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Privacy Policy, Cookies, Disclaimer and Disclosure

Last updated: 8th January 2021. TakeBetterPictures (“I”, “us”, “we”, “our”) operates the TakeBetterPictures website (the “Service”).

The TakeBetterPictures is my personal website/blog written by me, and the contents including reviews on this website are of my own opinion and research.

The products reviewed on TakeBetterPictures.co.uk have been purchased by myself unless otherwise stated.

It will always be clear if a product has been given to me for free in exchange for a review to be published on this blog or any other website. The opinions given are always honest and my own.

A free product will not guarantee a positive review. A positive review is only given if I think the product/service deserves it.

I will only review products suitable for this blog. If you have a product or service that you would like me to review, please get in touch via email: contact@TakeBetterPictures.co.uk

I accept paid for guest posts on this blog and these will always be marked as such either by “Guest Post”, “Guest Article”, “Contributed Article” or the author’s name.

Sometimes I work with brands on sponsored posts written by myself and these will be marked as Sponsored, Collaborative, PR Collaboration or similar.

There is space for adverts in various places on the website, and I am happy to advertise products that are suitable for this blog in exchange for a fee.

Affiliate disclosure

To be upfront with all readers, I would like to disclose that I am an affiliate partner with various platforms from which I may receive a commission from purchases that you make. Note that my commission adds NO additional cost to you and in some cases will give you a better deal.

I sometimes promote affiliate products in my articles and I currently work with companies like CreativeLive, Udemy, Skillshare, LinkedIn Learning, Plural Sight, and more…

I am also participating in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

There are thousands of shops selling products and photography gear, I just find Amazon to be often the cheapest and fastest in shipping items. Also, whenever there is something wrong with the order, they are quick to help out, offer an exchange or full refund.

My intentions are to only promote products that I (or my good friends) have personally investigated, use, and truly feel could be valuable to you.

TakeBetterPictures is my personal project that takes a lot of effort, time, and expenses to run.

If you purchase a product through my website or my recommended links, I want to say thank you! It will help me pay all the bills associated with running the website, and it allows me to create valuable content for you all.

With all the very best,

Roland Pokrywka

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

This website use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

In order to help us improve and to analyse data, we use Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps us understand how visitors engage with our website. Thanks to Google Analytics we can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with our website and they help us to improve it. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports our website trends without identifying individual visitors. For more information please visit Google’s privacy policy page at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

On our website, we also publish Google AdSense advertisements. These are special ads provided by Google, that may reflect your interests. In order to display relevant ads, Google uses DART cookie – a cookie that enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.TakeBetterPictures.co.uk and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network Privacy Policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

TakeBetterPictures acts as an affiliate to many outside companies and some of their banners and advertisements may also contain cookies. While we use cookies in various parts of our website to help analyse web traffic or improve its functionality, cookies received with banners and text link ads are collected by our advertisers/service providers and these companies may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies. We do not have access to this information.

One of Google’s goals is to give users meaningful choices to protect their privacy. Some of their most popular tools that help you control your information can be found at: http://www.google.com/privacy/tools.html

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

TakeBetterPictures website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that I do not have any control over these others website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children’s Privacy

This website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

It does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

I/we may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify all visitors of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch through the contact page.