Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Identify a Photo.  This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that collects, and the ways in which uses that personal information.

By accessing this website, you acknowledge the terms and conditions expressed herein. We reserve the right to change this policy at our sole discretion and without notice.

What information is collected, and why?

We may collect and use personal information for the following reasons:

  • For uploading photographs as well as personal information used to create an account, i.e. name and email address or other requested information
  • To sign up for a mailing list
  • To correspond with us
  • With your permission only, information may be shared between photograph contributors and persons identifying the photograph
  • Or any other such activity that we deem necessary

We do not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13.

How is the information used?

Non-personally identifiable information is collected to allow us to analyze how our website is used and to improve the content and service the website provides.

Personally identifiable information is collected for:

  • Administering this website
  • To personalize our efforts in identifying photos
  • Enable your access to our website services
  • Assistance in identification of photographs posted, from other users and our volunteers 

Identify a Photo  will not sell, trade, or rent the information to others. We may use the information to continue contact with the user. This may include contact such as follow-up calls, email correspondence, or mail correspondence to follow-up on the project or to provide marketing information about promotions, new services, or important website changes. When we disclose your personal information to our agents or sub-contractors for the above purposes, those people in question will be obligated to use personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

Are "Cookies" used on the website?

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are placed on a web user's hard drive. We may use cookies to provide you with better service. Cookies are pieces of information that a Website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences for a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major Websites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of the this site if you do so.

How is personally identifiable information safeguarded? utilizes industry standard methods and mechanisms such as firewalls, intrusion monitoring, and passwords to protect information. We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology. 

Links to other web sites's website may contain links to other internet websites. We have no control over the external sites and is not responsible for the content of such sites. This policy does not cover the privacy policies and data collection practices of websites.

Cross-border data transfers

Information that collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Copyright and our volunteers do not assume copyright of submitted photographs and understand that the contributor may not have copyright privileges.

Photographs published on our site are not used for advertisement without permission from the contributor.

How to opt out of correspondence

Based on the information a user has provided, may send e-mail correspondence to the user. Each correspondence will contain an easy means to opt out of further correspondence.

Contact Identify a photo

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or treatment of your personal information, please write:

  • by email to; or
  • by  mail to (PO BOX)

This document was created using a Contractology template available at