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Privacy Policy

Last update: December 23, 2023

First, Some Things To Know offers and courses anticipate that you are committed to accelerating your art career and that you understand these offers and courses only work if you follow through and do the work.

How fast and far you are able to accelerate your art career depends on you taking responsibility and accountability for implementing the material as presented. When you sign up for any offer or course, this is your acknowledgement that you understand and accept this obligation.


We will provide refunds within the following guidelines, if you find that an offer or course is not right for you.

  • Writing the Artist Statement eBook & Ambitious Bundle: within 14 days after downloading the offer
  • 3 Mindset “C”ecrets for Accelerating Your Art Career:
    How Courage, Commitment & Completion
    Define Your Foundation for Lifelong Art Sales: within 14 days of starting the live course, or 21 days of starting the recorded version

Privacy Policy’s privacy policy involves the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website service, and any choices you have connected to that data., d/b/a Ariane Goodwin, Ph.D., respects your privacy and data security. We will not sell, trade, or abuse any information you submit because we value your privacy and your safety. The information you give us will help us give you the best possible service.

Please read our Privacy Policy in its entirety because we will infer that, from your first use of our website, that you accept our policy.  If you don’t agree with this policy, we respectfully ask that you stop using our websites from here on.


“Our Websites”
Refers to and other related websites operated by Ariane Goodwin, Ph.D. These websites offer information about events, offers, courses, programs, and products through images, written material, video, and audio. 

Usage Data”
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of services, or from the infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Personal Data”
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Data Controller”
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed. For this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Data Processors” (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) is any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject” (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.


The following lists various types of information we collect for different purposes so we may provide and improve the services we offer you.

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to email address, first and last name, phone number, address, city, state/province, zip/postal code, and country.

When you purchase products and services, sign up for free offers, reports, webinars, or checklists, or subscribe to email newsletters and alerts, you voluntarily provide us with information about yourself, your business and your practices. This includes your email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information as well as cookies and usage data.

You may interact with our website by posting comments on the blog or contacting Ariane Goodwin, Ph.D. directly at .  The information you share in those places may be public depending on where you share it. If shared on a social media site that we operate, your data will also be subject to the policies of that site.

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided at the bottom of any email we send. If, after opting out, you continue to receive emails from us, please contact us immediately so we may immediately unsubscribe you.

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our sites that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We also track which products of ours you have access to and how much you paid for those products and services.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website. They might be used to remember your country and language preference, help us understand audience and traffic patterns, and customize your experience.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website.

If you are uncomfortable with the collection of such information, we encourage you to update the settings in your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, please note that if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our site.

Use of Data uses the collected data for different purposes:

  • To allow you participation in interactive features of our sites when you choose to do so
  • To offer customer support
  • To offer and maintain our products and services
  • To offer you news, special offers and general information about other products, programs, and events that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about—unless you have opted not to receive this information
  • To notify you about changes to our products and services
  • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our products and services
  • To monitor the usage of our service

Third Parties

Personal information collected by us or third parties may include items listed above under Information Collection and Use. When you provide information to us that information may be collected and/or processed by a third party.

The third parties we work with are:

Amazon Web Services    You can find the AWS privacy notice here.

Dropbox  – You can find the Dropbox privacy policy here.

ThriveCart    You can find their terms and conditions here.

WordPress, which is owned by Automattic, Inc    You can find the Automattic privacy policy here.

YouTube  – You can find the Google privacy policy here.

Zapier      You can find the Zapier data privacy policy here.

Zoom    You can find the Zoom privacy policy here.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA),’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it. may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights
  • Payments must be processed
  • The law requires it

Retention of Data will retain your Personal Data only as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies. will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our sites and services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it here.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data 

If is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Under certain circumstances, may be legally required to disclose your Personal Data in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency). may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Protect against legal liability
  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect the personal safety of users of our sites and services or the public
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with our sites and services
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we make every effort to ensure the security and integrity of our systems, we cannot guarantee our measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining this information.

Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you want to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you, and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website (“Service Providers”), provide the website services on our behalf, perform website-related services or assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

  • Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
  • You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
  • For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Behavioral Remarketing uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.


  • Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.
  • You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page:
  • To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook:
  • Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.
  • For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy:


We use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors) for our products and services.

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors 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 payment information.

The payment processor we work with is PayPal / Braintree. Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

We do not market to nor seek to serve anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our site prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us in one of the following two ways.


2. Ariane Goodwin, Ph.D.
765 Maple St, Lee, MA 01238

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