Information We Collect
We do not collect personally identifiable information about you other than the information you voluntarily submit to us when placing an order or submitting an inquiry to us. Such information may include mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, username and password, and credit card information (that you submit to us for order processing).
Other types of data will also be collected periodically, such as:
- Type of browser and operating system, mobile application usage data, and aggregated information such as “click stream” information which means entry and exit points (including referring URLs or domains), traffic statistics, page views, and impressions, all of which are collected automatically.
- Demographic information you choose to submit and which we may combine on an anonymous basis with similar information from other users.
- Device Information – Device type, OS and identifier
These types of information do not generally identify or relate to you as an individual, and we will not seek to associate these types of information with you as an individual. Please understand, however, that others might seek to do so and we cannot guarantee that parties with whom we may share such information might not succeed in re-identifying or associating non-personal information with particular individuals.
How We Use Information
- Process and manage your purchase and use of our products and services.
- Respond to your inquiries or requests, and to post your comments or statements on message boards or in our online forums.
- Create and deliver personalized promotions based on your purchases and other interactions with us.
- Send you communications about offerings from douglasstratton.com and our affiliated companies.
- Improving our online services, including to perform data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, identify usage trends, determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and to operate and expand our business activities.
Use or Sharing of Personal Information
Except as set forth below, we will not knowingly disclose your Personal Information to anyone outside of douglasstratton.com or our affiliated companies (collectively “douglasstratton.com”):
To Perform Services for You
We may disclose your Personal Information to third-party service providers to provide us with services such as website hosting, professional services, including information technology services and related infrastructure, customer service, shipping of prints, e-mail delivery, auditing and other similar services necessary to the douglasstratton.com online services and services you request.
Corporate Transactions or Events
We may disclose your information to a third party in connection with a corporate reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock, including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings.
Compliance with Law
We may use or disclose your Personal Information as we deem necessary or appropriate: (1) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (2) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (3) to comply with subpoenas and other legal processes; (4) to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain; (5) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliated companies, including fraud detection and prevention; (6) to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of douglasstratton.com or others ; and (7) to enforce our terms and conditions.
Third Party Marketing
We also may share your contact information with selected third-party marketers, for them to send you information about goods or services we think may be of interest to you. If you would like us to stop providing your information to our third party marketing partners, you may opt-out by emailing us with your instructions at [email protected].
Use or Sharing of Non-Personal Information
Non-personal information may be used for any purpose not prohibited by law. For example, we may collect, compile, store, publish, promote, report, sell, or otherwise disclose or use any and all information that does not identify an individual (or that has been modified to remove individual identification).
Cookies, Web Beacons and Online Advertising
What Are Cookies?
douglasstratton.com and its agents use small text files called cookies, (collectively, “Cookies”). Cookies are small pieces of data that we and our agents place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies are not themselves personally identifiable, but may be linked to Personal Information that you provide to us through your online interaction with us. A Cookie will typically contain the name of the domain (internet location) from which the Cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the Cookie (i.e. when does it expire), and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
Your Control of Cookies
Web browsers allow some control of most Cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about Cookies, including how to see what Cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please understand, however, if you disable Cookies, some features of the Douglas Stratton Photography online services may not work as well (or at all) for you.
Social Networking and Third Party Sites
The Douglas Stratton Photography online services are not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If we learn that we have obtained any personally identifiable information about a child under age 13, we will delete that information.
We strive to use reasonable safeguards to help prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of Personal Information provided or collected through the Douglas Stratton Photography online services. However, no system is perfect or can guarantee that unauthorized access or theft might not occur.
Retention of Information
We do not retain credit card or other payment information after a transaction is closed. While this means you will need to re-enter your information for each subsequent transaction, it helps reduce risks of sensitive data becoming accessible to unauthorized persons. Following termination of any transactions with you, we will retain other information about your transactions (what you ordered, etc.). Unless you request that your information be deleted by contacting us, we may retain your information for back-up, archival, legal and audit purposes.
Managing Your Account Information and Communications Preferences
Changes and Updates