This allows us to continue our mission of bringing art enthusiasts together, growing your art
collection, and connecting with art lovers across the world. Below you will find out all the information
At Artscapy, we are committed to protecting your right to privacy and to respecting your privacy rights.
If you ever believe that we fall short in this regard, please do get in touch and we will be happy to
address your concerns.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is an opt-in text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server.
Only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to
your web browser. It will contain anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the website
Further information on cookies should be available in the help pages of your browser. Most browsers will
recognise when a cookie is offered and allow users to control how and when it is accepted. However, you
should be aware that if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all of
the features of Artscapy’s website and other websites that you choose to visit.
with a better user experience.
The information we collect using cookies is anonymous. We will never (and will not allow any third party
to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of
visitors to our website or associate your IP address with any other data held about you. We will not
associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any source,
unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
We may use the following types of cookies on our website:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our
website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website,
use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of
visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to
improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are
looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our software
products. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your
preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record a user’s visit to a website, the individual pages
visited and the links followed. If the cookie is set by a third party (for example, an advertising
network) which also monitors traffic on other websites, this type of cookie may also be used to
track a user’s movements across different website and to create profiles of their general online
behaviour. Information collected by tracking cookies is commonly used to serve users with targeted
What are the specific cookies that Artscapy uses?
In addition to the cookies listed below, Artscapy also uses Google Analytics to recognise and count the
number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using
it. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website, including IP address, is
transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate your use of the website and to compile
statistical reports on website activity for Artscapy. More information in this regard can be found by
visiting Google here.
Strictly necessary cookies
This cookie is required to determine the Log in session that is in use. These are
temporary cookies used
in our website which helps us identify users and track their activity on specific
pages to provide
better user experiences. It may also contain details such as customer name,
organisation name, and email
address. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser.
Session cookies and
similar technologies may be used for our website to improve its quality.
Cookies which can improve the website and user experience
This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining
to the cookie, the time of their first visit, and when their last visit occurred. Google
Analytics uses the information from this cookie for various calculations, such as days
and visits to purchase.
The B and C cookies are brothers, working together to calculate how long a visit takes.
utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site while
utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site.
utmb expires at the end of the session. utmc waits 30 minutes, and then it expires.
The utmc has no way of knowing when a user closes their browser or leaves a website,
so it waits 30 minutes for another page view to happen, and that does not occur, it
This cookie is used by Website Optimizer and only sets when the Website Optimizer
tracking code is installed and correctly configured for your webpages. When the
optimizer script executes, this cookie stores the variation to which the visitor is
assigned for each experiment which results in the the visitor having a consistent
experience on the website.
utmz keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what
links were followed, what keywords were used, and geolocation. It expires in 6 months.
This cookie is how Google Analytics knows to whom and to what source / medium / keyword
to assign the credit for a Goal Conversion or an Ecommerce Transaction. The utmz
cookie also allows its length to be edited with a customization to the Google Analytics
Cookies which can be used to target or retarget
This cookie keeps track of visitors from Facebook and Instagram to the website and
tracks their interaction with the website. You can learn more about it here.
LinkedIn Insight Tag
This cookie keeps track of visitors from LinkedIn to the website and tracks their
interaction with the web site. You can learn more about it here.
Twitter Universal Website Tag
This cookie keeps track of visitors from Twitter to the website and tracks their
interaction with the website. You can learn more about it here.
What if I don’t want cookies?
You can restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device through your browser settings.
also delete existing cookies. The “help” function of your browser will explain how to do this.
For further information about cookies, visit the Interactive Advertising Bureau (www.iab.net), an industry body that develops standards and
guidelines to support online business processes. It has produced a series of web pages that explain how
cookies work and how they can be managed.