We work incredibly hard to ensure that the information contained within the pages of our site is accurate, relevant and of the highest quality. This privacy statement is written to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.
No personal information is collected on this site, except as you voluntarily provide us. When you contact us, we do require that you are able to provide adequate proof of identity.
However, any correspondence you have with us is treated with the strictest confidentiality and any personal info you provide is used only for the purpose specified. No personal information or IP address is ever revealed to any third party. No information is sold, exchanged or divulged for any commercial purpose.
The company that hosts our site do collect information on their server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you request. We have access to those log files. We do examine aggregate totals for unique visits, page views, and megabytes downloaded per month.
Google and Automattic (author of WordPress and Jetpack) collect statistics on which pages are visited or shared and how often, but only on an aggregate basis. Since we do not allow subscription, no individual information is collected.
We are strictly against the use of spywares that collect information from readers. We deplore sites that automatically download spywares to their viewers’ computers and strictly prohibit their use within our site. If you have reason to believe that you are encountering spywares on visiting our site — or a site we link to — please let us know so we can address this issue immediately.
Advertisers automatically forfeit any monetary claims should they post inappropriate content.
This website contains links to other sites that operate independently and are not under our control. We provide links to other sites for your information and convenience. Other sites will have their own privacy notices; please review and ensure you agree with them if you visit any linked sites. Though we are careful screen and link to only reputable sites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices, and/or the content, of sites we link to or that link back to us.
Our website uses a contact form for readers to send feedback. Some spammer companies may maliciously use our email address or contact form to make it look like their spam originates from Photoxels. We have no affiliation with these spamware and scumware companies. Please report all misuse of our email address to us.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Cookies and Web Beacons:
We and the third parties we authorize may receive and store certain types of non-personally identifiable information whenever you interact with us by using “cookies,” “web beacons” and analogous technology. “Cookies” are small files that are placed on your computer or your internet browser memory to enable the owner of the cookie to recognize your browser and to provide convenience and other features to you. It is important to note that the cookies that we use, or permit others to use, do not contain and are not tied to personally-identifiable information about you.
You may be able to direct your internet browser not to allow cookies and you can typically delete existing cookies from your computer at any time. Please note, however, if you set such browser settings or delete existing cookies then some elements of our website may not function properly or be available to you.
Preference Based Advertising:
We also work with and permit certain third parties, including, but not limited to advertising networks and website analysis firms, to place cookies on your computer or browser when you view, click or otherwise interact with advertisements that are featured on our website. These third party cookies and analogous technology are used to gather non-personally identifiable information about your activities on our website and third party sites you may visit to serve you with advertisements that are relevant to your interests and preferences while you are on third party sites. Some of these third parties participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”), an industry self-regulatory program to give consumers a better understanding of and greater control over ads that are customized based on their online behavior across different web sites. To learn more and make choices about preference-based ads from participating third parties, please visit the DAA website at www.aboutads.info.
* Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
This Privacy Notice will be updated periodically to reflect changes in our information practices. Whenever we revise this Privacy Notice, we will change the date on the notice to indicate when the revisions were made. We reserve the right to change our information practices and the terms of this Privacy Notice. By using this web site, you agree to accept the terms of this Privacy Notice as stated at the time you use it. Any future access to this web site subsequent to the posting of a revised Privacy Notice will be deemed to be your acceptance of this Privacy Notice as then revised. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time.
UPDATED: August 1, 2016