This website is provided by USA Landscape Photographer of the Year, a trading name of USA Landscape Photographer of the Year Ltd. We do have to collect your personal data when you submit your entries to the competition, but we take issues of privacy very seriously.
Should you choose to receive selected marketing material, but then change your mind, you can opt out at any time by emailing us.
If you decline the offer of receiving selected marketing, then your information will be used by USA Landscape Photographer of the Year as an identifier for the images entered and for payment purposes. USA Landscape Photographer of the Year may also use the information to inform you specifically, by email, of the launch of the next year’s competition.
The information you provide to us will be held on our computers and may be accessed by or given to our staff and third parties (some of whom may be located outside the European Economic Area) who act for us to process credit card payments and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.
Other than as set out above, we shall not rent, sell or share your Personal Data to or with any person outside USA Landscape Photographer of the Year and its sister company, Light & Land Ltd, without your consent.
Although the website uses a secure and verified payment system, please remember that other methods of Internet communication, such as emails and messages sent via a website, are not secure unless they are encrypted. We cannot take responsibility for any unauthorized access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
Any queries or requests relating to our use of your information should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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On 26th May 2012, new laws came into force in the EU that affects most web sites. If Cookies are used in a site, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (UK Regulations) asks that the website user must give consent to the use and placing of Cookies. To consent please click I Agree Now,
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Note: If you do disable our cookies you may find that certain sections of our website do not work. For example, you may have difficulties logging in or viewing articles or products.
What is a Cookie?:
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There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
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What Cookies are we using?
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