We value your trust, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Please read this policy to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described herein.
In General - We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, and billing information. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to register as a member; book photographers; complete a profile; participate in a survey or contest; ask us a question; or initiate other transactions on our site.
Information from Other Sources - We also may periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from other independent third-party sources and add it to our account information. Examples of information we may receive include: updated address information and demographic information. In addition, if you sign up for Fotoclickers.com using your social media account, link to your social media account, or use certain other social media features, we may access information about you via that social media provider in accordance with the provider's policies. The information may include your name, email address, profile picture, gender, list of friends, and other information that you authorize us to receive. Depending on the privacy settings of you and your friends, we may access information that you provide to a social media provider regarding your respective locations ("Location Data") to provide you with relevant content. Please note that your Location Data may also be shared with your friends on a social media provider in accordance with your privacy settings for that social media provider.
Automatic Information - We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit this website. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Internet Explorer etc. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as information viewed and bookings made. Our goals in collecting this automatic information include helping customize your user experience and inhibiting fraud.
We use sensitive billing information for the purpose of completing the bookings you conduct on our site. We use other information about you for the following general purposes: to provide you with the products and services you request; to provide you with confirmation and updates; to manage your account, including processing bills and providing notifications; to communicate with you in general; to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and website; to notify you about special offers and products or services that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize your experience with this website; to reward you as part of any reward and recognition program you choose to join; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes, collect fees, or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities.
Email Communications: We want to make it easy for you to take advantage of photography-related opportunities on our website. One way we do this is by sending you email messages that contain information about your apparent related interests. We believe these email messages will provide you with useful information about related special offers available through our site. Please note that you will have the opportunity to choose not to receive these email messages in any such email we send.
This website may share your information with the following entities:
We also may share your information:
You can access and update your contact information by visiting this website's Member Profile page. You can close your account by contacting us at the email address listed below. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account, including for analytical purposes as well as for record keeping integrity.
The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to access many of the options and tools offered on our sites.
We may also use Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or Web bugs), which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are placed in the code of a Web page. We use Web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our sites to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, and to improve site performance. We also may allow our service providers to use Web beacons to help us understand which emails have been opened by recipients and to track the visitor traffic and actions on our site. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our content and other offerings.
We want you to feel confident about using this website and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they may only do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when transmitting your sensitive personal information between your system and ours, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.