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Privacy Policy


Read this entire Privacy Policy before submitting information to Columbia Photography. When you submit information to Columbia Photography, whether online or offline, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Please rest assured, Columbia Photography never shares or sells your private information to other retailers.

Information Collection

Columbia Photography may collect personal data from customers both online and offline. In many cases, such information will be collected directly from you, such as a service transaction or enquiry, or your submission of a form or communication to us. Columbia Photography never shares or sells your private information

Columbia Photography collects personal data about its customers in a number of ways. In this section, we describe what types of personal data we collect, the ways we collect it, and how we use it. While we have tried to be complete, this list is not necessarily exhaustive, given that these activities can vary from time to time. The types of personal data typically collected by us may include the following, depending on your activities:

  • Contact information, including name, title, street address (home, work), postal code, country, telephone numbers (home, work, mobile, etc.), email address (home, work), company name, and other similar information.
  • Personal/demographic information, including gender, age, etc.
  • Authentication information, including user IDs, log-in names, passwords, password reminders, etc. (in addition to other personal data such as contact information and the like).
  • Transaction information, including products or services you enquire about, or request; payment information, including your credit card type, number, expiration date and billing address for the card.

You may contact us at privacy@columbiaphotography.co.uk to ask that we remove your information from our database.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Columbia Photography may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
We use cookies for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

re-marketing tracking cookies

Columbia Photography also uses 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN). We respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system. The third-party vendors will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. – Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website. This allows us to make special offers and continue to market our services to those who have shown interest in our service.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.