Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 21/05/2018

This Policy defines the scope of privacy and degree of confidentiality protecting the information provided by users during registration and normal use of crello.com (“Site”), Crello’s services, programs and facilities. At any time, users can, at their discretion, allow or forbid collection and use of their personal information.

This Policy applies to Site owned and operated by Depositphotos Inc., a Delaware corporation, and its affiliates (doing business as and collectively referred to as “Crello”). By using the Site, user provides his/her consent that Crello has the authority to collect, use and disclose the user’s personal information according to the rules of this Policy.

Crello proclaims and accepts its responsibility to protect the user’s personal information. This document contains the rules upon which such information is collected and used, and also the reasons for disclosure of such information. These rules apply to any personal information collected by Crello.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

During work with the Site, technical non-personal information about the user such as the user’s IP address, address of another site the user came to the Site from, time of the visit, and browser type and language version, may be collected automatically. We may also collect and analyze navigational information, namely the address and path of the user through the Site, actions performed at the Site, jumps to and from inner links, etc.

Personal information of the user is collected only upon his or her prior permission to collect and use certain information within these rules. Giving such permission, the user supplies such information voluntarily.

"Personal information" includes:

  • Information supplied by the user during registration at the Site, including the login, full name and e-mail;
  • Information supplied by the user during purchase, such as a billing address and the credit card number.

Registered users also have an option to provide additional personal information such as address and phone number within their profiles. Each user can control what information is displayed publicly at “Edit profile” page.

Crello never requires users to provide genetic data, biometric data, information revealing racial or ethnic origin of users, their political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, and data concerning their health or sex life or sexual orientation.

Each user has the right to refuse the submission of personal information at any time. However, in this case, some functions and services offered at the Site may be degraded and/or made unavailable, in part or in its entirety.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Collection and use of the user’s personal information is performed by Crello for the following purposes:

  • Creation, management and maintenance of an account;
  • Processing of the user’s inquiries and operations at the Site;
  • Customer service;
  • Data analysis and statistical research for the purposes of improving offered goods, products or technologies;
  • Provision and display of the content specially chosen in accordance with preferences and interests of the user;
  • Maintenance of operation of interactive areas;
  • Payment of commissions;
  • Identification of the supplied files;
  • Communication and contacts on matters concerning transactions made by the user;
  • Notification about new goods and services to the Site user;
  • Marketing communications for promotion and advertising of Crello’s and third-party products.

Crello will ask for user’s consent before using his/her personal information for a purpose other than listed in this Policy.

Crello collects personal information about its users only, and does not require users to provide Crello with personal information of any third persons, except for case of sharing the lightbox preview as described below.

Crello has the ability to send communications concerning transactions performed by the user, payment reminders and questions concerning purchase confirmation.

Users are free to select one-click opt-out possibility to unsubscribe from promotional and advertising communications. Crello will not further send promotional and advertising messages once objection is received from a user. This one-click subscription is not available for transactional messages that are generally required. To opt-out of communications connected to transactions, users shall deactivate their accounts.

Our promotional and advertising messages will always be clearly identified as promotional and/or advertising, and will always contain both return e-mail address and physical postal address of Crello. This return e-mail address will be capable of receiving user communications for no less than 30 the transmission of the original message.

Personal information collected by Crello may be processed and stored in other countries at facilities belonging to Crello and/or legally used by Crello. Supplying Crello with the personal information, users permit its transfer outside the country within the bounds of such use, provided that privacy laws other countries where the information Is transferred may not be as protective as those in users’ jurisdiction.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Except in situations clearly stated within these rules, Crello does not disclose, sell, lease, lend, rent or make available personal information of the user to any third parties.

Users’ personal information can be disclosed and shared with partner agencies that render services on behalf of Crello. The services may include money transfer, data storage, reselling licenses, payment processing, etc. These third parties will receive only the information required to provide said specific services; the information will be kept and protected by the same principles and level of protection followed by Crello, and it cannot be used for any other purposes.

Information about users may also be passed and disclosed as a business asset in the case of acquisition, sale or absorption of the company. In the event of this unlikely case, Crello will inform users in accordance with the procedure outlined below.

Crello reserves the right to disclose and pass personal information of users if it is required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Site.

ACCESS TO OWN PERSONAL INFORMATION

Information indicated by users at the Site can be reviewed and edited in the section «Main Menu -—Profile». Alternatively, users may contact Crello at hello@crello.com and request a copy of information collected by Crello to be extracted and provided in a readable format. Crello will respond to such request without unreasonable delay.

We will retain users’ information for as long as their accounts are active or as needed to provide services to users.

Users shall contact us at hello@crello.com in order to cancel his or her account or request that we delete or no longer use their information to provide services. In this case, we will retain and use user’s information only to the extent, necessary to comply with our legal obligations, prevention of fraud, resolution of disputes and performance of our agreements.

USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

Crello and our partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. To manage Flash cookies, please click here: https://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html.

We partner with a third-party ad network to either display advertising on our Site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personally identifiable information about users’ activities on this and other Web sites to provide users targeted advertising based upon their interests. If users wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving targeted ads, they may opt-out by clicking here: https://preferences-mgr.truste.com. Please note this does not opt out of being served advertising. Users will continue to receive generic ads.

Users can allow or forbid the use and acceptance of cookies on their devices. If cookies are blocked by user, it may prevent user from being able to register or perform other interactive functions of the Site, but it will not affect user’s ability to perform general navigation within the Site.

Email information collected for sending light boxes is not stored or used for any other purpose. That information is not shared with any other parties.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Crello actively monitors and enforces the standards for protection of information during all Crello’s activities, namely:

  • Limitation of the rendered access to information only to those employees who need it for providing services to the user;
  • Signature d'accords de confidentialité par nos employés ;
  • Signature by partners and external companies invited for fulfillment of particular functions of confidentiality treaties and agreements concerning non-use of such information for any unauthorized purposes;
  • Encryption of payment data such as credit card number using SSL technology through the use of our third-party payment gateway service providers;
  • Storing of the personal information obtained from the user in encrypted form, at protected computers secured from unauthorized access.

Since there is no perfect secure method of protecting information during its storage, processing and transfer into electronic form, Crello does not give the full warranty of its complete safety, despite all efforts made by the company. If user’s information of an account and personal data of are protected with a password, safety and nondisclosure of this password are responsibility of a user him/herself.

Users also have a right to lodge a complaint with competent supervisory authorities in countries of their residence or location should users consider that any of their privacy rights may be infringed by Crello.

SENDING A LIGHTBOX

If user chooses to use our referral service to send a friend a preview of a lightbox, we will ask user for his or her friend’s email address. We will automatically send this friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Site and view the lightbox. Crello does not store this information, it is for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

OPEN ID

Users can log in to our Site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID. These services will authenticate user’s identity and provide users an option to share certain personal information with us such as name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form. Services like Facebook Connect give users the option to post information about their activities on the Site to their profile pages to share with others within their network.

MINOR USERS

Site, Site content and services are neither intended to be used by minors and persons under age of 18, nor designed and intended to willfully and knowingly collect, use, or disclose any personal information from minors and persons under age of 18. Crello will immediately remove personal information from children and/or search to obtain a verifiable parental consent for the collection use, or disclosure of personal information from children, once it will come to Crello’s attention that any personal information from children was submitted or collected through the Site.

User confirms and warrants that he/she has reached the age of 18, has all the sufficient for usage of the Site and is bound by legal obligations sufficient for any liability that can appear as a result of usage of the Site files. User agrees to bear full responsibility for all cases of the Site usage without distinction, as well as for use of his/her login and password by third parties including minors and persons under age of 18 living with him/her.

LINKS

The Site pages can contain links to sites, services and functions of third parties, subsidiaries and affiliates that may use and conform to different rules and procedures of confidentiality provision from those stated here. Crello is not responsible for the policy of confidentiality of such resources.

BLOGS

Our Site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. Users should be aware that any information they provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at hello@crello.com.

Our blog is also managed by a third-party application that may require user registration to post a comment. We do not have access or control of the information posted to the blog. Users will need to contact or login into the third-party application to remove the personal information that was posted to the comments section. To learn how the third-party application uses information, please review their privacy policy.

SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS

Our Site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button, and Widgets, such as the Share This button, or interactive mini-programs that run on our Site. These Features may collect users’ Internet protocol address, which page(s) users are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Interactions of users with these Features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.

CHANGES TO THESE RULES

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any file (or material) changes, we will notify users by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage users to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

CONTACT US

For any questions, concerns or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at hello@crello.com or via postal mail at 135 West 26th Street, Suite 4B, New York, NY 10001. If you are located in European Union, you can contact use the postal address 261, 28th October Street, Agias Triadas, 3035 Limassol, Cyprus to contact Depositphotos EU Limited, which is a designated representative of Crello for privacy matters in European Union.

Both users and persons who don’t use Crello services shall be free to contact Crello with any questions, concerns or suggestions regarding our privacy.

Disclaimer: The original, legally binding version of this document is written in English, and it is translated into other languages for the courtesy of our non-English-speaking users. If there are any discrepancies between the English version and a translated version, the English version supersedes the translated version.

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