Privacy Policy for Steve Kaye Photo


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Who We Are

This Web Site is owned and managed by:

Steve Kaye
P.O. Box 208, Placentia, CA 92871

Phone: 714-528-1300

“Steve Kaye”, “We”, “Us”, “Our”, and “He” refer to that Web Site in this Privacy Policy Statement.

We commit to protecting your information and right to privacy. This applies to any information that We collect from you as a result of communicating, interacting, or doing business with you.

This statement describes:

1) The types of information We collect about you.

2) How We use that information.

3) The options available to you about how We use that information.

Regarding Collected Browser Information

This Web Site automatically collects information from your Web browser when you visit the Web Site. Then the server for this Web Site stores that information in standard Web log files for later reporting.

The information collected includes your IP Address (your location on the Internet), the type of Web browser you are using, the operating system of your computer, any Web pages and/or files of this Web Site that you requested or searched for, and the date/time when that activity took place.

We collect and analyze these data with internal log parsing software strictly for traffic usage and reporting purposes.

We do not distribute, provide, release, sell, or share any information obtained during your use of this Web site to anyone.

Regarding Analytics

This Web Site collects the following data:

1) The number of visitors to pages on this Web Site each day.

2) The total number of subscribers to blog posts.

3) The total number of comments posted on this Web Site.

4) The number of referrer links that led visitors to this Web Site each day.

5) The URL’s that referred visitors to this Web Site each day.

6) The number of clicks on outbound links each day.

7) the outbound links that visitors clicked on each day.

Regarding The Use Of Cookies

This Web Site collects information from you with temporary, session-based cookies. Cookies are bits of data set in your Web browser by this Web site. These cookies serve to uniquely identify you as you visit and use this site.

You can set your Web browser to: 1) Not accept cookies or, 2) Notify you when a new cookie is received.

Regarding The Collection Of Personal Information

All personal information provided on this Web Site is purely voluntary.

You may, for example, post comments about blogs or subscribe to receive blog posts. In these cases, We collect the information that you enter.

All personal information collected is securely stored on serves operated by Canvas Host (See below for details about their operation).

Regarding Comments

When visitors leave comments on this Web Site, we collect the data that they enter in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Find info on the Gravatar Service and their privacy statement here: https://en.gravatar.com

When your comment appears, your profile picture (when available) becomes visible to the public with your comment. See the example below.


Example of a Gravatar

Example of a Gravatar That Appeared with a Comment That I Posted


Regarding Uploading Media

No provisions exist for visitors to upload images, videos, articles, or any other media to this Web Site.

Regarding Contact forms

This Web Site uses Contact Form 7 (a plugin) for its contact form. Then this Web Site sends any information that you entered to Steve Kaye by e-mail.

He responds to these e-mails usually within two business days. After responding, He deletes the e-mail.

We do not forward, share, or send your Contact e-mails to anyone.

Regarding Your Control Of Your Personal Information

If you post a comment, that comment and its accompanying data become part of the relevant blog posts.

If you want to delete a comment that you posted, please let Us know using the contact form: Contact Steve Kaye, or contact Us using the contact info provided at the top (or bottom) of this page. We will comply within two working days.

If you want to unsubscribe from receiving blog posts, please use the unsubscribe link that appears at the bottom of each post.

If you unsubscribe from receiving blog posts, your e-mail address (and any other information related to your subscription) will be deleted.

Regarding Our Promise To Protect Your Privacy

We respect your right to privacy and thus We will protect your personal information.

Please see Steve Kaye’s Ethics and Policy Statement. This describes the values that serve as a foundation for everything that We do.

This Web Site is hosted by Canvas Host.

Canvas Host stores this Web Site and all information about you on their Web servers at their secure data facility in Portland, Oregon, USA. This facility uses biometric and passkey checkpoints to protect the information stored there. In addition, 24/7 video surveillance plus locked, secure rack-mounts prevent physical access by unauthorized parties.

State of the art firewall and brute force detection routines prevent unauthorized access from any source inside or outside of the network.

In the extremely unlikely event that someone circumvents these security systems, We do not accept liability for their unauthorized use of any  information you have provided Us.

Regarding General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Effective May 25, 2018, GDPR governs the protection of personal information about citizens and residents of the European Union (EU). This applies to all businesses and organizations that process or store information about EU residents and citizens. As a global provider of Web services, Canvas Host follows GDPR regulations.

Similarly, We abide by GDPR regulations.

If you are protected by GPDR and post information on this Web Site, We are authorized with lawful basis to process and store personal data about you.

By subscribing to receive blog posts, you have given Us consent to store your personal information and then to send you blog posts by e-mail.

You may stop these e-mails at any time by electing to unsubscribe. In that case, use the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of each blog post e-mail. Or contact Us directly by using the Contact Form.

We will update this privacy policy as We continue to: 1) Improve our processes, and 2) Ensure We are compliant with GDPR.

Regarding This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time.

This policy appears on Our Web Site with inbound links on: 1) Steve Kaye’s Ethics and Policy Statement, and 2) At the bottom of the Home Page.

Please send all questions or comments about Our Privacy Policy to:

Steve Kaye
P.O. Box 208, Placentia, CA 92871

Phone: 714-528-1300

Use: Contact Steve Kaye