Privacy Policy

We understand that you value your privacy, and Binfinity Web, Inc., the owner and producer of the PhotoPottery.com website, is committed to taking steps designed to secure your Personal Information (as defined below). We are providing PhotoPottery.com's privacy policy so that you will understand what information is collected on the PhotoPottery.com website, and how it can be used. By visiting PhotoPottery.com (hereinafter, also referred to as "Site" or "Website") and/or becoming a registered member and using our services, you are consenting to the collection of your Personal Information and its use as detailed in this notice. Your use of the PhotoPottery.com site is governed by our Terms of Service. Please make sure that you read the Terms of Service in conjunction with this Privacy Policy.

Binfinity Web, Inc. may update its PhotoPottery.com Privacy Policy at any time. If there is a significant change to how we handle Personal Information, we will place a link on the home page of PhotoPottery.com directing you to this updated page. You should also check this policy periodically to see if there are any changes. If our Privacy Policy does change, your continued use of the site will be deemed your acceptance of our changed Privacy Policy.

What is "Personal Information" for purposes of this Privacy Policy?
As used in this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" means information that identifies you individually. Examples of Personal Information are your first and last name, your email address, a photograph, etc.

What Personal Information do we collect?

Information you provide to us.

Registration: PhotoPottery.com collects Personal Information about you if you choose to register to become a site member, subsequently change your account information, or interact with our site to use the software services available on the site. For example, when you register, we collect your email address, which requires confirmation via an email we will send you. You also may voluntarily provide additional Personal Information, such as demographic data (e.g., your gender).

Surveys: PhotoPottery.com or bInfinity may sponsor its own surveys, or that of third parties. All surveys are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey. If the survey is being sponsored by an entity other than PhotoPottery.com or bInfinity, information about the survey sponsor will be provided on the survey, and such survey would be subject to the third party's privacy policy.

Online Store: If you purchase a product directly from bInfinity in our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

Information automatically collected.

Server Log Data: PhotoPottery.com automatically collects and records certain information in our server logs whenever you visit or use our website. Our logs record your IP address, information about your browser (e.g., type and version), and pages you request. We have no obligation to retain this server log information and we may delete it at any time without notice to you.

What other types of information do we collect?

Cookies: Like many sites, PhotoPottery.com utilizes cookies when you interact with our site. A cookie is a small piece of data stored by your browser in a file on your computer's hard drive. While you can choose not to use cookies (see your browser's help file for how to disable cookies or be prompted to accept cookies), many PhotoPottery.com features and pages will not function if you block cookies. The browser cookie implementation only enables PhotoPottery.com to write cookies from the PhotoPottery.com website domain and to subsequently, when you revisit the site/page, read back our own cookies.

Do we collect information from children?

PhotoPottery.com is not intended for those who are under the age of thirteen (13). We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, and if we find that we have inadvertently obtained Personal Information from a child under age 13, we will delete it.

Do others collect information from this website?

PhotoPottery.com allows other companies and organization that advertise on our pages to set and access cookies on your computer to track the ads and for presentation purposes. These cookies are not set by PhotoPottery.com, but via these advertisers' websites or by their third party ad serving technology. PhotoPottery.com does not have access to advertisers' cookies. The use of cookies by other companies is subject to those companies' privacy policies and not this policy. When interacting with an advertisers' ads, you should make sure to read the privacy policy of each advertiser. Advertisers do not have access to PhotoPottery.com cookies.

You can opt out of cookies for several advertising networks, some of which may be delivering ads on our site, by visiting Network Advertising Initiative at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

How does PhotoPottery.com use your Personal Information?

  • Custom Pages - We may use information you have provided to customize your visit to PhotoPottery.com, and to show you information or advertisements we think you might be interested in. When we serve ads on our site, PhotoPottery.com does not provide (sell or share) Personal Information about you to our advertisers. However, you understand that if you opt to click on such ads, our advertiser may make assumptions about you, including that you satisfy a demographic criteria, based on your having opted to view the ad. Further, you understand that if you choose to interact with their ads or otherwise contact the advertiser or provide any Personal Information that you are then subject to the other business's privacy policy and not this one.

  • Forum Post Activity Emails - If you opt to be notified by email when there is comment activity on your forum posts, the email sent may contain advertising based on the type of forum. PhotoPottery.com is sending these emails to you, and they may include ads and promotions on our advertisers' behalf. When we send such emails, we will not share any information about you, including your email, to these advertisers. However, if you choose to interact with an advertiser or advertisement, or otherwise contact the advertiser or provide any Personal Information, you will then be subject to the other business's privacy policy and not this one. You should be aware that, when you click on or respond to an ad or coupon, the associated advertiser may make assumptions about you, such as that you are interested in certain products or services.

  • Online Store, Fulfilling Orders - If you purchase something from bInfinity's store, we use the information you provide, including your email and mailing address, only to process your order and to contact you regarding your order.

When does PhotoPottery.com share your Personal Information?

  • PhotoPottery.com may, at its option, present aggregated data on our site or provide such data to advertisers or other third parties. For example, we may provide statistical information about page views, or aggregated response information to polls. In such cases, we will not provide any information that personally identifies you or associates you with the aggregated results.

  • We may share your Personal Information with others in order to (i) comply with the law or cooperate with law enforcement officials; (ii) investigate or take action due to violations to our Terms and Conditions of Use; (iii) or to protect the property, safety, or rights of PhotoPottery.com or any person; (iv) any other lawful purpose that would not violate your right to privacy under applicable law.

  • We utilize a shopping cart and checkout facility provided by Shopify, Inc. (https://www.shopify.com), which enables us to process orders and payments for bInfinity's products. If you purchase from our online store, your order data is stored through Shopify's data storage, databases and the general application. For more information, please see the section below "Shopify, Checkout, and Your Security".

How do we protect your Personal Information?

We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures, as well as implemented physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards, to protect Personal Information collected from you and other users of this website. However, you should be aware that no website, including PhotoPottery.com, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information. You can help safeguard your Personal Information collected by PhotoPottery.com, by ensuring that you do not share or allow access by any other person to your account ID and the password associated with it. For example, you should make sure to logout when you leave your computer, so that no one else can access or alter your account information.

Shopify, Checkout, and Your Security

If you purchase products directly sold by bInfinity in our online store, we use an eCommerce shopping cart and checkout facility provided by Shopify, Inc. (https://www.shopify.com) to process your order and payment. Shopify stores your data on a secure server behind a firewall. If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necsseary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase trnasaction information is deleted. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. Your order data is encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) before it is transmitted over a web server. Please read Shopify's Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) and Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy) for further details on Shopify.

How can you manage your account information and preferences?

  • You have the ability to change your account information and preferences at any time.
    • When you first register, you can setup your account information. A valid email is required which we confirm via an email to you at that address.
    • After you become a member, you can change your account information and preferences at any time, using options available from the Account Maintenance and Settings screens. If you change your primary email address, or add additional email addresses, all emails addresses will be confirmed by PhotoPottery.com: PhotoPottery.com will send a confirmation email to each new/changed email account you configure.
    • If you post in public areas, you can use Settings to opt to receive email notification when your posts are commented upon by others. You can disable this option at any time to stop receiving these notices.
  • For as long as you are registered through an account with us, PhotoPottery.com reserves the right to automatically send you email communications relating to the PhotoPottery.com service and administration, policy changes, or your account without offering you an opt-out of receiving such notices.

What are your responsibilities in submitting content to public areas of PhotoPottery.com?

As part of the PhotoPottery.com service, we may provide forums where visitors can post messages. Forums are open to the public, and therefore any website visitor can view any information that you choose to share in these public areas. In addition to website visitors, other third parties, including Search Engines, can view and index these public pages. You are solely responsible for protecting your privacy when you opt to post in public areas on PhotoPottery.com and should be extremely careful about what personally identifiable information you choose to reveal about yourself. PhotoPottery.com and bInfinity are not responsible for any information you choose to disclose in public areas on the PhotoPottery.com website.

What does this Privacy Policy Not Cover?

It is our goal to provide you with a useful service, to provide privacy as set forth above in this document, as well as provide information and advertising that may be of use to you. Please keep in mind that we may present links and advertisements on our website and in our emails that link to other websites that are not affiliated with PhotoPottery.com. Such websites may collect Personal Information from you. PhotoPottery.com's privacy policy does not cover the policies set forth by other websites in terms of how they collect information or how they use your Personal Information. If you link to other sites from the PhotoPottery.com site, you should make sure to read the privacy policies of these sites, as their privacy policies may differ from those of PhotoPottery.com.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, please use our contact us form.