You can browse, shop and contact us on ruggedian.com without creating an account. But in order to sell your art, appreciate designs, follow artists and comment, you will need to sign up. When you sign up, we require you to enter a valid email address and a password of your choosing. Information like artist bio and avatar pictures are visible to the public. While it is not mandatory to provide these, we highly recommend them to increase your sales and profile visits. Contact and account information gathered from registered users of the website is strictly confidential between the user and Ruggedian.
All art that you upload on ruggedian.com is protected and inaccessible to anybody in its original form. The original image is encrypted and stored on our servers to be used for printing purposes. A thumbnailed version is visible to users. We do not share or distribute uploaded artwork. All art is the sole property of the respective artists who have given Ruggedian an exclusive license to publish, market and distribute it. You may not have access to any other artist’s artwork other than your own. If you at any time feel that this policy is being violated in any form, please contact Ruggedian immediately.
Your email ID, address, phone number and any other contact information that you may share with us is not sold to or shared with anybody. We hate unsolicited calls and emails just as much as you do. Ruggedian may use this information from time to time to notify you about special offers and opportunities if you choose to receive them. If you have subscribed to our newsletters and wish to unsubscribe, you can do so at any time.
We do ask for certain bank account information such as account number, bank name and IFSC code in order to pay artists who sell their designs on ruggedian.com. We do not and nor are we permitted to use this information to carry out any form of unauthorized transaction from your account. The details that you enter are visible only to yourself and to Ruggedian for royalty payments. We will never disclose this information to any other party. If you suspect that the account information that you enter in your ruggedian.com profile has been used in any way without your consent, please get in touch with us immediately.
Non Personal Identifiable Information
Ruggedian.com may collect aggregated information regarding the use of our service, such as the extent to which certain features are used. Aggregated information is anonymous, statistical information that reflects the scope of our user base, sales, customer patterns and related site information. We use this information to better understand how ruggedian.com is used and to improve the online experience of our users. This information is not used in a way that will personally identify you.
Cookies and Shared Objects
Information we do not collect
We do not collect any credit or debit card information from our users. This information is used for transactional purposes by our third party secure payment gateway and is not saved by us in any form.
Although we take security extremely seriously and strive to protect all your information, no information on the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure from attacks or theft. We use only commercially acceptable and verified methods of online payment through our third party partners. As a user of this website, all information that you provide is at your own risk.