Who we are
Boast-iD is the creative marketplace. We sell art from up and coming emerging creatives. At Boast-iD we’re building a world where artists can make a sustainable living doing their crafts. Where anyone can easily find and buy original art, no matter their taste or budget.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
THIRD PARTY SOURCES OF DATA AND SHARING DATA
We also collect and share data as described below:
- Sellers (Artists and Galleries) – when you place an order for an artwork, we share your information with the relevant seller(s) on our marketplace (“Seller”) and the framer (“Framer” – if you order a custom frame) so that they can process and deliver your order.
- Cloud storage providers – we use cloud computing platforms that securely store all of our data, including customer details.
- Email service providers – in order to send you marketing content and transactional emails, we share your details with our email service providers.
- Analytics tools – we use analytics tools to track the way that users interact with our website
- Profiling tools – we use profiling tools to understand how you engage with our website and show you content we think will be most relevant to you, based on our understanding of your interests and preferences.
- Payment providers – in order to facilitate any payments made on our site, we facilitate the sharing of your Financial Data with payment providers.
- Delivery providers – in order to package and mail your orders to you, it is necessary to share your information with delivery providers.
- Marketing and insights providers – marketing and insights tools allow us to understand our customers better so that we may provide you with the best possible website, products and customer service experience. We may share certain information about our customers to facilitate this process.
- Customer service platforms – when you interact with our customer service team, your details are shared with our customer service platform providers.
- Feedback forms – when you make a purchase, we engage a third party to send out feedback forms on our behalf.
- Essential Service Providers – Sometimes, other businesses give us data about you which we may need for our legitimate interests of conducting business with you and on occasion they are necessary to perform our contract with you. It usually comprises Financial Data or Transaction Data. This happens when we link through to third party payment providers. They tell us that you have paid for your products and, where relevant and/or necessary they will provide us with your Contact Data and Transaction Data. We also might engage third party contractors to provide us with technical or delivery services that are related to your account with us.
- Professional Advisers and Investors – We may also share your data with professional advisers such as our lawyers and insurers to manage risks and legal claims, and/or as part of our relationship and obligations to our investor organisations. This is in our legitimate interests.
What third parties we receive data from