Privacy policy

Welcome to MyGallerybay. We take your privacy very seriously, and are committed to providing you an enjoyable experience while maintaining your privacy.

Please read this entire Privacy Policy, which will inform you about the types of information, we collect, as well as how we will store, use and protect such information.

This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") covers the MyGallerybay website (the "Site") located at and is part of our Terms of Use Agreement, which you can find on the Site.


Information You Explicitly Provide to Us

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" is any information that identifies you personally would enable someone to contact you directly or describes your relationship with MyGallerybay.

To be able to make optimum use of the site you must create a Personal Profile. When you create such a Profile, you are asked to provide certain information about yourself. Not all details are obligatory.

We collect and store Personal Information when you register to use our Site, ask a question, complete a form, tell us your preferences, conduct a transaction or send us an email. Such Personal Information may include your name, address, email address, date of birth, credit card information and other preferences you choose to provide us. When you register, you will also consent to receive email correspondence from us. We will use your Personal Information to complete transactions, respond to your requests, deliver the products and services you request, personalize the Site, allow you to view your past actions and collections and to notify you of promotions, updates, news or special offers (which may be offered by MyGallerybay or one of our partners) that we think may be of interest you.

By providing your Personal Information to us during your registration and thereafter during use of the Site, you expressly consent to MyGallerybay to collect, use and storage this information as stated in this Privacy Policy. If you wish to discontinue non-transactional email correspondence with us at any time, simply follow the instructions to "Unsubscribe" which appear in every email we send, or contact us through the email address indicated at the end of this policy.

Information Collected Automatically

Server Statistics.

Like many Web sites, we automatically collect information that is automatically generated about your surfing behaviour during your use of the Service. This information comprises inter alia your IP-address (the number of your computer that makes it possible to recognise your computer), the type of browser you use (computer programme for viewing internet pages), “cookies” and statistical data about your surfing behaviour as captured via Google Analytics (date, time and duration of website visit, clic- king behaviour etc).


MyGallerybay might use cookies. A cookie is a text file that is assigned by a web server and stored on a user's computer to uniquely identify the browser on a particular computer for record-keeping purposes. MyGallerybay uses cookies to collect aggregate information about site usage, help identify users when they return to our site, track navigational patterns of usage and access user preferences. We do so to enhance the quality of your visit to our Site, access your preferences and personalize the Site for you.

MyGallerybay uses "session" or temporary cookies to ensure that you are recognized when you move from page to page on the site and that any information you enter on the Site are not lost as you navigate the site. We also use persistent cookies so we can remember you on subsequent visits to our Site, which enables us to provide a more enhanced, efficient and personal experience when you return to our Site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our Site.

If you do not want to have cookies placed on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse or remove cookies by following the instructions in your browser's "help" file. However, doing so will limit system performance, may not allow you to take advantage of certain features on our Site and even cause certain features of the Site to malfunction.

We may permit limited third parties to place cookies through the Site to provide us with better insights into the use of the Site, user demographics, or to provide relevant advertising to you. These third parties may collect information about a consumer's online activities over time and across different websites when he or she uses our Site.

We do not use technology that recognizes do-not-track signals from your web browser.


As noted above, we use the data we collect in order to provide you with the best web experience possible. MyGallerybay uses your information to provide you with the Service, to bring you into contact with other Users, to send you information about its own or similar services, such as promotional campaigns by MyGallerybay, to verify your identity and prevent fraud, to draw up anonymised statistical data and secure the Service, to provide it to third parties in terms of statutory obligations and/or if you have expressly consented thereto, and to provide it to third parties if your User Material is manifestly unlawful in respect of these third parties.

We may share your information with selected vendors and business partners with whom we work ("Service Providers"). These Service Providers provide functions on our behalf such as fulfillment, shipping, credit card processing, data and tracking analysis, customer service, market services etc in order to complete the transactions and offer you the best service our Site.

We may use your personal and transactional information internally for our business purposes, including among other things, to offer our own, our affiliates' or third-party products and services that we think you may find of interest. We may use your email address to contact you to respond to your customer service inquiries. You can elect not to receive emails from by unsubscribing to our emails or by contacting us as indicated below.

As noted above, we may provide aggregate statistics, which do not include Personal Information, about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related Site information to reputable third party vendors. We sometimes use this aggregated data (such as what areas of our Site are visited most frequently, what services are most used, what products are most popular and how often our emails are opened etc.) for research and commercial purposes. This information helps us develop a better site that is more useful and accessible to you as well as offer better products and services to you but is never associated with any Personally identifiable information.

We only reveal Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties if: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) the information is provided to help complete a transaction for you; (3) the information is provided to comply with the law, applicable regulations, court orders or subpoenas, to enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements, or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection etc.); (4) the disclosure is done as part of a purchase, transfer or sale of services or assets (e.g., in the event that substantially all of our assets are acquired by another party, customer information may be one of the transferred assets); or as stated in this privacy policy.


You may choose to participate in areas of our Site dedicated to user-generated content that we provide you to enjoy. By "User Content" we mean any content you post to the site, which may include reviews, comments, image uploading, captions, participating in forums, curating or creating art collections and other such features that allow you to add content to the site. Any User Content you voluntarily disclose for other users to view on the Site is not Personal Information. It becomes publicly available information and can be read, collected, redistributed or used by any person for any purpose. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable or other information you choose to submit as User Content and we reserve the right to remove any User Content generated by any user at our sole discretion.


In principle anyone can make use of MyGallerybay and anyone can create a Profile. It is, however, im- portant to note that special statutory provisions apply to persons under 16 years of age. Should you not yet be 16 years of age, you need the consent of your parents or guardian before creating a Profile. If you are younger than 16 years and do not have such permission, you may not use the Service.


MyGallerybay may use third parties to process your (personal) data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. These third parties may be located outside the European Union or their servers may be situated outside the European Union. The protection of privacy may be more limited there. By using the Service you consent to the use of your details by third parties outside the European Union.


If you are a registered user of this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. If you use this site, you are responsible for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.


We may offer links to the websites sites of other companies but we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties or the content of linked sites, nor are we responsible for how these other companies collect, use, disclose or secure the information you provide them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to or from our Site, you do so at your own risk. We do encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such parties or web sites.


This Privacy Policy may be amended. Amendments will be announced on the Website.


This site is owned and operated by Markets, Inc. If you have any questions or suggestions with respect to this policy, or if you wish to ask us to delete, correct, or show you your information as provided above, please email us at