Privacy Policy

Marvin Makes Photos Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“policy”) will help you understand how Marvin Makes Photos (“us”, “we”, “our”) uses and protects the data you provide to use when you visit and use Marvin Makes Photos (“website”, “service”, “blog”). 

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time.  If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

How do we collect personal information?

1. When you share your e-mail address by contacting us via e-mail.

2. When you share personal information when leaving a comment on a blog post.

What other information is gathered when you visit Marvin Makes Photos?

We may use Google Analytics which may provide information on the country and city location of a visitor, the network a visitor is connected to, the date and time that the visit took place, the amount of time that a visitor spent on a specific page, the type of browser being used to view us, and the operating system used by the visitor. None of the information that Google makes available to us for review would allow the identification of any specific individual. Also, cookies are used so that returning visitors and new visitors can be differentiated.  Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. Google has an article on safeguarding you data at

Why do we collect personal information and how long is it retained?

1. When you share your e-mail address by contacting us via e-mail this information is only used to respond to your incoming e-mail.  An e-mail address is never sold, rented or passed in any way to another party. The e-mail address is not retained by us.

2. When you share personal information when leaving a comment on a blog post the information is retained for as long as the blog post remains on the site. 

Why might we use Google Analytics?

The statistical information we can gather from the Google Analytics hosted data allows us to maintain a website and blog that are responsive to the needs of visitors.  For instance, by knowing the days of the week, the hour of the day, that visitors are most likely to visit we can determine the best to perform site updates.  It also allows us to see if any changes in design have an effect on our number of visitors and the length of their stays.  It also lets us know in our blog what topics our visitors like the most. In short, this information lets us improve the site to better serve you.

How you can opt out of sharing your personal information with us:

You can choose not to contact us by e-mail and you can avoid commenting in the blog area. In short, you control the only two ways we can obtain your personal information.

This Privacy Policy was updated on July 25, 2023