Privacy Policy

This policy covers user privacy, system security, and information collection practices. This Privacy Policy Statement applies only to the Alain Cimon Photo web site. These World Wide Web pages are provided as a public service by Alain Cimon Photo. Information presented on these pages is considered public information and may be distributed or copied, but use of appropriate photo/image credits is requested.

Site Management Data

For each HTTP request (which is what your Web browser generates when you request a page or part of a page from a Web site) received, we collect and store only the following information:

We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of our sites, and to help us make our sites more useful to visitors. This includes analyzing these logs periodically to determine the traffic through our servers, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for pages and topics of interest. The logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the data on our servers.


To better serve our visitors, we use technology to track new and returning visitors actions while on the website. These small files are commonly referred to as "cookies." Our cookies do not contain any personally-identifiable information (PII). Cookies are small files that Web servers place on a user's hard drive. They can serve several functions:

We will retain data the technology makes available only as long as required by law. If you are concerned about the potential use of the information gathered from your computer by cookies, you can set your browser to prompt you before it accepts a cookie. You can remove or block the use of web measurement and customization technologies by changing the setting of your browser to block cookies.

Consent to Voluntary Information Collection and Sharing

All the information users submit is done on a voluntary basis. When a user clicks the "Submit" button on any of the Web forms found on this Web site they are indicating voluntarily consent to the conditions outlined in this policy. We do not collect personally identifiable information (e.g., name, address, phone number, e-mail address) unless you provide it. In all cases, the information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by our users. Any information provided through one of our Web forms is removed from Web servers within seconds, increasing the protection for this information.

How Information is Handled

We use information you send us by e-mail only for the purpose for which it is submitted (e.g., to answer a question, to send information). In addition, if you do choose to provide information, it is only used to respond to your request (e.g., addressing a package to send you samples or photos/imagess) or to provide a service you are requesting (e.g., email notifications). Information we receive by e-mail is disclosed to the public only pursuant to the laws and policies governing the dissemination of information. The information we collect is not retained, we destroy it when the purpose for which it was provided has been fulfilled. The information NWS collects is used for a variety of purposes (e.g., E-spotter forms, product user survey forms). We make every effort to clearly disclose at the point of collection how information is used and allow our Web site visitor to determine whether they wish to provide the information.

Interaction with Children

The Web ssite offers content that maye appeal to people of all age, including children under 13. No personally identifiable information is collected from these visitors unless voluntarily submitted as a request for information or services. The information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by our users.

Information Protection

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the host of this Web site employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the information on our Web site. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction.

Dispute Resolution

If for some reason you believe this site has not adhered to these principles, please notify the webmaster by e-mail at If our web pages are not fully in compliance with our stated policies, they will be corrected.