CameraBits:Privacy policy

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This Privacy Policy applies to data collection practices on www.CameraBits.com (the “Site”), operated by Camera Bits, Inc., an Oregon corporation (“Camera Bits”) and is incorporated into, forms a part of, and is in all respects subject to, the Terms of Use of the Site accessible at http://www.camerabits.com/terms. Capitalized terms not defined on this page, have the meaning given to them in the Terms of Use.

Camera Bits is committed to protecting your privacy. We will use the information that you provide to us as described below. Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, the personally identifiable information that you provide to Camera Bits will never be rented, sold or otherwise provided to any third-party for their marketing purposes without your consent.

Certain information and/or personal information may be disclosed to third-parties in connection with and as necessitated by our normal provision of services, or in the ordinary course of your activity where there is no expectation of privacy. By using our Site, or by filing a Camera Bits Forum registration and providing your personally identifiable information, you confirm your acceptance of, and agree to be bound by, this Privacy Policy. If you are not in agreement with this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Site, register as a member, or provide us any information. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to our use of your personal information and its disclosure in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect We may collect your email address, for purposes such as sending confirmation emails, authenticating your purchases, Camera Bits Forum registration, creation, etc. We may collect personal information if you provide it to us, or if you contact us directly. When you access the Site, web logs used to help us diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site, and to otherwise provide our Services to you, may automatically collect standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, browser type, and language, access times, referring website addresses, information you search on the Site, date and timestamps associated with Site access and usage, system configuration information, metadata concerning the files that you upload/download, and other interactions with the Site and/or Services. All aggregate information collected, including without limitation aggregate data collected by our servers and web logs, is the sole and exclusive property of Camera Bits.

This Site also use “cookies” to collect information and improve our Site. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer or electronic device. We may use “persistent cookies” to save your user name and login password for future access to the Site. We may use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the Site, helping us to gain a better understanding of how you interact with the Site, and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Site. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all aspects of the Site.

Many electronic devices track real-time location-based information. Currently, we do not actively collect this information from any computer or device; though, we may do so in the future. However, some files you share may are embedded with this location information. We may use this information to optimize your experience. If you do not wish to share this information, do not upload those embedded files and/or turn off that feature on your camera, or other device.

When you register for the Camera Bits Forums, including the creation of your profile, and at other times during your membership, when you make purchases on the Site, and at other times in your use of the Site, we make ask you to provide information which may personally identify you and/or allow us to contact you, such as your name and email address, user name and password, billing address, credit card number, applications purchased, date of purchase, and information about your computer and software.

Access To Your Personal Information You may request details of the personal information we hold about you. If you become aware that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, you may amend it, or you may request that we amend it. Any requests should be mailed to us or called in to us using the company information described at the bottom of this statement.

Third Party Websites This Privacy Policy applies to Camera Bits only. Camera Bits may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies of third-party websites, and encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited.

Security and Limitations to Internet Privacy Camera Bits is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, there is no perfect security on the Internet. Despite the security measures we employ to protect your privacy, we cannot assure that your personal information, and other information that you provide or that we collect, will not be disclosed in contravention of this Privacy Policy. We consider the maintenance of your privacy most important. Nevertheless, given the possibility of the unlawful interception of information, we cannot promise and you should not expect that your information you provide to Camera Bits will always remain private or secure.

Circumstances in Which Camera Bits May Use or Release Information The personal information you provide, in combination with other information collected, will be used to operate the Site, to improve the quality of our Site, and to provide you with a better experience. Specifically, it may be used to: (i) provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including critical updates, notifications, and product announcements; (ii) diagnose problems with the Site; (iii) reduce fraud, software piracy, and protect our users and customers; (iv) provide and improve functionality and user-friendliness of our Site; (v) verify a user name and administer your use of the Site; (vi) better understand your needs and interests, and personalize and improve your experience; and (vii) monitor and analyze use of the Site. In addition, we distribute a newsletter via the email address you provide to us. If you no longer wish to receive this newsletter from us, you may “unsubscribe” by following the instructions in the email.

We will display some personal information on your profile, as dictated by you in the creation of your profile. Any information you choose to share should reflect how much you want others to know about you personally. Please consider carefully what information you wish to disclose and your desired level of anonymity.

If you make credit card payments online through the Site, Camera Bits shall obtain information about your credit card necessary to process the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized and limit its use of such information to processing your credit card transaction. Camera Bits also collects information that is not personal and does not identify you.

Camera Bits may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. Camera Bits may also disclose information to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms of Use; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Camera Bits, its users or the general public. Camera Bits may disclose information in the form of aggregate data regarding user behavior, which do not identify any individual user. In the event Camera Bits sells or transfers some or all of its assets, the information it collects may be disclosed to, and your personally identifiable information may be among those assets transferred.

A Special Note About Minors and Children Persons under the age of majority in their applicable jurisdiction are not eligible to use our Site without the supervision of a parent or guardian. Camera Bits does not permit children under the age of 13 to use or access our site. Camera Bits will not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Changes to Privacy Policy Please note this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will post any changes to the Site. If you do not agree to the changes, please do not continue using the Site.

Inquiries If you have general inquiries about the Privacy Policy or the Site, please contact Camera Bits via e-mail at katie@camerabits.com or by regular mail to:

Attention: Website Administrator Camera Bits, Inc. 471 S. 1st Ave. Hillsboro, OR 97123 +1 503 547 2800