Information Collection & Use
The Camera Store is the sole owner of the information collected on thecamerastore.com. The Camera Store collects personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information from our users at several different points on our website.
Personally Identifiable Information:
We use Personally Identifiable information only as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Camera Store.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice.
This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
The Camera Store also collects Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable). We may share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners. Examples of types of non-personal information that we may collect include gender, age, survey responses, IP addresses and data stored in cookie files as explained below. This information does not identify individual users. We do not link aggregate user data with personally identifiable information.
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Subscription to Email
thecamerastore.com offers a free newsletter to inform you of news, special offers and events at The Camera Store. You may unsubscribe at any time. If the automatic unsubscribe is unsuccessful you may email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be manually removed from the list. We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees or agencies managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.
Special Offers and Updates
We will occasionally send you information on special deals, promotions, news and events relevant to your purchase history.
We use a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.
You are not required to provide any personally identifiable information to access thecamerastore.com.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and/or promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or updating your account settings.
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
Links to Other Sites
This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by The Camera Store. Please be aware that we, The Camera Store, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our order forms, it is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please contact us directly if you have any questions about security on our website.
In the event The Camera Store goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via prominent notice on our website for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.