Welcome to the Artfond Privacy Policy

When you use Artfond services, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

About us

Artfond TOV
24, Moskovska street, office 21
Kiev 01010
Ukraine
Email: nikolny@gmail.com

Privacy Policy

There are many different ways you can use our services – to search for, use and share information. When you share information with us, for example by creating an Account, we can make those services even better. As you use our services, we want you to be clear how we’re using information and the ways in which you can protect your privacy.
Our Privacy Policy explains:
  • What information we collect and why we collect it.
  • How we use that information.
We’ve tried to keep it as simple as possible. Your privacy matters to Artfond so whether you are new to us or a long-time user, please do take the time to get to know our practices – and if you have any questions contact us.


Information we collect

We collect information to provide better services to all of our users – from figuring out basic stuff like which language you speak, to more complex things like which ads you’ll find most useful and what are preferences.
We collect information in the following ways:
  • Information you give us. For example when you to sign up for an Account. When you do so, we’ll ask for personal information, like your name, email address, photo, telephone number or you payment credentials to store with your account.
  • Information we get from your use of our services. We collect information about the services that you use and how you use them, like when you read books in our applications, visit a website that is advertised in our services, or view and interact with our ads and content. This information includes:
We collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number). We may associate your device identifiers or phone number with your Account.
  • Log information
When you use our services or view content provided by Artfond, we automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This includes:
    • details of how you used our service, such as your usage preferences and time.
    • Internet protocol address.
    • device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
    • cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Account.
  • Location information
When you use our services, we may collect and process information about our actual location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide Artfond with information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points and cell towers.
  • Unique application numbers
Certain services include a unique application number. This number and information about your installation (for example, the operating system type and application version number) may be sent to us when you install or uninstall that service or when that service periodically contacts our servers, such as for automatic updates.
  • Local storage
We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage and application data caches
  • Cookies and similar technologies
We use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit a service, and this may include using cookies and similar technologies to identify your browser or device. We also use these technologies to collect and store information when you interact with services we offer to our partners, such as advertising services or features that may appear on other sites.
Information we collect when you are signed in to an Account, in addition to information we obtain about you from partners, may be associated with your Account. When information is associated with your Account, we treat it as personal information. For more information about how you can access, manage or delete information that is associated with your Artfond Account, visit the Transparency and choice section of this policy.


How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain and protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect our services and our users. We also use this information to offer you better content.
If you have a Account, we may display your Profile name, Profile photo, and actions you take (such as +1’s, reviews you write and comments you post) in our services. We will respect the choices you make to limit sharing or visibility settings in your Account.
When you contact us, we keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.
We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags, to improve your user experienceand the overall quality of our services. For example, by saving your language preferences, we’ll be able to have our services appear in the language you prefer. When showing you ads, we will not associate an identifier from cookies or similar technologies with sensitive categories, such as those based on race, religion, sexual orientation or health.
Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized preferred results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection.
Depending on your account setting, your activity in our sites and apps may be associated with your personal information in order to improve our services and the ads delivered.
We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.
Artfond processes personal information on different servers in many countries around the world. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live.


Transparency and choice

People have different privacy concerns. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. For example, you can:
  • Review and control certain types of information tied to your Account by going into settings.
  • Adjust how the Profile associated with your Account appears to others.
  • Conrol who you share information with through your Account.
  • Choose whether your Profile name and Profile photo appear in shared endorsements that appear in ads.
You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it’s important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, we may not remember your language preferences.


Information you share

Many of our services let you share information with others. Remember that when you share information publicly, it may be indexable by search engines.

Accessing and updating your personal information

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes.
We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after you delete information from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.

Information we share

We do not share personal information with other companies, organizations and individuals unless one of the following circumstances applies:
  • With your consent
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
  • For external processing
We provide personal information to our affiliates or other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • For legal reasons
We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
  • meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
  • enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
  • detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
  • protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our company, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We may share non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.
If Artfond is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any personal information and give affected users notice before personal information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Information security

We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:
  • We encrypt many of our services using SSL.
  • We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
  • We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.

When this Privacy Policy applies

Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by Artfond TOV and its affiliates, including Home Library, Home Library Free, iMakeCard, 80 English Books, Hausbibliothek Free, Chinese Library, Domaca Kniznica, Bibliotheque a Domicile, Bookfy, Домашняя Библиотека, Домашняя Библиотека – Читай, Книгарня, Литератураведение, Путешествия и Открытия, Православная Библия, Православные Книги + Библия, Биографии и Мемуары, Историческая Библиотека, Українська Бібліотека, Українські Аудіокниги, АудиоКиоск and other services that we provides on Android an iOS devices, and services offered on other sites (such as our advertising services), but excludes services that have separate privacy policies that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy.
Our Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise our services, and who may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

Changes

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).


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