Privacy Policy

Last updated:9/24/2023

Payton's Photography Inc, a professional photography service located in Batavia Illinois, is committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and website visitors. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information in accordance with the laws and regulations of the state of Illinois and the United States. By accessing our website or using our photography services, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Information We Collect

We may collect the following types of personal information:

  • Contact Information: When you request our photography services, we may collect your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.
  • Photographic Content: We may capture and store photographic images or videos of you, your event, or your property as part of our photography services.
  • Payment Information: If you make a payment for our services, we may collect payment card information or other financial details necessary to process your payment.
  • Communication: We may collect information from your communications with us, such as emails, messages, or phone calls.
  • Website Usage Information: We may collect information about your interactions with our website, including IP addresses, browser type, and pages visited. We may use cookies and similar technologies to gather this information.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Providing Photography Services: To fulfill your photography requests, including capturing and delivering photographic content.
  • Communication: To communicate with you regarding your photography session, requests, and updates.
  • Billing and Payment: To process payments and invoices related to our services.
  • Marketing and Promotions: With your consent, we may use your contact information to send you marketing communications about our services, promotions, and special offers. You may opt-out of receiving these communications at any time.
  • Website Improvement: To analyze website usage and make improvements to our website's functionality and content.

3. Disclosure of Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your information with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in delivering our services, such as payment processors, website hosting, and marketing platforms.
  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information when required by law, in response to a legal process, or to protect our rights and interests.
  • Business Transfers: In the event of a merger, sale, or transfer of all or part of our business, your personal information may be transferred to the acquiring entity.

4. Security of Your Information

We take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

5. Your Privacy Choices

  • Access and Correction: You may request access to the personal information we hold about you and request corrections to inaccuracies.
  • Opt-Out: You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in our emails or contacting us directly.

6. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most recent version will be posted on our website with the effective date. Your continued use of our services after any changes indicate your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at:

By using our services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to its terms and conditions.