PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated Date: 29/03/2016
PhotoCore provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of www.photocore.ch and www.fovex.com (this “Site”). This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through this Site. By using the PhotoCore website and/or any of PhotoCore’s online products, PhotoCore software, or other services (“Services”), including when you access the Services through third party platforms, you agree to PhotoCorer’s Privacy Policy and that we may transfer and store your information.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SERVICES. We will post any modifications or changes to the Privacy Policy on the PhotoCore website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review it frequently. If we make a material change to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on the PhotoCore website prior to the changes taking effect. Your continued use of the Services signifies your acceptance of our Privacy Policy as modified.

1. How We Use Personal Information

In the course of using this Site, you may provide us with personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities at our Site that may be connected with you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, email address and home and business postal addresses. Personal Information may also include information you supply to us concerning your preferences and interests expressed in the course of use of our Site.

2. Information Sharing and Disclosure

Personal Information is or may be used for the following purposes:
  • to provide and improve our Site, services, features and content,
  • to administer your use of our Site,
  • to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate the Site,
  • to better understand your needs and interests,
  • to fulfill requests that you may make,
  • to personalize your experience,
  • to provide or offer software updates and product announcements, and
  • to provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on services and products offered by us or third parties.
We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze use of the Site and our services, for the Site’s technical administration, to increase our Site’s functionality and user-friendliness, to better tailor it to your needs, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users, and to verify that visitors to the Site meet the criteria required to process their requests.

3. Uses of Information

PhotoCore may use non-Personal information to improve performance of our Services, to understand how anonymous users interact with our website after seeing PhotoCore advertisements, to identify and retarget advertisements to past website visitors, and to optimize the performance of our advertising campaigns. PhotoCore may use both non-Personal information and Personal information to enable the purchase and fulfillment of PhotoCore products and services, and to improve the overall PhotoCore customer and product experience.

PhotoCore may also use Personal information in providing the Services, including but not limited to:

Orders – If you place an order, we will use your name and email address to send you an order confirmation email, a shipping confirmation email, and customer satisfaction emails. If you do not wish to participate in customer satisfaction emails, you may opt-out of such emails upon receipt by clicking “Unsubscribe” link contained in the email.

Customer Service – Based upon the Personal information you provide us at the time of account registration or purchase, we will send you a confirmation email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your preferences.

Newsletters, Special Offers and Updates – We will occasionally send you information on products, services, special promotions, contests, events, and opportunities to interact with PhotoCore and our community. You can sign up to receive these emails from us on our newsletter sign up page and/or during checkout while purchasing a product. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option NOT to receive these types of communications. Please see “Choice and Opt-out” section below for more details on how to unsubscribe or opt-out of communications from PhotoCore.

Service-Related Announcements – We will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.

4. Sharing and Disclosure of Information

PhotoCore is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth as follows: Service Providers, Business Partners and Others. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing, and improvement of the Site’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf.

5. Legal Compliance

We reserve the right to access and disclose your Personal information when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) enforce legal rights and comply with the law; (b) comply with an order from a government entity or other competent authority, (c) prevent or address potential or actual injury or interference with our rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage; (d) protect our rights, prevent fraud and/or comply with judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on PhotoCore.