What information ViaPhoto gathers from users of our Website.
How ViaPhoto uses the personal information that you share with us and that we learn about you because of our relationship.
What personal information, if any, ViaPhoto may share about you with others and the conditions that protect your information if it must be shared.
What kind of security measures ViaPhoto takes to protect your information from loss or disclosure and how ViaPhoto will inform you in the event of a security breach.
The circumstances under which you can access your personal information you have shared with ViaPhoto and have that information corrected, restrict ViaPhoto' use of that information, and even have it removed from our records.
Other things you should know about privacy and ViaPhoto.
The Type of Information our Website and Stores Collect About You
ViaPhoto collects information that you provide to us or that we learn about you from your use of our Website. We receive and store information you enter on our Website, or give to us in any other way. For example, you may provide information to us when you register with our Website, sign-in, live chat, live support, search, add items to your shopping cart, pay for an item, participate in a survey, contest or promotion, apply for a job, request to receive our marketing materials, or communicate with ViaPhoto' customer service. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, phone number, email address, payment card information, and personal shopping and product preferences. In applying for a job with us, you may provide to us your name, address, phone number, email address, previous work experience, references and other personal information about your background and experience.
We also automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit our Website. We might also receive information about you from other sources, such as in providing you special offers that we think will be of interest, and we may add that information to our account information.
When you use ViaPhoto, all of your projects (Content) are viewable only by you unless you explicitly share them with others. You, your collaborators and their collaborators can see your Content only when you share them via the ViaPhoto Network. A collaborator is defined as a ViaPhoto member with whom you share your Content. When you choose to share your Content with collaborators, those collaborators will be able to view your Content online via a link in a browser, or via ViaPhoto software if they have installed it.
Once you share Content, your collaborators can forward that Content at will. Moreover, your collaborators and their collaborators will be able to print and bind of the Content you share with them.Finally, Collaborators may save your Content as their own Content for collaboration of other purposes and may save pictures out of your Content on their computers for their own use. You acknowledge that Collaborators could share content that you have restricted through book, card or other product "rules" by capturing screen shots of such content or taking photos of such content on their screens to share with others.
ViaPhoto makes no assurances or warranties that your books, cards or other products and content are fully protected. Your Content and related content may be seen by ViaPhoto employees or law enforcement agencies only to the extent (i) necessary to evaluate, validate, or correct problems with your account, (ii) the law or legal process requires it, or (iii) it is necessary to do so to protect the rights or property of ViaPhoto or others.
How ViaPhoto Uses Information About You
We use information we have collected about you to provide you with the very best user experience. We do not sell your personal information to third parties for any reason. We do not disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties, or to our affiliates, who may want to offer you their own products and services unless you have requested or authorized us to do so.
We may share your personal information with third parties or affiliates of ViaPhoto where it is necessary for us to complete a transaction you authorized or perform some other activity you have asked us to do.
We may share your personal information with third parties or affiliates of ViaPhoto with whom we have contracted to perform services on our behalf. All companies that act on our behalf are contractually obligated to keep the personal information we provide to them confidential and to use the personal information we share only to provide the services we ask them to perform.
We try to provide you with the information you need to make informed reasonable choices with respect to how our Website uses or shares your information. ViaPhoto collects and uses personal information from you in several ways:
Website usage. ViaPhoto or ViaPhoto' authorized service providers may observe activities, preferences and transactional data (such as your IP address, browser type and operating system) relating to your use of our Website. We may use this collected or logged information in order to provide better service, to facilitate our customers' use of the website, to track usage of the website, and to address security hazards. ViaPhoto, or one of ViaPhoto' authorized service providers, may use this information to track aggregate traffic patterns throughout our Website for ViaPhoto' internal analysis.
Online Transactions. We collect information about you when you are on our website. You may visit our site without registering, but if you wish to use our album design service, you will need to provide us with certain information, including your name, address, phone number, company, birthdate and email address, to open an account with us. We will assist you in creating a user id and a password to protect your account information. Similarly, if you wish to apply online for a job position with us, you will be required to submit relevant information about your background and experience.
Our Security Practices
Our internal data security policies restrict access to customers' personal information to authorized employees. Authorized employees may use our customers' personal information for ViaPhoto business purposes only. Our employees are bound by ViaPhoto policies that require them to maintain the confidentiality of our customers' personal information. Employees who violate these requirements are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that are designed to guard our customers' personal information. For example, for the security of your online visit to our Website, we may make use of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and/or authentication procedures. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, ViaPhoto cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal information, we will notify you as necessary and to the extent possible so you can take appropriate protective steps. Unless you indicate otherwise, we may notify you under such circumstances using the email address you provided to us when you registered with our Website.
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Contact Preferences and Accessing Your Personal Information
You have choices when it comes to how ViaPhoto uses your personal information. When you register online with our Website or sign-up in our stores, you can choose not to receive information about merchandise, services and special promotional offers from us by direct mail and/or email. If you elect not to receive such product marketing information by direct mail or email, ViaPhoto may continue to contact you as necessary to service your account and process your transactions. You can change your preferences by following the instructions for opting out at the end of the marketing email, or by following the instructions for Account Information on the Website or by contacting Customer Service at email@example.com, or calling in the U.S. 888-820-2881.
Keeping your account information accurate and up to date is very important so we can provide you with excellent service. If your account information is incomplete, inaccurate or not current, please follow the instructions for My Account on our Website to correct or update your account information online, or you may contact Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling in the U.S. 888-820-2881.
If you need additional assistance or wish more information about our privacy practices, please call in the U.S. 888-820-2881.
Our Website is hosted in the United States and is intended for United States visitors.
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Our Website is Not for Use by Children
Children are not eligible to use our Website. We ask that minors (under the age of 18) only use our Website in conjunction with your parents or guardians. Children under 13 years of age should not send any information about themselves to ViaPhoto. If a child under 13 submits information through any part of our Website, and ViaPhoto becomes aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible. Because we do not knowingly collect any personal information about children under 13, we do not use or disclose such information to third parties.
What else should I know about my privacy?
You should be careful to maintain the secrecy of your passwords and/or account information and be responsible about protecting your personal information and identity whenever you are online.