privacy

Your privacy is important to johnbishopimages. This privacy statement describes information that johnbishopimages.com may collect, and the ways in which johnbishopimages.com may use that information.

johnbishopimages.com may collect and use the following kinds of information …

IP address and cookies

We use your internet protocol (IP)address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We also use your internet protocol address to help identify you and your shopping cart. Your IP address is "84.201.133.61". You can discover more about your IP address here.

Cookies are pieces of information that are placed on your device by a website when you visit it. We use several types of cookies and each performs different functions. You can learn more about cookies and their functions generally by visiting an information website like allaboutcookies.org

If you would like to prevent the placement of cookies on your computer, or remove cookies from your computer, please access the ‘Help’ portion of your browser or contact your browser provider. Remember that if you block or remove cookies from your computer, this website will not recognize your computer and you may not have access to all portions of this website or portions may not behave as designed.

What is the EU Cookie Law?

More correctly, this is part of the broader ‘EU e-Privacy Directive’. Popular media refers to it as the ‘EU Cookie Law’.

Under this EU privacy regulation, websites must make it clear to visitors what information about them is being stored. This specifically includes cookies. Even if cookies do not store information identifying an individual, we must still provide you with information on what is being stored, by whom, what for, and so on. While certain cookies are exempt from this – those deemed to be “strictly necessary” (e.g. WordPress and PayPal store session cookies for authentication and transaction processing, without which these sites wouldn't work) – cookies stored by analytics software like Google Analytics do not fall into this category. We attempt to disclose all of the cookies we use; this page may be updated from time to time, without warning.

Here's is a list of the cookies in use by johnbishopimages.com ...

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Blog/Post CommentsPersistent1 yearIf you leave a comment on the website e.g. on a page, article or blog post, then a cookie may be stored to ‘remember’ your email address for the next time you post (should you choose the “remember me” option, if available).
Cookie Header Persistent1 YearOn this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you've seen this message once, you probably won't want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous
Google AnalyticsVariousVariousTo understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way. See the Google Analytics Overview for more information.
PayPalPersistentVariousPayPal stores information to help provide you with a better, faster, and safer experience. They allow PayPal to operate their sites, services, applications, and tools, to ensure their safety and security, and to allow you to access these sites, services, applications, and tools. They are useful in assessing the performance of their sites, services, applications, and tools and can be used to offer you enhanced functionality.
WordPressPersistent1 yearWordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs most of this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.
 If you want to delete the Cookie Header cookie, click here then refresh your browser by pressing F5 or Ctrl+R. With this cookie now deleted from your computers hard drive or your mobile device, you will see the Cookie Information Bar displayed at the top of this page again.

Tracking

johnbishopimages does not use any software techniques to track your access across johnbishopimages.com or across any other domain(s). However, johnbishopimages.com does use cookies, displays advertising and contain links to domains that may track your website access across their network of domains. We recommended taking advantage of the Do Not Track feature, currently supported by most browsers including Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 and later, as well as current releases of Mozilla's Firefox, Apple's Safari, Google's Chrome and Opera.

Contact Information

Our website’s registration and purchase forms require users to provide us with contact information to establish subscription accounts and purchase or download products. johnbishopimages may collect each user’s name, address, city, state, postal code, telephone number and e-mail address. johnbishopimages uses this information to contact the user regarding subscriptions, orders and administrative matters. New users must opt in to receive commercial communications and may opt out of receiving future commercial communications at any time.

johnbishopimages.com does not store any financial information. We use PayPal to support donations or to purchase product licenses.

johnbishopimages does not rent, sell or exchange user information, and generally restricts access to user information to qualified johnbishopimages employees and agents. johnbishopimages.com gathers only user information that is needed to administer its business and enhance and improve its services and products.

johnbishopimages may disclose a user’s contact information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with an order of a court or government authority, or a subpoena. johnbishopimages may also disclose a user’s contact information in the good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to protect johnbishopimages or the website, or enforce the applicable terms and conditions, in conjunction with an investigation or legal, equitable or administrative action or proceeding.

johnbishopimages may collect information on the services and products viewed by you on the website. johnbishopimages may use this information to customize your experience and suggest and offer you products according to your preferences. johnbishopimages may use this information to identify patterns and trends of use, but will only release or publish any such information in a manner that preserves your anonymity.

johnbishopimages may transfer part or all of your information in the case of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or other sale of all or a portion of johnbishopimages’s assets or stock.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. johnbishopimages is not responsible for the privacy practices, security practices or the content of such websites.

Site intended for use by adults

This website is intended for use by adults. johnbishopimages does not knowingly collect or publish any information personally identifying any child under age 13. Children under age 13 should not access this website and should not post any information personally identifying themselves anywhere on the website, such as a blog post.

Security

The security of this website and your information is of great importance to johnbishopimages. This website has reasonable security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of your information under our control, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse or alteration, and we shall have no liability to you or any third party from any loss, misuse or alteration. We do not warrant that your access to the website is completely secure.

You should promptly notify johnbishopimages.com if your account, user name or password have been lost or stolen. johnbishopimages.com will never ask you for your password. If you need a new user name and/or password, johnbishopimages.com will generate a new user name and password automatically through its computers and send it to your e-mail or postal address.

Anti-spam policy and opt-out choices

We are committed to providing users of this website with the choice to receive or not receive e-mails and/or other communications from johnbishopimages. We strive to comply with the CAN-SPAM Act. We only send commercial e-mails to new users who have requested or consented to receive e-mails about our services and products. We do not send unsolicited commercial e-mails (‘spam’), buy or sell e-mail lists, or use purchased or harvested e-mail lists. We offer commercial e-mail recipients the opportunity to opt-out of further communications in every e-mail.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

johnbishopimages may change this Privacy Policy from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion. Please check this website regularly for changes. Substantive revisions to this privacy policy shall apply only prospectively.

Contacting johnbishopimages

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of johnbishopimages or your dealings with this website, please contact us using our online contact form, or by postal mail at 53-1041 Comox St., Vancouver, BC, Canada V6E 1K1, or by telephone at 604.928.6940.

Effective date

November 22, 2009

Updated

  1. September 1, 2012
    Added Tracking section
  2. January 1, 2015
    Added EU Cookie Law support


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Disclosure

john bishop images receives a small portion of affiliate sales. This costs you nothing extra, but helps to support our work. Though compensated by affiliate relationships, john bishop images carefully chooses affiliates based upon the quality of services and products these entities provide to our users. They must provide significant value-add. john bishop images is independently owned and the opinions expressed here are our own.