How we use your information.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you submit image(s) to our Contributor's Gallery.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
Interest-Based Online Advertising and Google Analytics:
This section of our Privacy Notice provides details about interest-based online advertising (also called "targeted advertising", “remarketing”, or "behavioral advertising"), Google Analytics, and your choices with respect to this type of advertising.
We use Google Analytics’ 3rd-party audience data such as age, gender and interests to better understanding the behavior of our customers and to work with companies that collect information about your online activities to provide advertising targeted to suit your interests and preferences. For example, you may see certain ads on this website or other websites because we contract with Google and other similar companies to target our ads based on information we or they have collected, including information that was collected through automated means (such as cookies and web beacons). These companies also use automated technologies to collect information when you click on our ads, which helps track and manage the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.
You may opt out of the automated collection of information by third-party ad networks for the purpose of delivering advertisements tailored to your interests, by visiting the consumer opt-out page for the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and edit or opt-out your Google Display Network ads’ preferences at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. Because those opt-out and preference control pages are specific to the individual browser used to visit it, and because these pages are not operated by the FreePhotoCourse.com, we are unable to perform the opt-outs on your behalf.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order with our affiliate that you may access through our "Camera and Photo Gear Store".
Our affiliate offers the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
Because we do not process any aspect of the transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not ever be stored on our servers.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links:
Our Website may provide links to other websites, web pages or weblogs for your convenience and information. These linked websites operate independently from FreePhotoCourse.com and may have their own privacy notices or policies. Some linked websites may be owned or controlled by FreePhotoCourse.com but have privacy policies that differ from this one. To the extent any linked websites that you visit are not owned or controlled by FreePhotoCourse.com, we are not responsible for the websites' content, any use of the websites, or the privacy practices of the websites. We suggest you review the privacy policies of any linked websites you visit.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:
We do not seek nor will we knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Information and Photograph Sharing/Publication:
Vistors who upload images for submission to our Contributors' Photo Gallery or other photography challenges, exhibitions, contests and/or photographer features/interviews must read and comply with the Contributors' Gallery Terms and Conditions. We keep on file the following information submitted by a contributor: name, e-mail address, information regarding image subject matter as provided by the user, information about the image which is embedded electronically in the metadata and model release forms when necessary. We will publish the information a user provides as associated with his or her uploaded image, photographer profile and comments or descriptions provided by the photographer. For the purposes of establishing legitimacy of our galleries, challenges, contests and/or photographer features/interviews, we require photographers wishing to submit their artistic works for publication to disclose their city and country of residence, along with the location where such works were photographed. We will publish this information if such works are selected to be featured in one of our galleries, challenges,contests and/or photographer features/interviews. FreePhotoCourse.com also reserves the right to publish other information available by examining the EXIF, IPTC and XMP data that is embedded in digital photograph files. An example would include the f/stop (aperture) value used when shooting a photograph or other information that would be meaningful to other site users (ie. photographers) reviewing the work.
Terms and Conditions:
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at: