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Privacy Policy
Last Updated on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy” or “Privacy Policy”) involves interactions between Art/Chain LabTM, the data controller, a trademark of Arnaud g. Chavanne (PaulVerlaine.eth/.tez), registered in the Crossroads Bank of Enterprises (“Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises”) with number 0780.622.742, email address (hereinafter referenced as either “Company”, "Art/Chain LabTM", “Data Controller”, "We", "Us") and the user (hereinafter referenced as "You," “User(s)”, or “Data Subject“).

The purpose of this document is to help You understand the modalities of personal information collection, use and protection furnished by Users when using the Website (“the Website”) and/or the services offered therein (the “Art/Chain LabTM Services”). Art/Chain LabTM values User’s personal privacy and abides by the data protection and cybersecurity laws, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Pursuant to the GDPR, the Data Controller must process Personal Information in accordance with the principles of lawfulness, correctness, transparency, purpose limitation and storage, data minimization, accuracy, integrity and confidentiality. Art/Chain LabTM abides by such principles.

In this document, “Personal Information” shall mean any information regarding an individual identifiable from that information and any other information associated with any persons which User could have furnished us from time to time in their engagement with Us. User consents to Art/Chain LabTM’s collection and use of its Personal Information pursuant this Privacy Policy and consents to be subject to the current terms of this document. Please be advised that this document may be updated and or modified pursuant to Art/Chain LabTM’s sole discretion. Therefore, please visit this section frequently. If you are interested in receiving more information, making suggestions or filing complaints regarding this Privacy Policy, you can do so by sending an email to:

We recommend that you read this document carefully as it contains information about your rights as a User of the Website.

2. Information we may collect

Visiting and consulting the Website does not involve the collection and processing of the User's Personal Information. In addition to navigation data, Personal Information voluntarily provided by the User when interacting with the functions of the Website or requesting to use the services offered on the Website may be processed. In such event, we may collect and process User’s personal and non-personal information.

Personal Information is such that can be used to distinctly identify an individual, either directly or indirectly, such as name, date of birth, address, email address, phone number, photo ID, proof of income, credit card details, bank account details, data relating to spouse or children, social security data, etc. Non-personal information is such that does not enable the identification of a specific individual, either directly or indirectly such as, data generated by the devices, applications, tools and protocols used, pages visited, number of clicks, actions taken, duration of sessions, geolocation data that precisely identifies the location, etc. Such Personal Information may leave traces which, when combined with unique identifiers and other information received by the servers, may be used to create profiles of individuals.

This data will be collected to the extent necessary for the requested activity and in accordance with Articles 9 and 10 of the GDPR and other provisions of the GDPR.

Failure by the Data Subject to provide Personal Information for which there is a legal or contractual obligation, or if it is a necessary requirement for the conclusion of the contract with the Data Controller, will result in the Data Controller being unable to establish or continue the relationship with the Data Subject.


The Data Subject who communicates to the Data Controller Personal Information of third parties is directly and exclusively responsible for its origin, collection, processing, communication or dissemination.

3. Purposes and Legal Basis of Personal Information processing

We will collect User’s data with the following purposes:


  • fulfilment of any obligation arising from the pre-contractual or contractual relationship with the Data Subject;

  • to allow the data subject to register with the Website, access and be identified, including via external platforms;

  • to respond to data subject's requests;

  • to allow the User’s use of the services and features on the Website;

  • provide the User with a secure ecosystem as the collection of data is aimed at avoiding fraud and validating the Purchaser’s identity;

  • research and/or statistical analysis on aggregate or anonymous data, without the possibility of identifying the User, aimed at measuring the functioning of the site, measuring traffic and assessing the usability and interest of the site;

  • fulfilment of any obligation provided for by applicable rules;

  • need to ascertain, exercise or defend a right in court or administrative authorities;

  • exercise legitimate interests (for navigation data and cookies);

  • marketing purposes including profiling of the Data Subject (Controller's products and/or services and or third-party products and/or services);

  • detect the exact location of the Data Subject.

The legal bases of the Treatment are as follows:


  • Browsing data and anonymous first-party and statistical cookies: processing is necessary for the legitimate interest of the Data Controller;

  • Personal identification data provided by the User: processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures at the request of the data subject;

  • in some cases, processing is necessary to fulfil our legal or regulatory responsibilities, for example, in the case of reporting to authorities, governmental or regulatory bodies.

On the basis of the legitimate interest of the Data Controller, the Website allows interactions with external platforms or social networks whose processing of Personal Information is governed by their respective privacy policies to which please refer. This information - in the absence of a specific consent to the processing for other purposes - is used only to allow the use of the Website and provide the requested information and services.

4. Treatment

The processing of Personal Information is carried out, within the limits and for the time strictly necessary for the fulfilment of the above-mentioned purposes, by telematic means and recorded in digital format on servers available to the Data Controller.

Specific security measures are observed by the Data Controller to prevent the loss, modification or deletion of data, unlawful and/or incorrect use, and unauthorized access or transmission, furthermore, the Data Controller undertakes to adopt further measures necessary to ensure that Personal Information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant legislation in force.

You can help the controller to update and maintain the accuracy of your Personal Information by notifying us of any changes to your Personal Information.

Personal Information will be processed exclusively by:


  • Persons authorized by the Data Controller to process Personal Information who have committed themselves to confidentiality or have an appropriate legal obligation of confidentiality;

  • subjects operating independently as separate data controllers or by subjects designated as data processors by the Data Controller in order to carry out all the processing activities necessary to pursue the purposes set out in this Policy (for example, business partners, consultants, IT companies, service providers, hosting providers);

  • persons or entities to whom Personal Information must be disclosed by law or by order of the authorities.

The entities listed above are required to use appropriate safeguards to protect Personal Information and may only access Personal Information that is necessary to perform the tasks assigned to them. Personal Information will not be disseminated indiscriminately in any way.

5. User access and control of their personal information

Users may, at any time, access their personal information on our Website to verify what Personal Information Art/Chain LabTM has about them, correct or change any data, have Art/Chain Lab modify or delete data, or communicate a concern about any improper use of their data.

6. Compulsory and optional nature of providing Personal Information

The communication of navigation data is mandatory and indispensable to permit the User to use certain functions of the Website. The communication of Users’ Personal Information for purposes such as signing up on our site to utilize our marketplace subscribing to our mailing list, placing an order, or requesting information, is optional.

7. Consequences of refusal to disclose Personal Information

The User cannot refuse to communicate navigation data. If the User refuses to disclose Personal Information for purposes such as signing up on our site to utilize our marketplace, subscribing to our mailing list, placing an order, or requesting information, Art/Chain LabTM may not be able to process User’s request in whole or in part.

8. User Information Security

Art/Chain LabTM takes serious precautions, both online and offline, to safeguard Users’ personal information submitted to us through the Website. Art/Chain LabTM shall endeavor to safeguard Users' personal information through data de-identification and encryption.

9. Third-party Website links

Our Website may contain links to third-party Websites. Art/Chain LabTM advises Users to acquaint themselves with third-party’s privacy policies and Terms of Service. Art/Chain LabTM shall not be responsible for the privacy practices or content of such third-party Websites.

10. Duration of the processing

Art/Chain LabTM will keep User’s personal information to enable its continued use of the Services described in this Policy and in its Terms of Service, for as long as it is required in order to fulfil the relevant purposes described therein.

11. User’s rights (art. 15-22 GDPR)

The User may exercise certain rights with respect to Personal Information processed by the Data Controller. In particular, you have the right to:


  • Be informed about the processing of their Personal Information and to obtain access to such data.

  • Be informed in case of updating/correction/deletion/restriction of Personal Information.

  • Revoke consent at any time. In this case, your Personal Information will be deleted from our files as soon as possible.

  • Limit the processing of your Personal Information.

  • Object, in whole or in part, to the processing of their Personal Information and refuse the automated decision-making process, including profiling, within the limits arising from legal obligations on the storage of Personal Information.

  • Access their Personal Information.

  • Verify and request the rectification of your Personal Information.

  • Obtain the limitation of the processing of their Personal Information.

  • Obtain the deletion (right to be forgotten), updating, rectification and integration of their Personal Information without undue delay.

  • Transfer your Personal Information to another data controller.

  • Lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for the protection of your Personal Information and/or take legal action.

These rights may be exercised in the forms and within the terms of art. 12 GDPR, by means of a specific request in writing accompanied by a photocopy of your ID sent by registered mail with return receipt to the headquarters of Art/Chain LabTM, Avenue Alfred Deponthière 10/2 4431 Loncin, or at the email address Before we can modify any information, we may need to verify your identity and you might have to answer some questions. Art/Chain LabTM will provide an adequate response as soon as possible and within one month of receiving your request.

12. Use of cookies on the Website

Art/Chain LabTM uses both technical cookies and profiling cookies on its Website. Also, third parties may use cookies over which we have no control. Cookies are small files stored on the hard disk of the User's computer. Technical cookies are necessary for the correct functioning of a Website and to allow the User to navigate. Without cookies, the User may not be able to view the pages correctly or use certain services. Profiling cookies have the task of creating User profiles in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same during navigation.

By using the Website, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice. If you do not accept the use of cookies, please disable them so that cookies cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. Be advised that some functions of the Website might be unavailable after this action.

The data collected through the use of cookies is subject to the Art/Chain LabTM Privacy Policy. If you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information. To remove all known information about you from our systems, please email

DISCLAIMER: This Privacy Policy might vary from time to time. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be published on this Website and from that moment the updated version of the policy will be binding. Users are advised to visit this section regularly. In case of non-acceptance of the changes made to the Privacy Policy, the User must cease using this Website and may request Us to delete his/her Personal Information.

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