ExploreDiscoverShoot Privacy Policy

ExploreDiscoverShoot is for people who are interested in videos or photographs of landscapes or travel.

We understand that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy very seriously. By visiting the ExploreDiscoverShoot website, you accept and agree to comply with this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy covers ExploreDiscoverShoot’s treatment of personal information that we gather when you are on the ExploreDiscoverShoot website and when you use ExploreDiscoverShoot services.

This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that ExploreDiscoverShoot does not own or control, or to individuals that ExploreDiscoverShoot does not employ or manage.

Information Collected by ExploreDiscoverShoot

We only collect personal information that you submit to us. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, such as that required to upload content, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of our features.

In order for you to use ExploreDiscoverShoot services such as uploading files, you must provide required information. We collect this information to communicate with you and to provide credits for any content you upload. Our collection of personal information from you is limited to information that we require in order to provide our services to you.

We collect aggregated traffic data which may include information about the device you’re using to access ExploreDiscoverShoot, its operating system, unique device identifier, device settings such as language and crash data. Which data is specifically collected depends on the type of device and/or system running on that device. This data is used to help us diagnose problems with the site and/or mobile apps and analyze trends. This does not involve collecting any of your personal information.

ExploreDiscoverShoot may collect and use information regarding the geographic location of your devices. If the location data contains your personal information, then ExploreDiscoverShoot will treat this location data in accordance with this Policy.

ExploreDiscoverShoot may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that page has been viewed.

Many companies offer programs that help you visit websites anonymously. While ExploreDiscoverShoot will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these programs are available.


E-mail: ExploreDiscoverShoot is very concerned about your privacy and we will never provide your email address to a third party without your explicit permission, as detailed in the “Sharing Your Information” section below.

ExploreDiscoverShoot may send out emails with ExploreDiscoverShoot-related news, products, offers, surveys or promotions.

You may also receive notification emails from ExploreDiscoverShoot, which inform you of actions (e.g. “new post”) that have been performed on the site. We send these emails to you based on receiving your consent to receiving our emails. If you do not want to receive email from us, please unsubscribe.


Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. ExploreDiscoverShoot cookies do not collect personal information.

ExploreDiscoverShoot utilizes third-party services like Google Analytics to help analyze how our site is used. These services, including Google Analytics, also use cookies to collect information about visitors to our site (including IP addresses) in an anonymous form that does not include personal information.

The “help” portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. Some of our business partners, like our advertisers, may use cookies on our website. We have no access to, or control over, these cookies.

There is further information about the use of cookies on this site further down the page.


ExploreDiscoverShoot uses services like Google Analytics to help analyze and understand how our site is being visited and used. This includes event logs, device type and device configuration settings such as language, crash data and other data but never personal information. These third-party services treat the analytics data in accordance with this privacy policy and ExploreDiscoverShoot does not disclose your personal information to any third parties through our use of these services.

Sharing Your Information

Because ExploreDiscoverShoot enables people to discover and share information with one another, information about the people who use ExploreDiscoverShoot is an integral part of the ExploreDiscoverShoot experience. Rest assured that we will not rent or sell your personal information to anyone and that we will share your personal information only as described below:

ExploreDiscoverShoot Personnel: ExploreDiscoverShoot personnel and authorized consultants and/or contractors may have access to user information if necessary in the normal course of ExploreDiscoverShoot business.

Protection of ExploreDiscoverShoot and Others: We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with a law; to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other policies; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ExploreDiscoverShoot, our employees, our users, or others.

Syndication: ExploreDiscoverShoot allows for the RSS syndication of all of its public content within the ExploreDiscoverShoot website.

Data Storage: Your encrypted personal information is stored on servers provided by a third-party cloud-based service provider that protects and stores your data in a manner that is consistent with this Policy.

Children Under 18 Years of Age

You must be 14 years and older to register to use the ExploreDiscoverShoot website. As a result, ExploreDiscoverShoot does not specifically collect information about children. If we learn that ExploreDiscoverShoot has collected information from a child age 13 or under, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. We recommend that minors between the ages of 14 and 18 ask and receive permission from a legal guardian before using ExploreDiscoverShoot or sending information about themselves or anyone else over the Internet.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

ExploreDiscoverShoot may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the ExploreDiscoverShoot website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, it is disclosed.

Conditions of Use

If you decide to visit ExploreDiscoverShoot website, your visit and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of Ontario law.


If you have any questions, comments or requests relating to this Privacy Policy, please send an email to help@ExploreDiscoverShoot.com.

Effective Date of This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of June 7, 2019.

Cookies on ExploreDiscoverShoot

This website, www.explorediscovershoot.com, and any third-party tools used on the website use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning.

This cookie statement was last updated on July 15, 2019 and applies to citizens of the European Economic Area.


Our website, www.explorediscovershoot.com (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

What are scripts?

A script is program code that helps our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.


When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “All cookies”, you consent to us using all cookies and plug-ins as described in the pop-up and this cookie statement. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website.

Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Google Analytics

Purpose: Performance
Retention period: From session up to two years
Description: We use Google Analytics, to allow us to analyze the use of our website and to compile reports on website activity and internet usage.

Google Maps

Purpose: Google Maps cookie
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookies to track individual users.


Purpose: YouTube cookie to track individual users
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookies to track individual users.

Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).

Enabling / disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

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