Cookies and Technical Information

This is part of our privacy statement.

MagCloud/Blurb, Inc.

Payment Processor, Printer and Distributor
When you purchase and download magazine issues, your financial and shipping information is handled by a third-party payment processor and distributor, Blurb. The ArtAscent website does not store financial or shipping information nor process financial transactions when you download and/or purchase magazine issues. That information is provided directly by you to Blurb, via your Blurb account, whose use of your personal information is governed by its privacy policy.


Payment Processor
ArtAscent does not collect or store your payment card details. That information is provided directly to PayPal whose use of your personal information is governed by its privacy policy. PayPal adheres to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

iContact, LLC

Newsletter Platform
By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt of the newsletter and the procedures described. We do this in the pursuit of our legitimate interest of the delivery of our Services and the marketing our business.

The registration for our newsletter is handled through an opt-in procedure.In order to register for the newsletter, we only need a first name and an email address.

The newsletter is sent by means of iContact, a newsletter platform.The registrations for the newsletter are recorded in order to prove the accurate registration process according to legal requirements. Furthermore changes to the data stored by iContact are being recorded. The email addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as further data described in the context of this information, are being stored on the servers of iContact. iContact uses this information to send out and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. In addition, iContact can use this data to optimize or improve its own services, i.e. for the technical optimization of the dispatch and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes in order to determine from which countries the recipients come from. However, iContact does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to contact them independently or transfer data to third parties. iContact and its partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole to provide our services. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions in our Services.

There are cases where we direct the newsletter recipients to the iContact websites. For example, our newsletters contain a link with which the newsletter recipients can access the newsletters online (for example in the case of display problems in the email program). Furthermore, newsletter recipients can subsequently change their data (like their email address).

You may terminate the receipt of our newsletter at any time, which means revoke your consent. You will find a link to unsubscribe from our newsletter at the bottom of each newsletter.

Google, Inc.

Analytics, Online Advertising, Authentication Provider

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics for the purposes of the adequate design and continuous optimization of our Services. Google Analytics works with cookies and creates pseudomonysed usage profiles, which enable an analysis of your use of our Services. Information stored in such cookies (such as browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL, Hostname of the accessing computer, time of server request) are usually transmitted to and stored on Google’s servers in the USA. We do this in the pursuit of our legitimate interests of better understanding how our Services are used and to report aggregated usage statistics. Due to the activation of the IP anonymization (IP masking), Google will truncate and therefore anonymize the IP address of your device within the European Union or the European Economic Area.

Google AdSense
On some of our website pages, AdSense ads will display. AdSense will show personalized ads outside of the EU, and non-personalized ads inside the EU. Google AdSense ads use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse. Personalized ads also use cookies for ad personalization.

View information about how Google uses your information.

iThemes Security

Security Logs
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the website from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to website content, and password updates. Security logs are retained for 120 days.

This website is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

This website is part of a network of websites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the website is shared with a service provided by


Antispam Service
Akismet, a service of Automattic, collects information about visitors who comment on websites that use its Akismet anti-spam service. The information it collects depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the website, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and website URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

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