Award Winning Portfolio Websites

Patented, Industry Leading Website Editor

Trusted by Professionals Worldwide

35 Best Website Design Awards

Full SSL/HTTPS Encryption

Built for Professionals

Our Clients

Built For Professionals

Award Winning Design

Over the last several years PDN (Photo District News) has awarded over 30 photographers using our sites Best Website Design. And the awards keep coming.

Latest Technologies

Our front-facing site builder is Patented for its power and ease of use. Designed with a true What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get user interface for instant, perfect control of your online portfolio. What you design in our admin is exactly what your clients will see.

Big Photos

We call it “dynamic photo resizing.” The image will resize to fit any screen from a 11” laptop to a 30” cinema display. Our sites even look great on Retina™ screens. Yes, really.

Big Video

Videos scale to fit any size screen. Again, YES. We're as excited as you are. Plus you can choose between Vimeo (YouTube coming soon), embedding or custom video.

Built in the Cloud

We recently rebuilt our entire system from the ground up to leverage the power of cloud based technologies for fast delivery of your content worldwide. You can rest easy with the latest technology and best servers in the world.

Unlimited Content

There's no limit to the number of images, videos, pages, links, galleries and categories you can have. With cloud based storage there's room for everything.

Customize Everything

You can adjust the colors, size and position of nearly everything. Choose from our font selection or you can upload your own custom fonts. And of course you have complete control over your logo, intro and landing pages.

Navigation Everywhere

Our portfolios make navigation easy and natural. We put forward/back buttons on the navbar, on the mouse cursor (click on the image/video) and on the keyboard (left and right arrows).

Pro Features

Look no further. We have features exclusively for professionals. Features your clients will love:

• Hardware accelerated software

• Fast delivery of your site anywhere in the world

• Hide and/or password protect portfolios and pages

• Deeplinking to each image on the site

• Create custom PDF portfolios

• Email images directly from the site

Industry Leading Customer Service

A small sampling of the feedback we receive:

Just wanna say you guys have amazing customer service. I have never dealt with a company that was so responsive and communicative and never condescending on tech issues.

- Jen

I wanted to let you know that your product is bar none, the best available as is your staff. I could literally file a support ticket and (not including the automated response) would often times have a response in less than two minutes.

- Erik Skaar
 
 
  • Upfront Fee
  • Space
  • Traffic (bandwidth)
  • Galleries, Videos, Pages
  • Mobile and Pad Version
  • iPad App
  • Blog/News Page
  • PDF Creator
  • Professional FTP
  • Secure Backup
  • Customer Service
  • Sales/Licensing
No Upfront Fee
$34per month
  • None ($0)
  • 17 GB
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Included
  • Yes
  • Built In
  • Included
  • Full Access
  • Absolutely
  • The Best!
  • Yes, through Fotomoto
One Time Upfront Fee
$17per month
  • $1000 One Time
  • 17 GB
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Included
  • Yes
  • Built In
  • Included
  • Full Access
  • Absolutely
  • The Best!
  • Yes, through Fotomoto

Design Services

design services

Need Your Website Designed?

We now offer design services to anyone who needs help building their PhotoFolio website.

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How much does a PhotoFolio website cost?

There are three-pricing options for your PhotoFolio subscription.

1. $1,000 one time setup + $17/month ( includes hosting, maintenance, upgrades and support)

2. $1,000 set-up in 4 monthly installments of $250 + $17/month (includes hosting, maintenance, upgrades and support)

3. $34/Month, no setup fee (includes hosting, maintenance, upgrades and support) All these options are equal at 5 years. Paying the $1,000 up front is the best option for customers that know they are going to have a PhotoFolio website for 5 or more years as the monthly cost of ownership is half-price from year 5 and beyond.

All three of the options provide you complete access to the PhotoFolio DesignX platform, which is the most awarded website software in the world.

*Yes, we know you can buy a website for $9 a month. This is not a $9 website. We have features that can only be found here and we are invested in your success, not the success of investors (that's why they cost $9). Let us prove it to you.

**Once you subscribe we guarantee that your monthly rate will not increase during your subscription to a PhotoFolio. In addition, we won't ask you to pay more for future upgrades or new versions. We make frequent updates and add new features regularly and those all flow your way at no cost. Once you are in the PhotoFolio family the benefits keep on coming.

Are there any long-term contracts or cancellation fees?

No. The hosting of your site is month-to-month service. You can cancel at any time. In order to receive a refund of the onetime fee cancel within 31 days of purchase.

Is there a discount for 2nd and 3rd sites?

Yes. We offer subsequent (2nd, 3rd, 4th…) site purchases at $500 plus $17/month or a flat $26/month each. After you purchase your first site with us you can take advantage of this whenever you like. Simply signup for a demo then submit a support ticket with your request and they will add the billing option to your admin.

How do I subscribe?

First step is to create a FREE 14-day demo. Once you signup we will email you information on how to login and get started designing your site. We will also include a unique url link to subscribe to your website. Once you signup for the demo, you can subscribe anytime (You don't need to wait for the 14 day trial to end) using the link. Simply select the subscription you would like to purchase. We will then send you an email with instructions on how to make your new website live.

Do you have website templates?

Yes, we have just released a brand new feature called “Designs” which is our version of templates, but unlike traditional templates, which are inherently restrictive, these designs can be fully customized without limitation. The “designs” provide instant access to pre-constructed sites that mirror much of the layout and functionality of some of our more popular websites. Currently, there are 11 pre-built designs including layouts with a top, bottom and left/right menus.

To get an idea of the variety of websites created using our DesignX platform, we invite you to take a look at “Our Clients” section of the website. These sites were all created using our patent pending software.

What is the best way to use the FREE 14-day trial?

The trial is intended to give you an opportunity to test-drive the software and experience the power of the DesignX platform. It is recommended that trial users watch the Design X manual (https://support.aphotofolio.com/hc/en-us) to get a feel for how best to start using their demo site. Your trial gives you full access to our program and any work you do to the demo site will be saved and moved to your active account if you subscribe at the end of the trial. We recommend that you use some of your own images into the trial so you can see the ease of importing and also see how good your images look when using the PhotoFolio program.

Do you have print sales and or licensing?

You have 3 options for print sales and licensing:

1. We have an inquiry button that can be added to all images and video which allows people to contact you directly about licensing and print sales (bespoke sales).

2. We have integrated FotoMoto into the site which allows you to setup a store and makes sales directly on the website.

3. You can easily link off our APF site to many of the e-commerce companies in the world and even embed a search box on a text page for convenience.

I need a domain name do you provide those?

We recommend namesecure.com, mydomain.com and networksolutions.com for purchasing domain names (Note: you can use any service you like for this). We do not provide domain registration, but do provide hosting and connection to email, so make sure you only register a domain name with them.

Can I make changes to the site after it is live?

Yes, in fact the site is always live we just keep it on a temporary url that cannot be searched until you are ready to make it live on your own url. You can change anything you want at any time.

Are the sites SEO-friendly?

They are very friendly, in fact. Our team has expertise in optimizing websites for search engines. Here are just a few features that ensure your site will be visible and well-ranked:

1. Easily control your site's browser title, description and meta information.

2. We use best-practices for embedding content, ensuring search engines crawl your pages.

3. Every site is built in HTML with search engine-friendly URLs and properly tagged images.

4. Each site comes with a news page that is seach engine friendly.

5. All sites can easily be connected to social media (twitter, facebook, linkedin, instagram, etc.) which is powerful for SEO

Can I add my own font to my site?

Of course you can, typography is very important to us and our clients. You will need the font in in .ttf (or .otf) and .woff formats for embedding. We have also hand selected some of the best google fonts that are pre-installed with all sites. You can also add any google font to the site yourself.

How Often Do You Add New Features And Are There Any Fees To Upgrade?

We provide free upgrades to your site for life, for free. In fact, we are the first in the industry to create an update button in the admin of your site, so new features can be added by you anytime they are available. We try to release new stuff every 1 – 3 months.

Do you provide email?

We can connect your website to Gmail for business (Google Apps) or you can use email from a domain registrar like network solutions who generally offer it cheaper than google apps.

We do not directly provide email because email is mission critical for businesses and doing it right is actually quite difficult. I would be very hesitant to use email from a company that doesn't specialize in it, because there's a huge difference between sending email and delivering email. Deliverability means your email lands in the inbox. You'd be surprised at how many emails don't make it to their destination if not handled correctly. Don't make this mistake with your business. Work with a company like Google that are experts in email deliverability.

Can I have a blog/news page on a PhotoFolio website?

We have a built in Blog/News page for your site. You can also link off your menu to a blog you have or set one up on a subdomain with a blogging service.

Do you have password protected galleries?

Yes, you can create unlimited password protected galleries that can only be accessed by viewers that have been provided with a password.

Do you backup the websites?

Absolutely, and we keep a copy of all the sites in a secure location. We perform backups every single night. There are 3 copies of everything backed up.

About

Background

PhotoFolio was founded in 2008 by Rob Haggart who had spent the previous 8 years as the Director of Photography for Men's Journal and Outside Magazine. When hiring photographers to shoot for those magazines he looked at thousands of websites and over the years developed a list of user friendly features that would become the foundation of PhotoFolio.

Experience

Several of the top commercial and editorial photographers in the industry became our very first customers and have helped guide PhotoFolio to develop features that can only be found here. As we've grown from a handful to thousands of professional photographers using our software we've listened to their needs the entire way.

Philosophy

We come from the client perspective and our goal is to build sites that they find enjoyable to use and easy to operate. Along the way we've incorporated features photographers needed to make a strong impression. Our software has been perfected over the years by listening to both the user and the owner of the website.

Vision

Websites should be easy to operate and feature rich without fuss. We started by inventing the only customizable template in the industry and we went on to quickly pioneer new features for our users first. Our high profile customers forced us to become relentless with the details and polish. Their clients wanted simplicity and ease of use. This is our lifelong pursuit. We stay at the cutting edge with constant feature releases, we dig into the details and polish, then simplify so your clients keep coming back.

Team

Rob Haggart
CEO/Founder
Prior to founding PhotoFolio, Rob was the Director of Photography for Men's Journal and Outside Magazine. He created PhotoFolio from the clients point of view.
Kent Akins
CTO/Founder
Kent leads the development and design of PhotoFolio. His blood and sweat is in the code and pixels, which sounds icky, but think of a blacksmith and you get the picture. He hammers and bends the code into shape.
Jeff Cato
Developer
Jeff is a full-stack developer. He is skilled at software architecture patterns and paradigms. Jeff helps keep us on the cutting edge of technology.
Heidi Volpe
Website Designer
Heidi Volpe is an award winning Designer and Photo Director with over 20 years experience.
Charlie Ussery
Technical Support & Billing
Charlie handles technical support and billing for our websites. He can look under the hood if necessary. Support tickets go to him, Matt or Jon.
Matthew Sarr
Technical Support
Matt can answer all your questions, look under the hood, and even design a site for you.
Jon Foley
Technical Support
Jon can answer all your questions, look under the hood, and even design a site for you.
Jessie
Security
Jessie is a good girl.

Contact

Sales

For Sales Questions please reach out to Rob Haggart:

email: rob@photofolio.io

Technical Support

For Technical Support Questions:

please submit a: support ticket or browse our help pages.

Speak With The Founder/CEO

To Speak with Rob Haggart the CEO of PhotoFolio:

tel: 917-512-5335

email: rob@photofolio.io

Address

PhotoFolio

1820 Avenue M, Suite #1085

Brooklyn, NY 11230

United States

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Terms of Service Agreement

1. Introduction

Thank you for visiting our Site. Please read these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy as you must agree to both as a condition of using our Service.

2. Definitions

Throughout this Agreement, we may use certain words or phrases, and it is important that you understand the meaning of them. The list is not all-encompassing and no definition should be considered binding to the point that it renders this Agreement nonsensical:

“Agreement” refers to these Terms of Service;

“PhotoFolio” refers to our company, known as “APhotoFolio.com Inc.”; our Site; our Service; or a combination of all or some of the preceding definitions, depending on the context in which the word is used;

“Service” refers to the services that we provide, including our Site;

“Site” refers to our website, www.photofolio.io;

“User” refers to anyone who uses our Service, including general visitors to our Site;

“You” refers to you, the person who is entering into this Agreement with PhotoFolio.

3. Description of Service

PhotoFolio sells online software that can be used to build a website. It is a template that can be customized. Although our Service is intended chiefly for photographers, anyone can use it.

4. Eligibility

In order to use our Service, you must meet a number of conditions, including but not limited to:

You must not be in violation of any embargoes, export controls, or other laws of the United States or other countries having jurisdiction over this Agreement, PhotoFolio, and yourself. For example, if the Office of Foreign Assets Control prohibits conducting financial transactions with nationals, residents, or banks of your country, you must not use our Service.

You must be the minimum age required to enter into a contract in the area in which you reside, and, in any event, must not be less than 18 years of age.

You must provide us with personal information and other information that we deem necessary to provide you with our Service.

5. Nature of Service

PhotoFolio is provided on an as-is, where-is basis. You agree that you are solely responsible for determining whether the use of PhotoFolio is right for you, and to hold PhotoFolio harmless for any loss which may arise from or relate to your use of our Service.

6. Rules of Use

You must not:

Violate the laws of the United States, its states, or any foreign political entity having jurisdiction over this Agreement, whether or not the foreign political entity is a country or a subdivision (such as a state or province) or municipality (such as a city, town, county, or region) of a foreign country.

Post or send anything violent, threatening, pornographic, racist, hateful, or otherwise objectionable according to the opinion of PhotoFolio or its delegates.

Infringe on anyone's intellectual property rights, defame anyone, impersonate anyone, or otherwise violate the rights of a third party.

Hack, crack, phish, SQL inject, or otherwise compromise the security or integrity of the PhotoFolio Site, Service, or its Users' computers.

Do anything else which could bring PhotoFolio into disrepute or violate the rights of any person.

7. Payment and Refund Policy

Payment is accepted by means of credit card. Unless otherwise stated, all prices are denominated in United States dollars. Discounts are available for subsequent purchases made by the same User.

A refund is available for our setup and hosting fee if requested from us within 31 days of your purchase.

Additional terms surrounding payments, pricing, refunds, and discounts may be published on our Site or communicated directly to you and are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference.

8. Our Copyright

PhotoFolio's copyright is important because it protects our content from being diminished in its uniqueness by third parties. You agree not to copy, distribute, display, disseminate, or otherwise reproduce any of the information on the Site, including User profiles submitted by third parties to PhotoFolio, without receiving our prior written permission.

9. Your Copyright

PhotoFolio must be assured that it has the right to use the content that is posted to its Service by its Users. Such content may include, but is not limited to, photographs, videos, text, audio, and other materials. Whenever submitting content to our Service, you agree that you are granting us a license to publish your content to the extent that is necessary to provide you with our Service—you may revoke this license by providing us with written notice and we will remove your content to the best of our ability within a reasonable period of time. You warrant to us that you have the right to grant us this right over the content, and that you will indemnify us for any loss resulting from a breach of this warranty and defend us against claims regarding the same.

10. Trademarks

“PhotoFolio” is a trademark used by us, APhotoFolio.com Inc., to uniquely identify our Site, Service, and business. You agree not to use this phrase anywhere without our prior written consent. Additionally, you agree not to use our trade dress, or copy the look and feel of our Service or its design, without our prior written consent. You agree that this paragraph goes beyond the governing law on intellectual property law, and includes prohibitions on any competition that violates the provisions of this paragraph, including starting your own competing business.

11. Revocation of Consent

We may revoke our consent for your use of our intellectual property, or any other permission granted to you under this Agreement, at any time. You agree that if we so request, you must take immediate action to remove any usage of our intellectual property that you may have engaged in, even if it would cause a loss to you.

12. Copyright & Trademark Infringement

We take copyright infringement very seriously, and we have registered a Copyright Agent with the United States Copyright Office, which limits our liability under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe that your copyright has been infringed, please send us a message which contains:

 

Your name.

The name of the party whose copyright has been infringed, if different from your name.

The name and description of the work that is being infringed.

The location on our website of the infringing copy.

A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted work described above is not authorized by the copyright owner (or by a third party who is legally entitled to do so on behalf of the copyright owner) and is not otherwise permitted by law.

A statement that you swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information contained in this notification is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or have an exclusive right in law to bring infringement proceedings with respect to its use.

You must sign this notification electronically and send it to our Copyright Agent at rob@photofolio.io.

 

Although U.S. law does not provide for a similar procedure for trademark infringement, we recommend that you send us similar information to that above in regards to any allegation of trademark infringement, and we will address it as soon as practicable.

13. Communications Decency Act

Similar to the DMCA provisions above, United States law—specifically Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act—creates a defense for us for the actions of third parties in regards to any defamatory content posted through our Service. Although we are not liable for defamatory words posted through our Service by our Users even if given notice, we do prohibit defamation under this Agreement and we may, if we believe the situation warrants it, take action against the offending User. Please notify us at rob@aphotofolio.com if any of our Users have posted anything that you believe is defamatory.

14. Representations & Warranties

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF OUR SERVICE OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE RELEASING US FROM ANY LIABILITY THAT WE MAY OTHERWISE HAVE TO YOU IN RELATION TO OR ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR OUR SERVICES, FOR REASONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FAILURE OF OUR SERVICE, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER TORT. TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW RESTRICTS THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE ONLY LIABLE TO YOU FOR THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF DAMAGES THAT THE LAW RESTRICTS OUR LIABILITY TO, IF SUCH A MINIMUM EXISTS.

 

YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY THIRD PARTIES WHO MAY USE OUR SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PEOPLE WHO COMMIT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, DEFAMATION, TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE WITH ECONOMIC RELATIONS, OR ANY OTHER ACTIONABLE CONDUCT TOWARDS YOU.

 

YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF YOUR DATA, WHETHER PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY, AND WHETHER INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL.

 

YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES OF OUR COMPANY OR A THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING ANY FAILURES OR DISRUPTIONS, UNTIMELY DELIVERY, SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED, INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL, ON OUR WEBSITE WHICH PREVENT ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY.

 

THE PROVISION OF OUR SERVICE TO YOU IS CONTINGENT ON YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THIS AND ALL OTHER SECTIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. NOTHING IN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS “REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES” SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE GENERALITY OF THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF THIS SECTION.

 

For Jurisdictions that do not allow us to limit our liability:

Notwithstanding any provision of these Terms, if your jurisdiction has provisions specific to waiver or liability that conflict with the above then our liability is limited to the smallest extent possible by law. Specifically, in those jurisdictions not allowed, we do not disclaim liability for: (a) death or personal injury caused by its negligence or that of any of its officers, employees or agents; or (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) any liability which it is not lawful to exclude either now or in the future.

 

IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF A JURISDICTION THAT REQUIRES A SPECIFIC STATEMENT REGARDING RELEASE THEN THE FOLLOWING APPLIES. FOR EXAMPLE, CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS MUST, AS A CONDITION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WAIVE THE APPLICABILITY OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” YOU HEREBY WAIVE THIS SECTION OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY SIMILAR PROVISION IN LAW, REGULATION, OR CODE THAT HAS THE SAME INTENT OR EFFECT AS THE AFOREMENTIONED RELEASE.

15. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any claims by you or any third party which may arise from or relate to this Agreement or the provision of our service to you, including any damages caused by your use of our Service. You also agree that you have a duty to defend us against such claims and we may require you to pay for an attorney(s) of our choice in such cases. You agree that this indemnity extends to requiring you to pay for our reasonable attorneys' fees, court costs, and disbursements. In the event of a claim such as one described in this paragraph, we may elect to settle with the party/parties making the claim, and you shall be liable for the damages as though we had proceeded with a trial.

16. Choice of Law

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws in force in the State of Colorado. The offer and acceptance of this contract are deemed to have occurred in the State of Colorado.

17. Forum of Dispute

You agree that any dispute arising from or relating to this Agreement will be heard solely by a court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Colorado. Specifically, where the subject matter of a dispute is eligible for it, you agree that any disputes shall be heard solely within the Small Claims Court of the State of Colorado (“Small Claims Court”).

If a dispute claims multiple claims and one or more of those claims would be eligible to be heard by the Small Claims Court, you agree not to bring the other claims against us and to instead proceed within the Small Claims Court.

If you would be entitled in a dispute to an amount exceeding the monetary jurisdiction of the Small Claims Court, you agree to waive your right to collect any damages in excess of the monetary jurisdiction and instead still bring your claim within the Small Claims Court.

You agree that if a dispute is eligible to be heard in Small Claims Court but you would be entitled to an additional or alternative remedy in a higher court, such as injunctive relief, you will waive your right to that remedy and still bring the dispute within the Small Claims Court.

If you bring a dispute in a manner other than in accordance with this section, you agree that we may move to have it dismissed, and that you will be responsible for our reasonable attorneys' fees, court costs, and disbursements in doing so.

You agree that the unsuccessful party in any dispute arising from or relating to this Agreement will be responsible for the reimbursement of the successful party's reasonable attorneys' fees, court costs, and disbursements.

18. Force Majeure

You agree that we are not responsible to you for anything that we may otherwise be responsible for, if it is the result of events beyond our control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, insurrection, riots, terrorism, crime, labor shortages (including lawful and unlawful strikes), embargoes, postal disruption, communication disruption, unavailability of payment processors, failure or shortage of infrastructure, shortage of materials, or any other event beyond our control.

19. Severability

In the event that a provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, conflicting with another provision of the Agreement, or otherwise unenforceable, the Agreement will remain in force as though it had been entered into without that unenforceable provision being included in it.

If two or more provisions of this Agreement are deemed to conflict with each other's operation, PhotoFolio shall have the sole right to elect which provision remains in force.

20. Non-Waiver

PhotoFolio reserves all rights afforded to us under this Agreement as well as under the provisions of any applicable law. Our non-enforcement of any particular provision or provisions of this Agreement or any applicable law should not be construed as our waiver of the right to enforce that same provision under the same or different circumstances at any time in the future.

21. Termination & Cancellation

We may terminate your access to our Site and Service at our discretion without explanation, though we will strive to provide a timely explanation in most cases. Our liability for refunding you, if you have paid anything to us, will be limited to the amount you paid for goods or services which have not yet been and will not be delivered, except in cases where the termination or cancellation was due to your breach of this Agreement, in which case you agree that we are not required to provide any refund or other compensation whatsoever.

Under no circumstances, including termination or cancellation of our Service to you, will we be liable for any losses related to actions of other Users.

22. Assignment of Rights

You may not assign your rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any other party without our prior written consent. We may assign our rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any other party at our discretion.

23. Amendments

We may amend this Agreement from time to time. When we amend this Agreement, we will post the changes here accordingly. You must read this page each time you use our Service and your continued use of our Service shall constitute your acceptance of any such changes.

24. California Users and Residents

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1789.3, any questions about pricing, complaints, or inquiries about PhotoFolio must be addressed to our agent for notice and sent via certified mail to that agent. For our agent's most current contact information, please send a request to rob@photofolio.io.

Lastly, California users are also entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.

Last Modified: May 11, 2014

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Privacy Policy

Effective date: May 23, 2018

Aphotofolio Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the www.photofolio.io website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://www.photofolio.io/privacy

Definitions

Service

Service is the https://www.photofolio.io/privacy website operated by Aphotofolio Inc.

Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data Controller

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Data Processors (or Service Providers)

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.

We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject (or User)

Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Aphotofolio Inc. uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Aphotofolio Inc. legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

Aphotofolio Inc. may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

Retention of Data

Aphotofolio Inc. will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Aphotofolio Inc. will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Aphotofolio Inc. will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Business Transaction

If Aphotofolio Inc. is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Aphotofolio Inc. may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Aphotofolio Inc. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Aphotofolio Inc.
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

"Do Not Track" Signals

We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Aphotofolio Inc. aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.

The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.

The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.

The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.

The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.

The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Aphotofolio Inc. relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Behavioral Remarketing

Aphotofolio Inc. uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.

Google AdWords

Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout - for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Facebook

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950

To opt-out from Facebook's interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217

 

Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

Payments

We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

The payment processors we work with are:

Stripe

Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://stripe.com/us/privacy

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Privacy Shield

PhotoFolio complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States. (Your organization name) has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, PhotoFolio commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact PhotoFolio at: rob@photofolio.io

PhotoFolio has further committed to cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning data transferred from the EU and Switzerland.

The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over PhotoFolio’s compliance with the Privacy Shield.

Our accountability for personal information we receive under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfer to a third party is described in the Privacy Shield Principles. In particular, we may use third parties to process data on our behalf as described in this Privacy Policy, and we remain liable if they do so in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles, unless we prove that we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.

Individuals have the possibility, under certain conditions, to invoke binding arbitration for complaints regarding Privacy Shield compliance not resolved by any of the other Privacy Shield mechanisms. For additional information visit: https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By email: rob@photofolio.io

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Design Services

We offer two levels of design service:

1. Basic Layout And Design ($250 flat)

The cost for the Flat-Rate design is $250 which covers the build of your initial website. This cost does not include the creation of Index Galleries. Our design team is happy to create Index Galleries as part of your initial build at an additional cost.

Included in the flat-rate:

  • send the designer up to 3 examples of websites, colors, menu titles, and any logos or placeholder images you would like to see on the mockup (examples found here: /examples )
  • 1 working mockup (using your trial site to implement)
  • 1 round of revisions

Any further requests to make changes after the first round of revisions or to upload images on your behalf can be quoted at an hourly fee ($50/hr.).

These basic layout and design services are provided by our PhotoFolio support staff, please fill out a support ticket to begin.


2. Advanced Layout And Design ($75/hr)

Heidi Volpe is an award winning Designer and Photo Director with over 20 years experience working with magazines such as Claudia, LA Times Sunday Magazine, Outside Magazine, National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Health, The Red Bulletin and Muscle & Fitness. She has spent the last few years consulting with photographers and is available for the following services:

  • site build
  • font consultation
  • logo development
  • editing
  • email and printed promos
  • stationary/mailing /postcard design
  • social media consultation

To inquire about Advanced Layout and Design services email Heidi here: heidi@heidivolpe.com