Effective Date: 01/01/2020

I, Marco Barbera, am committed to protecting your personal data and I am required, by Data Protection Legislation, to provide individuals with certain information about how I use your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains which personal data I collect and how I use such personal data when you use the Marco Barbera Photo website The Privacy Policy also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct and erase your personal information and who you can contact for more information.

If I change my policy, I will post changes on this page so that you may be aware of them.

I am committed to adhering to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with all other applicable legislation relating to privacy or data protection.

If you are unsure about my privacy rules or this policy, please contact me at

Collection of information

Information You Provide

I collect information you provide directly to me. For example, I collect information when you create an account and subscribe to my digital photography, media hosting or other services; purchase photo prints or other products or services; participate in a survey, contest or sweepstakes; contact me for any reason, such as to request help with the website or to provide me with your comments/feedback/reviews ; or post information in connection with your photos and galleries (e.g., in a photo caption) or in other forums or interactive areas of the website.

The types of information I may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, credit card information, bank transfer information, Social Security number (and other data necessary for tax reporting relating to payments to users), title, gender, and other information you choose to provide.

You have the option of telling me how you wish to be identified in connection with your photos, galleries, comments and elsewhere using the website. If you choose to use your real name (or include any identifying information as part of your “nickname”) that information will be publicly displayed through this website. Therefore, please use caution in determining how you wish to be identified in using this website.

Information I Automatically Collect

When you use this website, I may collect certain information as described below for such purposes as improvement of my products and services, troubleshooting bugs, providing the services, managing the services, security and monitoring purposes, tracking and analysing usage, providing content for referring traffic sources and improving overall performance of the services.

I may use third party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information, which may include but is not limited to type of Internet browser, Internet Protocol (IP addresses), geographic location (approximate), a record of how you use my website, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data and other data. I use this information to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about my user base as a whole. I may combine this automatically collected log information with other information I collect about you. I do this to improve services I offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, or site functionality.

Online Advertising and Analytics

I do not serve third party advertisements to you while using  However, I do work with website analytics and advertising partners, including Google and Facebook, to deliver Marco Barbera Photo advertisements on third party publisher websites. These partners may use technologies such as cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, tracking users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about my user base as a whole. I may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. My third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this website and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by visiting (or if located in the European Union Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

I use cookies for my shopping cart, to remember users’ settings (e.g. language preference) and for authentication. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use my website, but your ability to use some features or areas of my website may be limited.

I may use third-party web analytics services on my website, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers use the sort of technology described in the “Information I Automatically Collect” section above to help me analyze how users use the services, including by noting the third-party website from which you arrive. The information collected by the technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the services. I also use Google Analytics for certain purposes related to online marketing, as described in the following section.

Information from Other Sources

I may receive information about you from third parties, such as social network services and other parties that I may use to supplement the information that I collect directly from you.  If you connect to a third party network (such as a social network), platform you are authorising me to collect, store, and use in accordance with this Privacy Policy any and all information (such as name, email address and location) that you agreed the network or other third party platform could provide to me based on your settings on the third party network or platform.  Your agreement takes place when you connect with the third party network, platform, or service via our services, and/or when you connect with one of our applications through one of these services.

Anonymous or De-Identified Data

I may collect data that is already in anonymized or de-identified form or I may manually anonymize and/or de-identify information collected by the services or via other means so that the information does not identify you. My use and disclosure of aggregated and/or de-identified information is not subject to any restrictions under this Privacy Policy.

What I do with your information

I may use the information I collect for various purposes, including but not limited to: a) Fulfill your registration/order/purchase b) Send you an order/subscription confirmation; c) Send you requested product or service information; d) Respond to customer service requests; e) Administer your account for proper functionality of my tools; f) Send you a newsletter; g) Send you marketing communications; h) Call you for sales or support purposes; i) Respond to your questions and concerns through my email service.

Service Improvement

As discussed throughout this Policy, I will use information to understand how users interact with my services and advertisements, provide tailored content and advertising, improve the overall customer and product experience, and perform research and analytics.

Order-Related Communications

If you place an order, I will use your name and email address to send you an order confirmation email, a shipping confirmation email.

Customer Service

Based upon the information you provide me at the time of subscription, registration or purchase, I will send you a confirmation email to verify any purchases and subscriptions along with a series of welcome emails. I will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. I will communicate with you by email to notify you of important news and information relating to your purchase or subscription.

Newsletters, Social Media Campaigns, Special Offers and Updates

I will occasionally send you information on products, services, special promotions, contests, customer satisfaction surveys, events, and opportunities to interact with me and my community. You can sign up to receive these emails and social media campaigns from me on my newsletter sign up page. You can unsubscribe to these newsletters at anytime by clicking the unsubscribe link on any newsletter emails.

Service-Related Announcements

I will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if my service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, I might send you an email or web based communication. Generally, you may not opt out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your Marco Barbera Photo account.

Protecting your security

The security of personal information is important to me. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on my website, I encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). My Service platform is also encrypted to protect the integrity of my customers’ information.

To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, I will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party payment databases. By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity and as a fraud prevention, this is a common and regular procedure in all online transactions. A credit check is not performed and your credit rating will be unaffected.

The security of your information is imperative to me. I implement reasonable administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect against the unauthorized alteration, access or destruction of your information both during transmission and once I receive it. If you have any questions about security on my website, you can contact me at

Period of Storage

Your personal data will be kept for no longer than is necessary for the specific purposes for which the personal data are processed. More precisely, personal data is kept as long as actions to are necessary with regard to the purpose(s) of the processing of personal data.

Sharing and Disclosure of Information

I do NOT share, sell, rent or trade information with third parties for their own promotional purposes, and will only share information as outlined below or with your consent.

Customer Testimonials

At times, I may post customer testimonials on my website in addition to other endorsements. I may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact me by email at

User-Generated Content

You may be able to disclose information about yourself in the course of contributing user-generated content on publicly-available areas of the services, such as your user profile.  Your user profile and any information you post there will be publicly available. If you wish that a specific content generated by you shall be removed from publicly-available areas of our services, please contact me at

Service Providers

I use third party service providers to offer or facilitate services on my behalf, such as a shipping company to fulfill orders, a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services, and an email service provider to send out emails on my behalf. When you order products from my website, I will share your information as necessary for such third party services providers to provide the applicable service to us or on my behalf. These third parties are prohibited from using any identifying information about you for promotional purposes.

Legal Compliance

I reserve the right to access and disclose your information when I believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to:  (a) enforce legal rights and comply with the law; (b) comply with an order from a government entity or other competent authority, (c) prevent or address potential or actual injury or interference with my rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage; (d) protect my rights, prevent fraud and/or comply with judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on

Law Enforcement

I may be required to disclose your information to government or law enforcement officials in response to a lawful request by a public authority or if I have to do so to comply with a legal obligation, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. I can also disclose your information in order to apply or enforce my terms and conditions or to respond to any claims, to protect my rights or the rights of a third party, to protect the safety of any person or to prevent any illegal activity (including for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).

Your Choices

I provide you with a number of choices with respect to the information I collect and use as discussed throughout this Policy.  Some of your choices include:

Marketing Communications

If you purchase a product but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from me, you can indicate your preference on my order form by leaving the “Opt-In” checkbox blank. If you no longer wish to receive my newsletter, social media campaigns and promotional emails, you may opt out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or emailing at

Tailored Online Advertising Opt-Out

I am committed to provide relevant, value-added content in the form of online advertisements. However, I respect the wishes of anyone who does not want to be tracked by third party advertising companies online. Users may opt out of cookie-based online advertising and analytics programs. If you would like to disable advertising cookies, which remember your browsing habits and try and display relevant advertising when you use our services, you can visit  If you choose to turn off these cookies you will still see advertising on the internet but it may not be tailored to your interests. It does not mean that you won’t be served any advertisements whilst you are online.  Whilst many companies involved in using advertising cookies and serving online behavioral advertising appear at the above link, not all do.  Therefore, even if you choose to turn off cookies used by all of the companies listed, you may still receive some advertising cookies and some tailored advertisements from other companies.

EU Rights to personal information

EU and Swiss individuals have the right, under certain circumstances, to a) Access their personal information; b) Correct inaccurate personal information; c) Request erasure of their personal information without undue delay; d) Request the restricted processing of their personal information; e) Receive the personal information that they have provided me with, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit that information to another controller without hindrance or ask me to do so; f) Object to the processing of their personal information;

Such users may request access to their personal information and modify or remove most information associated with their account in the website. Users may also email to exercise any of the above rights by emailing me at

Third Party Website Links and Features

My services may contain links to or features from other websites. This Privacy Policy covers the privacy practices in the website, and does not cover the privacy practices of third party websites or features.  I am not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of third parties.  When linking to another site or using a third party service, you should read the privacy policy on that site or service.  To the extent certain third party website features may be available on my website, the terms of use and privacy policy of that third party site and/or features apply.

Children’s Privacy

Marco Barbera Photo’s services are intended for general audiences and not for children under the age of 18. I do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18 and if I become aware of such collection, I will take reasonable steps to delete any such information as soon as practicable.

Opt in / Opt out

If at any time you wish to stop receiving some or all of the information that I currently send to you by email please unsubscribe yourself from the mailing lists by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of my email correspondence or by contacting me at


This website may contain links to other websites not operated by me. I am not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites and I do not monitor these for accuracy or completeness, this does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by me.

Your consent

By submitting your information and using my website, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information by me in the manner set out in this Policy. If I change my Privacy Policy, I will post the changes on this site so that you are aware of the information I collect, how I use it and under what circumstances I disclose it.


The nature of Internet communications means that your communications may be susceptible to data corruption, interception and delays. I shall not be responsible for any detrimental reliance you place on this website or its contents.

Marco Barbera Photo is owned and operated by me, Marco Barbera, as: Marco Barbera Photo, Calle el Campanile 1, 50021 Zaragoza, Spain.

Marco Barbera Photo is providing this site and its contents on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties, whether express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. In addition, Marco Barbera makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose of the information and related graphics published in this site or that any software or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Whilst every care has been taken, the information contained in this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of Marco Barbera howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

Neither Marco Barbera or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this website in any way. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

Whilst we do undertake a review of all material before it is posted we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding communications or content provided by any user or third party.

If you have any questions, please contact me at