Privacy Policy – J Günther Photography (JGP)

Our website address is: https://jgunther.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Purchases of Services and/or Products:

When you make a purchase and proceed to finalize your purchase with payment information, you are forwarded to PayPal to complete your purchase. J Gunther Photography has no access to your payment information ie., credit card, bank or other financial data. For information on PayPal’s Privacy Policy click here

Comments

 When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

Email requests made by you using our Contact form communicate directly with us here at JGP via our host service provider. We retain the information you provide in order to continue communication with you. We do not share your information with other parties.

Newsletter form:

If you wish to voluntarily sign up for our Newsletter, the information you provide is forwarded to MailChimp, our on-line Marketing platform.  This information consists of your name (first & last) and your email address. This information is used to manage emails campaigns and serve advertisements generated by JGP. You have the option of Opting Out from this service at any time. If you would like to read MailChimp’s Privacy Policy – click here

Cookies

 If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

When you visit our website, information is analyzed by Google to provide JGP with information about visitor usage. This information allows JGP to make decisions on content within our website. Google uses this information for…                                                          .

  • Google uses Google Analytics data to provide the Google Analytics measurement service to customers. Identifiers such as cookies and app instance IDs are used to measure user interactions with a customer’s sites and/or apps, while IP addresses are used to provide and protect the security of the service, and to give the customer a sense of where in the world their users come from.

For more information on Googles Privacy Policy – click here

Who we share your data with

J Günther Photography does not share your Data

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 

How we protect your data

Your Data is protected locally in our office computers using the latest Security Software and using safe practices

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event JGP suffers a Data breach we will promptly notify our Clients and Service Providers. You will be given instructions on how best to proceed based on the particular event.