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Privacy Policy

Data protection declaration for the website

We are grateful for your interest in our website. The web pages under the URL (hereinafter “website”) are operated by BELLEVUE GROUP OÜ (hereinafter “ART-BEE”), Harju Maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa, Sakala tn 7-2, 10141 Tallinn, Estonia. In the following we will inform you in detail about the handling of your data that we collect via our website.

1. Responsible

The person responsible in terms of data protection law is BELLEVUE GROUP OÜ (hereinafter “ART-BEE” or “we”). E-mail address:

2. Contact the data protection officer

Our data protection officer can be contacted as follows:

3. Calling up our website

You can visit our online gallery without providing any personal information. We temporarily save your access data, which is summarized in a log file on our web servers. The access data includes the following information:

  • IP address of the requesting device,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the file called up,
  • Amount of data transferred,
  • Notification of whether the retrieval was successful
  • Identification data of the browser and operating system used,
  • Website from which access is made and
  • Name of your internet access provider.

The aforementioned data are required to enable your device to call up our online gallery and use its functions. The data is collected for pre-contractual purposes or in our legitimate interest to display the content of this website to you (Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 b) and f) GDPR).

4. ART-BEE account

You have the option of creating ART-BEE account for our website. Here you can make purchases and receive important background information from the art area.

When creating ART-BEE account, you will be asked to enter your first name, last name, email address and a password. E-mail address and password serve as access data, which we compare with your entries that you make when accessing your art-bee multiple account. We use your surname and first name to find out who our contractual partner is. This serves to carry out pre-contractual measures and to fulfill the contract (Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 b) GDPR).

To complete the registration, we will send you an email with a link. Your registration will not be completed until you click on the link. If you do not click on the link for more than 14 days, your registration data will be deleted unless you are registered as a guest with an order in our system.

The creation of ART-BEE account is voluntary. You can place orders at any time without an account as a guest. In this case, however, you will always have to enter your data each time you place a new order. The art-bee account has the following areas:

  • Overview: This area contains the account information and the address book.
  • User data : This area shows you the saved data (last name, first name, email address). You can also view and change your password here.
  • Addresses: Here you can save billing and delivery addresses including additional data such as telephone and fax numbers. If you provide the name and address of third parties, you must have obtained the relevant consent of the third party beforehand, which entitles you to do so.
  • Orders: Here you can view your orders including their order status.

You can cancel your ART-BEE account at any time by sending us a message. We reserve the right to terminate your account after 5 years of continuous inactivity with one month’s notice to the end of the month.

5. Ordering process

The name and address provided in the context of the order are required to carry out pre-contractual measures or to fulfill the contract. Without this data, no contract can be concluded. Your telephone number is requested in order to be able to contact you by phone to organize the delivery and for questions about orders. The data you provide (name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) are stored electronically and used by ART-BEE in the context of order and payment processing and the delivery of goods. We use the email address you provided to send you the confirmation of receipt and order. All data processing in accordance with this section 5.1 is carried out for the implementation of pre-contractual or contractual purposes (Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 b) GDPR).

6. Cookies 

We use cookies in our online gallery to make your visit attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. The cookies are small text files that are sent from our web server to your browser and stored on your device. Cookies are only set if you have consented to this via the entry banner on our online gallery (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR) and your browser settings allow cookies to be set. This does not apply if it is a mandatory cookie, e.g. the cookie that is set as part of an order to ensure that the shopping cart is retained even when changing pages. In such a case, the cookie is set for pre-contractual purposes in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 b) GDPR.

The cookies contain the following data records:

Surname description Storage period
Anonymous ID for analyzing page views in Google Analytics
2 years
Cookie to throttle request requests.
10 mins
_gid Google Analytics cookie to differentiate between individual users Deletion when the browser is closed

Some of the cookies we use are deleted again after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies).

6.1 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., USA (“Google”). Google Analytics also uses cookies, which are stored on your computer and which enable your use of our online gallery to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our online gallery is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on your activities in our online gallery and to provide us with other services related to the use of our online gallery and the internet. The use thus serves our sales interests as a legitimate interest.

In order to guarantee an anonymous collection of IP addresses, the source code of Google Analytics has been expanded to include the code “_anonymizeIp” so that IP addresses are only processed further in abbreviated form in order to exclude personal references.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can also prevent these cookies from being saved by setting your browser accordingly. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of our online gallery (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser available under the following link. Download and install the plug-in:

Alternatively, you can prevent Google from collecting and using your data by clicking on the following link:

Deactivate Google Universal Analytics.

By clicking on this link, an opt-out cookie is set which prevents your data from being recorded by Google.

You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection under the following links: de / policies / privacy

6.2 Google TagManager

We use the Google Tag Manager service. This allows us to manage the website’s tags via an interface. Tagging involves combining certain information with keywords and categories to make it easier to find. The Google service only implements tags. Google does not use cookies for this. Further information on the Google Tag Manager is available at . You can find more information about the data that Google collects through the TagManager offer in the Google Privacy Policy at .

7. Social buttons

Our website includes social buttons from the social networks Facebook (operator: Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland), Twitter (operator: Twitter International Company One Cumberland Place Fenian Street Dublin 2 D02 AX07 Ireland) and Pinterest (Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland). You can recognize the social buttons by the respective symbols (e.g. open brackets for sharing a post).

We use the so-called 2-click solution to protect your data. This means that when you visit our website, none of your personally identifiable data will initially be passed on to Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest (hereinafter referred to as “social media provider”). Only if you click on the respective button and then decide on a social media provider will personal data be transmitted to them.

By activating this, the respective social media provider receives the information that your browser has accessed our website, even if you do not have an account with the social media provider or are not logged in to them at the time. This information (including your IP address) is sent directly from your browser to the server of the social media provider and stored there.

If you are logged in to the respective social media provider, the social media provider can assign your visit to our website directly to your account with the social media provider. If you press the button of the respective social media provider or leave a comment, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server from the social media provider and stored there. The information is also published on the website of the social media provider and shown to your friends.   

If you do not want the respective social media provider to assign the data collected via our website to your account with the respective social media provider, you must log out of the respective social media provider before visiting our website.

The social media providers can use the data collected for the purpose of advertising, market research and the needs-based design of their respective pages. For this purpose, usage, interest and relationship profiles are created by the respective social media provider, e.g. B. to evaluate your use of our website with regard to the advertisements shown to you by the respective social media provider, to inform other users of the platforms of the social media providers about your activities on our website and to provide further information on the use of the platform of the to provide services associated with the respective social media provider. If you do not agree to the creation of profiles, you can object to them. To exercise this right of objection, however, you must contact the respective social media provider directly.

We have no influence on the collected data and data processing, nor are we aware of the full scope of the data collection, the purposes and the storage periods. You can find details on this as well as your rights and setting options to protect your data in the data protection information from the social media providers by clicking on the following links

8. Our newsletter

We offer you the opportunity to register for our e-mail newsletter via our online gallery.

By registering for our newsletter, you have given the following consent:

“I agree that Art-Bee informs me regularly (max. 4 times per month) by email about current offers and interesting facts from the art scene. I can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. The legality of sending newsletters until receipt of the revocation remains unaffected. “

Customers who do not already have ART-BEE account can register using the double-click process: After you have subscribed to the newsletter, you will receive an email with a link. You will only be activated for sending the newsletter when you click on the link. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter using the unsubscribe option provided in the newsletter or simply by notifying us, e.g. by email.

9. Legal and contractual obligations to provide

The provision of your data, as described in this data protection declaration, is neither contractually nor legally required.

10. Passing on your data

We only pass on your data to third parties if we are entitled or obliged to do so under applicable law.

Authorization is given if you give us your consent or third parties who process data on our behalf: If we do not carry out our business activities (e.g. operation of the website, payment processing) ourselves, but have them carried out by other entrepreneurs, and these activities with the processing Your data is connected, we have previously contractually obliged these companies to use the data only for the purposes permitted by law. We are authorized to control these companies to this extent.

If you order goods from us, we will give the data necessary for delivery (name, address) to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery. In addition, we pass on your payment data to the credit institution commissioned with the payment to process payments.

In individual cases, we may be legally obliged to pass on personal data to authorities or courts. The associated data processing is based on a legal obligation.

11. Storage period and deletion of data

The data that you provide when creating your ART-BEE account will be stored until you terminate your account or we have terminated your account due to inactivity. This also applies in particular to order data.

Your data required for the newsletter will be used until you withdraw your consent.

Otherwise, order data will be stored for up to 10 years within the statutory retention period. If the data is required as evidence, it is stored within the framework of the statutory statute of limitations. According to §§ 195 ff BGB, these can be up to 30 years, whereby the regular limitation period ends after 3 years.

12. Your rights ( objection, revocation, information, correction, blocking, deletion, transfer, complaint)

12.1. Contradiction

You can object to the processing of personal data concerning you by us at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. You can use the contact options mentioned in sections 1 and 2 for this purpose. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms.

12.2. revocation

You also have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future. The legality of the data processing based on your consent remains unaffected until you exercise your revocation.

12.3. Other rights

You have the right at any time to receive information about your personal data stored by us free of charge, to correct incorrect data and to have data blocked or deleted. You also have the right to receive your data in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to have your data transferred to someone else by us. Finally, you have the right to complain to a data protection authority.

With the exception of your right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority, you can address your concerns to us using the contact details listed in sections 1 and 2. 

13. Data security

Your personal data is encrypted and transmitted over the Internet. We secure our website and the other systems through technical and organizational measures, in particular the encryption technology SSL (Secure Socket Layer), against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

ART-BEE takes appropriate technical and organizational measures within the meaning of Art. 32 DS, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing as well as the probability and severity of the violation of rights and freedoms of natural persons -GVO.

With this in mind, the following measures are taken to protect your data and secure it against loss, destruction, access, modification and distribution by unauthorized persons:

– Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of the systems and services in connection with the processing;

– Ensuring rapid restoration of the availability of personal data in the event of a physical or technical incident;

– Implementation of procedures for the regular review, assessment and evaluation of the effectiveness of the technical and organizational measure to ensure the security of the processing.

Please note that while we strive to provide a safe and reliable website for users, the confidentiality of communications or materials sent to or from our website cannot be guaranteed.

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