This website contents are hosted by SmugMug, a photo-sharing platform and image hosting service owned by SmugMug Inc. SmugMug Inc. is a US based company which operates the hardware and software technical infrastructure and deals with the functioning. Technically, this website is a specific area of the SmugMug Inc. website hosted at the web address http://c21stianophotography.smugmug.com while the custom domain www.c21stianophotography.com has just a CName set to point to domains.smugmug.com which redirects user requests and doesn't contain any web content at all.
This website and its owner, where technically possible, take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. By the way users can surf this website without providing any personal information and owing to this, without surfing limitation. This website complies to all EU and Italy national law and requirements for user privacy and, specifically, complies Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 of the Italian law.
The information provided is also based on the guidelines contained in Recommendation no. 2/2001, which was adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European data protection authorities within the Working Party set up under Article 29 of European Directive 95/46/EC in order to lay down minimum requirements for the collection of personal data online - especially with regard to arrangements, timing and contents of the information to be provided by data controllers to users visiting web pages for whatever purpose.
This website and its owner don’t install first party cookies, so no cookie are used to transmit personal information, nor are the so-called persistent cookies because no user tracking is implemented by this website or its owner in order to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it and then no personal data concerning users is acquired by this website in this regard. As this website hosts photo galleries, it just consults, through its hosting company specific service, aggregated and anonymous statistics about quantity of photo hits where a photo hit is an image view request or, in other words, each time an image is loaded onto user screen without any connection to the user and any mention of type of visitor, unique or returning, nor his visit time period and lasting.
Below is our fully cookie audit with a brief description of each cookie. Each cookie is a third party one and installed through this website by SmugMug Inc. and their third parties:
Session Cookie (smugmug.com) - Names: SMSESS, _ss - Cookies usually used to identify the user's session without him having to register and log in to this website. These cookies are normally followed by a long string of random digits and letters useful to follow the user anonymously and without the need of identify him.
Session Cookie (smugmug.com) - Names: ihy, Sreferrer - These cookie are used to show and embed videos and photos
Session Cookie (bam.nr-data.net for smugmug.com) - Name: JSESSIONID - This cookie is a general purpose platform one, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.
CloudFlare Web Statistics Cookies (cloudflare.com for smugmug.com) - Name: __cfduid - This cookie is used as part of the function of CloudFlare. CloudFlare acts in many ways like a content delivery network however is also secures this website improving both the experience of users.
Quantcast Web Statistics Cookies (quantcast.com for smugmug.com) - Names: __qca, mc - These cookies are used as part of the function of Quantcast, a digital advertising company that provides website rankings and audience segmentation and targeted advertising whose services are provided to SmugMug Inc.
Snowplow Web Statistics Cookies (snowplow.com for smugmug.com) - Names: sp, _sp_id.ec11, _sp_ses.ec11 - These cookies are used as part of the function of Snowplow which is an event analytics platform which record events from a website, mobile app, server side systems, third party systems and any type of connected device, so that it is possible to have a record of what happened, when, and to whom.
Google Analytics Cookies (google.com for smugmug.com) - Names: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz - These cookies are used by Google as part of Google Analytics. These allow SmugMug Inc. to track usage of this website and use this information to improve this website and user experience.
Universal Google Analytics Cookies (google.com for smugmug.com) - Names: __ga, _dc_gtm_UA-138402-23 - These cookies are used by Google as part of Universal Google Analytics. These allow SmugMug Inc. to track usage of this website and use this information to improve this website and user experience. The end of the name is a unique number which identifies the SmugMug Inc. Google Analytics account
If you believe there is a cookie we have missed from the above list then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can add it.
No other cookies may be stored to user computer hard drive by external vendors because this website doesn’t use referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification after being processed and matched with data held by third parties. These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed.
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Contact & Communication
Sending email messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).
Users contacting this website and/or its owner do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owner use any information submitted to provide users with further information about this website content or to assist them in answering any questions or queries they may have submitted. This doesn't include using their details to subscribe them to any email newsletter program. Their details are not passed on to any third party.
This website and it owner don’t operate any email newsletter program, neither manual nor automatic, and don’t gather any email address to that purpose.
The owner of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite his best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owner, even though constantly careful about, cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any of the external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website doesn’t contain sponsored links and adverts.
Place Where Data Is Processed
The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out at the aforementioned domicile of the Data Controller and at the technical office of SmugMug Inc., this website hosting company whose headquarters is in the United States of America: Suite 200 - 67 E Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041.
Personal data is processed with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected. Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.
Data Subjects' Rights
Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (compliant with Italian law: Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data. All requests should be emailed to email@example.com
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