LAST UPDATED: April 1, 2019

It's been said many times before that Dark Yellow Dot can't exist without the support of our artists and valued fans, which is why we continue to take the precautions necessary to protect your private information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 


This privacy policy and terms of use document describes how information and data is collected from you when you use this online website, mobile website, digital service, or any related products, services, features or functionality (each a "Service", collectively the "Services") and how Dark Yellow Dot including its subsidiaries/affiliates, including Artoflol. (“Dark Yellow Dot", "we", "us", or "our"), uses, shares and manages your information and data. By using any of the Services, you consent to the collection, use, processing, and sharing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. 

We reserve the right to modify this document at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

What type of information is collected?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. This includes the information you directly and voluntarily input on our application/submission forms, in addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; e-mail address; computer and connection information, browser, device and country. We may use Google Analytics to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We may use links affiliated with third party websites or blogs, in which case if a visitor clicks through to purchase items, we collect a small monetary commission on said item at no additional cost to the visitor. We also collect personally identifiable information; payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, recommendations.

How do you collect information?

When you submit information via our application forms, or email, or private message; as well as when you conduct a transaction on our website or via PayPal, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do you collect this personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate our main Services in collecting, promoting and featuring your artwork on the internet;
  2. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalised service-related notices, notifications and promotional messages;
  3. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we may use to provide and improve our respective services;
  4. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' information?

We may share the details visitors have directly and voluntarily input via our application/submission forms or volunteered via email with our partners, companies, galleries, venues and organisations and the like for the purposes of selecting, promoting, sharing, exhibiting, printing, selling and or buying artwork. Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell and share our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall and is protected and encrypted with an SSL certificate. All direct payment gateways offered by such as PayPal are used by our company adhere 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 credit card information by our store and its service providers.

How do you communicate with your site visitors?

We may contact you via email, Instagram, Facebook,Twitter, or any Social Media and Direct Messaging. We may notify you regarding your application submissions, or payments, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send news and updates about our organisation, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you.

How do you use cookies and other tracking tools?

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyst out traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. We use Google Analytics which uses a JavaScript (ga.js) to:

  • Determine which domain to measure
  • Distinguish unique users
  • Throttle the request rate
  • Remember the number and time of previous visits
  • Remember traffic source information
  • Determine the start and end of a session
  • Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables

How can site visitors' withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at

How is the artwork used, contributed and respected?

Dark Yellow Dot provides a service for sharing, exhibiting, selling and purchasing original works of art and commercially exploiting digital images of artwork through our website, accessible at Accordingly, you (the Artist) represent and warrant that any works you make available through the site (Content) are original and that you are the creator of all such original works of arts and you are the sole and exclusive owner of all such artwork. This is also entirely inclusive of any written work that is made available through the site. You may not submit work as original works of art (whether visual or written) that were created by another artist. In order for your submissions to be accepted, you must provide Dark Yellow Dot with all the information requested and marked as required (*) on the applicable page of our site and you must comply with any other requirements identified on such page. By making Artist Content available on or through the Site and Services, you grant Dark Yellow Dot a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, commission-free license to crop, resize, publicly display, publicly perform, distribute, broadcast and transmit such Artist Content on or through the Site and Services in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed, for the purpose of promoting Dark Yellow Dot, the Site and Services, and you grant directly to other site visitors the right and license to view your Content on or through the Site and Services. Dark Yellow Dot does not claim any ownership rights on any Artist Content and nothing in these Terms will be deemed to restrict any rights that the Artist may have to use and exploit any of their own Content.

General Terms and Prohibitions

You acknowledge and agree that, by accessing or using this site or services provided by Dark Yellow Dot or by selling or purchasing work through the site or services, or by submitting any content to be published on the site, you are indicating that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, then you have no right to access or use the site or services. You agree not to do any of the following:

  • Post, upload, publish, submit or transmit any text, graphics, images, software, music, audio, video, information or other material that: you do not own, infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party's patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy; violates, or encourages any conduct that would violate, any applicable law or regulation or would give rise to civil liability; is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive; is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar or offensive; promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group; is violent or threatening or promotes violence or actions that are threatening to any other person; harms minors in any way; or promotes illegal or harmful activities or substances
  • Use, display, mirror or frame the Site, or any individual element within the Site, Dark Yellow Dot's name, any Dark Yellow Dot trademark, logo or other proprietary information, or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page, to represent it as your own and/or without consent from Dark Yellow Dot.
  • Use the Site, Services, Dark Yellow Dot Content or Artist Content (other than your own) for any commercial purpose or the benefit of any third party in any manner not otherwise permitted by these Terms.
  • Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site, Services, Dark Yellow Dot Content or Artist Content
  • Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing the Site
  • Collect or store any personally identifiable information from the Site or Services from other users of the Site or Services without their express permission
  • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity
  • Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the above.
Other words, just don’t be a jerk and hack this site, don’t be a jerk and rip off our work, don’t be a jerk and rip of other artists work, don’t be a jerk by encouraging others to be a jerk for you.



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