Privacy Policy


If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at 
At, the privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by and how it is used.


Japanese Privacy And Tort Laws

If you or your family are citizens or residents of Japan and appear in any of the photography or street photography shown at, you have a right to privacy and we will delete or remove any photos that involve the use of you or your families members upon request. Please contact



What personal data we collect and why we collect it?


Cookie Policy of

Cookies are small files installed in your browser (if allowed) that a site or its services use to recognize your browser and capture certain information. For example we use cookies to help us aggregate data about site traffic and user behavior so that we can enhance the overall user experience with content and tools in the future.


Cookies are also used to

Keep track of advertisements and affiliate information

Aggregate data about site traffic using third party services.

You can modify your browser setting to choose to have your browser disable cookies or to alert you when cookies are used.


Information that is collected:

Email address, geographic position, language, unique device identifiers for advertising, usage data and various types of usage data.


When do we collect this information?

We collect cookies when users visit our site.

If you sign up for our newsletter, you opt-in to have your name and email saved so that we may send updates, notifications or messages regarding site activity or information, such as new blog posts or updates.


Services that use cookies and personal data they collect

When your information is collected, it may be shared with third party services for the purpose of advertising, analytics, commercial affiliate programs, user contact, content commenting, external social networks and platforms interaction services, managing contacts and sending push notifications, traffic optimization and distribution.

This services include . . .

Google Analytics with anonymized IP
Purpose: Analytics
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Purpose: User Contact
Personal Data: email address and first name

Purpose: Commenting
Personal Data: Cookies, Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Facebook Like button, Google+ button, Twitter Tweet button, Pintrest Button
Purpose: External social networks and platforms interaction services
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Purpose: Managing contacts and sending push notifications
Personal Data: Cookies, email address, geographic position, language, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example), Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

KeyCDN, WordPress Photon CDN
Purpose: Traffic optimization and distribution
Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include . . .

Google AdSense
Purpose: Advertising
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Amazon Affiliation, BHphotovideo Affiliation, Adorama
Purpose: Commercial affiliate programs
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers or services. 
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. 

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.


COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When collecting and retaining personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control.

We do not target directly or market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Third-parties, including ad networks, comment networks, analytics or contend delivery networks collect data from children under the age of 13 if their parents comply to this sites privacy policy and cookie use.


How long we retain your data

The length of time we retain your personal data depends on what that data is and how we use it.

Sendy data is deleted as soon as you opt-out.

Googe Analytics 
Google analytics data is retained for 26 months.

If you leave a comment, information is kept indefinitely or until you choose to delete your own content.

Cookie Acceptance
Cookies are stored on your computer and is deleted when you clear your cookies in your browser settings.


What rights you have over your data

You have rights relating to your data.

If have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.

You can request a copy of your personal data.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. 


How we protect your data

Your data is stored on secured servers, is password protected and is accessible by only a limited number of people who treat the data with strict confidentiality.


What data breach procedures we have in place

In compliance with Fair Information Practices we will take the following action if a data breach occur:

If a data breach occurs, you will be notified via email within 1 business day.


Contact information

If you have any concerns with your privacy while using, please contact Alik Griffin by email at