Defyphotography.com respects and protects the privacy of users.
First: this Site does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals, for instance, when registering for blog forums, or through comments or e-mails you may send to this Site. We do not use “cookies” on this Site to collect or track personally identifiable information. The personal information that can be collected by defyphotography.com when registering for a user account includes:
- E-mail address
- Username/screen name
Our policy regarding this information is simple: We will not sell, trade, rent to, or share with third parties any of your personal information without your permission. As an exception, to protect Site visitors and the general welfare, defyphotography.com will release personal information about its users when the law requires us to do so. The personal information you submit when registering is available to be seen by members of the forum.
If you submit your e-mail address, we will use it to send you information about online events, Site updates, activities, and products of this Site and its affiliates. All such communications will provide you the opportunity to unsubscribe or “opt-out” from receiving such communications.
Defyphotography.com and its affiliates may use, reproduce, distribute, and display in whole or in part, in any media, with or without name attribution, the statements, questions, or comments you submit through forums and/or the “Contact Us” page.
We do collect anonymous, aggregated data for statistical purposes. We may use such information to help determine ways to improve our Site and may share this unattributed information with our affiliates.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding what is done with your information or would like such information deleted from our records, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What about children using your Site — is their privacy protected?
Yes. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), this Site does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18 without parental consent. If it is learned that such information has been collected without parental consent, that information will be deleted from the Site’s database quickly or the child’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) will be contacted to obtain consent for the collection of the information.
All pictures of children under the age of 18 will never be displayed with personal and identifying information on our website and social media. We reserve the rights to use all client sessions as promotional material, unless the client or legal guardian puts a request in writing and it is signed and agreed upon by all parties.
Effective date: January 01, 2011