Privacy Policy

Last Revised 25/03/2016

Photographer Plus, (“Photographer+”, "Company", "us" or "we") respects the privacy of the visitors to its Web site. PhotographerPlus.com, Photographer.Plus, as well as other affiliated sites linking to this Privacy Policy ("Site",”Website”). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information, Automatically Collected Information and Anonymous Information (each defined below) you submit to us or which we collect when you visit our Site.

By accepting our Terms of Use Agreement, or by registering for a Member Account on the Site you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to ALL users of the Site, including both member and non-member users and visitors, ("Users"). "Members" are Users, who are registered on our site and provide photography services. "Personal Information" is information about you that is personally identifiable to you, like your name, address, email address or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

CONSENT

By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information according to this Privacy Policy by us or by third parties with whom we have a relationship. Your Personal Information may be processed by Photographer Plus in the country where it was collected, as well as other countries (including the United States) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. If you do not agree to have your information used in any of the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you must discontinue use of this Site immediately.

Information Collection

We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our Site. This information allows us to provide you with a customized and efficient experience.

Information You Provide to Us

We receive and may store any information you enter on our Site or provide to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of our features and services.

Member Registration and Account Information

In order to create an account on Photographer Plus, you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration form, we require select personal information. In addition to registration information, you may need to provide us with additional information related to your account for certain services.

Member Profile

We enable members to provide us with information to create a public profile about their work, services, portfolio and contact information. Some information are necessary for creating your profile (like Location, Name and others) and some others are optional. You can choose what information to show in your profile by providing or removing them from your profile or terminate your profile in the case of necessary information.

Email Form

We allow users to send emails to members directly by completing an email form. The information you provide in the email form contains personal information. We may store information you provide in that form. You can choose not to use the email form and contact the photographer in any other way.

Automatic Information

We automatically collect some information including but not limited to, browser type, browser software version, browser characteristics, IP address, location information, requesting and referring URLs and other information (“Traffic data”) that may personally identify you. We reserve the right to collect and manage this information at our discretion. We use these “Traffic data” to help diagnose problems with our servers, analyze trends and administer the Site. Additionally, we can and will use IP addresses to identify a User when we, in our sole discretion, 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 your Automatic Information with your Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

Cookies

Cookies are bits of information that are stored on your computer by your web browser. We use cookies. Our cookies do not contain personal information. However they provide a better personalized user experience and make available some features and services of the Site (like favorites list or signing in to your account). The Help portion of the majority of browsers will allow you to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies. We recommend that you leave the cookies activated because cookies allow you to use some of our features and services. Some of our business partners, like our advertisers, may use cookies on our Site. We have no access to, or control over, these cookies. Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Information Sharing

Site Administration and Service Improvement

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 or telephone 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 user 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.

Member Profile

Member profiles are publicly accessible therefore all information provided by the member will be shown publicly and to everyone who views the profile. You can choose not to show some information in your profile by removing or not providing such information in your profile.

Email form

Whenever you use the email form to contact a member (photographer), we will forward, and share all the information you provide in the email form, to the intended member.

Security

We will use commercially reasonable methods to keep Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Our membership system is operated using secure Internet connections, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, to help protect your account 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.

Links

This Site 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.

Regarding Children

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

Terminating Your Membership/Account

We save your Personal Information until your membership with us is terminated. If you terminate your membership, your Personal/Profile Information cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications for a short period of time until we have updated all of our databases. After termination of your membership, your Personal Information may remain on our archived database and records. Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on Members who have been removed for violating our Terms of Use Agreement.

Privacy Policy Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the new version on this page, which will take effect when posted. By using this Site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of Privacy Policy.

Contact us

If you ever have any questions regarding our privacy policy please contact us using our email help@photographerplus.com.