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Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 2018
 

1. Introduction

Kaboompics is a service providing free stock photos to our users. We also share our knowledge and photo tips on our blog and through our newsletter. If you decide to receive exclusive free photo bundles, interesting news from the world of photography, and other entertaining information via our newsletter, you want to be sure that your personal data is secured. Our Privacy Policy guarantees that. We also want to explain how the data collected through the use of our website is being processed. Please remember that Kaboompics values each user and we would never share your personal information with third parties or breach your trust in any other way.

For the purposes of this policy, Kaboompics defines the term “Subscriber” as an entity with which Kaboompics has an established relationship (you have subscribed to our newsletter), and the term “Visitor” as an individual that visits our front-end website (for example www.kaboompics.com). Any information stored on Kaboompics platform is treated as confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by authorized personnel only. Kaboompics implements and maintains appropriate technical, security and organizational measures to protect Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft or disclosure.

2. Collection and use

2.1. General

The following sections cover the specifics of each of the two groups from which data is collected: website Visitors and Subscribers.

2.2. Website Visitors

If you are a Visitor to our website only, and not a Subscriber to a newsletter, this section is relevant for you.

By visiting this website, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms set out herein, please do not visit this website. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process Personal Data collected on this website or volunteered by you. Kindly note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. However, if you do not grant the requested consent to the processing of your Personal Data, the use of this website may not be possible.

Kaboompics may collect, record and analyze information of Visitors to the website. We may record your IP address and use cookies. Kaboompics gathers data about visits to the website, including numbers of Visitors and visits, geo-location data, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where Visitors have .

2.3. Subscribers

In order to provide our Users with the specifically selected content and exclusive photos, Kaboompics collects email addresses. Data entered or transferred into Kaboompics by Users (Subscribers) such as texts, questions, contacts, media files, etc., remains the property of the User and may not be shared with a third party by Kaboompics without express consent from the User.

We use the newsletter to:

  • To establish a relationship with you;
  • To update you on changes to our services or products, including new promotions.

We are not going to share your email address with any other parties, and you have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection of Personal Information at any time by sending a written request to hello@kaboompics.com

We encourage you to learn and exercise your rights. You can find out more about GDPR on this website (https://gdpr-info.eu/)

2.4. Facebook

If you provide Kaboompics with your social media details, Kaboompics may retrieve publicly available information about you from social media. Such Personal Data contains your IP address, first and last name, your postal and email address, your telephone number, your job title, data for social networks, your areas of interest, interest in Kaboompics products, and certain information about the company you are working for (company name and address), as well as information as to the type of relationship that exists between Kaboompics and yourself.

3. Purpose of processing personal data

Kaboompics uses the collected data to communicate with Visitors, to customize content for Visitors, and to improve the website by analyzing how Visitors navigate.

3.1. Sharing personal data

Kaboompics may also share such information with service vendors or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction or in order to analyze the Visitor behavior on its website.

4. Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a website to a Visitor’s hard disk. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. By continuing to visit the website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. If you choose not to accept our cookies, your visit on our website may not be as enjoyable. We may also place cookies from third parties for functional and marketing purposes. The use of cookies is widespread and benefits the surfer.

5. Links to other sites

Please be aware that while visiting our site, Visitors can follow links to other sites that are beyond our sphere of influence. Kaboompics is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of these other sites but we make sure that all our links are from reliable sources.

6. Persons Under 18

The Website is not marketed toward persons under the age of 18. If Company discovers that it has inadvertently collected Personal Information about individuals under the age 18, it will promptly delete such information. Of course, if are below the age of 18, you can browse Kaboompics freely. You won’t find here any inappropriate content. However, if you’d like to subscribe to our newsletter, we shall need your parents’ consent!