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Privacy Policy and Other Disclosures

The information on this page covers the legal information, privacy policies, terms and conditions,and other information that you should know when you use this website. Providing this information is important to us because we respect the privacy of those that view this website and it is our desire to be above reproach in how we communicate and conduct business.

The information on this page is to let you know what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Practical-Photography-Tips.com. It also covers the steps we take to safeguard that information. I hope this information will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.

Practical-Photography-Tips.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness, and integrity. We are dedicated to protecting your privacy on our website.

Here are some quick links to the different sections of this page:

Copyright Policy

All original material, including pictures are under the copyright of practical-photography-tips.com with all rights reserved. The pictures and material on this website are protected by U.S. copyright laws and may not be copied or reproduced without the express written permission of the copyright owner. If you wish to use any of the original images or content in this site please use the contact us form to request permission.

Use of Trademarks

All trademarks and registered trademarks, whether or not so identified, are acknowledged to be the property of their respective owners. The use of a trademark does not imply that such use has been authorized, endorsed or sponsored by the trademark owner.

Privacy and Personal Information

Practical-Photography-Tips.com only collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number.

Personal information is only collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or survey, and sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us.The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.

Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to help administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Release of Information

If www.practicalphotographytips.com is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through our website and would like that information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, please use our Contact Us page.

Updates and Effective Date

We reserve the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that our privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

IP Address

Your Internet Protocol ("IP") address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information, and administer our website.

Kids and Parents

Although there is not - nor ever will be - anything intentionally offensive on my website, it is not intended for use by children, especially those under age 13. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before making purchases or asking questions on this site.

If your children disclose information about themselves in publicly accessible areas of the Website, they may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly, you should tell them not to do so. If you're worried about your children's activities or their privacy on our site, we encourage you to contact us using the form on our Contact-Us page. If you have other concerns or questions about any aspect of this policy, you may also contact us through the "Contact Me" section of the website. I welcome your questions and feedback.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables www.practicalphotographytips.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.

We may serve third party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our web site.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.

Advertisement and Affiliate Programs

This website uses Google Adsense and affiliate programs to show advertisements for goods and services that might be of interest to you. The content of some of these advertisements is not under our control and the fact that a product or service is advertised on this website is not an indication that we recommend or endorse that product or service. You should verify any claim, statistic or quote made by a seller or service provider. Practical Photography Tips may receive a payment if you respond to any of these advertisements.

Practical Photography Solutions does not receive reimbursements for product reviews or recommendations. We only recommend products and services that we believe to be suitable for the purpose reviewed and that we would use ourselves. We do use affiliate links when possible which means that we may receive compensation if you purchase a product from one of our affiliate partners.

We use third-party advertising companies including Google Adsense to provides ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click on this Google link for more information on their privacy policy.

Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART cookie:

The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on publisher websites displaying AdSense for content ads. When users visit an AdSense publisher's website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to website users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. * Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy found here: http://www.google.com/privacy.html

Because publisher sites and laws across countries vary, we're unable to suggest specific privacy policy language. However, you may wish to review resources such as the Network Advertising Initiative, or NAI, which suggests the following language for data collection of non-personally identifying information.

The search box on this web site ("Search Box") is powered by Google Inc ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy located at http://www.google.com/privacy.html shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

Disclaimer

The information and instructions on this website are provided in good faith, but we cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. In following our instructions you should take care not to do so in a way that could cause injury to yourself or to others, or that is contrary to any applicable law.

In more formal terms:

The authors of this website disclaim any liability arising directly or indirectly from your use of the site. Statements made by the authors or other contributors represent their views and opinions only and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.

The materials on this site, including any linked site, are provided 'as is' and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

We do not warrant that the functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to www.practicalphotographytips.com Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site. Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.