John Hight Photography Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

Effective Date:  June 13, 2018

This notice discloses the privacy practices for John Hight Photography and our website; http://www.johnhightphotography.com/. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. It will notify you of the following:

  • What information we collect
  • With whom it is shared
  • How it can be corrected
  • How it is secured
  • How policy changes will be communicated
  • How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.

 

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing 

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. 

We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us.  We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g., to take an order and ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. 

 

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You can do the following by contacting us via the contact form provided at the end of this privacy policy:

  • View what data we have about you, if any
  • Change/correct any data we have about you
  • Request that we delete any data we have about you
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data

 

Registration

We use Fine Art America (https://fineartamerica.com/) to fulfill orders placed via the "Buy Now" or "Buy a Print" links. In order to use Fine Art America, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. Please refer to Fine Art America's privacy policy for details on what personal information is collected and how it is used.

 

Orders

We use Fine Art America (https://fineartamerica.com/) to fulfill orders. They request information from you on their order form. To buy our products through Fine Art America, you must provide contact information (such as name and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If they have trouble processing an order, they will use this information to contact you. Refer to the Fine Art America privacy policy on information needed to process your order.

 

Sharing 

We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

And/or: 

We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.

And/or: 

We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

 

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g. billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service
  • To provide the Service on our behalf and to perform those services
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used

We will inform you, in our privacy policy, of third-party companies that provide services that use your personal information.

 

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, it will not be nessary to log in with a password more than once; thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Our web-hosting provider Squarespace.com (https://www.squarespace.com/), uses Functional and Required Cookies to allow visitors to navigate and use key features on our site. They also use Analytics and Performance Cookies to collect information on our behalf about how visitors interact with our site to help us understand and improve our layout and performance.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (e.g., advertisers).  However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

 

Links

This web 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.

 

Mailing List

We collect first names and emails for our Newsletter mailing list to send messages regarding our news, blog posts, and special offers. We use MailerLite to collect and maintain our email list. MailerLite maintains a privacy policy regarding collection and maintaining user information.

 

Surveys & Contests 

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary, and you may choose whether or not to participate and disclose this information. Information requested may include contact details (such as name and shipping address), and possible demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

 

Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to take necessary actions.

 

Notification of Changes

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

 

Contacting us

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information.  If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via the form below:

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Sources used to develop this Privacy Policy are Better Business Bureau and GDPR Privacy Policy Generator.