Atget Studio is a person-to-person service that enables photographers to get high-quality critiques of their work. At Atget Studio, we recognize and respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and disclose personally identifying information about individuals ("Personal Information") that is gathered through our Site and Services. This Privacy Policy applies to any site owned and operated by Atget Studio. ("us," we," "our" or "Atget Studio") including (collectively the "Site"), and to the services and applications provided by Atget Studio (collectively, the "Services").

By using our Site and Services, you agree to this Privacy Policy, which is subject to and incorporates by reference our Terms of Service, including their limitation on liability. To review the Terms of Service, click here.

Personal Information We Collect and Receive

Account Information.

When you create an account with us, whether through our site or our mobile app, we collect your email address, and a user name and password. We may also ask you to enter additional, optional profile information, such as a short biographical sketch, or 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.

Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

We also allow you to log in to our Site and Services using their 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.

Payment Information.

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.

User Activities.

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 you visit, and other information you post to share through the Site and Services.

Information We Collect Automatically.

We may use cookies, web beacons and other automated devices to collect information about you when you visit our Site and use our Services. Specifically, we may collect the following information via these technologies: your browser type and operating system; web pages you view; links you click; your IP address; your mobile device type and any unique identifiers associated with such, if applicable; and website visited before our Site. 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.

How We Use Personal Information

We use the Personal Information we collect online for the following types of purposes:

Notwithstanding anything else in this Privacy Policy, we may share aggregate or non-personally identifying information about users with third parties for marketing, advertising, research or similar purposes. For example, if we display advertisements on behalf of a third party, we may share aggregate, demographic information with that third party about the users to whom we displayed the advertisements.

How We Disclose Personal Information

We may disclose information about users, including Personal Information, as described below:

Other Users.

Certain information will be visible to or shared with other users, including your Wanted items, items you have Found, as well as other aggregate information about items you have looked for or found. For example, if you are looking for a particular item, we will tell users that you are looking for that item, and the approximate location where you would like it found. Please see the section "Location Information" above for important information about "Want" locations and how they are used.

Service Providers.

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.

Business Transfers.

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.

In Response to Legal Process.

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.

To Protect Atget Studio and Others.

We may disclose the information we collect from you where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, or violations of our Terms of Service or this Privacy Policy, or to protect Atget Studio in litigation.

Notwithstanding anything else in this Privacy Policy, we may share aggregate or non-personally identifying information about users with third parties for marketing, advertising, research or similar purposes. For example, if we display advertisements on behalf of a third party, we may share aggregate, demographic information with that third party about the users to whom we displayed the advertisements.

Cookies and Analytics

When you interact with our Site, we strive to make your experience easy and meaningful. We or our third party service providers may use cookies, web beacons and similar technologies to track Site visitor activity and collect Site data, and to collect geolocation data, device ID and other diagnostic data about mobile users. We may combine this data with the Personal Information we have collected from users.


We (or our third party service providers) may use cookies to track visitor activity on the Site. A cookie is a text file that a website transfers to your computer's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Our cookies assign a random, unique number to each visitor's computer. They do not contain information that would personally identify the visitor, although we may associate a cookie with any identifying information that is or has been provided by a user while visiting our Site. We or our third party service providers may use cookies that remain on your computer for a specified period of time or until they are deleted (persistent cookies). These cookies record clickstream information (data reporting the URLs, or names of the pages, on our Site that have been visited). We may also use cookies that exist only temporarily during an online session (session cookies). These cookies allow you to log in to your account and they allow us to identify you temporarily as you move through the Site. Most browsers allow users to refuse cookies, but doing so may impede the functionality of some portions of our Site.

Web Beacons.

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 webpages and may not be disabled or controlled through your browser. We may use web beacons (also known as use clear GIFs, web bugs or pixel tags) in connection with the Site to, among other things, track the activities of our Site visitors and compile statistics about Site usage and response rates. We and our third-party service providers also may use we beacons in HTML-formatted e-mail messages to help us track e-mail response rates, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and identify when our e-mails are viewed or forwarded.

Third Parties.

As noted, we may also engage third parties to track and 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.

Third-Party Links

At times, our Site and Services may contain links to other, third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Privacy Policy, but, instead, is governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.

Marketing Communications

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 e-mails, you may follow the opt-out instructions contained in any such e-mail. 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 e-mail about your account, any Services you have requested or received from us, or for other customer-service purposes.

How We Secure Your Personal Information

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.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

As we update our Site and Services and roll-out new versions or features, we may change this Privacy Policy. You should check here to review our current Privacy Policy, which is effective as of the effective date listed above. Your continued use of any of our Site and Services once you have been notified of the modified Privacy Policy constitutes your deemed acceptance and understanding of the Privacy Policy as in effect at the time of your continued use.

How to Contact Us

You may contact us with any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy by sending an email to