Terms of Use . Privacy Policy . Analytics Policy . Cookie Policy


EFFECTIVE DATE:  Last updated 26 September 2019

We welcome you to our site, ArtistsofTexas.org  In this document and referred to throughout, this site will be known as 'we' or 'us'.  

Terms of Use

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by ArtistsofTexas.org and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of ArtistsofTexas.org We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. The three founders, Laurie Pace, Debbie Lincoln and Vernita Hoyt are not liable for your use of this site.


You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address, if you register for Membership with the Service used, including by connecting with the Service via a third-party service, or by “following,” “becoming a fan,” etc., on a third party website or network. Your email is NOT shared or sold to anyone else and is used exclusively by ArtistsofTexas.org   When you click submit to register for the newsletter,  it means you have read and accepted the terms of use of this site and are aware of the privacy policy. 

Our site is hosted on Squarespace INC. and their information can be found at https://www.squarespace.com/privacy    Your data is stored through Squarespace’s data storage, databases and the general Squarespace application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. Payment: If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Stripe stores your credit card date. It is encrypted through the payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction detail is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standard Council, which is a join effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. For more insight, you may also want to read Squarespace and Stripes Terms of Service or Privacy Statement as linked above.

This privacy policy (the Privacy Policy) serves to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the information we receive when you access and use our website (our “Site”), sign up for our newsletter or access and use such other subscriptions and services that may be provided by us from time to time collectively, the ‘Services”). This privacy Policy is a legally binding agreement between ArtistsofTexas.org and you (and your employer or an entity if you are acting on their behalf, “you” or “Your”) as the user of the Services. By using the Services, you hereby warrant and represent that (i) you have read, understand and agree to this Privacy Policy, and (ii)if you are acting on behalf of your employer or an entity, you have the authority to accept and agree to this privacy Policy. PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on our Site. Your use of the Service following any such notice will signify and constitute your agreement to and acceptance of such revised Privacy Policy. 

Analytic Policy

Squarespace uses analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our Site. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving our Site. We may collect and use this analytics information together with your Personal information and stitch together session data from user visits to build a broader profile of our individual users so that we can serve you better.

Cookies and other Technology Used Policy

Squarespace and our other service provides may use cookies (both session cookies and persistent cookies) to analyze trends, administer our Site, track your movements around our Site, better understand how you interact with our Site, determine interest in particular content and monitor aggregate usage by visitors and online traffic routing. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. You may be able to instruct your browser by changing its option to stop accepting cookies to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the online services you visit. You may also remove persistent cookies by following your web browser’s help file directions. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portion of our Site or all functionality of our Site.  

Squarespace and your other service providers may also use ‘pixel tags’, ‘web beacons’, “clear GIFS,’ or similar means in connection with our Site and HTML formatted email messages to, among other things, track the actions of users, to determine the success of marketing campaigns and to compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates. This information is collect anonymously, in a manner that does not personally identify you.