Asia Art Archive Privacy Policy

Asia Art Archive (AAA) respects the privacy of our users and has developed this Policy to clearly set out the steps taken to protect your privacy. AAA does not provide personal information about the User ('User Information') to any third party and AAA never uses any User Information for commercial purposes. Please note that these guidelines are subject to update, and any such updates will be posted on this page in the Bibliography of Modern & Contemporary Art Writing website at (the 'Site').

These guidelines cover the use of the Bibliography of Modern and Contemporary Art Writing website and all services supplied by the Site.
These privacy policies (the 'Privacy Policy') are intended to describe for you, as an individual who is a user of this Site or our services. We recommend you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using the Site and/or our services. By using the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.


  1. In general, you may visit this Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about you.
  2. But, we use various technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on this Site. This information includes among others,
    • domain names;
    • operating system in use (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) ;
    • your IP address;
    • your browser type and language;
    • access times;
    • the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see 'Cookies' below);
    • the referring website address.
  3. 'Cookies' are small files that a website transfers to your computer to allow the site to remember specific information. When you visit this Site, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, to facilitate access to this Site and to personalise your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on the Site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on the Site.
  4. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. While you will still be able to access most features of the Site, certain features may not work as well or may be unavailable to you.
  5. In addition, should you utilise other features of the Site, for example, the Login, you may be required to provide email addresses and some personal information including first name and last name to become a registered User.


  1. If AAA collects User Information, the User agrees that AAA may use information for any and all of the following purposes.
  2. We may use information that we collect about you to:
    • deliver the products and services that you have requested;
    • manage your account and provide you with customer support;
    • perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others;
    • communicate with you by email, postal mail, and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you from us;
    • enforce our terms and conditions;
    • manage our business and perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.


  1. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of the Site.
  2. When you register on the Site you may be given a choice as to whether you want to receive information from AAA or not. At any time you can choose to stop receiving information from AAA by selecting the 'Unsubscribe' option at the bottom of the newsletter you receive via email.


  1. You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you.
  2. If you have a User account with us, you have the ability to review and update your personal information online by either logging into your User account or contacting us.
  3. If you have a User account with us, you also may choose to close your account at any time by going to the Profile Settings page, then clicking 'Delete My Account,' or contacting us at:
  4. After you close your User account, you will not be able to sign in to the Site or access any of your personal information. However, you can try to revive your User account by contacting us.
  5. If you close your User account, we will delete your personal data except for a copy for archive purposes may still retain certain information associated with your account for analytical purposes and record keeping integrity, as well as to prevent fraud, enforce our terms and conditions, and take actions we deem necessary to protect the integrity of our website or our users, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law.


  1. We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic, and procedural measures)to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorised access and disclosure. For example, only authorised employees are permitted to access your personal information, and they may do so only for permitted operational procedures.
  2. In addition, we use encryption in the transmission of your sensitive personal information between your system and ours, and we use firewalls to help prevent unauthorised persons from gaining access to your personal information.
  3. We want you to feel confident using this Site. However, no system can be completely secure.Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure.
  4. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email.


This Site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by the AAA. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites.


There are certain sections of this Site not specifically designed for children and we do not actively solicit information from children. Children age 13 or under are required to obtain permission from a parent or guardian before viewing or submitting information to the Site.


  1. We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services.
  2. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the 'Last Updated' date at the top of this Privacy Policy.
  3. We recommend that you check this Site from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, please contact us by email or postal mail as follows:


Asia Art Archive
D-15, Ground Floor,
Jangpura Extension,
New Delhi - 110 014
Tel: +91 11 4352 8349

Hong Kong

Asia Art Archive
11/F Hollywood Centre,
233 Hollywood Road,
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, (On the junction of Possession Street and Hollywood Road)
Tel: +852 2815 1112
Fax: +852 2815 0032