A Privacy policy is important because it informs users about how their personal data will be collected, used and protected.
It ensures they are aware of their rights and can make informed decisions about whether or not to provide personal data.
Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction the Amber Fort near Jaipur is known for its artistic style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water and in this photograph an Indian woman carrying stone at this fort.
Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction the Amber Fort near Jaipur is known for its artistic style elements. With its large ramparts and series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks Maota Lake, which is the main source of water and in this photograph an Indian woman carrying stone at this fort.
Kristian Bertel, Photographer By Kristian Bertel, Photographer
– Updated on February 8, 2024

Privacy policy

A privacy policy also helps to build trust between an organization and its users, as it demonstrates a commitment to protecting personal data and complying with legal and regulatory requirements. This privacy policy will explain how Kristian Bertel | Photography uses the personal data he collects from you when you use his website.

• What data do the photographer collect?
• How do the photographer collect your data?
• How will the photographer use your data?
• Marketing
• What are cookies?
• How do the photographer use cookies?
• What types of cookies do the photographer use?
• How to manage your cookies
• Privacy policies of other websites
• Changes to the photographer's privacy policy
• How to contact the photographer

What data does the photographer collect?
The photographer collects the following data about location with city and country, used devices, queries for page visits, time on site and page views and page visits on his website.

'Data' is information such as facts and numbers used to analyze something or make decisions. Computer data is information in a form that can be processed by a computer. So it is information that has been translated into a form that is efficient for movement or processing. Relative to today's computers and transmission media, data is information converted into binary digital form. Good data allows organizations to establish baselines, benchmarks and goals to keep moving forward. Because data allows you to measure, you will be able to establish baselines, find benchmarks and set performance goals. A baseline is what a certain area looks like before a particular solution is implemented.

'Location data' in Google Analytics 4 refers to the geographic information about the users who visit your website. This data includes details such as the country, city, region and sometimes, even the specific metro areas where users access your site. Understanding this aspect of Google Analytics is key to grasping the geographical distribution of your audience, which can significantly impact your marketing and business strategies. You can use this Google Analytics 4 location data to know how website traffic is distributed by country, area, city or even by specific geolocation. This information can target particular audiences and optimize the website content to meet the demands of users from various locations. The main method Google Analytics uses to determine a user's location is their IP address. Every device connected to the internet is assigned a unique IP address, which carries information about the user's geographical location. When a user visits your website, Google Analytics 4 captures their IP address. This address is then analyzed to extract geographical information, such as the country, city and region. The accuracy of location data can range from very broa, country level, to relatively specific city or metro area. However, pinpointing the exact physical location of a user is not feasible through IP addresses alone.

'Devices' in Google Analytics 4 are used to measure screen resolutions and the browsers your site's visitors are often using. To see what percentage of your users for instance are on mobile devices. Understanding device types is important because it helps you tailor your website design and content to provide the best user experience on different devices. With the increasing use of mobile devices, it is essential to ensure that your website is mobile-friendly and responsive. By analyzing device type data, you can identify any issues or opportunities for improvement and optimize your website accordingly. Understanding device types in Google Analytics 4 is essential for optimizing your website and providing a seamless user experience across different devices. By analyzing device type data and implementing the necessary optimizations, you can improve your website's performance, increase engagement and drive more conversions.

'Queries' are questions or requests for information expressed in a formal manner and it is a search term that generated impressions of your site page on a Google's search results. Queries are the different keywords people are searching for on Google when they see and click through to your website. 'Pages' or 'Landing Pages' tell you the pages on your website that people are clicking through to from the search results

'Time on site', also known as 'Session duration', is the total amount of time that someone spends navigating through your website. It is calculated by noting the timestamp when a visitor clicks through a search engine or link to your landing page and the timestamp when the visitor navigates away from your website.

A 'Page view' occurs when a page on your website is loaded or reloaded whether the user was already on your page or came from an external page. A 'Page visit', on the other hand, only occurs when someone lands on your site from an external page, such as Google or another website. A visit is defined as a visit to a website where at least one page has been loaded. Visits indicate a continuous process of using a website and should not be confused with the number of visitors, as a visitor may make several visits to the same site.

How do the photographer collect your data?
You directly provide the photographer with most of the data that the photographer collects. He collects data and process data when you visit a page on the website and also use or view his website via your browser's cookies. The photographer may also receive your data indirectly from the Blogger.com provided by Google.

How will the photographer use your data?
The photographer collects your data from Google Search Console, which is a free service offered by Google that helps you monitor, maintain and repair your site's presence in Google Search results. You do not have to sign up for Search Console to be included in Google Search results, but Search Console helps you understand and improve how Google sees your site.

The photographer also collects your data from Google Analytics 4, which is a tool that combines data from your app and website, allowing the photographer to track the user journey across both platforms. This is unlike the former version of this tool, also knows as 'Universal Analytics', which only allowed the photographer to track web-based data. Once you connect your iOS or Android app to Google Analytics 4, unique user IDs are used to track the photographer's customers so that he can optimize his website. In Google Analytics 4, there are three so-called 'User metrics', which are 'Total Users', 'Active Users' and 'New Users'. The metric is measured by the number of new unique user IDs that logged the 'First_open' or 'First_visit' event and the primary user metric in Google Analytics 4 is the number of distinct users who visited the Kristian Bertel | Photography website, visited his News or visited his Biography.

The data collection consist of:
• Number of users
• Session statistics
• Approximate geolocation
• Browser and device information

Google Analytics 4 does not log or store individual IP addresses. Automatically collected events are tracked by default in Google Analytics 4. These events provide basic information about how users interact with the photographer's website, such as the pages they visit, the actions they take and the time they spend on the Kristian Bertel | Photography website, visited his News or visited his Biography. In Google Analytics 4, the IP anonymization feature is activated by default and cannot be adjusted by users. Essentially, the default IP anonymization feature means that Google Analytics 4 will not store the IP addresses of users.

If you have signed up for the photographer's Newsletter the photographer can email you with information about his archive stories and news about his photography that he thinks you might like. A newsletter is a printed or electronic report containing news concerning the activities of a business or an organization that is sent to its members, customers, employees or other subscribers. Newsletters generally contain one main topic of interest to its recipients.

Marketing refers to activities a company undertakes to promote the buying or selling of a product or service. Marketing includes advertising, selling and delivering products to consumers or other businesses. The purpose of marketing is to reach your target audience and communicate the benefits of your product or service – so you can successfully acquire, keep and grow customers. So, your marketing goals must relate to the specific business objectives your company wants to achieve. The photographer would like to send you information about archive stories and his photography news that he think you might like, if you sign up for his newsletter of Kristian Bertel | Photography. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop the photographer from contacting you online for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted online for marketing purposes, then you can opt out of the newsletter.

What are cookies?
HTTP cookies or internet cookies, are built specifically for web browsers to track, personalize and save information about each user's session. A 'Session' is the word used to define the amount of time you spend on a site. Cookies are created to identify you when you visit a new website. Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. They help that website remember information about your visit, which can both make it easier to visit the site again and make the site more useful to you. So cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit the website, the photographer may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit the All About Cookies website.

How do the photographer use cookies?
The photographer uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on his website, including to understanding how you use and engage with the website.

What types of cookies do the photographer use?
There are a number of different types of cookies, however, this website uses cookies to collect information about your visit to the Kristian Bertel | Photography website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser and device.

How to manage your cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites
This privacy policy applies only to the Kristian Bertel | Photography website. The Kristian Bertel | Photography website may contain links to third-party websites. The photographer is not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites and encourages you to read the privacy policies of each website you visit, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to the photographer's privacy policy
The photographer keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this webpage and he reserves the right to update or change this privacy policy at any time. The updated version will be posted on this page of the Kristian Bertel | Photography website and your continued use of our services and website constitutes your acceptance of these changes.

How to contact the photographer
If you have any questions about the photographer's privacy policy please do not hesitate to:
Contact the photographer

What is a private policy?

A privacy policy is a statement or legal document that discloses some or all of the ways a party gathers, uses, discloses and manages a customer or client's data. A privacy policy is a statement that describes how a website collects, uses and manages the personal data of consumers. This type of policy must often include many explanations, including detailed descriptions of the who, what, where, when and why of your data collection processes.