Privacy policy

Data Protection Policy


This Data Protection Policy (the “Policy”), available at, relates to collective s.r.o., with its registered seat at Hrebendova 7, 811 02
Bratislava, Slovak Republic, ID No. (IČO): 50 734 474, registered with the Commercial Registry maintained by District Court Bratislava I, section: Sro, file No.: 117692/B (the “collective” or “we) that provides a service for art consultancy services and purchasing of original works of art and commercially exploiting digital images of works of art (the “Service and collectively as the “Services”) through its website, accessible at (the “Site”).

The Policy is incorporated by reference to the Legal Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) applicable to the Site and Services and available at

This Policy aims to set out the basis under which collective collects, uses, discloses or otherwise processes personal data and other information (the “Data”) collected or otherwise obtained from you or third entities mentioned in this Policy (together as the “Data Processing”) in relation to the Site and/or Services. 

This Policy shall assist you in understanding how the Data Processing is being performed in making informed decisions when using the Site and/or Services. 

You acknowledge and agree that the Policy constitutes a binding legal instrument between you and collective and governs the Data Processing in relation to your access to and use of the Site and/or Services

The Scope, Purpose and Conditions of the Data Processing 

Generally, collective represents, in relation to the Data, a data controller and processes the Data in accordance with the Slovak act No. 122/2013 Coll. on Personal Data Protection, as amended.

The Data Processing will be performed for the purposes for which the Data will be provided to us as stated at the point of collection (or as will be obvious from the context of collection) in direct or indirect relation to using of the Site and/or Services, as further described in this Policy or in other parts of the Site. These may include the Site administration, registration as a Member (as defined in the Terms), payment processing, circulation of general business information, marketing purposes, statistical purposes or processing of the Requests (as defined below).

The Data Processing from you as a user of the Site and/or Services takes place through various methods and at various time, such as when you register as a Member (as defined in the Terms) to use the Site. 

The collected Data may include information about your hard drives, visits of the Site, transactions performed in relation to the Site and/or Services, registration information or other information that you decide to provide to us and may include your name/company name, account number, address, telephone number, e-mail address and other (optional) information.

The Data which you provide to us must be true and accurate and not misleading in any way.

You acknowledge and agree that for due operation of the Site, provision of the Services or purchase of the Products (e.g. credit card processing, customer/support services), we may share specific Data with our partners - third party service providers or other subjects, which process information on our behalf, including entities carrying out identity management services, website hosting and management, data analysis or data back-up, security and storage services or providers of information technology, which agree to use it for specified purposes. The list of the Data processors (including their identification data) processing the Data on our behalf is available at and is subject to further updates from time to time. 

You acknowledge and agree that the Data submitted to or otherwise obtained by collective may be disclosed/transferred to other entities belonging to the corporate group of collective where this is necessary to meet the purpose for which the Data were so submitted or obtained. 

You acknowledge and agree that, for the advertising purposes, we may provide specific Data to third-party advertisers and advertising networks with the ability to collect information about how you interact with the Site and/or Services, in order to help analyse and serve targeted advertising.

We are not responsible for any other website, their respective data protection (privacy) policies or how these third party service providers treat information about their users or provide it to us. We advise you to review their data protection (privacy) policies in order to get acquaint with the way how they treat your personal information.

Additionally, making a purchase through the Site or Services may require you to pay by way of using a third-party payment service, such as Card Pay (Tatrabanka) or other third-party payment services. The Data (e.g. credit card information) collected by these third-party payment services for the purposes of processing your payments in connection with your use of the Site and/or Services is not available to us (unless you have otherwise provided us with this Data). Information collected from you by these third-party payment services is subject to relevant third-party payment service’s privacy policy, which you are encouraged to review.

You may also separately share your Data with other websites or entities, such as those that create professional marketing lists, to receive special promotions and offers or those who work on our behalf in relation to provision of specific services (the “Entities”). You acknowledge and agree that the Entities may be authorized to share your Data with us (in order to add it to our existing user databases or otherwise associate it to the Data that you provided to us) in which case we will not be responsible for and will assume no liability if the Entities process your Data in violation of their own privacy policies, or applicable laws.

If you opted–in to any of our email lists and later you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional e-mails, you have the right to unsubscribe from such list by following the instructions in the relevant e-mail.

You acknowledge and agree that we will be authorized to disclose or otherwise use your personal information when required to do so by law or when we have reason to believe that disclosing of the Data is necessary to bring legal action against respective entity/person causing harm or otherwise interfering with our rights or property.

Transfer of the Data

You acknowledge and agree that the Data may be transferred outside the country of your location, including countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and countries that do not have laws that provide specific protection for personal information (e.g. when this is necessary for performance of a contractual relation between you and us). In this case we may implement statutory procedures/proper safeguards required by applicable laws to ensure that the Data is protected. By submitting the Data, you consent to such transfers of the Data as stated in this Policy. Upon your request, we may provide you with the list of actual countries, to which the Data are being transferred at the time of the request.

By using of the Site and/or Services you acknowledge and agree that the Data may be transferred to, processed by and maintained on servers, databases or cloud storage facilities located in the Slovak Republic or other country, of which we decide in our sole discretion in accordance with applicable laws and this Policy.

Further, given the nature of the Internet, you acknowledge and agree that the Data intended for their publication on the Site may be available all around the world.


We reserve the right at any time and without any prior notice, to modify or otherwise change this Policy at our sole discretion from time to time. If we modify (change) this Policy, we will post the modification on the Site or provide you with a notice of the modification. By continuing to access or use the Site and/or Services after we have posted the modification on the Site (e.g. by way of a notice), you agree to be bound by the modified Policy. In case the modified (changed) Policy is not acceptable to you, your only alternative is to cease using the Site and Services.


Any notices or other communications hereunder will be in writing and given by us via e-mail (to the address that you provided us) or by its posting on the Site (e.g. on the members’ platform). The moment, in which the notice is transmitted, will be deemed the moment of its receipt to the addressee.

Feedback and Account’s Cancellation

We do not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of the Data. If you have questions, comments or other suggestions regarding this Policy or any requests concerning the Data (collectively as the “Requests”), or, if you wish to correct any incorrectness regarding your Data, you can contact us at You acknowledge and agree that all Requests will become our sole and exclusive property and you hereby irrevocably assign to collective all of your rights, title and interest in and to all Requests.

Limitation of Liability

We have implemented generally accepted standards of operational security and technology in order to protect the Data and other information from loss, alteration, misuse or destruction and we continually take (and require our third-party providers to take) commercially reasonable security precautions regarding the Data Processing and require our partners - third party service providers to do the same in order to prevent any unauthorised or unlawful disclosure or processing of the Data and the accidental loss or destruction of or damage to such Data. However, given the nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any of the Data provided to us or obtained by us, will be free from unauthorised access and therefore preclude their potential misuses. By using the Site and/or Services, you acknowledge and agree that any transmission of the Data by you is at your own risk.

Data Retention

Please note that the Data may be retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected/obtained or as required by law.


For the advertising purposes we may provide third-party advertisers and advertising networks with the ability to collect information about how you interact with the Site or Services, in order to help analyse and serve targeted advertising.

We use small text files called ‘cookies’ which are placed on your hard drives to assist in providing a more customised website experience (e.g. to help us facilitate any promotions or surveys that we provide). If you are uncomfortable with the use of the cookies, most browsers now permit users to opt-out of receiving them. After termination of the visit to our site, you can always delete the cookie from your system (hard drives) if you wish. You shall not use the Site and/or Services should you not wish that the cookies be placed on your hard drives.

By continuing to use the Site and/or Services (except for reviewing the cookies policy e..g after displaying of the banner in this regard on the Site) you give your consent to placing the cookies on your hard drives for the purposes stated above.