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WhistlerArt.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://whistlerart.com blog posts. WhistlerArt.com only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
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If you are a registered user of https://whistlerart.com and have supplied your email address, WhistlerArt.com may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with WhistlerArt.com and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. WhistlerArt.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
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Those who engage in transactions with WhistlerArt.com – by purchasing WhistlerArt.com's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, WhistlerArt.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with WhistlerArt.com. WhistlerArt.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
As of the 10th January 2020, the Canadian government has introduced new anti-money laundering measures which affect all art dealers, galleries and their clients, existing and new.
Whistler Contemporary Art Gallery (Sand-Ski Holdings Ltd.), is required to take all reasonable steps to take significant steps to ensure we comply with Anti Money Laundering procedures in the same way as a bank does when opening new customer accounts. These measures are industry wide including auction houses and individual dealers.
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Canada (FINTRAC) in compliance with the Criminal Code and Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) requires any sale being purchased internationally is concluded over $10,000, we are obliged by law to verify the identity of clients buying artwork from us.
We will ask for a copy of a valid photo identity (a passport, driving licence or national ID card) which shows the buyer's full name, date of birth, nationality and permanent residential address.
We will require company details including proof of incorporation, directors and the ultimate beneficial owners.
When acting on behalf of a buyer, we will require you to identify the ultimate buyer in addition to yourself.
Payments to the gallery will need to be received from a bank account held in the same name of the client named on the invoice and match the identity documents given.Any information you provide us with will be held securely and confidentially and processed in accordance with Global Data Protection Regulations.