This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how Sarah Surette Photography (“we”, “us”, “our”) collects, protects, uses, and shares Personal Data and Non-Personal Data (“Personal Information”) submitted by visitors (“user”, “you”, “your”) on, social media websites, and any other digital services and platforms officially operated or used occasionally by Sarah Surette Photography (“Sites”, or “Service(s)” ), and by phone or paper. 
You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By using the Website or its Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to use or access the Website and its Services. 

Changes to the Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in our discretion and will notify you of any material changes to the way in which we treat Personal Information. When changes are made, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We may also provide notice to you in other ways in our discretion, such as through contact information you have provided. Any updated version of this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the Website or Services after the effective date of the revised Privacy Policy (or such other act specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes. However, we will not, without your consent, use your Personal Data in a manner materially different than what was stated at the time we collected your Personal Data.

Categories of Data Collected 
You may visit our Website without revealing your identity and without providing personally identifying information. 
Personal Data: To make use of some of our Website’s features, e.g., inquiry request forms or newsletter signup form, you will be asked to provide certain Personally Identifying Information. Through our sites, we collect information that enables Sarah Surette Photography to identify or contact you (“Personal Data”) to carry out its business purposes. Sarah Surette Photography Sites collect this information for legitimate business purposes, including but not limited to, inquiring about booking, requests to receive our email newsletter, or otherwise interacting with us through our Social Media accounts. 
The categories of collected information may include the following: 
• Personal details such as names, dates of birth, high school, etc.
• Contact information such as, email address, business/home address, telephone numbers, etc.
• Account details such as usernames, unique user IDs, etc.
• Information about other individuals such as family members, social media account handles, etc.
• Any other information voluntarily provided such as that submitted in comments, images, or feedback. 

Non-Personal Data When you visit, we collect information that does not directly identify you as you interact with our Sites (“Non-Personal Data”). The types of Non-Personal Data we may collect include, but is not limited to your device type and IP address, browser type and version, operating system type and version, language preferences or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Website, pages of our Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Website, access time and dates, and other statistics. We use Google Analytics for tracking visitors and aggregating information about the traffic to our websites. The Google Analytics privacy policy can be found here:
You can learn more about how to opt-out of tracking in Google Analytics by going to:

Use and Processing of Your Data
Sarah Surette Photography may use any of your Personal Data collected from our Sites in the following ways, including, but not limited to: 
• Administer prize draws and competitions
• Create and manage user accounts
• Deliver products or services
• Deliver targeted advertising
• Enforce terms and conditions and policies
• Fulfill and manage orders
• Improve products and services
• Improve user experience
• Post customer testimonials
• Protect from abuse and malicious users
• Run and operate our Website and Services
• Respond to inquiries and offer support
• Respond to legal requests and prevent harm
• Request user feedback
• Send administrative information
• Send marketing and promotional communications, including newsletters that you request

Non-Personal Data is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and establish statistical information regarding Website usage. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that would identify any particular user of the system. We may use your Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites and for other business reasons. We or third-party companies may also use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you. We do not provide Personal Data to third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note when you select a link bringing you to sites not operated by Sarah Surette Photography, you may be subject to the privacy policies of these third-party sites.  
Our processing of your data is based upon your consent, contract performance (e.g., engaging our services), legitimate business interest (e.g., direct marketing of goods and services), or compliance with law. You have the right to object to our processing of your data or to restrict our processing of your data. In addition, if you have consented to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. California residents please consult the “California Privacy Rights” section for additional considerations.

Sharing Your Data
Sarah Surette Photography employs third-party vendors to provide you with some of our services, such as our website host, email newsletter platform, booking and payment processing, and gallery delivery. We share your information with our third-party Service Providers who provide and support our Services. We will only share information that is necessary for the third-party to complete the service and require them to use the information in a manner that is consistent with this policy
In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from us will clearly indicate the sender, and clearly provide our contact information. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting us.
Any comments you leave on our Sites become publicly available information. We do not otherwise share your personal information. 

Disclosure of Data
Business Transaction: If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Information may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.
Disclosure for Law Enforcement: Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Legal Requirements: We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
• To comply with a legal obligation
• To protect and defend the rights or property of Sarah Surette Photography.
• To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
• To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
• To protect against legal liability

Data Storage and Transfer
This Privacy Policy covers the collection of Personal Information on or via our Sites from residents of the United States. If you are visiting our website from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. Please be assured that we seek to take reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this privacy policy.

Data Protection
The security of your data is important to us and we strive to use commercially reasonable methods to protect your Personal Data. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed. You acknowledge that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third-party, despite best efforts. As such, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data. 

Data Breach
In the event we become aware that the security of the Website has been compromised or users Personal Data has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to, security attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate measures, including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if we believe that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the user as a result of the breach or if notice is otherwise required by law. When we do, we will send you an email.

Tracking and Cookies
Our Site currently does not respond to “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signals and operates as described in this Privacy Policy regardless of whether a DNT signal is received. If in the future we respond to DNT signals, we will describe our procedure in our Privacy Policy.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies across our sites to help identify and track visitors, your usage of our services, and your website access preferences. If you view our website without changing your cookie settings, you are indicating your consent to receive all cookies from our Sites. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on your computers should set your browsers to refuse cookies before using our websites, with the drawback that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies. 

Other Website Links
Our Website or Newsletter may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites or third-parties. We suggest you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of these other linked websites, applications, or other digital platforms that may collect Personal Information.

Storing Personal Data, Accessing/Changing Your Info
We will retain and use your Personal Data for the period necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. This may include retaining your Personal Data indefinitely in order to provide you with future marketing opportunities and other purposes. You may request, at any time, that we delete your Personal Data. We may delete your Personal Data if we believe it is incomplete, inaccurate, or if our continued use and storage is contrary to our obligations to other visitors, clients, or third-parties. 
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Sites or otherwise. 
Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about Sarah Surette Photography’s Privacy Policy or the information practices of the Sites. You may contact us as described below.

California Privacy Rights 
In addition to the rights as explained in this Privacy Policy, California residents who provide Personal Information (as defined in the statute) to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the Personal Information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of Personal Information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year). To obtain this information please write to us via the USPS to the address listed below. 

Privacy of Children
Sarah Surette Photography does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Data through the Sites. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Data on the Sites without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to Sarah Surette Photography through the Sites, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

Contact Information
If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below. We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information. 
Sarah Surette Photography
9 River Street
Westford, MA 01886 
Effective Date of this Privacy Policy: 1/23/2020

Sarah Surette Photography Privacy Policy