PRIVACY POLICY

KSimon Photography is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains the what, how, and why of the information we collect when you use KSimon Photography Services, including our Website. It also explains the specific ways we use and disclose that information.

THE BASICS

  1. DEFINITIONS. The terms “we,” “us,” and “KSimon Photography” refer to KSimon Photography, LLC, as well as any strategic partners or subcontractors. The terms “you,” “your, “user,” or “Client” refers to the person or entity that uses our services, including our Website. The term “Personal Information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you and your contact information, such as your name, address, phone number, and email address.

  2. SERVICES. KSimon Photography services provide custom, professional photography and include the sale of digital and non-digital photographic products(the “Services”). We offer the Services on our website http://ksimonphotography.com (“Website”). In the course of providing the Services, we may collect Personal Information.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

  1. INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US. When you use the Services, communicate with our team, send us an email, or post on our blog, you are giving us information that we collect. That information may include your IP address, name, physical address, email address, phone number, and other details like gender, occupation, and other demographic information. We never this information. By giving us this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, disclosed, and stored by us, only as described in our Privacy Policy.

  2. CHANGES. We may get information about how and when you use the Services. This information may include your IP address, time, date, browser used, and actions taken by you.

  3. COOKIES. Our Website stores “cookies,” which are strings of code, on your computer. We use those cookies to collect information about when you visit our Website, when you use the Services, your browser type and version, your operating system, and other similar information. You may turn off cookies that have been placed on your computer by following the instructions on your browser, but if you block our cookies, it may be more difficult (and may be even impossible) to use the Services.

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

  1. TO BILL AND COLLECT MONEY OWED TO US. This includes sending you emails, invoices, receipts, and notices of delinquency. We use third parties for secure credit card transaction processing, and we direct you to send billing information to those third parties to process your orders and credit card payments. To learn more about the steps we take to safeguard that data, see “Public Information and Third Parties” section below.

  2. TO SEND ALERT MESSAGES. For example, we may let you know about temporary or permanent changes to our Services, like planned outages, new features, version updates, releases, abuse warnings, and changes to our Privacy Policy.

  3. TO PROVIDE CUSTOMER SUPPORT.

  4. TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND SAFETY OF OUR CLIENTS AND THIRD PARTIES, AS WELL AS OUR OWN.

  5. TO MEET LEGAL REQUIREMENTS like complying with court orders and valid subpoenas.

  6. TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO REPRESENTATIVES AND ADVISORS, like attorneys and accountants, to help us comply with legal, accounting, or security requirements.

  7. TO PROSECUTE AND DEFEND A COURT, ARBITRATION, OR SIMILAR PROCEEDING.

  8. TO SUPPORT AND IMPROVE THE SERVICES WE OFFER.

  9. TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU ABOUT YOUR ACCOUNT for informational, not promotional, reasons.

  10. TO TRANSFER YOUR INFORMATION in the case of a sale, merger, consolidation, or acquisition. In that event, any acquirer will be subject to our obligations under this Privacy Policy, including your rights to access and choice. We will notify you of the change either by sending you an email or posting a notice on our Website.

  11. TO SEND INFORMATIONAL AND PROMOTIONAL CONTENT THAT YOU MAY CHOOSE (OR “OPT” IN) TO RECEIVE. You can stop receiving our promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in every email.

PUBLIC INFORMATION AND THIRD PARTIES

  1. BLOG. We have a public blog on our Website. Any information you include in a comment on our blog may be read, collected, and used by anyone.

  2. SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS. Our Website include social media features, like the Facebook Like button. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Website, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

  3. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES. Our Website include links to other websites, whose privacy practices may be different from KSimon Photography’s. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

  4. SERVICE PROVIDERS. We may share your information with trusted third party service providers who assist us in operating our Website, conducting business and servicing Clients. If it is necessary to provide you a service you have requested, such as ship a professional photographic product, then we may provide your personal information (such as your name, address, phone number, and email address) to a trusted third party service provider.  These trusted third-parties agree to safeguard this information. Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties.

SECURITY

  1. SAFEGUARDING YOUR INFORMATION. We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us online could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared online without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

POLICY CHANGES

  1. CHANGES. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Website and this Privacy Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. We will notify you of any changes to this Privacy Policy by posting those changes on our Website.

  2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Privacy Policy is effective with respect to any data that KSimon Photography has collected, or collect, about and/or from you. By using our Services including our Website, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.

  3. QUESTIONS. If you have any questions or comments, or if you want to update, delete, or change any Personal Information you have submitted to KSimon Photography, please use our contact form to get in touch. Client satisfaction is of utmost importance.

Updated August 5, 2015