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Privacy Policy

Erika Thiele Photography understands you may have concerns about privacy while online. Our Privacy Policy is here to explain how we use the information provided to us at, as well as the steps we take to protect that information.

What we collect

When you first create an account with on our website, you are asked to provide your name, email address and create a unique password for your account. You are not obligated to create an account in order to visit our site. However, you will need an account to place  orders or view gallery images.

When purchasing through our website, we will ask to provide additional information, such as your address and phone number, as well as other personal information necessary to process the order and provide you with the best customer service experience.

During the payment process, you will be asked to provide your credit card information through our secure online card processing system. For your own privacy and security, we do not store credit card numbers in your account or online.

If you would like your order(s) shipped to a third party, we will also require the name, address and phone number of the recipient(s).

How information is used

We collect information about you to process your orders, manage your account and, if you agree, send you offers related to our products & services.

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

Erika Thiele Photography does use cookies to observe visitor navigation throughout our website in order to improve our client's experience.

You may adjust your web browser settings on your personal computer or electronic device to notify you whenever you receive a cookie from a website. Through your web browser settings you may also erase cookies, clear search history, and clear "cache" stores at anytime. By deleting your cookies and clearing your search history, you may limit our ability to personalize your account with Erika Thiele Photography for your next shopping experience. However, deleting cookies and clearing your browser history will never prevent you from visiting our website.

Below are the cookies that may be used from our website.


Random value to start sessions


A unique random identifier for user experience and actions such as saving contents of your shopping cart.


An encrypted ID to automatically log you into your account if you choose the remember me option when creating an account or logging in.


A visitor ID number used for our statistical system.


The date of your last visit for our statistical system.


Set if you have viewed our mailing list popup offer (value of 1). Required so it does not show to you each time you visit our site.


Set if you have previously logged into your account (value of 1)

Other websites

Our website may contain links to our social accounts and/or other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, we are not in control of the other website page(s). Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting other websites, and other websites are not governed by our  privacy statement.

Controlling your personal information

While using parts of our website, you may encounter forms to fill out with your email address or other personal information. You will always have the option of allowing us to contact your pertaining to that form or event.

You may access and update your account information via at anytime, or feel free to send us an email at for any updates you would like us make.

Please remember never to share your login information with anyone, and if you have forgotten your password, simply use the "Forgot Password" link below the login screen.

If you wish to have your information removed from our system, you may email us at anytime via

Children's Online Policy

Erika Thiele Photography is committed to preserving online privacy for all our website visitors. While our website is open to view by all audience levels, we do not knowingly or purposefully collect information about children, nor sell products to children.

In accordance to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we never knowingly collect any information from or sell products to children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you must ask your parent or legal guardian to assist you in using for accounts and purchases.

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