Privacy Policy of www.sothebysinstitute.com

This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Analytics

      • Google Analytics, Facebook Ads conversion tracking and Twitter Ads conversion tracking

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Contacting the User

      • Contact form

        Personal Data: country, email address, first name and last name

    • Handling payments

      • Authorize.Net

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Hosting and backend infrastructure

      • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

      • Facebook Like button and social widgets

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • Managing contacts and sending messages

      • GetResponse

        Personal Data: email address

    • Managing support and contact requests

      • Zendesk

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Remarketing and behavioral targeting

      • Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

    • User database management

      • Pardot and Salesforce Sales Cloud

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Further information about Personal Data

    • E-commerce

      Students applying for admission to the Institute’s MA, graduate certificate/post-graduate diploma, and semester programs, or registering for the Institute’s online, short courses, and summer study programs, will be transmitting Personal Data that will be used to evaluate the candidate’s application (for MA, graduate certificate/post-graduate diploma, and semester programs) or to register the student (for online, short courses, and summer study programs). In addition, credit card information is captured to pay the application or registration fee. All credit card information submitted to pay the application or registration fee is processed by a third party payment processor.

      Student application and registration information is only used internally by the Institute, with the exception of students registering for online courses. The Personal Data of online course registrants is shared in encrypted form with the developer of the online service. Credit card information is used to complete the payment. The Application shares only the data necessary with a third party payment processor to complete the transaction.

    • Registering for Events

      Eventbrite (Eventbrite, Inc.)
      Tickets to events or classes may be available through EventBrite and are subject to the EventBrite Terms of Service Agreement and EventBrite Privacy Policy. If applicable, payments for tickets are made to EventBrite through EventBrite’s payment processing. Upon receipt of a credit card authorization from a ticket purchase, Eventbrite will email you a confirmation and issue you a unique confirmation number using the email address provided with your order. We are not responsible for issuing order confirmations or verifying the receipt of payments.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Place of Processing: US

    • Online Courses

      The services listed here are used to facilitate Online Courses run by Sotheby's Institute of Art and are not applicable to general use of the Sotheby's Institute of Art website.

      Canvas by Instructure
      Delivery of course content and various course communications may be available through Canvas by Instructure. Canvas is a learning management system, and is subject to Canvas’ Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Kaltura
      Videos and other multimedia in courses may be available through Kaltura. Kaltura is a video hosting platform, and is subject to Kaltura’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Accredible
      Digital certificates and badges may be available through Accredible. Accredible is a digital credential platform, and is subject to Accredible’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      EvaluationKit
      Course evaluations may be conducted and made available through EvaluationKit. EvaluationKit is a course evaluation system, and is subject to EvaluationKit’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Turnitin
      Assignment submissions may be checked for plagiarism by Turnitin. Turnitin is software that verifies the originality of written work, and is subject to Turnitin’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Cognito Forms
      Questionnaires to collect information from you related to your courses or for administrative purposes may be made available by Cognito Forms. Cognito Forms is a platform for provisioning digital forms, and is subject to Cognito Forms’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Thinglink
      Course assignments requiring image gallery creation and image annotation may be made available by Thinglink. Thinglink is software for annotating and sharing image galleries, and is subject to Thinglink’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      NowComment
      Course assignments requiring document annotation may be made available by NowComment. NowComment is software for annotating and sharing multimedia files, and is subject to NowComment’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Zoom
      Web conferences may be made available by Zoom. Zoom is web conferencing software, and is subject to Zoom’s Privacy Policy.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    • Alumni Community Network

      Tenlegs Networks
      Aspects of the Sotheby's Institute of Art alumni community is administered by Tenlegs Networks, a provider of university community services.

      Personal data collected: name, email address

      Place of processing - US

    • Library Services

      Services in this section are used to facilitate library services for current students of Sotheby's Institute of Art.

      Ezproxy (OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.)
      Access to library services and databases is authenticated using Ezproxy. EZproxy access and authentication software allows the Sotheby's Institute of Art library to deliver to e-content simply and effectively. EZproxy facilitates a single sign-in to e-content using existing library-issued credentials, such as a library card number and PIN or username and password.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

      LibAnswers (Springshare LLC)
      LibAnswers is a multi-channel communication Platform used by the Sotheby's Institute of Art library as a online method of receiving and answering questions students may have about library services.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

    • Social Media - Custom Audiences

      Facebook Custom and Lookalike Audiences (Facebook, Inc.)
      Facebook Custom Audience is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this Website and uses your data with the Facebook advertising network.

      Personal data collected: Email address, Last Name, First Name, City, Zip Code, Country

Contact information

    • Owner and Data Controller

      Sotheby's Institute of Art, 570 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10022

      Owner contact email: info@sothebysinstitute.com