Privacy Policy

Howie Mac Photo is committed to protecting the privacy and security of information submitted to us on our website. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains our online privacy practices and is designed to help you understand what information we gather, how we use it, what we do to protect it, and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website. We recognize how important privacy is to our users and steps are taken to safeguard all information that we collect. Unless otherwise indicated below, this Privacy Policy applies to any website that references this Privacy Policy, any Howie Mac Photo website, as well as any data that Howie Mac Photo or its parent Company may collect across partnered and unaffiliated sites.  

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, the terms “we,” “us,” “our”, and “Company” refer to Howie Mac Photo. “You” and “your” refer to you, as a user of, or visitor to, the website.  

What information do we collect

We may collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form. We may collect both “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information” about you. “Non-Personal Information” includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. “Personal Information” includes information that can be used to personally identify you, such as your name, address and email address. For example, when registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, your company name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone number.

In addition, we may also track information provided to us by your browser or by our mobile application when you view or use the website, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the website, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.  We use this information for, among other things, the operation of the website, to maintain the quality of the website, to provide general statistics regarding use of the website and for other business purposes. We may track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal Information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis.  The Company may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas or functionality of the website may not work properly.

How We Use and Share Your Information

Personal Information:

In general, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We may share your Personal Information with vendors and other third-party providers who are performing services for the Company so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. In general, the vendors and third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide for the Company.  For example, when you provide us with personal information to allow us to subscribe you to newsletter or emails, you consent to our collecting and using such personal information for that specific purpose, including by transmitting such information to our vendors (and their service providers) performing these services for the Company.  However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment processors, have their own privacy policies in respect of the information that we are required to provide to them in order to use their services.  For example, to complete a transaction, you may be directed to a third party payment processing and e-commerce platform unaffiliated with us to complete your purchase. For these third-party service providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so that you can understand the manner in which your Personal Information will be handled by such providers during your interation with their websites, platforms and services. In addition, we may disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law, to enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Non-Personal Information:

In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the website and customize the user experience. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns of the website. This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our sole discretion. Additionally, we may use your Personal and Non-Personal Information:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

  • To improve our website (we strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

  • To send periodic emails regarding updates to our website.

  • To send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website and social media, conducting our business, or servicing you. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How We Protect Your Personal Information

We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.  However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected online and not to information collected offline.

Your Rights Regarding the Use of Your Personal Information

You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When we send a promotional communication to you, you can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail.   Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate by either unsubscribing or opting out, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.

Third Party Websites and Applications

We may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications such as social media applications. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the website. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third-party website accessed by selecting a link via our website. To the extent that you access another website or application through our website, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

Merger or Acquisition

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. 

Information for Visitors from California and Outside of the United States

 Your California Privacy Rights

This Privacy Policy describes how we may share your information, including for marketing purposes. California residents are entitled to request and obtain from us, once per calendar year, information about any of your Personal Information shared with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes, including the categories of information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we have shared such information. To request this information and for any other questions about our privacy practices and compliance with California law, please contact us at the address listed below. 

Rights of EU Residents

Residents of the European Union have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) including (i) the right to access their Personal Information and information about how this Personal Information is being processed; (ii) the right to request we erase all Personal Information we may currently have on file; (iii) the right to withdraw consent to the collection of your data at anytime; and (iv) the right to file a complaint with applicable authorities if you reasonably believe your data is being used or disclosed impermissibly.

Your Consent

By accessing and using our site, you acknowledge that you are at least 21 years of age, you accept our Privacy Policy, and you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. In addition, by using our website, or services across partnered and unaffiliated sites, you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy. Each time you visit our website, and any time you voluntarily provide us with information, you agree that you are consenting to our collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide, and you are consenting to receive emails, newsletters, or otherwise be contacted, as described in this Privacy Policy. Whether or not you register or create any kind of account with us, this Privacy Policy applies to all users of the website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any such modifications become effective upon your continued access to and/or use of the website after we first post the changes on the website or otherwise provide you with notice of such modifications. It is your sole responsibility to check this website from time to time to view any such changes to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any changes, if and when such changes may be made to this Privacy Policy, you must cease access to this website. If you have provided your email address to us, you give us permission to email you for the purpose of notification as described in this Privacy Policy. We will indicate that this Privacy Policy has been updated by modifying the “Last Updated” date appearing below. 

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, or the practices of this Site, or wish to withdraw your consent for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information you may contact us using the information below.

Howie Mac Photo
11292 Sullivan Street
Riverview, FL 33578
phone: 813-760-1161
email: hello (at)

Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on Sept. 21, 2018.