Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your trust and confidence are our highest priority. Life via Lens, as the provider of the Life via Lens service ("LvL" or “we”), is dedicated to maintaining and protecting your privacy. This includes the privacy of both your information and your pictures. By using our service and by visiting this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy (the "Policy"). This Policy explains what information we collect and how we use the information so we can continue to provide outstanding service to you.

Information We Collect from You.
LvL does not collect personally identifiable information about you except when you specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. For example, when you register with LvL, we ask for the basics, including your name and email address.  When you order products or services on this website, we will also need your billing and credit card information and mailing address. To help us provide you with the most relevant site content and email communications, we keep track of your website searches, registration activities and cart contents. For all LvL website visitors, not just registered users, we may automatically collect certain information such as IP addresses, browser type, domain names, access times, duration of visit, referring URL, platform, new/repeat information, time-stamp and exit page information. We use this data for statistical purposes so that we may analyze trends and performances over time. 


How Your Information Is Used.
The data we gather is used to enhance your website experience; manage our email marketing campaigns; manage your registration, purchases and preferences; assist you in using our website and its features; manage your purchases via our website; and manage your photos. The information we collect helps us to better serve you. LvL also uses the information we gather to target content on our website to more closely match your interests. 


How Your Information is Protected.
LvL maintains data handling and storage practices and procedures that are designed to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of customer information. LvL incorporates appropriate safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information we have collected, and we have put in place reasonable precautions to protect information from loss, misuse and alteration. All credit card information is encrypted utilizing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) server technology before being transmitted over the Internet. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as required and only authorized individuals have access to the information you provide us. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Policy. You hereby acknowledge that LvL is not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release LvL from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

Protecting the Privacy of Your Pictures.
The LvL website is designed so that you can control who may view the pictures stored in your LvL gallery if you so choose. We are committed to keeping your pictures private and secure if you desire us to. Please note that if you choose to post a link to your LvL gallery on your own or another's website, or you share your pictures with your friends or family members by sending them your online LvL account access information and they communicate such information to other individuals, these pictures may be accessible to individuals not authorized by you. In order to provide quality products, however, LvL and third-party service providers fulfilling your order or providing client support to you will have access to and may see your pictures.


Your Available Choices Regarding Registration.
Registration is optional. If you choose not to register, certain sections of our website may be inaccessible. Registration is required to order browse your galleries or order products or services on our website.  Upon a user's request, LvL will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally delete the user and his or her personal information from its database; however, it may be impossible to delete a user's entry without some residual information being retained by LvL because of the nature in which backups of data are maintained.Use of Cookies.

Children.
Children are not eligible to use our services and we ask that minors (anyone under the age of 18) not submit any personal information to us. LvL does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or permit them to use our website. This website is not directed to children and LvL does not knowingly solicit information from any child under the age of 13. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 years of age send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child (or a parent or guardian) to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.

International Users — Applicable Law.
LvL collects, processes, stores, discloses and disposes of personal information that you submit to us in accordance with applicable United States law. Please note that the personal information you submit to our website will be transferred to the United States to be processed by LvL in order to provide this website and its services to you or for such other purposes as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you are not a resident of the United States, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect and use your personal information, as discussed in this privacy policy, outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, we may store such personal information in the United States, outside your resident jurisdiction. In particular, you are advised that the United States uses a sectoral model of privacy protection that relies on a mix of legislation, governmental regulation and self-regulation. Please be aware that United States law may offer different levels of protection for personal information than may be available in your country.

Terms and Modifications to this Privacy Policy.
We may amend this Policy at any time by posting the revised policy on the website. All amended terms shall automatically be effective as soon as they are posted on the website. You are responsible for reviewing this Policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes to it. Your continued use of the site indicates your assent to any changes to this Policy. This Policy is applicable to all websites under the www.lifevialens.com domain. This Policy was produced and posted on 4/29/2015.