The type of personal information we collect
We collect certain personal information about visitors of my Photographer’s Site/blog .
The most common types of information we collect include things like: IP addresses, email addresses, other contact details, survey responses, forum comments on my Photographer’s Site/Blog and web analytics data. We will also collect personal information from photographer’s job applications (such as, your CV, the application form itself, cover letter and interview notes).
How we collect personal information
We collect personal information directly when you provide it to us, automatically as you navigate through the my Photographer’s Site/Blog, or through other people when you use services associated with my Photographer’s Site/Blog.
We collect your personal information when you provide it to us when you subscribe to a newsletter, email list, submit feedback, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a communication.
Personal information we collect about you from others
Although we generally collect personal information directly from you, we also collect certain categories of personal information about you from other sources.
In particular: third party service providers (like Google, Facebook) which may provide information about you when you link, connect, or login to my blog.
How we use personal information
We will use your personal information:
To fulfil a contract, or take steps linked to a contract:
verifying your identity when you sign in to my blog as photographer;
updating you with operational news and information about my Photographer’s Site/Blog activity or to notify you about changes to my Photographer’s Site/Blog, website disruptions or security updates;
carrying out technical analysis to determine how to improve the Aurel Virlan Photography Site/Blog (www.aurelvirlan.com);
monitoring activity on my Photographer’s Site/Blog, e.g. to identify potential fraudulent activity and to ensure compliance with the user terms that apply to my Photographer’s Site/Blog;
managing our relationship with you, e.g. by responding to your comments or queries submitted to us on my Photographer’s Site/Blog or asking for your feedback or whether you want to participate in a survey;
training Aurel Virlan Photography Site/Blog (www.aurelvirlan.com) staff about how to best serve our user community;
improving our products and services.
For purposes which are required by law.
For the purpose of responding to requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
Cookies (not the type you eat!) and web analytics
When you visit Aurel Virlan Photography Site/Blog (www.aurelvirlan.com), there’s certain information that’s recorded which is generally anonymous information and does not reveal your identity.
We’re talking about the following kinds of details:
your IP address or proxy server IP address’;
the name of your internet service provider is sometimes captured depending on the configuration of your ISP connection;
the date and time of your visit to the website;
the length of your session;
the pages which you have accessed;
the number of times you access our site within any month;
the file URL you look at and information relating to it;
the website which referred you to my Photographer’s Site/Blog;
the operating system which your computer uses.
If you’re a user or visitor in the European Economic Area these rights also apply to you:
For the purposes of applicable EU data protection law (including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), we are a ‘data controller’ of your personal information.