Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At Phil Barnes Photography we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Phil Barnes Photography operates several websites including Phil Barnes Commercial Photography, Phil Barnes Portrait Photography, Phil Barnes Wedding Photography.  It is Phil Barnes Photography’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Phil Barnes Photography collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Phil Barnes Photography’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Phil Barnes Photography visitors use its website. From time to time, Phil Barnes Photography may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Phil Barnes Photography websites choose to interact with Phil Barnes Photography in ways that require Phil Barnes Photography to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Phil Barnes Photography gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Phil Barnes Photography collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Phil Barnes Photography. Phil Barnes Photography does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Phil Barnes Photography may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Phil Barnes Photography may monitor the most popular pages on the list25.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Phil Barnes Photography may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Phil Barnes Photography does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Phil Barnes Photography discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Phil Barnes Photography’s behalf or to provide services available at Phil Barnes Photography’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Phil Barnes Photography’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Phil Barnes Photography will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Phil Barnes Photography uses an externally hosted third party to manage and administer your account. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Phil Barnes Photography discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Phil Barnes Photography believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Phil Barnes Photography, third parties or the public at large. Phil Barnes Photography takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Phil Barnes Photography uses cookies to help Phil Barnes Photography identify and track visitors, their usage of Phil Barnes Photography website, and their website access preferences. Phil Barnes Photography visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Phil Barnes Photography’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Phil Barnes Photography’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Phil Barnes Photography, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Phil Barnes Photography goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Phil Barnes Photography may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

 

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Phil Barnes Photography may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Phil Barnes Photography’s sole discretion. Phil Barnes Photography encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.