Privacy statement

As passionate about beautiful antiques, we wanted to promote the connection of sellers and lovers of exceptional goods. We have therefore created a simple, refined platform where sellers from all over the world can come and exhibit their goods in the eyes of visitors from all over the world. As sellers of services, we need information from you, to approve your activity but also to bill you effectively for your activity on our tools. We think it is important for you to know that we treat your data with care. This is the reason why we explain in this privacy statement why and how we process your personal data.

1. Who are we?

Artphot is present in the photographic world and other media: cinema, web, publishing, etc. Artphot a SPRL based in Brussels. Its founder, François Gonzalez ARTPHOT, former member of the "Belgian Chamber of experts in works of art" and of the "Royal Chamber of antique dealers of Belgium" for photography, is passionate among other photographs. Artphot is responsible for the collection and use of your personal data as described in this privacy statement

2. What personal data do we process?

2.1 General:

We may collect and process the following categories of personal data:

a. Name and postal address. We can for example record your names, first names, civilities, languages of communication, postal addresses and telephone number.

b. Numerical coordinates. Your contact details may include your email address and usernames on E-Antic and on Paypal (for immediate purchases).

c. Purchasing information: If you take out a subscription on our site, we process purchase information. This information may include information about the type of subscription chosen, subscription dates, payments, renewals, etc.

d. Our communication with you. If you send us a message, an e-mail or chat with us via social networks or online, our communications may be kept, in our mailboxes or on social networks, in order to guarantee follow-up of your requests.

e. Images Some photographs can be taken during our demonstrations. These are carried out for marketing purposes.

2.2. Sensitive data.

Among the information collected, cited above, certain categories of personal information can be considered as "sensitive personal data" under the general data protection regulations. We may be required to collect, use and share this data with third parties for the purposes described in this privacy statement. Indeed, the choice of a type of subscription or the choice of highlighting certain objects can testify to your personal interests and thus prove to be sensitive to the eyes of third parties. By using our site, you therefore accept the creation of this data which can be considered as sensitive personal information.

2.3. Cookies and similar technologies.

If you use our website, we may collect information through Google (for the management of our traffic statistics) through cookies and similar technologies. In the cookie setting table, you can indicate which cookies can be placed by E-Antic. If you want to change your cookie preferences, you must delete cookies in your browser before visiting our websites.

3. How do we collect your data?

Artphot can obtain your personal data in several ways, but mainly through our website when:

- you choose to give us your email address to be kept informed (via our newsletter)

- you register as a seller, by providing us with all the information you need to establish correct invoices.

We only collect data under the principles set out in the General Data Protection Regulation. If you are under 16, you can only provide personal information to Artphot if one of your parents or a legal representative who has read this privacy policy gives permission on your behalf. We also ask you if you are not of legal age not to try to register as a seller by any means so as not to provide us with information if you have not yet received permission. Indeed, given our subscription processing processes, we may not be able to distinguish your personal data.

4. Why do we process this personal data?

We process personal data for the following purposes:

A. To provide our services. In order to manage your subscriptions and invoices, we must process most of the information described above, in accordance with article 6 of the general regulation on the protection of personal data established by the European Union. We need, for example, your name and VAT number to send you full invoices and your digital contact details to notify you when your subscriptions have ended or an immediate purchase has been initiated by a visitor.

B. To communicate with you We use your contact details to communicate with you, answer questions or process complaints.

C. For statistical research purposes We use automated tools to carry out statistical research on the general trends in the use of our services, websites, applications and social media, as well as on the behavior and preferences of our customers and users. . To simplify the use of our online services or applications, we can therefore analyze the data that we have collected from your use of our digital media and cross it with information collected through cookies and similar technologies. For example, to optimize our premium offer, analyze the frequentation of different stores.

D. For direct marketing purposes We may use your personal information to send you newsletters, newsletters, offers or other personalized marketing messages. f. To facilitate compliance with laws and regulations We may be legally required to collect your data, for example to carry out our VAT listings.

5. How long do we keep your data?

Your personal data will be kept as long as necessary for the purposes described in this privacy statement or to the extent necessary for compliance with laws and regulations and for the resolution of disputes.

6. Disclosure or sharing of data with third parties

6.1 General.

Generally, concerned about the respect of your personal data, we do not disclose your data to third parties except in the following cases:

a. For the services we offer. To send our emails, we use third parties such as companies specializing in emailing (such as SendInBlue). All of these third parties are required to adequately protect and process your personal data only in accordance with our instructions.

b. Compliance with laws and regulations. We may be required to share data with government agencies (national or international) for example, if you are subject to VAT

6.2. Third party websites

Our websites and mobile applications may contain links to third party websites, for example to our stores on sales platforms such as Wikipedia, third party stores, etc. If you follow these links, you leave our website or our mobile applications. This privacy statement does not apply to third party websites. Artphot declines any responsibility for the use of your personal data by these third parties. Your use of these sites is at your own risk. For more information on how these third parties process your personal information, see their privacy statement.

7. Security and conservation

Artphot takes the technical and organizational measures necessary to protect your personal data against any loss or unauthorized use.

8. Your rights Do you want to access or modify your data?

Insofar as our websites are not yet fully developed, it is possible for you to contact us in a privileged way, by email at Thus, if you wish to know or modify your data in our possession or to exercise any other right you have under the general data protection regulations, you can send your written requests to We will endeavor to accede to your request within a reasonable time and this, within the limits of the laws and regulations to which we are subject as merchants. We reserve the right to ask you for additional evidence to prove your identity before granting your request so as not to disclose your information to third parties who attempt to impersonate you. Do you wish to unsubscribe from Artphot electronic communications such as our newsletters? You can do so via the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email. This automated procedure allows you to withdraw your consent to be contacted electronically for informational and marketing purposes.

9. How is this privacy statement updated?

From January 1, 2020, this privacy statement takes the place of what some might call a code of conduct, privacy charter or GDPR compliance. This privacy statement may be updated to continue our commitment to transparency and compliance with current regulations. The latest version in application will always be available at