Last updated November 25, 2021
Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Cosmopolit Photo & Video Team ("Company," "we."
"us," or "our"). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have
any questions or concerns about this privacy notice or our practices with regard to your personal information,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This privacy notice describes how we might use your information if you:
Visit our website at http://www.cosmopolitphoto.com
- Engage with us in other related ways
- including any sales, marketing, or events
In this privacy notice, if we refer to:
"Website," we are referring to any website of ours that references or links to this policy
"Services," we are referring to our Website, and other related services, including any sales, marketing,
The purpose of this privacy notice is to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect,
how we use it, and what rights you have in relation to it. If there are any terms in this privacy notice that you do
not agree with, please discontinue use of our Services immediately.
Please read this privacy notice carefully, as it will help you understand what we do with the
information that we collect.
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you express an interest in obtaining
information about us or our products and Services, when you participate in activities on the Website or
otherwise when you contact us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Website,
the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect may
include the following:
Personal Information Provided by You. We collect names; phone numbers; email addresses; and other
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of
any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information - such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device
characteristics - is collected automatically when you visit our Website.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Website. This information does
not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage
information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language
preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, informaticn about how and when you use our
Website and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and
operation of our Website, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
- Log and Usage Data. Log and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage and performance
information our servers automatically collect when you access or use our Website and which we record
in log files. Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include your IP address, device
information, browser type and settings and information about your activity in the Website (such as the
date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches and other actions you
take such as which features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports
(sometimes called 'crash dumps') and hardware settings).
Device Data. We collect device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet or other
device you use to access the Website. Depending on the device used, this device data may include
information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers,
location, browser type, hardware model Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating
system and system configuration information.
- Location Data. We collect location data such as information about your device's location, which can be
either precise or imprecise. How much information we collect depends on the type and settings of the
device you use to access the Website. For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect
geolocation data that tells us your current location (based on your IP address). You.can opt out of
allowing us to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling your
Location setting on your device. Note however, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use
certain aspects of the Services.
In Short: We may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners, and other outside sources.
In order to enhance our ability to provide relevant marketing, offers and services to you and update our
records, we may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing
partners, affiliate programs, data providers, as well as from other third parties. This information includes
mailing addresses, job titles, email addresses, phone numbers, intent data (or user behavior data), Internet
Protocol (IP) addresses, social media profiles, social media URLs and custom profiles, for purposes of
targeted advertising and event promotion.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of
our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Website for a variety of business purposes described below. We
process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order
to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations.
We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
- To facilitate account creation and logon process. If you choose to link your account with us to a
third-party account (such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed us
to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process for the performance of
To post testimonials. We post testimonials on our Website that may contain personal information.
Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and the content of the
testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at
email@example.com and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
• Request feedback. We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your
use of our Website.
- To enable user-to-user communications. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-
user communications with each user's consent.
To manage user accounts. We may use your information for the purposes of managing our account
and keeping it in working order.
To send administrative information to you. We may use your personal information to send you
product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions,
To protect our Services. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Website safe
and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enforce our terms, conditions and policies for business purposes, to comply with legal and
regulatory requirements or in connection with our contract.
- To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we
may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
- Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders,
payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Website.
Administer prize draws and competitions. We may use your information to administer prize draws
and competitions when you elect to participate in our competitions.
- To deliver and facilitate delivery of services to the user. We may use your information to provide
you with the requested service.
To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users. We may use your information to respond to your
inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of our Services.
To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third-party marketing
partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in
accordance with your marketing preferences. For example, when expressing an interest in obtaining
information about us or our Website, subscribing to marketing or otherwise contacting us, we will collect
personal information from you. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time (see the "WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?" below)
- Deliver targeted advertising to you. We may use your information to develop and display
personalized content and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests
and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to
protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share your data that we hold based on the following legal basis:
Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal
information for a specific purpose.
Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our
legitimate business interests.
Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your
personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
- Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to
comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process,
such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet
national security or law enforcement requirements)
Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate,
prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following
Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during
negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our
business to another company.
4. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy
notice unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this
privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or
other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for
longer than 2 years.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either
delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal
information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and
isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
5. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the
security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your
information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed
to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized
third parties will not be able to defeat our security, and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your
information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal
information to and from our Website is at your own risk. You should only access the Website within a secure
6. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Website, you
represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent's use of the Website.
If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of
age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such
data from our records. If you become aware of any data we may have collected from children under age 18,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
If you are a resident in the EA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information,
you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their
contact details here: https://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index en.htm.
If you are a resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here:
8. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track
("DNT") feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online
browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage no uniform technology standard for recognizing and
implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or
any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for
online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised
version of this privacy notice.
9. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are
California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about
categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the
names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit
your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you
have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal
of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address
associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not
publicly displayed on the Website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or
comprehensively removed from all our systems (e.g. backups, etc.).
CPA Privacy Notice
The California Code of Regulations defines a "resident" as:
(1) every individual who is in the State of California for other than a temporary or transitory purpose and
(2) every individual who is domiciled in the State of California who is outside the State of California for a
temporary or transitory purpose
All other individuals are defined as "non-residents."
If this definition of "resident" applies to you, we must adhere to certain rights and obligations regarding your
What categories of personal information do we collect?
We have collected the following categories of personal information in the past twelve (12) months:
Contact details, such as real name, alias, postal
address, telephone or mobile contact number, unique
I personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol
address, email address and account name
Name, contact information, education, employment,
employment history and financial information
Gender and date of birth YES
Transaction information, purchase history, financial details and payment information NO
Fingerprints and voiceprints NO
We may also collect other personal information outside of these categories instances where you interact with
us in-person, online, or by phone or mail in the context of:
- Receiving help through our customer support channels;
- Participation in customer surveys or contests; and
Facilitation in the delivery of our Services and to respond to your inquiries.
How do we use and share your personal information?
More information about our data collection and sharing practices can be found in this privacy notice.
You may contact us by email at email@example.com, or by referring to the contact details at the
bottom of this document.
If you are using an authorized agent to exercise your right to opt-out we may deny a request if the authorized
agent does not submit proof that they have been validly authorized to act on your behalf.
Will your information be shared with anyone else?
We may disclose your personal information with our service providers pursuant to a written contract between
us and each service provider. Each service provider is a for-profit entity that processes the information on our
We may use your personal information for our own business purposes, such as for undertaking internal
research for technological development and demonstration. This is not considered to be "selling" of your
Cosmopolit Photo & Video Team has not disclosed or sold any personal information to third parties for a
business or commercial purpose in the preceding 12 months. Cosmopolit Photo & Video Team will not sell
personal information in the future belonging to website visitors, users and other consumers.
Your rights with respect to your personal data
Right to request deletion of the data - Request to delete
You can ask for the deletion of your personal information. If you ask us to delete your personal information, we
will respect your request and delete your personal information, subject to certain exceptions provided by law,
such as (but not limited to) the exercise by another consumer of his or her right to free speech, our compliance
requirements resulting from a legal obligation or any processing that may be required to protect against illegal
Right to be informed - Request to know
Depending on the circumstances, you have a right to know:
whether we collect and use your personal information;
the categories of personal information that we collect;
the purposes for which the collected personal information is used:
whether we sell your personal information to third parties;
the categories of personal information that we sold or disclosed for a business purpose;
the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business
the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
In accordance with applicable law, we are not obligated to provide or delete consumer information that is de-
identified in response to a consumer request or to re-identify individual data to verify a consumer request.
Right to Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of a Consumer's Privacy Rights
We will not discriminate against you if you exercise your privacy rights.
Upon receiving your request, we will need to verify your identity to determine you are the same person about
whom we have the information in our system. These verification efforts require us to ask you to provide
information so that we can match it with information you have previously provided us. For instance, depending
on the type of request you submit, we may ask you to provide certain information so that we can match the
information you provide with the information we already have on file, or we may contact you through a
communication method (e.g. phone or email) that you have previously provided to us. We may also use other
verification methods as the circumstances dictate.
We will only use personal information provided in your request to verify your identity or authority to make the
request. To the extent possible, we will avoid requesting additional information from you for the purposes of
verification. If, however, we cannot verify your identity from the information already maintained by us, we may
request that you provide additional information for the purposes of verifying your identity, and for security or
fraud-prevention purposes. We will delete such additionally provided information as soon as we finish verifying
Other privacy rights
you may object to the processing of your personal data.
- you may request correction of your personal data if it is incorrect or no longer relevant, or ask to restrict
the processing of the data.
you can designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf. We may
deny a request from an authorized agent that does not submit proof that they have been validly
authorized to act on your behalf in accordance with the CCPA.
- you may request to opt-out from future selling of your personal information to third parties. Upon
receiving a request to opt-out, we will act upon the request as soon as feasibly possible, but no later
than 15 days from the date of the request submission.
To exercise these rights, you can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by referring to the
contact details at the bottom of this document. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we
would like to hear from you.
10. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?
In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated
"Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material
changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by
directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of
how we are protecting your information.
11. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?
If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may email us at email@example.com or by
Cosmopolit Photo & Video Team
401 Kains Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066
12. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE
COLLECT FROM YOU?
Based on the applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal
information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to
review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request form by clicking here.