DarrenScala.com Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and every other webpage throughout our website.

What information do we collect?

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the DarrenScala.com website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected on these pages are:

    Email address
    Phone number
    Credit or Debit Card Information (collected by the third party 'PayPal')

On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the recipient's address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:

    Phone Number

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
-To personalize your experience: Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
-To process transactions: When you place an order for prints, digital files, albums, etc., we use your submitted information to fufill your order request.
-To send emails: The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We never see your credit or debit card information since that information is handled by PayPal.

Do we use cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer through your web browser, if you allow cookies. We use cookies to save your preferences for future visits, keep track of and compile aggregate data about website traffic and website interaction so that we can offer better website experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors (Darren Scala uses the popular 'Google Analytics' service). These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

If you say something nice about Darren & Teresa's work we may use your generous words on our 'Kudos' webpage. All other forms of contact such as submitting our online Enquire forms, our online Booking forms or requesting a custom quote is not shared with anyone, ever, period. Rest assured that only Darren & Teresa have access to the information you submit to us online.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Terms and Conditions

Please also see our Terms and Conditions section (below) establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy. Changes to our Privacy Policy, if we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date. This policy was last modified on May 2, 2012.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us by using one of our 'Contact' forms here.

Terms of Use & Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Darren Scala's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'Darren Scala' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose office is located at 5 High Street, Port Perry, Ontario, Canada. The term 'you' refers to the viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, photographs and graphics. Reproduction is strictly prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the websites. We have no responsibility for the content of any linked websites.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Canada and the province of Ontario.