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Privacy Policy

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January 15, 2010

Our Commitment To Your Privacy and To The Security of Your Data:

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Photosilk Prints, LLC we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don't ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don't share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don't store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:

Photosilk Prints, LLC ("Photosilk Prints") operates the website www.photosilk.com. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

What Information Is Collected?

Secure Payment

You can shop at www.photosilk.com with confidence. We have partnered with Authorize.Net [http://www.authorize.net/], a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards and electronic check payments safely and securely for our customers.

The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks. See an online payments diagram [http://www.authorize.net/resources/howitworksdiagram/] to see how it works.

The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

  • 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
  • Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy [http://www.authorize.net/company/privacy/] www.photosilk.com is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program

Secure Server

Before using certain parts of this site or ordering products, you must complete an online registration form. During registration, you will be asked to provide us with certain personal information, including but not limited to your name, shipping and billing address(es), phone number, email address, and credit card number. We use a Secure Server for collecting personal and credit card information. The secure server layer (SSL) encrypts (scrambles) all of the information you enter before it is transmitted over the internet and sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Photosilk Prints collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Photosilk Prints' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Photosilk Prints' visitors use its website. From time to time, Photosilk Prints may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Photosilk Prints also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Photosilk Prints does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Aggregated Statistics

Photosilk Prints may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others, however, Photosilk Prints does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Photosilk Prints discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Photosilk Prints behalf or to provide services available at Photosilk Prints' website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Photosilk Prints' website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Photosilk Prints will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Photosilk Prints discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Photosilk Prints believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Photosilk Prints, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of www.photosilk.com and have supplied your email address, Photosilk Prints may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Photosilk Prints and our products. We expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. Photosilk Prints takes all reasonable measures necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Photosilk Prints uses cookies to help Photosilk Prints identify and track visitors, their usage of Photosilk Prints website, and their website access preferences. Photosilk Prints' visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Photosilk Prints' website, with the drawback that certain features of Photosilk Prints' website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Photosilk Prints and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Third-Party Web Beacons

We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo! to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Yahoo! may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Yahoo!, click here.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Photosilk Prints may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Photosilk Prints' sole discretion. Photosilk Prints encourages visitors to check this page frequently for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

If you have any concerns, feel free to contact us at 888-828-4959 (United States) and at 01-623-322-1604 (International) or write to us at: info@photosilk.com

Thank you for your cooperation!

Photosilk Prints Team