#Who are we ?

Our website address is : https://photo.aurelienpierre.com. It is hosted in France on the servers of :

o2switch 222-224 Boulevard Gustave Flaubert 63000 Clermont-Ferrand Siret 510 909 80700024 

The administrator and editor is Aurélien Pierre. The purpose of this site is to distribute textual and multimedia content of informative and artistic nature as well as the sale of artworks.

#Contact information

You can send any request or complaint to :

Aurélien Pierre contact@aurelienpierre.com

#Use of personal data collected

#Comments and contact forms

When you leave a comment on our website, the data entered in the comment form, as well as your IP address and the user agent of your browser are collected to help us detect unwanted comments. An anonymized channel created from your email address (also called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using the service. The Gravatar service confidentiality clauses are available here : https://automattic.com/privacy/. After validation of your comment, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.
We collect information from visitors who comment on sites that use Akismet, our anti-spam service. This information collected depends on the Akismet settings made by the user on the site, and generally includes the IP address of the commenters, the user agent, the referrer and the URL of the site (as well as other information provided directly by the commenter like their name, username, email address and comment).


If you are a registered user and upload images to the website, we recommend that you avoid uploading images that contain EXIF GPS coordinate data. Visitors to your website can download and extract location data from these images.


If you leave a comment on our site, you will be offered to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you post another comment later on. These cookies expire after one year. If you have an account and you log into this site, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be automatically deleted when you close your browser. When you log in, we will set up a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifespan of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is of one year. If you check ” Remember me “, your connection cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the connection cookie will be deleted. By modifying or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the item you just edited. It expires after a day.

#Content embedded from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves the same as if the visitor were to that other site. Certain content integrated into the pages of this site is downloaded only after the reader’s express consent, in particular, those from the following hosting platforms :
  • Youtube,
  • Vimeo,
  • SoundCloud,
  • Facebook,
  • Twitter,
  • Google Maps.
Static resources on this site, such as javascript programs, CSS stylesheets, fonts, and images are loaded from Amazon Cloudfront clouds for bandwidth optimization. Amazon may collect your IP address and your browser’s user agent. These websites could collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, track your interactions with these embedded content if you have a connected account on their website.

#Statistics and audience measurements

This site uses audience measurement tools directly on the server, at the level of connection logs. The data collected are the IP addresses of the connections, technical information on the user agent (internet browser software, operating system, screen size, system language).

#Shopping cart and orders

We collect information when you place an order in our shop. During your visit to the site, we follow :
  • Products you have viewed : we use them to, for example, display products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type : we use them to estimate taxes and shipping costs
  • Shipping address : we will ask you to enter it to estimate the delivery costs before you place an order, and to send the order to you !
We use cookies to track the contents of the shopping cart while you browse our site. When you buy from our website, we will ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, payment / credit card data and possibly account data such as name, username and password. This information will be used for :
  • Sending information about your account and order
  • Reply to requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Payment processing and fraud prevention
  • Configure your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligation, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store’s offers
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them
If you create an account, we store your name, address, email, and phone number, which will be used to pre-populate the order checkout for future orders. We generally store your information for as long as we need it for the purpose for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally obligated to continue to retain it. For example, we store order information for XXX years for taxes and accounting. This includes your name, email address, and billing and shipping addresses. We also store comments or reviews, if you choose to send them.

#How long is your data stored


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows subsequent comments to be recognized and approved automatically instead of leaving them in the moderation queue. For users who register on our site (if possible), we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except their username). Site administrators can also view and edit this information.


Connection logs stored on the server are kept for 2 years, for legal purposes.

#Orders and donations

Invoices and proof of payment (including customer contact details) are kept indefinitely. Bank details are not part of these documents.

#The rights you have over your data

If you have an account or if you have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data that we hold about you, including those that you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of personal data concerning you. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security reasons.

#Transmission of your personal data


Visitor comments can be verified using an automated spam detection service.


We accept payment by PayPal. When processing payments, certain data will be transmitted to PayPal, including information required to complete the payment, such as the total amount or billing information. Banking information is never collected or recorded on this site and goes directly through PayPal. Please read PayPal's privacy policy for more details.

#Additional Information

#How we protect your data

This entire site is protected by encryption via an SSL certificate and the HTTPS protocol.

#Procedures implemented in the event of a data breach

In the event of an unauthorized intrusion into the site’s database or an accidental data leak, the users concerned as well as the CNIL will be notified.