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PRIVACY POLICY & SITE TERMS

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which John Chimon Photography collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.JohnChimon.com and www.JohnChimonPhotography.com  websites ("Sites"). This privacy policy applies to the Sites and all products and services offered by John Chimon Photography.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Sites, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Sites. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Sites anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Sites related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Sites. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Sites, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Sites may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Sites may not function properly.

How we use collected information

John Chimon Photography may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

 

  • To improve customer service

  • Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

  • To personalize user experience

  • We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Sites.

  • To improve our Sites

  • We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

  • To process payments

  • We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Sites feature

  • To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

  • To send periodic emails

  • We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we will include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Sites.

 

How we protect your information

Through our website hosting services and payment processors, we adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and any data stored on our Sites.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Sites or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Sites that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Sites, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

John Chimon Photography has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using our Sites, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Sites. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

 

TERMS APPLICABLE TO SALES OF PRODUCTS ("TERMS OF SALE")


These Terms of Sale are applicable to your purchase of any Photos, Prints, Canvases, Albums and/or other Products through John Chimon Photography's online store/shop. Other than as specifically provided in any separate written agreement between you and John Chimon Photography, these Terms of Sale may not be altered, supplemented, or amended by the use of any document, such as purchase orders, and all sales are expressly conditioned upon your agreement to these Terms of Sale. In the event of any conflict between these Terms of Sale and the other provisions of the Terms of Use, these Terms of Sale will control.


John Chimon Photography facilitates your purchase of Photos, Prints, Canvases, Albums and/or other Products through its relationship with the John Chimon Photography vendors.  If you purchase Photos, Prints, Canvases, Albums and/or other Products through the John Chimon Photography online store/shop, you acknowledge that the printing of any Photos or creates of other physical medium Products is performed by such vendors and John Chimon Photography’s role is to assist, facilitate and support such order process pursuant to these Terms of Sale.

1. Pricing; Payment Terms


In order to purchase Products through the John Chimon Photography's online store/shop, you are required to provide valid Payment Information as required by the online store/shop payment processor.  John Chimon Photography may terminate your order for Products if we are unable to process your Payment Information and you do not provide an alternative form of payment upon John Chimon Photography’s request.  You agree to reimburse John Chimon Photography for any and all costs incurred in collecting amounts owed by you to John Chimon Photography or one of our vendors, including, without limitation, attorneys' fees and costs of collection agencies.  

You are responsible for any taxes that you are obligated to pay or that John Chimon Photography may collect from you in connection with your purchase of Products.  If you do not pay the sales or other taxes or fees on a transaction, you will be responsible for the taxes or fees in the event they are later determined to be payable on the sale, and John Chimon Photography reserves the right to collect the taxes or other related fees from you at any time.  In certain jurisdictions, John Chimon Photography may be required to collect and remit sales tax in connection with your purchase of Products.  Any such taxes will be added to the purchase price and reflected on your invoice or receipt.


2. Photo Downloads; Shipping Terms and Policies


If you purchase Photo Download or it was included in your contract, such download will be made available to you through the Services upon John Chimon Photography’s receipt of your valid Payment Information.
If you purchase Photo prints, Canvases, Albums or other physical medium Products, John Chimon Photography will use its commercially reasonable efforts (and our Vendors will use commercially reasonable efforts) to ship all orders for such Products within the estimated delivery time applicable to various methods of shipping available at the time you place your order.  John Chimon Photography is not responsible for any delays in shipping.  John Chimon Photography or John Chimon Photography's Vendors reserve the right to substitute another carrier of equal or lesser cost to deliver your order at our discretion.  All shipping charges are your responsibility.  Shipping charges will be included in your shopping cart and can be viewed on a summary screen prior to finalizing your order.  The shipping charge shown during the checkout process is subject to verification and to correction or change without notice. If the actual shipping charge is more than the amount shown in your shopping cart, John Chimon Photography will contact you with the correct shipping costs before processing your order, and you will have an opportunity to cancel your order.


3. Return Policy


John Chimon Photography guarantees your satisfaction with any Products that you purchase through John Chimon Photography's online store/shop.  If you are unsatisfied with any Photos, Prints, Canvases, Albums and/or other Products you have purchased through the photography studio, we will gladly accept the return of any Product you have ordered for any reason within fourteen (14) days of your receipt of the Product.  Upon completion of the return procedure and receipt of the returned Product, we will resend you the Product or issue you a full refund of the purchase price paid for such Product, whichever you prefer.  We do not provide refunds for your original shipping cost unless your order is physically defective in some manner.  If you are unsatisfied with a Product that is not in a physical medium form (i.e., a Photo download), then upon your request, we may issue you a full refund of the purchase price paid for such Product at our discretion depending on the circumstances.  To request a refund or replacement for any Product, please contact John Chimon Photography at JohnChimon@gmail.com.  Please do not contact your credit card company to dispute a charge before contacting John Chimon Photography.

4. Product Availability and Pricing


John Chimon Photography or John Chimon Photography's Vendors may revise or discontinue Product options at any time without prior notice, and Products may be come unavailable even after an order is placed.  All prices are subject to change without notice.

5. Product Descriptions; Pricing; Errors


John Chimon Photography strives to maintain accurate information in the online store/shop and to eliminate any errors.  However, we do not warrant that Product descriptions, Photos, Prints, Canvases, Albums and/or other Product pricing or other vendor Materials are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.  In addition, all weights and size dimensions are approximate.  While we make reasonable efforts to accurately display all details of our Product offerings, including the applicable color and/or brightness, please note that the actual color and/or brightness you will see for a Photo depends on the settings of your computer screen and we cannot guarantee that your computer will accurately display all Photo colors.  John Chimon Photography or our Vendor reserves the right to format, manipulate or otherwise modify Photos as may be required to satisfy a particular order.  If a Product offered by John Chimon Photography is not as described or pictured, your sole remedy is to return the Product in unused condition for a refund within thirty (14) days of receipt.  In the event of an error, whether contained in the Services, in an order confirmation, in processing and order or otherwise, John Chimon Photography reserves the right to correct such error and charge the correct price or cancel the order, and your sole remedy in the event of such error is to cancel your order.

6. Disclaimer of Warranties


THE FOREGOING RIGHT TO RETURN ANY ORDER WITHIN FOURTEEN (14) DAYS IS YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY, AND JOHN CHINON PHOTOGRAPHY’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE LIABILITY, WITH RESPECT TO THE PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCTS USING THE SERVICES, AND JOHN CHIMON PHOTOGRAPHY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCTS. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

 

DIGITAL IMAGE LICENSING


Photo Downloads may be included as part of the initial service contract or purchased from John Chimon Photography online store/shop. John Chimon Photography grants buyer a non-exclusive, non-transferable perpetual personal-use license to download and copy the accompanying image(s) subject to the following restrictions: This license is for personal use only. Personal use means non-commercial use of the Media (“the Media content”). Title and ownership, and all rights now and in the future, of and for the Media content remain exclusively with the John Chimon Photography. There are no warranties, express or implied. The Media content is provided 'as is.'  Neither John Chimon Photography nor John Chimon Photography's vendors will be liable for any third party claims or incidental, consequential or other damages arising out of this license or buyer's use of the Media content.

What you can do:


Personal, Non-Commercial use of the Media content includes:

 

  • Display on personal websites and computers.

  • Making image prints for personal use.


What you may not do:


Buyer / Site Visitors may not:

 

  • Resell, relicense, sub-license, redistribute our products (“the Media content”) without express written permission from John Chimon Photography.

  • Use the Media content in any way whatsoever in which you charge money, collect fees, or receive any form of remuneration. 

  • Use the Media content in advertising. 

  • Use the Media content in a pornographic, obscene, illegal, immoral, libelous or defamatory manner.  

  • Incorporate the Media content into trademarks, logos, or service marks. 

  • Make the Media content available for download. 

 

John Chimon Photography retains all rights, license, copyright, title and ownership of the Media content.
 

Contacting us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of our Sites, or your dealings with our Sites, please contact us at:


John Chimon Photography
www.JohnChimon.com / www.JohnChimonPhotography.com
JohnChimon@gmail.com

Policy statements last updated on April 26, 2016