Privacy Policy

1. Use of cookies by this website

This website uses cookies. Cookies are tiny files containing text information, saved by your web browser and recognized on your next visit. Certain information about your visit is saved in cookies, enabling the website to provide a convenient service. By using our website you agree with the use of cookies. However, you may delete certain or all existing cookies at any time via your web browsers settings. You may as well disable cookies via your web browser. Details for doing so depend on the web browser you use. They are provided by the manufacturer of your web browser.

2. Information processing by this website

alpineSTOCK.com protects all personal information obtained by using the services of this website. alpineSTOCK.com stores data provided without request by the user's web browser in its server logfiles to enable digital communication. This may comprise IP address, screen resolution, language, operating system, referrer-URL, etc. All of this information is not assignable to a certain user of alpineSTOCK.com.

3. Web Analysis / Google Analytics / Google+ / Share This / Facebook

alpineSTOCK.com uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies,” text files that are saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information produced by the cookie concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities for the website operators and to provide additional services linked to the website activities and the use of the Internet. Google will also transfer this data to third parties, where appropriate, insofar as this is prescribed by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will under no circumstances combine your IP address with other data from Google. You may prevent installation of the cookies through an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we wish to point out to you that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website.

alpineSTOCK.com uses the "Google+" button, a service of Google Inc. ("Google”). By visiting our website, Google may or may not track your visit of our website, send data via your browser directly to their servers and store them on their servers. If you click on the Google+ button, data of your visit may or may be not connected with your existing Google+ account. Google states that it will only track and store data of users who are logged in to Google+ and /or their services (including your IP address). We do not have any influence whether any information is transferred or stored by Google. By using this website, you express your agreement to the processing of the data collected on you by Google in the way previously described and for the purpose mentioned before.

alpineSTOCK.com uses the social sharing widget "Share This" and the Facebook "Like" button. Share This enables the user to share contents of our site in a great variety of social networks, including Facebook. By visiting our website, any social network company may or may not track your visit of our website, send data via your browser directly to their servers and store them on their servers. If you click on the Share This widget, data of your visit may or may be not connected with your existing social network accounts. We do not have any influence whether any information is transferred or stored by social network companies. By using this website, you express your agreement to the processing of the data collected on you by social network companies in the way previously described and for the purpose mentioned before.

4. Information processing by payment gateways

In order to pay for goods and services, customers temporarily leave the website of alpineSTOCK.com, and enter a specifically secured website of dedicated payment services such as PayPal, 2Checkout.com or similar services. Submitted personal information and credit card data is transfered via secured connections and is protected by security measurements of these services. alpineSTOCK.com has no access to your credit card data submitted to payment gateways.

5. Information processing by registering / signing up with alpineSTOCK.com

By registering/signing up as a photographer or customer, required personal information is stored by alpineSTOCK.com in order to ensure a working business. Photographers may but are not obliged to specify their reasons for signing up with alpineSTOCK.com.

6. Safety of personal information

alpineSTOCK.com protects personal information within the bounds of technical possibilities from unauthorized access, exploitation or publication. All personal information is stored in controlled, maintained, and secured technical infrastructure. Personal information that users published publicly on this website in any way may be visible to the public.

7. Transfer of personal information

alpineSTOCK.com is entitled to transfer personal information to third parties (like printing offices or photo offices) only if required in order to fulfil a working business. Every possible transfer is reduced to a minimum of data. In the case that alpineSTOCK.com is so obligated by law or by court decision, alpineSTOCK.com will hand over the required data to public authorities.

8. Modification of privacy policies

alpineSTOCK.com is entitled to modify its security and data protection measurements and regulations at any time without prior notice. Please pay regular attention to the current regulations.

9. Minors

Persons younger than 18 years of age should not submit any personal information without consent from their parents. alpineSTOCK.com does not ask minors for personal data.

10. Right to be informed

alpineSTOCK.com can inform customers about the corresponding personal data at any time. alpineSTOCK.com can provide this information only on written request including a copy of a personal identification document (ID, passport, etc.).

 

alpineSTOCK 07/2015