+597 Photography

+597 Photography is the first online art gallery focused solely on photography of and by artists from Suriname. We offer you the possibility to buy these quality artworks online and have these delivered to your house or office.

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Privacy policy

Privacy policy

+597 Photography is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can let us know if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

By using our website, you are indicating that you have read this privacy policy and understand that your personal information may be used as described below.

If you have any comments or queries in connection with our privacy policy please contact us by email at info@597photography.com.

What we collect

We may collect personal information from our website and from other communications, such as emails. We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including mailing and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • any other information you volunteer to provide to us
  • your domain name and IP address, operating system, browser, version and the website that you visited prior to our site. We may do this by way of a cookie (for more information about cookies see below).
How long do we keep this information?

We keep your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. The length of time we retain this information may also be determined by legal considerations – we are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (e.g. for accounting/tax purposes). We review our retention periods on a regular basis.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • if you do not wish to receive promotional emails or surveys or be contacted for market research or prize distribution purposes you can opt-out by notifying us at any time by email at info@597photography.com.
What we do with the information we gather

When you provide information to us or we obtain information about you we will store this data and hold it on our computers or in hard copy form.

We may use such information for the following purposes:

  • internal record keeping
  • to monitor and improve our website and any products and/or services we may provide
  • to send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting
  • to contact you (by email, telephone, mail or otherwise) for market research purposes or to send surveys to you
  • to contact you (by email, telephone, mail or otherwise) in relation to any competitions we may run on our website
  • to customise the website according to your interests

We may disclose information you provide to us or which we obtain about you:

  • to any law enforcement agency requesting it in connection with the commission of a criminal offence, if we are reasonably satisfied as to the circumstances surrounding the request
  • to comply with any applicable laws
  • to protect other users of our website and ourselves
Our Third Party Data Processors

We use several third parties to process personal data on our behalf. All processors acting on our behalf process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply with this privacy notice, the relevant data protection laws and any other appropriate security measures:

Cookie policy

Cookie policy

All rights in the design, text, graphics, and other material on our Site and the selection or arrangement thereof are the copyright of us or other third parties.

As a user, you may view, print and download the material for your own personal use only (but not in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a database of the contents).

You agree not to reproduce the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate it in any other form.

You agree not to sell or modify the material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the material in any way for any public or commercial purpose without the express written permission of the copyright owner.

From time to time we may in our sole discretion permit users to use the “+597 Photography” name and/or logo on other websites, including but not limited to, social networking sites (“Third Party Sites”). If you wish to use the “+597 Photography” name and/or logo you must obtain written permission from a director of Creative Boom. Where such permission is granted we reserve the right in our sole discretion to withdraw such permission for any reason whatsoever and at any time. You agree to immediately remove the “+597 Photography” name and/or logo from any Third Party Sites in the event that our permission is withdrawn and agree not to do anything which would or may harm the +597 Photography brand or the goodwill of +597 Photography.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies let us know which pages are being viewed on our website and let us determine how frequently these pages are visited, we also gather information about the geographical location of our site visitors. This helps us improve our website and tailor it to our users’ needs. We use Google Analytics for this purpose – which sends several cookies to your browser. If you would like to opt-out of data collection by Google Analytics, you can find out more information here.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. We are not responsible for the data policies or procedures or content of any linked websites. You should check the privacy policy of each website you visit.


We have put in place various security procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure and to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, the internet is not a secure medium and we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the risks of providing information and dealing online over the internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless such breach is due to our negligence or wilful default.

Your rights

Your rights

You have certain rights with regards to the personal information we hold about you, including the following:

  • Right of access: you have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to ask us to rectify information we hold about you which you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Right to erasure: You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances
  • Right to restriction of processing: You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
  • Right to object to processing: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests
  • Right to portability: For personal information which you have supplied to us, you have the right to ask that we provide that information to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format
Exercising your rights

If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at info@597photography.com, or at the address above. We may need to request specific information from you to confirm your identity. You will not have to pay a fee to exercise the rights set out above, but we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is unfounded, repetitive or excessive.

We will try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In these cases, we will notify you and keep you informed about your request.

Changes to this policy

Any future changes to this policy will be posted on our website, and so we recommend that you occasionally revisit this page to review any updates. If we make significant changes we’ll ensure that these are clearly pointed out on this website.

We keep this policy under regular review. It was last updated in August 2019.