Privacy Policy

Last Revised January 20, 2019

We ("Photographer Plus”, “Photographer+”, "Company" or "us") respect the privacy of the users to its platform and Websites ("PhotographerPlus.com", "Photographer.Plus") as well as other affiliated sites linking to this Privacy Policy ("Site", “Website”, "Sites", "Platform", "System"). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, storage, processing and sharing of your information which you submit to us or we collect when you visit our Site. This Privacy Policy applies to ALL users of the Site. "Members" are Users, who are registered on our site and have an account.

Information Collection, Storage and Processing

Cookies & Browser Storage

To make Photographer Plus and its features available to you, we store data on your device via Cookies, Browser Storage or similar technologies. This information is strictly necessary for using Photographer Plus and without them we cannot provide our services.

Cookies/data we store and use on your browser:

These cookies/data are stored for all of the visitors.

AWSELB
Manages web traffic and balances traffic load.
CKC
Stores whether or not a browser has been displayed the privacy policy banner.
FAVES
Stores photographers you have added to your favorite list
X-DAT
Stores settings, preferences and other data (UI, visuals, capabilities, etc.) related to the use of website.

These cookies/data are used only for signed up members (in addition to the above ones).

_AUTH
Stores data of the signed in user.
XM-DAT
Stores accounts settings, preferences and other data (help tours, guides etc.) related to the use of website.

Automatic Information and Logs

We receive and record information from your device whenever you visit and use our site(s) and services, such as your IP address or unique device identifier automatically. This information is stored in secure logs and is collected by our platform automatically (not third-party systems). We do not combine this information with other information about you, unless we need to identify a user when we determine that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or to protect our service, Site, customers, members, or others. We may combine this information with your other information. We store and process these logs for:

Security purposes
Analytics & Statistics

Analyze and generate reports about the performance, trends and usage of our services.

This information is aggregated, and do not include any personally identifiable data.

Members Statistics

We provide our members with statistics about their profile performance (views , impressions etc.)

This information is aggregated (counters) and do not include any personally identifiable data.

Under normal circumstances we delete these logs after one year. However, if there are any security reasons, we might retain all or part of particular logs for extended amount of time.

Messaging

We provide a messaging system which you can use to communicate to our members (photographers). If you choose to use this system, we ask you for your name, email address and message. This information is stored securely and it is shared with the its recipient (member). All messages and their data (name, email etc.) will be deleted after one year automatically.

Accounts and Members

We collect, store and process additional information from Members. View Details.

Third-Party

We also use some third-party services which may collect, store, process and access information, View Third-Party Services

Information Sharing and Access

Photographer Plus

We may use your information (including Personal Information and Automatic Information) for our own internal purposes, including but not limited to contacting you via email to inform you about updates to our Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you conduct on the Site. Our Personnel and authorized consultants and/or contractors may have access to users' information if necessary, in the normal course of Photographer Plus business.

Legal Requests

Photographer Plus may disclose information about you if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or legitimate legal process or law enforcement instructions, investigations and orders, including subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) protect or defend the rights, property, privacy or safety of Photographer Plus, our affiliates, you or others.

Acquisition

If our company or all or any portion of our assets related to the Site are acquired by another company (including in any bankruptcy or similar proceedings), that company will possess the Personal Information collected by us and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy inures to the benefit of successors and assigns of Photographer Plus.

Third-Party

We also use some third-party services which may collect, store, process and access information, View Third Party Services

Third-Party Services and Links

We use some third-party services to perform certain functions and make features available. We are not in control of how those services operate regarding your data, however we only use services which meet the industry standards (regarding security and privacy).
Here is a list of third-party services we use and their privacy policies:

Google

reCAPTCHA
We use Google reCAPTCHA ( “I’m not robot” test ) in some pages.
Maps
We use Google Maps for allowing you to view addresses on the map.
Fonts
We use Google Fonts in our pages.

PayPal

We use PayPal for accounts and members payment processing.
View Privacy Policy

Our Site(s) contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Accounts and Members

As Photographer Plus member (photographer), most of the information you provide is in you profile and intended to be publicly available. There is also some personal information (like full name, email, IP address, billing address etc.) which are private to your account. We try to ask/store as few private personal information about you as possible; that makes it easier for us and safer for you. Your private personal information is used only by photographer plus to make vital features (membership, payments, invoices etc.) available. We store all sensitive information in an encrypted form.

If you choose to terminate/deactivate your account, we remove and delete all your personally identifiable information from our systems within 30-60 days.
However, some information cannot be erased such as invoice information, this information will be kept as long as required by law (10 years).

Security

We will use commercially reasonable methods to keep Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Our sites are operated using secure Internet connections, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, to help protect your data. Please note that with current technology, the security of your data as it travels over the Internet or as it resides in any storage system cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure. We assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access or other acts of third-parties, or other acts or omissions.

Regarding Children

Our Site is designed and intended for use by adults (+18). We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about persons who are under the age of 18.

Privacy Policy Amendments

We may amend or update this policy from time to time, and will notify you of any material changes to this policy. Previous versions of this privacy policy are available upon request.

Contact us

If you ever have any questions regarding our privacy policy please contact us using our email help 'AT' photographerplus 'DOT' com".