“Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. Personal Information does not include publicly available information that is made available from federal, state, or local government records.
Information WE collect
1. Information You Provide Us
When you visit our Website, you may be required or permitted to share information with us or our service providers through various methods, including but not limited to:
When You Use Our Website: Our Website offers certain features that may ask you to provide Personal Information, including but not limited to your name and email address. For example, if you fill out our contact form or comment on a blogpost, you will be asked to provide your name and email address.
Email Newsletters: If you choose to provide us your email address, we may send you email communications from time to time to share updates about our events and other information that may interest you. You can opt out of receiving email communications from us by following the instructions and unsubscribe links contained in any communication we send to you.
Purchases / Bookings: We request information from you on our booking form / purchase page. To book a tour or experience with us, you must provide Personal Information, including your name, email address, and credit card information (credit card number, expiration date, and billing address). This information is used for billing purposes and to process bookings. If we have trouble processing a booking, we’ll use this information to contact you.
Surveys and Contests: From time-to-time, we offer promotions, giveaways, contests, surveys and the like on our Website. Your participation in these activities is completely voluntary. If you decide to participate, however, you may be required to provide Personal Information, such as your name, email address, age and physical address.
The information we collect in connection with these activities will be used to notify winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Social Media: You may provide Personal Information to us through use of our social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter). Please remember that any information you post will become publicly available.
2. Automatically Collected Information
We may automatically collect certain activity and usage information about when you use our Website, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, operating system type, browser type, referring URL, pages you view and links you click on our Website, the dates/times when you access the Website, and other activity data. We collect this information in order to improve our Website and help us remember you and your preferences when you revisit the Website.
How Your Information May Be Used
In addition to the purposes for collecting your Personal Information described above, we may use the information we collect to comply with laws and for our legitimate business interests. Our purposes for collecting and using this information include:
- To operate, maintain, and improve the Website and your experience with it;
- As described to you when collecting your Personal Information;
- For our everyday business purposes, such as to respond to your comments or inquiries, process your transactions relating to the services we provide you, manage records, send you administrative communications, and administer and provide services to you;
- For our marketing purposes, including to improve and customize our Website for you and to understand how our Website is used;
- To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Website and services;
- Complying with legal, ethical, or regulatory obligations, including disclosures designed to eliminate potential risks to you or others;
- Detecting, preventing, investigating, or providing notice of fraud, unlawful or criminal activity; or responding law enforcement requests; and
Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties
We do not sell your Personal Information or share your Personal Information with third parties, except as necessary to fulfill your requests and as otherwise provided for in this section. We share Personal Information with the following categories of recipients.
Third-Party Service Providers: The Website may share your Personal Information with third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website and provide us with services such as website hosting, information technology services, and related infrastructure, e-mail delivery, auditing and similar services. These service providers may have access to your Personal Information to perform their functions but are prohibited from using Personal Information for any purpose other than providing services to us.
Other Legal Reasons: We may share your Personal Information with third parties if we conclude that we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of our Company, its customers, or the public. Additionally, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
Marketing: We may use third parties for our marketing purposes, as described further below in “Advertising and Third Party Data Collection.”
We use “cookies” on this site to collect the information described in “Automatically Collected Information.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on a Website visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our Website and identify repeat visitors to our Website. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any Personal Information on our site.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Advertising and Third Party Data Collection
Affiliate Program Participation: The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
NYC Photo Journeys is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Newsletters: On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
If you would like to contact us about data subject rights, please contact [email protected]
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
We take precautions to protect your information both online and offline. When we collect sensitive Personal Information (such as credit card information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage.
We also maintain measures aimed to protect your information offline. Access to Personal Information is limited to employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service). The equipment where we store Personal Information is kept in a secure environment.
Last updated: May 3, 2020.