As most websites do, we collect some personal information from you as a member and user of the Stocksy United website. Because of this, we want to assure you that we have your best interest in mind and we've outlined our dedication to protecting your privacy in the document below.
In essence, we will never sell your information to 3rd parties and we will take all necessary measures to ensure that your information is safe and secure.
Collection of Information by STOCKSY
Information That Will be Provided to STOCKSY
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Sharing of Information
Security of Information
Conditions of Use
1. Collection of Information by STOCKSY
STOCKSY will only collect Personal Information (Personal Information being any information that either identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person about whom the information is about) that is relevant to the purposes of the Site and to enable STOCKSY to do business with you.
2. Information That Will be Provided to STOCKSY
(a) General: STOCKSY receives and stores any information you enter on the Site or provide to STOCKSY in any other way. While you can choose not to provide STOCKSY with certain information, this may limit your ability to use some features available from STOCKSY.
(c) Billing and Payout Information: In completing transactions for products and services with STOCKSY, the following Personal Information will be collected from you:
(i) billing information such as the number, expiration date, card type and billing address of your credit card;
(ii) demographic information such as a company name or type, job title and job description; and
(iii) for artist members, payment information such as a payout method (specific account information).
(d) Information Collected Automatically: STOCKSY will receive and store certain information whenever you interact with STOCKSY through the Site, including the following:
(i) STOCKSY automatically receives and records certain "traffic data" on their server logs from your browser including your IP address, STOCKSY related cookie information, and the page you requested. This traffic data is used by STOCKSY to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyze trends and administer the Site;
(ii) STOCKSY may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that page has been viewed, including member profile pages; and
(iii) you should be aware that there are programs offered by certain companies that help you to visit websites anonymously. By using such programs, however, STOCKSY will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience.
(a) Email Communication from STOCKSY: STOCKSY will use your email address to notify you of STOCKSY-related news, products, offers, surveys or promotions or of actions that have been performed to the Site. If you do not want to receive such notifications from STOCKSY, you will be able to log into your member account and disable certain email options or click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email you received from STOCKSY.
(b) Sharing of your Email Address: STOCKSY will not provide your email address to a third party except as described in Section 5 below (Sharing of Information).
4. Cookies and Tracking Technologies
5. Sharing of Information
STOCKSY will not rent or sell your Personal Information to anyone and STOCKSY will share your Personal Information only as described below:
(a) Personnel of STOCKSY: The personnel and authorized consultants and/or contractors of STOCKSY may have access to user information if necessary in the normal course of STOCKSY’s business.
(d) Member Profile Information: Information collected during registration and visits to the Site, such as your full name and location, may be displayed to other STOCKSY users in your member profile. The member profile area allows you to give other STOCKSY members additional information about yourself, but you control what Personal Information is included and displayed.
(e) With Your Consent: Except as noted above, we will contact you when your Personal Information is shared with third parties or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected. You will be able to opt out to prevent the sharing of this information, however, opting out may impact your ability to use the Site and the services provided by STOCKSY.
6. Security of Information
(a) Passwords: Your STOCKSY member account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You should protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by using a strong alpha-numeric password and by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.
(b) Access by STOCKSY Employees: Only employees of STOCKSY who need personal information to perform a specific job (for example, a customer service representative) are granted access to your member account information. All of STOCKSY’s employees will be kept up to date on our privacy and security practices.
(c) Encryption of Sensitive Data: When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) through our Site, STOCKSY encrypts that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
(d) Disclaimer: Although STOCKSY will use commercially acceptable methods to protect all Personal Information submitted to it, you should be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure. STOCKSY cannot guarantee the absolute security of such Personal Information.
You must be 18 years and older to register to use the Site and so STOCKSY has no intention of soliciting or collecting Personal Information from anyone under that age. If STOCKSY learns that it has collected information from a minor under the age of 18, STOCKSY will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you are under the age of 18, do not enter any information on our Site.
8. Conditions of Use