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Adventures in Art, Photography & Design


Five unstructured and unrepentant ruminations on art, vision, signs, symbols, graphic depiction and photographic imagery.


Updated 4.15.11

PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS honors and respects your privacy.

This PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS Privacy Policy applies to our web sites, including, and any other PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS-related site, (collectively, the Adventures in Arts, Photography and Design Sites  or, the "PGIA Sites" or, "The Montibon Company Sites" or, "Sites". This Privacy Policy details what information we collect through the Sites, how that information is used, and the choices you have as a Site Visitor.

By accessing the PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS Sites, you agree to accept the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. Our policies may change at any point in the future as indicated below.

Outbound links

The PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS Sites may contain links to many other websites. This Privacy Policy cannot, and does not apply to the business or privacy practices of any companies, organizations or individuals that PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS does not control. Please review the privacy policies of any sites that you may link to from ours.

What we collect

The Sites collect Anonymous Information  used for tracking and optimizing your user experience, such as your IP address, the type and version of browser you use, the pages on our Sites that you have visited, and the advertisements that you have clicked on.

We also use cookies  to collect information about your site visit. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer and is stored on your hard drive. When you visit our Site(s) the cookie identifies your computer to us. This allows us to provide "enhanced services" to repeat visitors, for example, for streamlined event registration or e-commerce services. We also use cookies to track and measure the traffic to our Sites (i.e., determining "unique visits" and page views during specific "sessions" (i.e., site visits).

Advertisers, including Google, that may appear on the PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS Sites may also place cookies on your computer when you click on their advertisement, for similar tracking reasons. The use of that information is subject to their own privacy policies. Please visit their sites to learn about their specific privacy practices.

Google uses DART cookies to serve ads to you based on your visit to the Sites, your prior visits to the Sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt-out of the use of Google DART cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Consumer Opt-Out Tool.

At this time no other third-party vendor or ad network besides Google are serving ads on the Sites. We reserve the right to add other third-party vendors or ad networks at any time. This Privacy Policy will be updated to reflect the specifics of any other third parties at such time.

How we use the information we collect

The PGIA Sites use non-personally identifiable information to determine how people use our web site and its services. For example this data tells us information including how often users click on our advertisements, which files are downloaded most frequently, and which areas of our site are the most popular. Analyzing this data allows us to improve the offerings on and performance of our site(s). Using your IP address, we can also determine the general physical location of a user and may at times, at our sole descretion, use this information to better target advertising to users.

We may, at any time, contract with third-party technical services (such as Google Analytics) to better help us operate the website, report website traffic, statistics, advertisement 'click-throughs', and/or other activities on our web sitewebsite. These third-party technical services may use cookies, web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics about our website visitors.

At this time PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS and related Sites do not collect any Personally Identifiable Information.

How we share information

Except as noted in this document, PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS engages third parties (such as Google) to assist us by tracking the number of visitors to the Sites that have "clicked-through" from specified promotions on third party sites and those visitors' activities on the Site.

We may aggregate the Anonymous Information that we collect and exchange it with advertisers and others who are partners in our services.


Please contact us if you have any information regarding unauthorized use of the PHOTO | GRAPHIC | IMAGE | ARTS sites.


We may change this policy from time to time. Please check here from time to time to see if there is a revised policy posted. Unless otherwise provided, the revised terms will take effect on the date they are posted. Once such changes become effective, your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, or any revised Privacy Policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.