Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Vancouver Photo Workshops considers the privacy of its clients to be of utmost importance and protecting your information is our top priority. Please take the time to read our following Privacy Policy:


This Privacy Policy explains how Vancouver Photo Workshops collects, uses and discloses the personal information you may provide to Vancouver Photo Workshops while using the website, reading our monthly newsletter, and the services provided through the website or obtaining our services. It is always your choice whether or not to provide personal information to Vancouver Photo Workshops. Any personal information you provide will be treated with care, and will not be used or disclosed in ways to which you have not consented.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you, as a visitor to our website or customer:

  • What kinds of information we may gather about you.
  • How we may use that information.
  • Whether we disclose it to anyone, and
  • The choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, the information.

This policy has been created with the understanding that Internet technologies are still evolving and that Internet business methods are continuing to evolve to meet the needs and opportunities of the changing technologies. As a result, Vancouver Photo Workshops Privacy Policy is subject to change.

Your Consent

By applying to use, or by using, reading our monthly newsletter or obtaining our services you signify your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you may not use

Types of Information

In the course of serving its customers, Vancouver Photo Workshops acquires, stores and transmits customer communications and information that customers may regard as private or sensitive. Some of this information (customer's name, address, telephone number, financial information, employment information and credit card data) is provided to Vancouver Photo Workshops by its customers in order to establish service.

Other information (customer's registration status, choice of services, and customer logs) is created and maintained by Vancouver Photo Workshops in the normal course of providing service. In addition, Vancouver Photo Workshops may store customers' electronic mail and other communications as a necessary incident to the transmission and delivery of those communications.

Personal Information

Any information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you.

  • It includes, without limitation, your full name, your email address, your home address, your business postal address, your telephone number, your fax number or your credit card information, and any financial or personal information you provide to complete your online registration process.
  • You can visit our website or our studio location without revealing any personal information about yourself.
  • This information is not shared with third parties, unless specifically stated otherwise or in special circumstances.

Collection of Personal Information

During your use of, you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information. If you choose not to provide certain personal information, you may not be able to use certain features of our website.

Use of Personal Information

Vancouver Photo Workshops will use your personal information for the following purposes, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law:

  • To contact and correspond with you regarding the services requested by you;
  • To bill you for the services requested by you;
  • To administer your account;
  • To otherwise provide to you services requested by you;
  • To individualize your experience on our website;
  • To be able to selectively send you communications that may be of interest to you.

Vancouver Photo Workshops may send to you email or other communications containing information about Vancouver Photo Workshops and other matters that may interest you. At any time you may ask Vancouver Photo Workshops to stop sending you email and other information by contacting our Privacy Officer at 778.898.5256; or by email at

Disclosure of Personal Information

Vancouver Photo Workshops may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law:

  • Affiliates, Agents and Suppliers. Vancouver Photo Workshops may disclose your personal information to its affiliates, agents, suppliers and service providers, for use in connection with matters relating to your use of our website or the provision of services or information that have been specifically requested by you.
  • Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure. Vancouver Photo Workshops may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where Vancouver Photo Workshops has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to its legal counsel.

Non-Personal Information

  • We collect certain aggregate information, such as tracking the Internet address of the domains from which you visit our site and analyzing this data for trends and statistics, tracking your IP address (the number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Web), and tracking your browser type.
  • We use this aggregate information to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our site, to gather broad demographic information, and to generally improve our website.
  • None of this information is connected with your Personal Information.
  • Vancouver Photo Workshops may also generate nonidentifying and aggregate profiles (total number of customers).

Use of IP Addresses

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Internet. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. Vancouver Photo Workshops may collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregated information to our advertisers, and to audit the use of our website.

Responses to Email Inquiries

When visitors or customers send email inquiries to Vancouver Photo Workshops, the return email address is used to answer the email inquiry we receive. Vancouver Photo Workshops does not use the return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return email address with any third party.

Voluntary Customer Surveys

We may periodically conduct both business and individual customer surveys. We encourage our customers to participate in these surveys because they provide us with important information that helps us to improve the types of services we offer and how we provide them to you. Your personal information and responses will remain strictly confidential, even if the survey is conducted by a third party. Participation in our customer surveys is voluntary.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other websites or Internet resources. When you click on one of those links you are contacting another website.

Vancouver Photo Workshops has no responsibility or liability for or control over those other websites or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. Vancouver Photo Workshops is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of websites to which it may link and our privacy policy does not apply to websites to which we may link.

While Vancouver Photo Workshops and its affiliates strive to protect their customers' information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and so you disclose such information at your own risk.

Use of Information

  • Vancouver Photo Workshops does not make any client data available to third parties, except in the case where that party would offer services to you.
  • We do not sell lists, accept advertising, or generate any third-party revenue from the data that is generated on our site or retail location.
  • We do not share data from any client with other clients.
  • We take the information we receive from individuals responding to our customer surveys and combine it with the responses of other customers to create broader, generic responses to the survey questions (such as gender, age, residence, hobbies, education, employment, industry sector, or other demographic information). We then use the aggregated information to improve the quality of our services to you, and to develop new services and products. This aggregated, non-personally identifying information may be shared with third parties.
  • Vancouver Photo Workshops may disclose or access account or personal information for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.

Securing your Information

To help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, Vancouver Photo Workshops employs reasonable security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

Nevertheless, security risks cannot be eliminated and Vancouver Photo Workshops cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be used or disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. Therefore, the customer agrees that Vancouver Photo Workshops shall not be responsible or liable for any damage that the customer, or any other person, may suffer in connection with the communication of private, confidential, or sensitive information using Vancouver Photo Workshops services.

Accessing Your Information

You may request access to your personal information and information about Vancouver Photo Workshops collection, use and disclosure of that information by contacting our Privacy Officer at 778.898.5256; or by email at Subject to certain exceptions and limitations prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information within a reasonable time, and will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to have it amended as appropriate.

Privacy Policy Changes

To accommodate changes to our website, changing technology, and legal developments, this Privacy Policy may be changed from time to time without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. Vancouver Photo Workshops collection, use and disclosure of your personal information will be governed by the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at that time.

Your continued dealings with Vancouver Photo Workshops or your use of our website subsequent to any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the changed Privacy Policy. Accordingly, when you use our website you should check the date of this Privacy Policy and review any changes since the last version.

Questions or Comments About Our Privacy Policy

Vancouver Photo Workshops welcomes your comments and questions about this Privacy Policy or your personal information. At any time, you may contact Vancouver Photo Workshops Privacy Officer at 778.898.5256; or by email at