which the data was collected and may be extended to fulfill any legal obligations or based on user consent.

8. User Rights

Users have specific rights regarding their data processed by A-criticArt:

• Right of Access: Users can confirm if their personal data is being processed and access such data along with additional information, including the purposes of processing, categories of personal data processed, and recipients of the data.

• Right to Rectification: Users can request the correction or supplementation of their personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

• Right to Erasure: Users can request the deletion of their personal data, also known as the “right to be forgotten”, when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or processed.

• Right to Restriction of Processing: Users can request the restriction of the processing of their personal data in certain circumstances, such as when they contest the accuracy of the personal data or when the processing is unlawful.

• Right to Data Portability: Users have the right to receive their personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. If technically feasible, they can transmit such data to another controller without hindrance.

• Right to Object: Users can object, at any time, to the processing of their personal data for reasons related to their particular situation, unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing.

• Right to Lodge a Complaint: Users have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority if they believe that the processing of their personal data violates the GDPR or other applicable data protection laws.


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