Martin James Photography and Videography, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including Flickr, Inc. (“Martin James Photography and Videography“, “we” or “us”), are passionately committed to the privacy of our customers.
Collection of Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you:
The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, fax number, credit card information and other information you choose to provide.
You have the option of telling us how you wish to be identified about your photos, galleries, comments and elsewhere using the Services. If you choose to use your real name (or include any identifying information as part of your “nickname”) that information will be publicly displayed through the Services. Therefore, please use caution in determining how you wish to be identified in using the Services.
Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services
When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about your use of the Services, including:
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Information We Collect from Other Sources. We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For example, if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media site. We may receive updated information about you, such as an updated billing address, from the financial institution issuing your credit card about our billing for the Services.
Use of Information. We may use information we collect to provide and improve our Services, to deliver the products and services you order, to facilitate contests, and to communicate with you. We also use the information we collect to understand how users interact with our services and to personalise our Services.
Sharing of Information
Social Sharing Features and Third-Party Integrations
The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools which let you share actions you take on our Services with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Additionally, you may give certain third party apps different levels of permissions to interact with your account to take advantage of things like photo editing tools. If you want to stop using one of these apps and revoke your permission, click the “Revoke” link under “Authorized Services” in the Privacy section on your account settings page.
Security. Martin James Photography and Videography takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Data Retention. We store the information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.
Data Transfers. To provide the Services, we may transfer your information to Martin James Photography and Videography servers in the United States or other countries. When we transfer information from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to countries that have not been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection, we employ data processing agreements based on the Standard Contractual Clauses to help ensure that your data is protected wherever it is transferred. You may request a copy of these clauses by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
When we transfer personal data from the European Union or Switzerland to the United States, we comply with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively. Martin James Photography and Videography has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, we are committed to resolving complaints about our processing of your personal data. EU [and Swiss individuals] with inquiries or complaints regarding our compliance with the Privacy Shield program should first contact us. We have further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to JAMS, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact or visit https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield for more information or to file a complaint. The services of JAMS are provided at no cost to you.
Under certain conditions, you may be able to invoke binding arbitration to resolve your complaint. Martin James Photography and Videography is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission.
If we share personal data transferred to the U.S. under the Privacy Shield with a third-party service provider that processes such data on our behalf, then we will be liable for that third party’s processing in violation of the Privacy Shield Principles, unless we can prove that we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
Privacy and Profile Information. In the “Edit Profile” section of your User Menu, you can add, edit, or remove various pieces of profile information, including: first/last name, display name, contact email address, personal description, profile photo, and social media URLs.
Information provided in your Profile will be publicly available through the Services, including to your site visitors and via the search function on Martin James Photography and Videography.com/search. Visibility of your account in search results can be limited via the “Discovery” tab of your Account Settings. Visibility of individual folders/galleries/photos in search results can be limited via each folder or gallery’s settings.
You can delete individual photos that you have on Martin James Photography and Videography by selecting the photos that you wish to delete, then eailing us at email@example.com.
In the “Privacy” section of your Account Settings, you can determine who can access your site by leaving it set to “Anyone” by default, setting a site-wide password, or inviting only specific people to have access to your site. You can control at a more granular level each folder and gallery’s settings, leaving them set to “Anyone” by default, making them unlisted, applying a password, allowing access to only specific people, or giving only yourself access.
Auto-Upload Feature. If you turn on the auto-upload feature, photos and videos from your mobile device camera roll will be automatically uploaded to Martin James Photography and Videography. These photos and videos will be stored as private on Martin James Photography and Videography until you choose to share them. You can turn off auto-upload at any time in your mobile app settings.
EXIF Information By default, Martin James Photography and Videography will display a link showing EXIF data about photos or video you upload. The link shows on all your individual photo pages, and displays the make & model of the camera you used to take the shot. You can elect to hide this link in “Appearance” section of your Gallery Settings.
Location Information. When you first launch any of our mobile applications that collect location information, you will be asked to consent to the application’s collection of this information. If you initially consent to our collection of location information, you can subsequently stop the collection of this information at any time by changing the preferences on your mobile device.
Some cameras can store GPS (location) coordinates in a photo’s EXIF header. Martin James Photography and Videography imports that data and if you choose, Martin James Photography and Videography can display that data publicly. This setting can be changed in gallery settings “Permissions and Sharing” . You can also change the settings on your camera to stop location data storage.
Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with our Services. To delete or disable flash cookies please visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
Promotional Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from Martin James Photography and Videography by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing us at help@Martin James Photography and Videography.com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
Email Notifications. Visit your Martin James Photography and Videography Account Settings area to edit your Martin James Photography and Videography email notification settings.
Residents of the European Economic Area. If you are a resident of the EEA, you have certain rights and protections under the law regarding the processing of your personal information.
Legal Basis for Processing. If you are a resident of the EEA, when we process your personal data we will only do so in the following situations:
Data Subject Requests. If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, erased, or transferred. You may also have the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, you can log into your account and use the settings and features explained above or you may contact us as indicated below.
Questions or Complaints. If you are a resident of the EEA and have a concern about our processing of personal information that we are not able to resolve, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data privacy authority where you reside. For contact details of your local Data Protection Authority, please see: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm
Martin James Photography and Videography Policy on Cookies. What are cookies? Cookies are small strings of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device via standard browser techniques that uniquely identifies your browser or device. We may use technologies like cookies, pixels and local storage to deliver, secure, and understand products and services.
What are cookies used for? Cookies and other technologies allow a site or service to know if your computer or device has visited it before. These technologies can then be used to deliver products and services, help us understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally enable and improve your experience in using those services. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
The cookies we use generally fall into one of the following categories.
Category of Cookies
Why we use these cookies
These cookies are essential for our services to function properly. Like the other cookies we use, technical cookies may be either first-party cookies or third-party cookies.
We use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences.
We use these cookies to collect information about how you interact with our services and to help us improve them.
We use these cookies to help us understand and improve our services.
We and our advertising partners use these cookies to deliver advertisements, to make them more relevant and meaningful to visitors to our website, and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns.
Where will Martin James Photography and Videography set cookies? The Martin James Photography and Videography service can be accessed via many different internet domain names. The majority of these are domain names owned by our customers which they have configured to present their Martin James Photography and Videography site content, known as “Custom Domains”. Martin James Photography and Videography, when serving content on these Custom Domains, will store cookies and use similar technologies both on that custom domain and on Martin James Photography and Videography owned and operated domain names, as required to fulfill service delivery.
How to control cookies or other collection mechanisms. Follow the instructions provided by your browser or mobile device (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) to modify your cookie settings. Please be advised that if you set your browser to disable cookies or other technologies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Service and other parts of our Service will not work properly. In addition, you have other choices with respect to how cookies are used: