June 22, 2014
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
The terms of this policy apply to the Oldpics.org website.
By using this site, you understand and agree to the terms of this policy.
We collect information in order to provide better services to our users e.g. to determine language in which to display the website, to change the language of the website and keep it throughout the user's visit to the website.
Types of Information
Personal information is any information that can be used to identify an individual. These are not personal information that is encoded or anonymized or publicly available information.
Sensitive personal information is personal information which also:
a. reveals race, ethnic origni, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership
b. contains information about social security benefits, health, sex life, criminal or administrative proceedings other than in the context of pedning legal proceedings.
How We Collect Information and How We Use It
There are a number of ways we collect information.
We collect information provided by browsers and servers such as IP address, browser type, browser language, referring site. IP address is potentially personally identifying information. However, we never use this information to identify you. We use it for technical and statistical purposes only.
We collect information provided by traffic analytics software. This information can be: browser type, browser language, referring site, search queries, your approximate location, cookies. We collect this non-personally identifying information in order to understand how visitors use the www.oldpics.org so that we can try to make their experience with www.oldpics.org better.
We collect information provided by you in the forms at www.oldpics.org website. In the registration form we collect username and e-mail address. The username is a unique name that is shown in your page at www.oldpics.org. The username also appears near photos that you upload and comments that you post. We use your e-mail address to communicate with you and to send you notifications and newsletter. An e-mail address is also required in order to recover access to the account if the user forgets their password. You can always change your notifications and newsletter settings in your user account. You can also provide personally identifying information in the "Change personal data" form at your account. These information include your first name, last name and date of birth. You are never forced to provide these information. If you do provide this information we may use your first name and last name to contact you and we may use your date of birth only for statistical purposes.
At the www.oldpics.org website there are links to third party websites. Any information you provide to those websites should be covered in their privacy policies. It is those sites' responsibility to protect information you give them.
We never share your e-mail address and date of birth with anyone.
You can always remove your account. When removing an account, the data associated with this account such as e-mail address, date of birth, uploaded photos are removed from the database.
How We Use Information we Collect
We use your email address to contact you to confirm that you are the owner of the email address and to confirm that you e.g. want to remove your account. We also send notifications according to the notification settings in your account. You can change these settings at any time. Any other data we might use we use for technical and statistical purposes only.