Agora Gallery is a New York gallery and web site. We have created this privacy statement
in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy concerns. The following discloses
our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: http://www.agora-gallery.com
. By using this site, you do hereby warrant and represent that you have read, understood
and agree to all the terms and conditions stated herein. By using this site, you
also represent and warrant that you have read, understood and agree to the terms
and conditions stated in the User Agreement which is incorporated herein by reference.
We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer
our web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information (e.g.
Our site’s registration form requires users to give us contact information (such
as names and email addresses), unique identifiers (such as a user name and password),
and financial information (like account or credit card numbers). We use customer
contact information from the registration form to send the user information about
our company. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor
when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out
section below. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user
for products and services. Unique identifiers are collected to verify the user’s
identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.
Links and Information
This site contains links to other sites. Agora Gallery is not responsible for the
privacy practices or the content of such web sites and disclaims any liability for
any damages that may result from the use of such sites. From time to time, users
have the opportunity to participate in special programs and will be able to opt
in to programs that will transfer their information to other services. This will
occur only with prior permission from the user. Our site uses an order form for
customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitor’s unique
identifiers and financial information (like their account or credit card numbers).
Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and
services. Unique identifiers are collected from web site visitors to verify the
user’s identity and for use as account numbers in our record system. Agora Gallery
expressly disclaims any liability that may arise from the provision of any information
whatsoever to this site. You, the user, do hereby agree to hold Agora Gallery blameless
regarding any liability that may arise from the provision of any information on
this site or gained through this site. By using this site, you also represent and
warrant that you have read, understood and agree to the terms stated in the User
Agreement which is incorporated herein by reference. Pursuant to the User Agreement,
you agree that all information provided to Agora Gallery shall become the property
of Agora Gallery subject to any exclusions so stated herein.
This site may create chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available
to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas
becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose
your personal information. Agora Gallery expressly disclaims any liability that
may arise from the provision of any information whatsoever to or in these forums.
You, the user, do hereby agree to hold Agora Gallery blameless regarding any liability
that may arise from the provision of any information to these forums.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration
of the information under our control. This includes a customer record manager and
other technical systems. Agora Gallery is not responsible, however, for any loss
or misuse of any information you may submit to this site. You do hereby agree to
hold Agora Gallery blameless regarding any damages that may result from the use
of this site. The submission of information to this site is done solely at the user’s
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from
us and our partners. (Please see below for further details). This site gives users
the option to remove their information from our database, to not receive future
communications or to no longer receive our service. Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cookies, and Agora Gallery’s use thereof
Agora Gallery collects anonymous information through cookies. A cookie is a small
piece of data containing a unique identification number that is sent to your browser
from a web server, and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. The unique ID number
identifies your browser to Agora Gallery’s computers whenever you visit. Cookies
do not enable anyone to access personally identifiable information that you have
account information stored on Agora Gallery’s computers. This helps Agora Gallery
estimate Agora Gallery’s audience size for advertisers; to assist in processing
items in you may choose to purchase; to track the number of entries in Agora Gallery
promotions, sweepstakes and contests; to identify the areas of the site you visit;
to hold session information; and to track user preferences.
Cookies are part of the technology implemented by your browser. Most browsers are
initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser either to notify
you when you have received a cookie, or to refuse them all together.
Agora Gallery relies on cookies to preserve the Agora Gallery identity you have
created while logged on. If you choose to not accept cookies, you cannot participate
as a registered, signed-in member. By using this site, you do hereby agree to be
bound by the terms set forth in this Agreement.
Agora Gallery’s use of member information
Two things drive Agora Gallery’s decisions regarding the use of information collected
from Agora Gallery members: 1) improving user experience by offering personalized
services and content, and 2) market research.
Agora Gallery may analyze information provided directly by you, or obtained through
cookies or third parties to direct services and content based on your interests.
Agora Gallery reserves the right to collect market research data in order to generate
sales to corporate clients. However, market research data may be used at the aggregate
Improve the likelihood of a sale to a group of Agora Gallery members;
Increase the likelihood that a group’s experience on Agora Gallery is relevant to
its interests as a whole;
Formulate group-level statistical models that are used to accomplish goal #2 (above).
Agora Gallery’s market research may be collected in some of the following ways:
Through contests that are offered on the site; and, through general use of the site.
Information logged by Agora Gallery
When you surf the Internet, your browser automatically transmits information to
the sites you visit throughout every visit. Examples of such information include
referral data (URL of the web page you were on before coming to Agora Gallery),
IP address and your browser version. We collect this information to help improve
our services and moderate the site. All the information that is automatically submitted
by your browser is considered anonymous.
Agora Gallery also logs information you submit through registration, forms for optional
programs, surveys and other entries, cookie data and communications transmitted
through Agora Gallery applications. Only authorized Agora Gallery staff have access
to your information in its entirety. Other employees may have access to bits and
pieces of this information if it pertains to their job duties.
What is Agora Gallery’s information retention policy?
To preserve the integrity of our databases, standard procedure calls for us to retain
information submitted by members for an indefinite length of time. Agora Gallery
understands your submissions as consent to store all your information in one place
for this indefinite length of time, if we so wish. If required by law, as is the
case to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will
nullify member information by erasing it from our database. We will also respond
to written member requests to nullify account information. If you wish to make such
a request, which requires that we verify your identity, or if you have any questions
regarding this policy, contact Agora Gallery at email@example.com . Also, by
using this site, you do hereby represent and warrant that you understand and agree
that all information submitted by you to Agora Gallery becomes the property of Agora
Gallery and may be used at the sole discretion of Agora Gallery in accordance with
Agora Gallery security of collected information
Your Agora Gallery Profile is password-protected so that only you and authorized
Agora Gallery employees have access to your account information. In order to maintain
this protection, do not give your password to anyone. If someone who says they are
Agora Gallery staff asks for any personal account information, including your password,
contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm this as it is highly unlikely after the
initial sign-up period. Also, if you share a computer, you should sign out of your
Agora Gallery account and close the browser window before someone else logs on.
This will protect your information on public terminals.
Agora Gallery makes every effort to ensure that your information is secure on its
system. Extremely sensitive information, like credit card numbers, is always transmitted
in encrypted form. Only certain authorized Agora Gallery employees can access this
information and only if it is relevant to their job duties. Agora Gallery has staff
reviewing web security and making sure that every Agora Gallery employee is aware
of our security practices. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet
can be guaranteed 100% secure. As a result, Agora Gallery cannot guarantee the security
of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. If you have
any further questions on this issue, refer to the terms of the User Agreement. Agora
Gallery expressly disclaims any liability that may arise should any other individuals
obtain the information you submit to this site.
With whom does Agora Gallery share information?
When you submit information to Agora Gallery, it is generally collected, processed
and maintained solely by us. Sometimes we may allow partner companies to collect
information about members from us or directly from you (through their web site).
When Agora Gallery is the source, it is usually so that we can provide a service
with a partner. We choose to work with upstanding companies that will treat your
information responsibly. But, since we don’t own these companies, we can’t speak
for them on privacy issues. Before telling them about yourself, check out their
privacy statements. If you are not satisfied with their information practices, you
can choose to not use their service.
Below is a summary of some of the situations in which Agora Gallery might share
Some of our services are offered in conjunction with partner companies. In order
to provide these services, Agora Gallery may choose to share some of your user data
(e.g., including, but not limited to, user name and email address).
Some Agora Gallery content is "sponsored by" or "presented by"
other companies. Agora Gallery typically shares market research data (how the sponsorship
performed, names of contest winners, etc.) collected on the site or via email surveys
with these partners. This information is typically aggregate and not linked to specific
Finally, Agora Gallery reserves the right to disclose user information from both
private and public areas of the site at our discretion to anyone or no one at all,
if required by law or if given reason to believe, at our sole discretion, that someone
is causing injury to or interference with the rights of Agora Gallery members or
the general public, or with Agora Gallery’s rights of property. Please be advised,
however, that all information submitted by you to Agora Gallery becomes the property
of Agora Gallery. By submitting this information, you do hereby agree to allow Agora
Gallery to use such information at its sole discretion pursuant to the terms of
the User Agreement.
Specifically, we may also share certain information about you with those of our
vendors who are responsible for handling your account or performing other necessary
services that you require. Although we may share sensitive financial information
(i.e., credit card numbers, banking information), security information (e.g., account
passwords) and personal communications (e.g., personal email messages or message
board postings) with such vendors where necessary and appropriate, we will not share
such information with other third parties, except in response to formal requests
(e.g., subpoena or court order) made in connection with litigation or arbitration
proceedings directly relating to the services we provide.
Agora Gallery’s opt-in/out policy
During registration you agree to receive correspondence from either Agora Gallery
or its partners. This information remains on your profile where you can, at any
point, easily edit it to indicate that you have changed your mind. Simply email
us at email@example.com . If you purchase anything through Agora Gallery, we
may occasionally contact you with information about special events, sales, and activities.
You always have the option to ask Agora Gallery not to contact you with this information
again. As for promotions, contests, submission opportunities and programs, you will
not be included unless you opt-in.
If you receive unsolicited email from, or apparently from, the Agora Gallery domain,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
How can Agora Gallery members edit their information?
Agora Gallery believes in giving you the ability to access and edit your personal
information. Mailing list preferences can be edited from the navigation bar. There
you can view, update and correct your account information. You may edit your profile
at any time — all you need is your user name and password. Any changes/requests
for further information should be directed to email@example.com .
So that we can protect the integrity of sensitive data, there are certain pieces
of information, such as your age, that you cannot alter. For example, since children
under 18 are not allowed to register as Agora Gallery members, we need to take reasonable
measures to preserve the accuracy of our members’ ages. Our databases automatically
update any personal information you edit in your profile, or that you request we
edit. Information transmitted through boards, chats, polls or through any other
means remain in our databases and become the property of Agora Gallery upon submission.
Keep this in mind if you decide to communicate personal information through any
of these applications.
Agora Gallery and the protection of children’s privacy
Agora Gallery is intended for people 18 or over. Our registration process is intentionally
designed to identify children under 18 years of age. We have also made an effort
to specifically limit Agora Gallery’s appeal to people of age 18 and older. Agora
Gallery will not knowingly collect any information from children under 18.
If it comes to our attention that a member has revealed, on Agora Gallery, that
they are under 18, a member of Agora Gallery’s staff will immediately close their
Note to parents:
If your child is under 18 and has become a Agora Gallery member using a false age,
please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can immediately close the
account and nullify all personally identifiable information collected from them.
If your child is under the age of 18 and you would like to know more about our site,
information practices, stored information on your child, or how to close your child’s
account, contact Agora Gallery’s staff at email@example.com . In both instances,
you will need to provide your full name, address, phone number, email address and
your child’s user name.
Notification of Changes:
as necessary. This policy might change as Agora Gallery updates and expands its
services. Agora Gallery will contact you via email and post notification if there
are any material changes in its privacy practices. Agora Gallery also encourages
hereby represent and warrant that you have read, understood and agree to all the
User Agreement and any other policies published by Agora Gallery on the site. If
you do not understand any of the terms or conditions of any of Agora Gallery’s policies,
you may inquire regarding the same via email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
How can I reach Agora Gallery staff?
If you have technical problems, questions or other issues related to your use of
Agora Gallery, please check out the sections of the site where you can contact us
or contact us at email@example.com .
Agora Gallery’s staff will respond to all requests sent through mail or email from
members and parents interested in knowing more about what personal information is
stored on the Agora Gallery database, or if they want their personal information
nullified, or have additional questions regarding privacy.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site,
or your dealings with this web site, you may contact us at the following address:
We value you as a member and appreciate your input. Please email us if you have
any questions regarding any of the terms of this Agreement.
Agora Gallery Staff