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artst GDPR Statement

Under UK and European law, companies must have a legal basis to process data. You have particular rights available to you depending on which legal basis we use, and we've explained these below. You should know that no matter what legal basis applies, you always have the right to request access to, rectification of and deletion of your data under the General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR"). To exercise your rights, email Artst.

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For all people who have the legal capacity to enter into an enforceable contract, we process data as necessary to perform our contracts with you ("the Terms"). We describe the contractual services for which this data processing is necessary in the Terms. The uses of core data, which are necessary for the provision of our contractual services, are:

  • To provide, personalise and improve our products;
  • To promote safety, integrity and security;
  • To transfer, transmit, store or process your data outside the UK or EEA, including to within the United States and other countries;
  • To communicate with you, for example, on product-related issues; and
  • To provide a consistent and seamless experiences on our products. 


When we process data that you provide to us as necessary for performing our contracts with you, you have the right to port it under the GDPR. To exercise your rights, contact us at CONTACT DETAILS.

The other legal bases that we rely on in certain instances when processing your data are:

  • Your consent:
    • For processing data with special protections (such as your religious views, political views, who you are "interested in" or your health, if you share this information on the app), so we can share with those you choose and personalise your content.
    • For collecting information that you allow us to receive through the device-based settings you enable (such as access to your GPS location, camera or photos), so we can provide the features and services described when you enable the settings.

 

  • When we process data that you provide to us based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and to port that data you provide to us, under the GDPR. To exercise your rights, contact us at privacy@artstmedia.com

 

  • Our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, where not outweighed by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms:
    • For people under the age of majority (under 18, in the UK and most EU countries) who have a limited ability to enter into an enforceable contract only, we may be unable to process personal data on the grounds of contractual necessity. Nevertheless, when such a person uses our Services, it is in our legitimate interests to:
      • Provide, personalise and improve the services. For people under their Member State's age of consent, we modify our products to ensure special protections, and with some restricted features regarding the data used to select advertising. This includes processing information that people under the age of consent allow us to receive through device-based settings that they enable, to provide the features and services covered by those settings.
      • Promote safety, integrity and security; and
      • Provide non-marketing communications for product or customer service-related issues.


The legitimate interests we rely on for this processing are:

  • To create, provide, support and maintain innovative products and features that enable people under the age of majority to express themselves, communicate, discover and engage with information and communities relevant to their interests, build community and utilise tools and features that promote their well-being.
  • To secure our platform and network, to verify accounts and activity, combat harmful conduct, detect and prevent spam and other bad experiences, keep the app free of harmful or inappropriate content and investigate suspicious activity or breaches of our terms or policies; and to protect the safety of people under the age of majority, including to prevent exploitation or other harms to which such individuals may be particularly vulnerable.

 

  • For all people, including those under the age of majority:
    • For providing measurement, analytics and other business services where we are processing data as a controller. The legitimate interests we rely on for this processing are:
      • To provide accurate and reliable reporting to our advertisers, developers and other partners, to ensure accurate pricing and statistics on performance and to demonstrate the value that our partners realise using our products; and
      • In the interests of advertisers, developers and other partners to help them understand their customers and improve their businesses, validate our pricing models and evaluate the effectiveness of their online content and advertising on and off Artst.

 

  • For providing marketing communications to you. The legitimate interests we rely on for this processing are:
    • To promote Artst products and issue our direct marketing.

 

  • To share information with others including law enforcement and to respond to legal requests. See our Data Policy for more information. The legitimate interests we rely on for this processing are:
    • To prevent and address fraud, unauthorised use of the Artst app, breaches of our terms and policies, or other harmful or illegal activity; to protect ourselves (including our rights, property or Products), our users or others, including as part of investigations or regulatory enquiries; or to prevent death or imminent bodily harm.


You have the right to object to, and seek restriction of, such processing; to exercise your rights, write to Arrst at the address in our privacy policy. 

 


We will consider several factors when assessing an objection, including: our users' reasonable expectations; the benefits and risks to you, us, other users or third parties; and other available means to achieve the same purpose that may be less invasive and do not require disproportional effort. Your objection will be upheld and we will cease processing your information, unless the processing is based on compelling legitimate grounds or is needed for legal reasons.

If you are under the age of majority in your country and have a limited ability to enter an enforceable contract, we will take particular account of the fact that you are below the age of majority and adjust our assessment of our legitimate interests and the balancing of your interests and rights accordingly. We provide specific protections for people below the age of majority to ensure that they are aware of the risks, consequences, safeguards and rights associated with the processing of their data.

 

  • Compliance with a legal obligation:
    • For processing data when the law requires it, including, for example, if there is a valid legal request for certain data. 
  • Protection of your vital interests or those of another person:
    • The vital interests that we rely on for this processing include protection of your life or physical integrity or that of others, and we rely on it to combat harmful conduct and promote safety and security, for example, when we are investigating reports of harmful conduct or when someone needs help.
  • Tasks carried out in the public interest:
    • To promote safety, integrity and security, as described in our Data Policy under "How we do use this information?", where this is necessary in the public interest as laid down by Union law or Member State law to which we are subject.

When we process your data as necessary for a task carried out in the public interest, you have the right to object to, and seek restriction of, our processing. To exercise your rights, contact us at privacy@artstmedia.com

In evaluating an objection, we'll evaluate several factors, including: reasonable user expectations; the benefits and risks to you and third parties; and other available means to achieve the same purpose that may be less invasive and do not require disproportionate effort.

Your objection will be upheld and we will cease processing your information, unless the processing is based on compelling legitimate grounds or is needed for legal reasons.