www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com is dedicated to protecting your privacy when you visit our website. You may use this website without registering or submitting any personally identifiable information. We do not collect personal information about individuals, such as names or email addresses, unless knowingly provided by the individual visiting this site.
Who We Are
www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com is a landscape astrophotography and nightscape photography news and information website called MilkyWayPhotographers, owned by Aaron King / Photog Adventures, LLC.
Our website address is http://milkywayphotographersclub.com.
Our mailing address is: PO Box 970461 Orem, UT 84097
Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It
Information You Give Us
If you create an account on the website to become a member or make a comment, the site collects your username and email address. You will be asked to create a password. It will also store cookies, as noted below. None of this data is used for any other purpose, apart from allowing you to log in as a member, make comments, and perform administrative tasks like resetting your password or email.
You may use your registration to sign up for exclusive online features, enroll in events, purchase products, and services more quickly, or receive notices about events.
All www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators may also see and edit that information.
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future browsing for you, improving our site, and communicating with you. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our site features.
To help us make the site more responsive, we may receive emails from the site telling us of an action taken. This email happens if you’ve sent us a comment or message.
If you email www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com, your message and email address may be saved, and we may send you emails to respond to you. Any ideas, concepts, materials, business information, or other information sent to www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com by email will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. We will only use the information provided in your e-mail, your email address, and IP address to improve the www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com website, services, products, and to fulfill or respond to your requests.
We may use an email newsletter. That email newsletter will describe recent posts, news, offers, or other information about the site to you.
If you subscribe to this newsletter, we store your email address and name only to send you the newsletter. You can
If you upload images to www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the site.
Like many other websites, www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com makes use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the website, and gather demographic information.
www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com may use web beacons (also known as “action tags” or “single-pixel gifs”) and other technologies to measure the effectiveness of certain site features and to conduct research and analysis. We may also allow third parties to place web beacons and other technologies on our site to conduct research and analysis, but we do not provide personal information to such third parties.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to www.milkywayphotographers.com and other sites on the Internet.
By uploading your images to www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com, you give non-exclusive rights to use and display them on www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com. That use includes any social media accounts (such as Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube) associated with
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (such as videos, images, articles, and advertisements). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
With Whom We Share Your Data
We don’t share your data with anyone else.
Our email newsletter will be stored and managed through an email marketing service. If you subscribe to the email newsletter, the information is stored separately with the email marketing service, and no data is shared with our website.
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are indefinitely retained. That is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. That action does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where We Send Your Data
We may check visitor comments through an automated spam detection service.
Our Advertising Partners
This site uses Google Analytics to track overall website usage. This stores no personally identifying information and is in no way associated with the members on the website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics by installing a browser plugin, go here.
www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third-Party Privacy Policies
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately by email at Privacy, and we will use our best efforts to remove such information from our records promptly.
How We Protect Your Data
www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com doesn’t store any personal information beyond the username and the email address that you used to sign up. WordPress protects your password by using an encrypted hashing algorithm.
What Procedures We Have In Place For A Data Breach
If there is a data breach, www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com will inform you by email within 72 hours and provide recommendations.
What Third Parties We Receive Data From
www.MilkyWayPhotographers.com receives no data from external third parties.
If you have any concerns about your privacy on this site, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.