You are invited to participate in EXPOSURE. This worldwide search for photos hopes to expose your perspective from behind your lens, camera or smartphone in a global photography exhibition. Select your favorite images, submit your photos easily online and have a chance at life-changing awards.
Participating Photographers Will Receive:
Your photo living on a global browsing page promoted online.
People from all over the world who love photos will vote for your images.
Hosted at the International Center of Photography.
Travel and accommodations in NYC.
Or simply fill in the information below and have the competition details e-mailed to you.
Your information will be entirely private.
Image from Exposure 2013 Finalist - xinzhaoli.see.me
See.Me is a community of artists, musicians, photographers, designers and creative enthusiasts who are collaborating, connecting and celebrating their work with an audience of millions.
We started as a modest side-project in 2008 under the name Artists Wanted. Since then we have hosted dozens of shows and exhibitions, displayed the work of tens of thousands of artists and have distributed over $1.5 million dollars worth of cash grants and other awards.
Powered by See.Me (formerly ArtistsWanted.org), the fifth annual EXPOSURE photography competition is an international call for image-makers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture. Share your best photos today and earn over $100,000 in awards including a world-class New York City Gallery Exhibition.
Photography is power. Each and every one of us carries a unique experience that manifests in the images we capture. Your photographs are distinguished and exquisite, solitary in the level of embodiment of your character and voice.
An esteemed panel of jurors will review all Premium Entrants and name one Grand Prize photographer to receive $10,000 and be flown to New York City with luxury accommodations at the W New York - Times Square, as well as a four-week solo exhibition of your photography. We will also fund the printing of your work, assist to handle shipping, and send exclusive invites to press, collectors, and influencers in the art and photography communities.
Since 2007 See.Me has shown award winning members in New York City, Paris, Miami and beyond and has distributed over $1.5 Million in grants and awards while connecting hundreds of thousands of photographers to exposure and opportunities worldwide.
Premium Entrants only - determined by the Judges
In partnership with W Hotels and Impact Hub your work will be seen in, the W Hotels New York, and Impact Hubs around the world. To kick it all off, your work will be shown during a celebratory evening at the International Center of Photography in New York City. Available to all Basic and Premium entrants, the International Awards will be given to every single entrant, determined by the number of public votes received. Once each entrant passes the Vote Milestones of 9, 25, 100, 500, and 1000 votes to their entry, they will receive the next level of their International Award. Eligible entrants will have their entry shown in a Public Browsing Page seen by Hundreds of Thousands, blasted to our Facebook following, shown in week long exhibitions around the world, and a special trip to New York City. Click herefor details on voting milestones.
Available to All Entrants - determined by Vote Count
An esteemed panel of jurors will review all See.Me Pro Member Entrants and name one photographer to receive $10,000 and a premier of your work at the International Center of Photography. We will also produce exclusive invites to press, collectors, and influencers in the art and photography communities. The selected photographer will then be interviewed for an article published by See.Me to be seen by over twelve million people across the globe.
See.Me Pro Member Entrants only - determined by the Judges
Ten Premium Entrants will be selected by a panel of jurors to each receive a Category Award of $500, a portfolio review with a panel of distinguished jurors, a printed feature in the EXPOSURE 2014 event materials distributed across New York City, as well as an online feature published by See.Me, exposing their work to tens of thousands of the most influential eyes in the photography and arts communities. Click here to see all the category genres.
Premium Entrants only - determined by the Judges
One premium entrant who registers before Friday February 14th, 2014 11:59pm EST will receive a $1,000 cash grant, a printed feature in the EXPOSURE 2014 event materials distributed across New York City and an online feature published by See.Me.
Premium Entrants only - determined by the Judges
Get your photographs reviewed by a panel of esteemed, industry professionals. Our Grand Prize panel of jurors will review and determine the winning photographers of the Grand Prize and Early Entry Award.
Each group of specialized Category jurors will review and determine the winning photographer in each category.
The See.Me EXPOSURE photography contest ("Contest") is open to international creatives who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. All entries which are prohibited by applicable law shall be deemed to be void. See.Me reserves the right to verify all eligibility requirements. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Employees and their immediate families (defined as spouses, parents, siblings, children, grandparents and in-laws) and any members of their households employed by See.Me or any of its affiliates, parent corporations, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to participate. Minors under the age of 18 may enter online by providing their parent or legal guardian's e-mail address. See.Me will notify parent or legal guardian when their child has entered a contest at www.see.me. Parent or legal guardian will have seven (7) days to object by e-mail to their child's entry. If a parent or legal guardian sends an email stating their objection within seven (7) days of being notified by See.Me, such child's entry and information will be deleted. Minors under the age of 18 who are selected as a potential winner will also be required to provide See.Me with a parental permission form, which will be sent to the parent/legal guardian's email address of potential winners under the age of 18. The form must include a parent's or legal guardian's approval signature and be returned by mail or by fax to an address and fax number provided on the form within seven (7) days from the date of notice in order to be eligible to receive a prize. Any minor who does not provide this parental permission form within seven (7) days will forfeit his or her right to be declared a winner and/or win a prize, and an alternate winner will be selected.
HOW TO ENTER
Visit www.exposureaward.com and register as a member. Follow the directions provided to upload your artwork. Registrations are complete when member’s artwork has been successfully uploaded. Upgraded entries must be accompanied by the payment of a TWENTY-FIVE Dollar ($25.00) or SIXTY-NINE Dollar ($69.00) entry fee. All registrations to be considered for the awards must be received by March 15, 2014 11:59pm ET (the "Final Deadline").Any entries and/or payments submitted after the Final Deadline will be automatically void.
Entrants who are existing See.Me Pro Members are eligible to join at either Basic or Premium level.
Entrants who join by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday February 14th, 2014 11:59pm EST (the “Early Deadline”) will be eligible for (i) the International Awards (as described below); upgraded members who join by the Early Deadline will also be eligible for (ii) the Early Entry Award (as described below). Entrants who join by the Initial Deadline will be eligible for (i) the International Awards (as described below); upgraded entrants who join by the Initial Deadline will also be eligible for the (ii) Grand Prize Award, and (iii) Category Awards. (as described below).
Each portfolio must be the original work of the entrant, and entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such entry. See.Me reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry it deems to be offensive, inappropriate, derogatory, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, that is not in keeping with See.Me's image, or that is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these Official Contest Rules. In addition, all entries must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual, or promote discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age, which determination See.Me may make in its sole discretion.
Entrant must have obtained express written consent to submit any entry that contains persons other than entrant or third-party elements not owned by entrant and, if requested to do so, produce such written consent from appropriate parties in a form and manner acceptable to See.Me. All entries must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement.
GRAND PRIZE AWARD JUDGING
One (1) potential Grand Prize Award winner will be determined from among all eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based on a rating system that considers uniqueness, skill, and ambition. The entrant who submitted the entry receiving the highest score, as determined by See.Me in its sole discretion, will be the potential Grand Prize winner. The public support used in the International Awards do not affect and will not otherwise be taken into account in awarding the Grand Prize Award.
CATEGORY AWARD JUDGING
Ten (10) potential Category Award winners will be determined from among all eligible entries (Premium Entrants only) by a panel of qualified judges based on a rating system that considers uniqueness, skill, and ambition. Awards will be offered in the following categories: People & Portrait, Documentary / Photojournalism, Cloudscape/Landscape/Aerial/Cityscape, Travel/Vacation, Action & Adventure, Events (Parties, Weddings, Celebrations), Art/Conceptual, Nature (Plants & Animals), Commercial (Fashion, Product & Food), and Analog. Entrants are subject to inclusion in any number of categories based on the sole discretion of See.Me. Those who submitted the entries receiving the highest scores in their categories, as determined by See.Me in its sole discretion, will be the potential Category Award winners. The public support used in the International Awards does not affect and will not otherwise be taken into account in awarding the Category Awards.
EARLY ENTRY AWARD JUDGING
One (1) potential Early Entry Award winner will be determined from among all eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based on a rating system that considers uniqueness, skill, and ambition. The entrant who submitted the entry receiving the highest score, as determined by See.Me in its sole discretion, will be the potential Early Entry Award winner. The public support used in the International Awards does not affect and will not otherwise be taken into account in awarding the Early Entry Award.
Potential winners (or parent/legal guardian, if winner is a minor) will be notified by telephone, mail, and/or e-mail on or about April 2014, and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and, unless prohibited, a Publicity Release, a W-9 Form, and any additional documents that may be required by See.Me within fourteen (14) calendar days of date of issuance. In the event that a potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian will be notified by e-mail and required to sign and return a parental permission form and release, and prize(s) may, at See.Me's discretion, be awarded in the name of the parent or legal guardian, and such parent or legal guardian will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.
Noncompliance with this time period or with these Official Contest Rules, or the return of any prize notification as undeliverable, may result in disqualification and, at See.Me's discretion, the prize(s) will be awarded to an applicable runner-up.
As a condition of receiving the Early Entry Award, the International Awards, the Category Awards, the Grand Prize Award, or any other supplementary prizes awarded by See.Me, the potential winner agrees to have their work shown in public and to make themselves available for interviews, photographs with their work, and public appearances, including, but not limited to, the receptions, exhibitions, or parties outlined in the contest awards; failure of which may cause See.Me to award such prizes to an applicable runner-up. Potential winners will be required to execute and deliver to See.Me a consignment or other agreement, in a form satisfactory to See.Me, relating to the display and sale of the winner's artwork.
Grand Prize Award: Potential winner will receive $10,000, an exhibition in New York, an online feature at See.Me, and printed inclusion event materials. If such potential winner is a minor under the age of 18, such prize shall be delivered to the minor's parent or guardian. Each potential winner must contact See.Me within fourteen (14) calendar days after such potential winner is notified that he or she has won the Award, failure of which, such potential winner may be disqualified and, at See.Me's discretion, the applicable prize(s) will be awarded to an applicable runner-up.
Category Awards: Ten (10) potential category winners will each receive $500, an online feature at See.Me, and printed inclusion in the event materials in the following ten categories: People & Portrait, Documentary / Photojournalism, Cloudscape/Landscape/Aerial/Cityscape, Travel/Vacation, Action & Adventure, Events (Parties, Weddings, Celebrations), Art/Conceptual, Nature (Plants & Animals), Commercial (Fashion, Product & Food), and Analog; provided, however, if such potential winner is a minor under the age of 18, such prize shall be delivered to the minor's parent or guardian. Each potential winner must contact See.Me within fourteen (14) calendar days after such potential winner is notified that he or she has won the Award, failure of which, such potential winner may be disqualified and, at See.Me's discretion, the applicable prize(s) will be awarded to an applicable runner-up.
Early Entry Award: Potential winner (eligible entrants must have submitted prior to the Early Entry Deadline, Friday February 14th, 2014 11:59pm EST) will receive $1,000, an online feature at See.Me, and printed inclusion in the event materials; provided, however, if such potential winner is a minor under the age of 18, such prize shall be delivered to the minor's parent or guardian. Each potential winner must contact See.Me within fourteen (14) calendar days after such potential winner is notified that he or she has won the Award, failure of which, such potential winner may be disqualified and, at See.Me's discretion, the applicable prize(s) will be awarded to an applicable runner-up.
See.Me reserves the right to select one or more winners of either the Grand Prize Award, the Early Entry Award, or the Category for any reason, at See.Me's sole discretion. See.Me reserves the right to select the same artist for both the Grand Prize, Early Entry or Category Awards. See.Me reserves the right to void potential winners in the case of any fraud, misrepresentation, or impropriety, as determined by See.Me.
All prize details are at the sole discretion of See.Me. No substitutions or transfers of prizes are permitted. See.Me reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value in its sole discretion. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by See.Me.
Please note: EACH ENTRANT SHOULD CONSULT WITH HIS OR HER OWN TAX ADVISER WITH RESPECT TO THE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAX CONSEQUENCES OF THE PRIZES AWARDED IN THE CONTEST (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY APARTMENT, CONDOMINIUM, OR OTHER LIVING SPACE OFFERED AND ANY SALE OF ARTWORK). NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL OR TAX ADVICE TO AN ENTRANT. NEITHER SEE.ME, THE SPONSOR, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES MAKES ANY WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO OR ASSUMES ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TAX CONSEQUENCES RELATING TO THE CONTEST AND THE PRIZES AWARDED HEREBY. THE INCOME TAX CONSIDERATIONS OF ANY PRIZE ARE COMPLEX AND MAY NOT BE THE SAME FOR ALL ENTRANTS.
USE OF ENTRY
By submitting an entry, entrant grants See.Me and its designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use the entry and his/her name, city, state, and country of residence for credit purposes in See.Me's online galleries, printed publications, or any other use on See.Me's website, without further compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law. In addition, each winner grants to See.Me and its designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use and distribute the entry (as submitted, or as cropped by See.Me), and his/her name, city, state, and country of residence for credit purposes, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for purposes of promotion of the Contest and other See.Me contests and/or for purposes of advertising and promoting See.Me and, except as otherwise stated herein, without further compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law.
This use of entry allows rights only in connection with the execution and promotion of the See.Me launch contest and the See.Me website and services. We will never sell your work to external parties without express written consent from you and clear compensation. We are not an image brokerage and have no intention of being one. However, we do look for opportunities for all who participate and will do our best to connect you directly with those.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for late, lost, garbled, damaged, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries or photographs, or for computer, technical, printing, typographical, human, or other errors relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, inability to access any website associated with the Contest, errors which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Contest-related materials. If for any reason the Contest (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned, including infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, See.Me reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, determine winners from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action using judging procedure described above. By participating in the Contest, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees (i) to be bound by the terms of these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of See.Me and judges, which are final and binding in all respects, and (ii) to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless See.Me, Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing (collectively, the "Released Parties") against any and all claims and liability arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of or in connection with participation in the Contest, acceptance and use of any prize, or Released Parties' use of any of the rights granted herein. See.Me may disqualify (and void all associated entries) anyone from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in See.Me’s sole discretion, See.Me determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, fraud, misrepresentation, deception, or other unfair practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant or See.Me's representatives, or who is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these Official Contest Rules.
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1) What’s this about?
In a world of images, a photographer has the potential to change perceptions, ask questions and to explore beauty. You are invited to submit your photography to EXPOSURE, an international search for compelling images, awarding over $100,000 in prizes including a New York City Exhibition.
Powered by See.Me, EXPOSURE is an international search for compelling images, awarding over $100,000 in prizes including a month long Solo Exhibition in New York City.
The goal is simple – to find amazing photographic talents and expose them to the world in the most potent way possible. This opportunity is open to photographers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture. Photography is power – share your best images with the world and have a chance at life changing awards. Click Here to Join
We’ve worked to build a system for entry that is easy and fluid. Below is a brief overview of how the competition works. For more detailed information, visit our Knowledge Base.
2) Who is Eligible to Enter?
EXPOSURE is open to photographers 18 and older from anywhere in the world! We are looking for all types of digital and film photography, including (and definitely not limited to): Fashion, Landscape, Travel, Candid, Digitally Manipulated, Artistic / Conceptual, Self-Portrait, and more! This is your opportunity to capture the moment and share your talent with the world.
3) How do I submit work?
We only accept submissions through our online system. All entrants will receive a free See.Me profile and will be eligible for the International Awards (does not affect the selection of the juried awards). Contest portfolios are fully editable (you can change/add images and modify your bio) until the final deadline.
After you complete your submission, you will be sent a confirmation email with your username and a direct link to your portfolio, which you will be able to start using immediately. Click Here to Join
Participants can submit a Basic Entry for $25, or a Premium Entry for $69. See.Me Pro Members have exclusive access to submit FREE OF CHARGE to the Pro Entrant Award. For details regarding each entry level, see below.
4) What are the entry levels and how much does each cost?
Basic Entry is $25. Basic Entrants are eligible only for the International Awards.
Premium Entry is $69. Premium Entrants will be reviewed by the judges in consideration for the Grand Prize, Early Entry and Category Awards, including a month long Photography Exhibition in New York City. Premium Entrants are also eligible for the International Awards.
Pro Entry is FREE. See.Me Pro Member Entrants will be reviewed by the judges in consideration for the Pro Entrant Award, including $10,000 cash and a viewing of your work at the International Center of Photography in NYC.
All Entrants will receive a $70 ‘Thank You’ bag of exclusive freebies and discounts from our partners and sponsors.
5) When are the deadlines?
THE EARLY ENTRY DEADLINE IS Friday February 14th, 2014 11:59pm EST
Premium Entrants who sign up before the Early Entry Deadline will be eligible for the $1,000 Early Entry Award, an online feature, and printed inclusion in the EXPOSURE 2014 event materials.
THE STANDARD ENTRY DEADLINE IS Friday March 14th, 2014 11:59PM ET
Premium Entrants who join before this date will be among the first to be reviewed in consideration for special features and projects.
THE FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE IS Monday March 31st, 2014 11:59PM ET
All members who join before this date are eligible for the International Award. Premium Entrants who join before this time will be considered for the Grand Prize and Category Awards.
6) What are the awards?
GRAND PRIZE AWARD
An esteemed panel of jurors will review all Premium Entrants and name on Grand Prize photographer to receive:
Participants will receive votes to the portfolio in order to receive every prize they desire. The only votes that matter are the ones on YOUR portfolio.
Every participating photographer will receive the International Awards based on when they receive 9, 25, 100, 500 and 1,000 votes to their contest entry. Once crossing each voting milestone, you will receive these prizes: Inclusion in the Public Browsing Page, a Special Feature on our Facebook Page, Inclusion in a Digital Display Traveling Around the World, $1,500 to come to NYC for the EXPOSURE 2014 Event.
PRO MEMBER AWARD
An esteemed panel of jurors will review all See.Me Pro Member Entrants and name one photographer to receive:
EARLY ENTRY AWARD
One premium entrant who registers before Friday February 14th, 2014 11:59pm EST 11:59pm Eastern Time will be chosen by the jurors to receive a $1,000 cash grant, an online feature published by See.me and a printed feature in the EXPOSURE 2014 event materials.
Category Award Winners will be selected by a panel of 10 jurors distinguished in their category to receive $500, a printed feature in the EXPOSURE 2014 event materials, as well as an online feature published by See.Me, exposing their work to tens of thousands of the most influential eyes in the photographic and arts communities.
(1) People & Portrait
Celebrates the likeness of a person of a small group of people through photos in which the face is the focus of the image. Includes: Portraits, Self-Portraits, Group Portraits and Candid photos.
(2) Documentary / Photojournalism
Celebrates the power of photography in creating a visual account for news stories and current events. Includes: Documentary photographs, News photos.
(3) Cloudscape, Landscape, Aerial and/or City Scape
Celebrates the beauty of clouds, sky, urban skylines, and broad areas of land. Includes: Urbanscapes, Landscapes, Cloudscape and Aerial images.
(4) Travel / Vacation
Celebrates the landscape, people, culture, customs, and history specific to a certain geographic area. Includes: Travel and Vacation photography.
(5) Action & Adventure
Celebrates action and adventure captured in images. Includes: Sports photography, Adventure photography.
(6) Events (Parties, Weddings, Celebrations)
Celebrates social events captured in images. Includes: Nightlife, Celebrity, Wedding and Party photography.
(7) Art / Conceptual
Celebrates a concept or idea captured in images and/or relays the creative vision of the photographer as artist. Includes: Artistic photography, Staged and Manipulated photography.
(8) Nature (Plants and Animals)
Celebrates the image of animals (wild and domestic), birds, fish, insects, plants, flowers and trees. Includes: Macro/Nature, Wildlife, and Underwater photography.
(9) Commercial (Fashion, Product & Food)
Celebrates the power of photography in illustrating a service or product. Includes: Advertising, Food, Product, Fashion, Still life and Studio photography
Celebrates the essence/aesthetic of film photography. Includes scans of photographs originally captured using film cameras, including 35mm, Polaroid, and medium/large format cameras.
Every participant will receive a free See.Me account along with a "Thank You" package with over $70 in freebies and discounts from our partners and sponsors.
7) I’ve entered my work. Now what?
Share your See.Me EXPOSURE portfolio with friends, family and colleagues and have them vote for your work by simply using the ‘Vote’ button located on your portfolio page. The more votes you receive, the more prizes you will get.
The votes you collect on your portfolio will enable you to receive every single milestone in the International Awards. Once you pass 9, 25, 100, 500 and 1,000 votes to your portfolio you are GUARANTEED to receive each special prize:
Don’t forget to join us on Facebook and Twitter to see daily featured entrants!
8) When will the winners be announced?
The winning photographers will be announced in or around April 2014. For updates on judging and winners’ announcements, stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter.
9) Use of Entry & Respecting Image Ownership:
We will not resell your work, or use your images for any commercial purpose outside the terms of the contest and the New York Reception. Every image you submit is yours, you retain all rights to your images.
Your images will be hosted on our web server for viewing via your public portfolio and your images may be selected for special promotion on See.Me and other press/partner outlets. For example, in the past major magazines and television outlets have run features on our photographers and we have facilitated that connection. If a major press outlet approaches us to feature your work, we will contact you and work with you to craft the story to the highest benefit for you and your career. Your images will never be sold to a 3rd party.
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The information we collect is gathered from several sources. These include, without limitation, our e-Newsletter subscription forms, site registration, online galleries, contest entries, website message postings, survey information and purchases via telephone, direct mail, email and other electronic sources. From these sources, we may collect postal addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, payment information (e.g., credit card number and billing address), and/or demographic information for those individuals who volunteer such information. When you visit our site, our web server automatically recognizes your domain name, the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the website that referred you, and the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, but no other identifiable information unless volunteered. In addition, we collect aggregate information on what web pages visitors access. We use this information for purposes such as calculating site usage levels, helping diagnose problems with the site's servers, administering the site, and improving site-related services and features.
How We Use Collected Information
The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web pages, customize the content and layout of our pages for each individual visitor, and/or notify visitors about updates to our site. As part of a subscription, gallery usage, registration or contest entry agreement, subscribers, contest entrants and registrants (galleries and other registrants) can be contacted by us through both mail and e-mail to communicate with them about their subscription, registration, contests and topics that may be of interest. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers online will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online or any contest entry. We also may use the information to contact them for marketing purposes.
We work with third parties who provide services including, but not limited to, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment and other services of an administrative nature. We reserve the right to share information about you with such third parties for the purpose of enabling them to provide these services. For example, if you choose to make a purchase through the site, we may share your payment information or other information with our third party service providers to fulfill your purchase, including, without limitation, to process your credit card or payment account number or to ship products to you.
We reserve the right to transfer any and all information that we collect from the site users to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or ownership interests (including, without limitation, in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
If you supply us with your postal address online, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by calling us at the number(s) provided below or writing to us at the below address.
You may receive mailings from other reputable companies.
If you have registered for our products and/or services, entered a contest and/or have supplied an e-mail address, you will receive emails pertaining to these types of products, services and upcoming contests. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of all our e-mails.
From time to time, we make the e-mail addresses of those who opt in and sign up for our e-Newsletters and contest promotions available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting. If you do not want us to share your e-mail address with other companies or organizations, please let us know by clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of all our e-mails.
See.Me , Inc (“See.Me”) sometimes may offer contests, sweepstakes or promotions that are sponsored by or co-sponsored with identified third parties. By virtue of their sponsorship, these third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the contest, sweepstakes, or promotion. See.Me has no control over the third-party sponsors’ use of this information.
If you are under the age of 13 (12 or younger), you may not provide any information about yourself to the site. While you may view content on the site, you may not register with the site, enter any of our sweepstakes or contests or participate in any of our chat rooms, bulletin boards or other activities that would let you enter information about yourself. If we learn that you have provided information about yourself to the site, we will delete such information.
Note to Parents
See.Me will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from kids under 13. If you have any concerns about the site or its related services, wish to find out if your child is a member of one of our services or wish to cancel your child's membership, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To bring you offers that may be of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and click-stream information.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POLICY DOES NOT ADDRESS THE PRIVACY OR INFORMATION PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD PARTIES.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our site periodically. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by following the information above. Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to information we maintain about them, unique identifier information (e.g., customer number or password) that we maintain about them, transaction information (e.g., dates on which customers made purchases, amounts and types of purchases) that we maintain about them, communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to our site (e.g., e-mails, customer inquiries) and contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we maintain about them. Consumers can access this information by signing into the customer service area of our site.
In reference to customer subscriptions, upon request, we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information. Consumers can have all other, non-subscription information corrected by e-mailing or writing to us at the below address.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site, and when we transfer and receive financial information, transactions are conducted through a secure server.
Access to this information is available to you through a unique user name and password. The password is encrypted and we recommend that you not divulge it to anyone. In addition, your registration information resides on a secure server that only selected See.Me personnel have access to. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, although we strive to protect personal information you provide to us, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us through or in connection with the site or that is stored by us. You acknowledge and agree that any information you transmit through the site or upload for storage in connection with the site is so transmitted or stored at your own risk. When you order products or services through the site, you will create a unique user name and password. As stated above, we recommend that you not divulge the password to anyone. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at the address or email address listed below (note that if you choose to notify us via physical mail, this will delay the time it takes for us to respond to the problem). If you would like to update any personal information that you have previously provided to us through the site, you may do so by contacting us at email@example.com.
IMPORTANT — DO NOT DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION IN FORUMS OR ON MESSAGE BOARDS. WHENEVER YOU DO SO, ALL OF THAT INFORMATION CAN BE COLLECTED AND USED BY OTHERS. IF YOU POST PERSONAL INFORMATION IN PUBLIC PLACES, OTHERS MAY SEND YOU UNSOLICITED E-MAIL MESSAGES. BE CAREFUL AND SMART WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
If you feel that we have not complied with the policy, you may contact us at the below address.
Our postal address is:
26-19 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101.
We can also be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.