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Privacy Statement for VisionLight Gallery

Vision Light Photographic Art Gallery is firmly committed to protecting your privacy. The following is our information gathering and dissemination practices:

VisionLight collects visitor and purchaser contact information in various places on our site.  We use this information to contact customers when necessary and to update visitors on new artists and photo art, artist news and special pricing.  Visitors may "opt-out" of receiving (opt not to receive) future mailings by sending an email to us requesting to be removed from these mailings.  During the purchase process, we also collect billing information. This information is ONLY used to bill the user for the specific product ordered.  We DO NOT and WILL NOT share with or sell to any third parties, any information about our customers or visitors.

VisionLight also uses HTTP cookies and collects information about these cookies for research and development and one-time tailoring.  Cookies are used to track visitors to our site so we can better understand what portions of our site best serve you. We also use cookies to allow our server to maintain information about the contents of your shopping cart.

Opt-Out

As described above, VisionLight provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us.  However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of  web sites which are contained as links within VisionLight.


Additional Privacy Resources

TRUSTe (www.truste.org)
A leading "seal" program awards trustmarks to Web sites that meet stringent privacy policy requirements and enforcement criteria. Licensed Web sites are required to post privacy statements. Web site contains how-to-join information, privacy statement wizard, and extensive links and resources.

Online Privacy Alliance (www.privacyalliance.org)
A cross-industry coalition of more than 50 global companies and associations committed to promoting the privacy of individuals online. The Alliance is an ad hoc organization. Its sole purpose is to work over the coming year to define privacy policy for the new electronic medium and to foster an online environment that respects consumer privacy.

PrivacyExchange (www.privacyexchange.org)
An online global resource for consumer privacy and data protection laws, practices, issues, trends and developments worldwide. Created specifically to serve businesses, educators, and the media as a research tool, the PrivacyExchange contains a legal library, international policy and practice news, and an experts forum.

Electronic Frontier Foundation, or EFF (www.eff.org)
A nonprofit organization working to protect civil liberties on the Internet and in all digital communication arenas. Provides a free telephone hotline for questions regarding legal rights, and will answer your technical (e.g. "How do I connect to the Internet?") and legal (e.g. "Does my boss have the right to read my e-mail?") questions via telephone, snail mail, and e-mail.

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) (www.epic.org)
A nonprofit organization established to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values. On the Web site, you can subscribe to the EPIC Alert newsletter and get the history behind the government regulation debate.

Center for Democracy and Technology, or CDT (www.cdt.org/privacy) The CDT's Guide to Online Privacy lays out some key privacy basics, references, and information on existing protections and legislative initiatives. An overview of the Department of Commerce "Elements of Effective Self Regulation for the Protection of Privacy" and accompanying online survey let you submit comments directly to the Department of Commerce and CDT.

Better Business Bureau, or BBB (www.bbb.org)
The BBB system provides information to help consumers identify reliable companies, online and off-line, and offers assistance in resolving disputes with businesses. The BBB web site offers a directory of BBBs nationwide, consumer and business advisory publications, and an online complaint form for consumers. BBBOnLine (www.bbbonline.org) is an authenticated and verified "seal" program that helps consumers find reliable companies that pledge to meet tough advertising and dispute settlement standards, including responsible advertising to children.


Contacting this Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us at info@visionlightgallery.com.