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This privacy policy helps website visitors understand how Blue Lotus Photography ( uses personally identifiable information.
Personally identifiable information is data that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a person, or to identify an individual in context.

This privacy policy provides information about how Blue Lotus Photography collects, uses, and protects personally identifiable information received from this website.

This privacy policy information was last modified on May 10, 2024.

Personal information collected

When ordering products, or services, or when completing forms on this website, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, phone number, and other personal details. This data allows us to contact you so that we can provide you with additional information about your purchase or for various other purposes.

Collecting Information

We will sometimes collect personally identifiable information when you send an email, call via telephone, complete a contact form, subscribe to a newsletter, or when you provide feedback about our products or services.

How Information Is Used

Your personally identifiable information can be used to:

  • improve this website to better serve you and other clients
  • provide customer service in response to requests for additional information
  • administer contests, promotions, surveys, and other website features
  • send emails regarding orders or other products and services
  • follow up after a phone call, email, or live chat
  • send promotional information about new services or products

Information Protection

All purchases available through this website are managed via third-party providers that use SSL encryption to protect your payment information. This website is also hosted on a server that is frequently updated with the latest security patches. Industry-standard firewalls are also in place.

How Cookies Are Used

Cookies are files that a website or service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive. When your browser is configured to allow cookies, this website can recognize your browser and remember certain information.

For instance, cookies are used to remember your preferences and which pages you have visited on the Blue Lotus Photography website allowing for an improved visitor experience. Cookies may also be used to help compile aggregate data about website traffic and site interaction so that better website experiences and tools can be offered in the future. Trusted third-party services also use cookies to track information on our behalf.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers accept cookies by default, but you can modify browser settings to decline cookies. However, modifying that setting may prevent you from taking full advantage of all features found on this website. As each browser is different, please search your browser documentation for information about how to deactivate cookies.

Information Sharing with Third Parties

Blue Lotus Photography does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This exclusion does not extend to website hosting partners and other parties that assist in operating this website or serving users.

All third-party operators have agreed to keep collected information confidential. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Blue Lotus Photography reserves the right to release information to enforce website policies, when required by law, and when needed to protect the rights, property, or safety of others.

Third-Party Tracking

This website uses several third-party tools that track visitor behavior. Information about those third-party tools is provided below:


Some of the tracking tools used by this website may include Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Adwords, and Google AdSense Advertising.

Google’s Advertising Principles

Blue Lotus Photography uses Google services to help provide visitors with a positive website experience. This website adheres to all Google AdWords policies. You can also visit Google’s Adwords Policy page for more information.

Google AdSense Advertising

Google is a third-party vendor that uses cookies to serve ads on other websites. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to visitors based on previous visits to this website 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. Some of the features that may have been implemented on this website include Remarketing with Google AdSense and Demographics and Interests Reporting.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics cookies and other third-party identifiers to measure and compile data regarding visitor interactions, ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website. This information cannot be used to identify individual visitors.

META Conversion Pixel

Meta provides tools that allow this website to send data to Meta, including information about actions that visitors take on this website. This information is used to provide Blue Lotus Photography with insights about advertising. This is done in full accordance with the Meta Privacy Policy.

Meta may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads.

Visitors have the option to opt out of this tracking. Information about how to opt out is found in the Opt-Out section below. Blue Lotus Photography will not combine the information gathered through these tools with personally identifiable information.


If you don’t wish to participate in Google advertising tracking, you can opt-out using the Google Ad Settings page. You can also opt out of other advertising by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance Consumer Choice Page, the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page, or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.

You can also maintain an anonymous visitor session which removes most tracking by using Chrome’s Incognito Mode, Safari’s Private Browsing, or Edge’s InPrivate Browsing.

Log Data

The Blue Lotus Photography website collects your computer’s IP address, browser type, browser version, the number and names of the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, and other statistics used to measure traffic and diagnose technical issues with this website.

External Links

The Blue Lotus Photography website may link to other websites. Those websites are outside the control or ownership of Blue Lotus Photography. You are advised to refer to the privacy policy of those websites for additional information.

California Online Privacy Protection Act (CALOPPA)

CalOPPA requires commercial websites that collect personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy stating the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom that information is being shared. You can visit CalOPPA for more information for more information.

To meet CalOPPA requirements, this website 1) allows visitors to use this site anonymously, 2) a link to this privacy policy is displayed prominently, and 3) the link to this page includes the word “Privacy.”

Finally, whenever reasonably possible and relevant, you’ll be notified of any Privacy Policy changes via email. You may also update your personal information by contacting us with any updates.

Do Not Track Signals

The Blue Lotus Photography website cannot honor Do Not Track signals since some of the third-party systems used to track visitor traffic don’t include the technology needed to observe those signals.

Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

Blue Lotus Photography doesn’t market to children under the age of 13.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States. To meet the requirements of the Fair Information Practices, Blue Lotus Photography will notify you via email within seven (7) business days should a data breach occur.

Can-Spam Act

The CAN-SPAM Act sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and proscribes penalties for violations.

Blue Lotus Photography may collect your email address to:

  • send information, respond to inquiries, answer questions, or address other requests
  • market to a mailing list after an original transaction
  • process orders and send information or updates related to orders

Blue Lotus Photography will:

  • use accurate subject lines and valid email addresses
  • identify messages as advertisements
  • provide unsubscribe links in advertising emails
  • include the physical address of Blue Lotus Photography

If you would like to unsubscribe from future emails, you can contact us and your email will be removed from future advertising correspondence.