When you create an account with us, whether through our site or our mobile app, we collect your email address, a user name, and password. We may also ask you to enter additional optional profile information, such as a short biographical sketch, a description of your work, or other information related to photography and your interest in it. You do not have to enter any additional profile information, but, if you do, this information may be viewable by other Atget Studio users.
Note that we do not collect any "Personally Identifiable Information" or "PII." As with any Web site, we caution you against using PII (whole name, address, phone, etc) in your user name, profile, etc.
We may also allow you to log in to our Site and Services using your Apple, Facebook, Google, or Twitter accounts.
For information about how Apple, Facebook, Google, or Twitter discloses your information, including any information you make public, please consult their respective privacy policies. We have no control over how Apple, Facebook, Google, or Twitter uses or discloses the information you provide to it. If you do not want us to have access to your Apple, Facebook, Google, or Twitter account information, then you should create an account directly at our Site.
Currently, we use PayPal to facilitate payments. When you pay for our Services, PayPal collects your payment information, such as credit card number, expiration date, and billing address. We do not receive this information from PayPal. In the future we may use other services to process your payments and will notify you of any additional payment services available when you go to submit your payment to us.
When you are logged into the Site or Services, we may collect information about your activities, such as the photographs you upload, the Critiques you request, the Critiques you receive, the length of time you are logged in, the pages on our Site you visit, and other information you post to share through the Site and Services.
Please see the "Cookies and Analytics" section below for more information about how we collect this information. We may combine this information with other Personal Information we collect about you.
We use the Personal Information we collect online for the following types of purposes:
We may disclose information about users, including Personal Information, as described below:
We may disclose the information we collect from you to third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents who perform functions on our behalf. These third parties have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personally identifiable information and to only use such information for the purposes for which they have been engaged by us.
Note that of 01/01/2022 we disclose no information to third-party vendors. This policy will be updated if this changes.
If we are acquired by or merged with another company, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, we may transfer the information we have collected from you to the acquiring company.
We may disclose the information we collect from you in order to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process, such as in response to a subpoena.
Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer's hard drive, Web beacons are embedded invisibly on Web pages and may not be disabled or controlled through your browser. We may use Web beacons (also known as clear GIFs, Web bugs, or pixel tags) in connection with the Site to, among other things, track the activities of our Site visitors and to compile statistics about Site usage and response rates. We and our third-party service providers also may use Web beacons in HTML-formatted email messages to help us track email response rates, to measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and to identify when our emails are viewed or forwarded.
As noted, we may also engage third parties to track and to analyze Site activity on our behalf. To do so, these third parties may place cookies or Web beacons to track user activity on our Site. We use the data collected by such third parties to help us administer and improve the quality of the Site and Service and to analyze usage of the Site. We will not disclose your Personal Information to these third parties.
We may send you emails about information that we believe may be of interest to you as well as news and offers from us or other third parties. If, at any time, you would like to stop receiving these promotional emails, you may follow the opt-out instructions contained in any such email. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt out of receiving emails or promotions from us, we still may send you email about your account, any Services you have requested or received from us, or for other customer service purposes.
We use commercially reasonable physical, technical, and administrative measures to protect the security of the Personal Information that we collect or receive, including, where appropriate, password protection, encryption, and SSL to protect our Site and the information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security all of the time.