In Light of Nature Photography
Privacy Policy

In Light of Nature Photography takes Internet user privacy and data protection very seriously.  At In Light of Nature Photography we maintain the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number that you provide to us.   We do not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified below, except with your consent or as required by law.

By using this site, you consent to the terms of this website Privacy Policy.  Please read this Privacy Policy before you enter any personnel information.

Personal information we collect

In order for you to  purchase merchandise, or register for workshops and tours, we require some information from you.  We need your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and billing and shipping information.  The billing information we require is your credit card type, number, expiration date, and billing address.  For shipping we require the name(s), address, and phone number of the intended recipient(s).

If you choose to create an account at In Light of Nature Photography we will need your e-mail, which we will verify.  You can choose your username and secure password when establishing an account with us.  You do not need to create an account in order to visit our website.  Some content on the website is only visible to registered users though (e.g. tutorials, field guides, videos, and other premium content).  You do need to create an account with us when making purchases — this is required so that we can communicate with you about your order(s) if the need arises.

For your privacy and security, In Light of Nature Photography does not store your credit card numbers in your account.

Cookies

In Light of Nature Photography uses session cookies to improve your shopping experience on our website.  You can control the storage of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser, including how to be notified when a cookie is about to be stored, erasing cookies after visiting a website, and preventing cookies from being stored.  If you choose to delete any In Light of Nature Photography cookies, that is fine, you can still visit our website and order merchandise or sign up for workshops — you will just have to re-enter any previous information on your next visit to our website.

Instructions for managing cookies in the following internet browsers can be found at these respective links:  Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer,Chrome

Information In Light of Nature Photography shares with third parties

In Light of Nature Photography does not rent, sell, or exchange your name or other personally-identifiable information (PII) to third-party companies for their marketing purposes.  Certain organizations help us fulfill orders, process credit card transactions, and deliver packages.  We may share personal information required to process credit card transactions and deliver merchandise with these organizations. These third parties are not authorized to use your information for any reason other than to perform their contractually assigned functions in the scope of credit card processing, delivery, printing, and packaging.

We may be required to disclose your personal information to third parties if necessary to comply with applicable laws, subpoenas, or court orders.

Mailing Lists

If you sign up for my mailing list, or any other group contact list that I might offer, the option always exists for you to unsubscribe at anytime.  In Light of Nature Photography uses MailChimp and WordPress to manage our mailing lists.  Mailing lists are treated as confidential and not shared with anyone else or third parties.

Tracking Statistics

In Light of Nature Photography uses Google Analytics to gather usage information (click rates, click maps) on our website.  The information Google Analytics collects does not contain any of your personal information that could be used to identify who you are.

How In Light of Nature Photography might use your information

Information that you enter on www.inlightofnature.com may be used in the following ways:

  • Schedule deliveries of goods that you purchase from our website.
  • In creation of your account on In Light of Nature Photography.
  • To bill your credit card for items or services that you purchase from In Light of Nature Photography.
  • Confirm, track, and update your orders.
  • Respond to questions you ask us and provide customer service response.
  • Communicate via e-mail with you if you choose to follow our blog.
  • Communicate with you via e-mail or phone for workshops you have enrolled in.
  • Customize your shopping experience on our site.

Accessing information you have shared with In Light of Nature Photography

If you have established an account with In Light of Nature Photography you can access, edit, or delete any information shared with us by visiting your account profile.

Protection of your information

In Light of Nature Photography protects our databases with various physical, technical, and procedural measures.  We use a secure server with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.  SSL technology encrypts transmission of your information so that unauthorized parties can not view or download it.  To ensure you have a secure connection, the web address in your browser should have the “https” prefix (and not “http”).  Many browsers also show a lock icon next to the web address.

Linking to and from other websites

You might link to the In Light of Nature Photography website from another site.  If you provide information on that other site, that website is responsible for protecting that information per that other website companies privacy policy — In Light of Nature Photography is not responsible for the information you share with other websites.  We encourage to read the privacy policies of these other websites, so you are aware of how any information you share on those other sites is used and protected.  The In Light of Nature Photography privacy policy described here does not apply to other websites.

Questions or concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns about In Light of Nature Photography’s data protection or Privacy Policy please Email Me or call 505-690-0549, office hours are 9:00AM – 5:00PM Mountain Time.

Changes in our Privacy Policy.

The Privacy Policy defined here for In Light of Nature Photography was posted on Dec 3, 2015.  In Light of Nature Photography reserves the right to make changes or modify this policy when needed.  Any changes made in our Privacy Policy are listed below.