Policies and Site Credits

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement covers the web site www.marypettis.com.

Mary Pettis is committed to users’ privacy, and so has agreed to disclose the following information practices:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected, if any.
  • What personally identifiable information third parties collect through the site, if any.
  • What organization collects the information, if any.
  • How the information is used.
  • With whom we may share user information, if at all.
  • What choices are available to users regarding collection, use and distribution of their information.
  • What types of security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under our control.
  • How users can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
  • If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should first contact us via the Contact form.

    Information Collection and Use

    Information Collection
    Mary Pettis Galleries is the sole owner of information collected on this site. We may collect information from our users at different points on our Web site.

    Contact Page
    We request information from the user on our Contact page. A user must provide contact information (such as name, email, and possibly telephone) in order for us to respond to information requests.

    PayPal Web Site
    Personal financial information is requested by PayPal when the user purchases artwork through this site. A user must also provide pertinent information (such as name, address, email, phone, etc.) so that we can ship their order in a timely fashion. All personal financial information provided to PayPal remains encrypted on their site and is not accessible to us. Please note: Users are not required to open a PayPal account in order to make a credit card purchase on this site.

    Currently, we do not collect or store information using cookies, log files, clear gifs, and/or third parties to create a profile of our users, but we reserve the right to add this function in the future.

    Communications from the Site

    Special Offers and Updates
    Established customers may occasionally receive communications from Mary Pettis (i.e., announcements, workshops, exhibitions, etc.). Out of respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the Choice and Opt-out sections.

    Customer Service
    We may communicate with customers on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their purchases, we reply via email or phone, or in accordance with the customer's wishes.

    Legal Disclaimer
    Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.

    Third Party Intermediaries
    We use PayPal to allow users to make artwork purchases through our Web site. All users' personal financial information (like credit card numbers) is securely stored and encrypted on PayPal servers and not accessible to us.

    Our users are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for information. Users who no longer wish to receive our communications may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying via email and typing "Unsubscribe" in the subject line or emailing us via the Contact form.

    This web site may contain links to other sites. Mary Pettis is not responsible for the privacy practices of any other site with a link on this site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

    Online Security
    A user's personal financial information will NEVER be requested via our forms or via eamil. Our Contact form generates an email transmission that is not encrypted for security. Because of this, users should NEVER offer unsolicited financial information via email or via our Contact form. Users will only be asked for personal financial information via PayPal if ordering through the site, or by telephone if ordering directly from Mary Pettis.

    Offline Security
    We take every precaution possible to protect our users’ information offline. If a user has provided any personally identifiable information directly to us, access to that information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a relevant task are granted access to personally identifiable information.

    If users have any questions about the security practices listed on this Web site, they can send a message via the Contact form.

    Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
    If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users personally identifiable information. This can usually be done by emailing us via the Contact form. Or, contact us by telephone listed below.

    Notification of Changes
    If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If, however, we are going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email and by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.

    Contact Information
    If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: 612-875-3751 or use the Contact form.