Here at Wildlife Reference Photos, we recognise that your privacy is important and we are dedicated to protecting the privacy of all of our members and visitors. This page is used to inform website visitors of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information.
Information Collection and Use
For a better experience while using our service, when creating an account we require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. This includes your name, address and email address. You also have the option of entering your company name and website. The information that we collect will be used to contact you, identify you, and assist you in the use of Wildlife Reference Photos, improving our service to you and maintaining the site.
We want to inform you that whenever you visit Wildlife Reference Photos, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP”) address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
We may use 'cookies' to help you personalise your online experience and to improve our service to you. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise the site's pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables Wildlife Reference Photos to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the option to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use some areas of our site.
We may employ third-party individuals and companies due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate our service
- To perform site-related maintenance
- To assist us in analysing how our site is used
We want to inform our website users that these third parties have access to your personal information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We don't send out marketing emails to any of our members. If you join as a member, you will receive automatically generated emails in the following circumstances:
- When you create an account with us
- When you make a purchase
- When you request to reset your password
- When you request an email link to a page on our website
We may also contact you by email if we see that there is an issue with your order or account. If you are a Contributing Photographer, we may email you regarding your submissions to the website or for any other reason relating to your photography and our service to you.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We may use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.
We value your trust in providing us with your personal information and we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will always take all reasonable steps within our power to make sure that your information is safe. Please remember however that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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Removing or editing your personal information
If you would like to delete your account and therefore remove all of your personal information that is stored in our database, you can contact us at any time and we will do this for you promptly. Alternatively, if you would like to edit or update any of your personal information you can do this by logging into your account and clicking 'Edit Account' on the left.