Collection of Personal Information from OUR Users
We may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us through the Site via registration forms, surveys, applications, and other online fields, including, but not limited to your name, email address(es), telephone number, username(s), and/or other relevant personal information (collectively, the “Personal Information”). You may be required to provide us with Personal Information to complete your registration profile, make any album(s) of Pictures, and/or to upload and share your Pictures through our Site. Some of your Personal Information submitted by you and collected by us may be stored and maintained by third-party data processors, including, but not limited to, Google.
We: (a) collect and track information about you that may not constitute Personal Information, including, but not limited to, your home server domain names, and date and time of your visit(s), to our Site, the originating IP address(es), files downloaded, search engine(s) used, operating system, information and data on how you use our Site, the page(s) visited, the type of Web browser(s) for Users of our Site, the language you use in your web browser(s), operating system(s) on your computer(s), your mobile device type and related technical information, your geo-location data, the state or country from which you access our Site, the Web pages visited, the date and the time of a visit, the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting the Site, the number of links you click within our Site, the functions you use on our Site, the specific Services that you access on our Site, the data you view, save on, or download from our Site, and/or the number of times you view any advertisement(s) on our Site (the “User Data”); and (b) aggregate any such User Data. The User Data is typically collected, analyzed and maintained in aggregated and de-identified formats.
How we Collect Information
To collect Personal Data, we use Google Analytics tracking on our Site. By accessing, viewing, and using our site, you agree to the Google Analytics Terms of Service.
Using Google Analytics, we will collect Personal Information and User Data (collectively, the “Information”) about you with “cookies”, or other electronic tools or other similar authenticating or tracking technologies on your computer’s and/or devices’ hard drive to collect traffic and User use information.
If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. The help function on most browsers and mobile devices contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies, disable cookies entirely, or disable the collection of geo-location data. You may, at your option, disable cookies through each of your individual browsers. However, if you disable cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of our Site, the data, information, content, materials and/or Services contained on or accessed through our Site, will not function properly. You agree that we are not liable for any portion of the Site that does not operate properly after you take these actions.
Our Use of collected Information
We do not sell or distribute your Information to third parties. However, we will use the Information collected only for internal reasons, including, but not limited to: (a) monitoring, researching, and analyzing traffic flow on our Site; (b) better service provision for Users of our Site; (c) compilation and aggregation of anonymous information about usage of our Site and the Services; and/or (d) provide other promotions. In addition, we will use your Personal Information to maintain contact with you.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will only share your Information with our partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, and parent companies on an anonymous and aggregate basis. However, we may also disclose your Information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary, including, to: (a) comply with the law or in response to a subpoena, court order, government request, and/or other legal process; (b) produce relevant documents or information in connection with litigation, arbitration, mediation, adjudication, government or internal investigations, and/or other legal or administrative proceedings; and/or (c) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of our Users or others.
Security of Personal Information
Any Personal Information you provide to us is kept on secure servers. We use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard Personal Information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the Personal Information. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of any logon ID(s) and password(s) you may have set up in connection with your viewing and access of our Site, and the use of the Services.
Despite our efforts to protect your Personal Information, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from us via our Site, the Services, or via e-mail cannot be, and is not, guaranteed. Accordingly, you agree that we are not responsible for the security of information transmitted to or from you via the Internet.
In addition, to protect your Personal Information, never share your password with anyone, and if you feel that your password has been discovered or compromised, you should change it immediately by logging onto our Site and accessing your profile to change your password.
Access to, and Ability to Correct, Personal Information
You may modify, correct, change or update your Personal Information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. While we will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. However, we reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such access requests, if allowed or required by law.
Right to Change Privacy Statement
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 provides you with the right to request certain information regarding disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for direct marketing purposes, including a description of the categories of Personal Information, be disclosed. In order to obtain such information, please email your request to email@example.com