Privacy Policy

Effective Date: June 3, 2024


Welcome to Michael Gozum Photography (“we,” “our,” “us”). We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

Information We Collect

We may collect and process the following types of personal information:

  • Contact Information: Name, email address, phone number, mailing address, social media accounts.
  • Payment Information: Billing address.
  • Photography Details: Images and videos taken during photography sessions.
  • Usage Data: Information on how you use our website, including IP address, browser type, and browsing history.

How We Use Your Information

We use the personal information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide and manage our photography services.
  • To process payments and manage billing.
  • To communicate with you regarding appointments, promotions, and updates.
  • To improve our website and services based on your feedback and usage.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.


By providing us with your personal information, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of that information as described in this Privacy Policy. You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. To withdraw your consent, please contact us at hello[at]michaelgozum.com

Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to outside parties except as described below:

  • Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating our business, such as payment processors and IT service providers. These third parties are obligated to protect your information and only use it for the purposes for which it was provided.
  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect our rights, or prevent fraud.

Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, loss, or theft. However, please be aware that no security measures can guarantee absolute security.

Retention of Information

We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. Once your personal information is no longer needed, we will securely destroy or anonymize it.

Access and Correction

You have the right to access and correct your personal information held by us. To make a request, please contact us at hello[at]michaelgozum.com. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe and provide you with access to your information, subject to any legal restrictions.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any website you visit.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated effective date. Your continued use of our website after any changes signifies your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us by email at: hello[at]michaelgozum.com

Thank you for trusting Michael Gozum Photography with your personal information.