This Privacy Policy applies to (Website and Company – owner and artist Nicole Cijs).

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits the Website and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law.

What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of the Website. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from the Website. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.

Your Consent

Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not accept and consent to this Privacy Policy, you must stop using the Website immediately. Your continuous use of the Website is considered an acceptance of the terms set forth herein, consenting to collection and use of your data and information, as provided in this Privacy Policy. By submitting any data to us, you consent and agree that we may collect, use and disclose this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and as permitted or required by law.  The Company will take appropriate steps to ensure the security and integrity of any information you provide to us.

What Data Do We Collect?

Some data will be collected automatically by the website such as the setting of Cookies as described herein and logging of IP addresses, operating systems, browser version. Other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it and consent to Company using it for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, for example, when submitting your email address and name in order to receive the newsletter. Depending upon your use of the Website, we may collect your name, address, telephone number, email address and payment information should you request a commission or want to purchase a painting.

How Do We Use Your Data?

When you request a commission or purchase a painting or ask a question, we might use your data for processing purposes. Also, we may archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you or share it with third parties, for example your address and telephone number with a courier or an invoice with our bookkeeper.

With your permission we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email with information or newsletters (newsletters are send via a third party called Mailchimp). We will not, however, send you other unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights. You may Opt-Out of email communication from us at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any of our emails or by requesting to Opt-Out by emailing us at

How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

We only keep your data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described herein, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.  We conduct periodic reviews to ascertain whether we need to keep your data and your data will be deleted if we no longer need it. The Company is based in The Netherlands and our servers are generally hosted in Europe. Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through the Website. Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting data via the internet. Please note that we do not guarantee the security of personal information, and there is some risk that an unauthorized third party may find a way to circumvent our security systems or that transmission of your information over the Internet will be intercepted.

Do We Share Your Data?

We may contract with third party to supply products to you as part of the Website. These may include payment processing or delivery of products. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law. In certain circumstances we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal information, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of us.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping purposes. The Website may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of the Website and to provide and improve our services.  By using the Website you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies. You can, however, set your browser to refuse all Cookies or indicate when a Cookie is being sent. Please consult the technical information relevant to your browser for instructions. If you reject the installation of Cookies or delete Cookies some functions and of the Website may not work properly.

Managing your Personal Information / Opt-Out

We aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data. Including the ability to Opt-Out of receiving emails from us which you may do at anytime by unsubscribing using the links provided in all of our emails or by managing various aspects of your account with us.  You may withdraw your consent for us to use your personal data as set out herein at any time, by contacting us at, and we will take steps to delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this may limit our ability to provide the best possible services to you and that there may remain residual information in our databases.

Changes and Updates to the Privacy Policy

Company  reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

Company and Contact Information

Nicole Cijs Fine Art

Breeburgsingel 127
2135 CM Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

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