Effective as of: August 20, 2021.

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for the https://dearbirth.com. website and various related services (together referred to as the “Site”). I Diana Hinek, the provider of the Site (referred to as “us” or “we”), is committed to protecting your privacy online.

By accessing or using our Site, you agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions, including this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use this Site.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting the revised Privacy Policy on this page. You are responsible for reviewing this Site and Privacy Policy periodically for any modifications.

We do not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us or you choose a service on this website where gathering personal information is necessary to deliver the specific services. But use of those services is entirely voluntary.


What information do we collect from you and how do we use it?
In order to better serve you, we collect two types of information about our users: Personal Information and Non-personal Information.

Personal Information. Personal Information refers to information that lets us know the specifics of who you are. For example, our online inquiry forms may ask you to voluntarily provide contact information such as your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address. We do not collect any Personal Information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. Your Personal Information is used to provide services to you, to fill orders, and improve our product and service offerings. We may use Personal Information to deliver information to you and to contact you regarding administrative notices. We may also use your Personal Information to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.

Some pages may provide you with an opportunity to order products, make requests, and register to receive materials and/or services. The types of personal information collected on these pages may include: Business name, Contact name, E-mail address, Phone number, URL, Social Media links.

Non-personal Information. Non-personal information refers to information that we gather based upon how you use or visit our Site that does not by itself identify you specifically. For example, we may collect the Web site’s URL that you just came from, what browser you are using, and your IP address. Also, when you use our Site, through a mobile device (such as a mobile phone or tablet), we may receive information about your device through its unique device identification number.

 During your visit to the dearbirth.com website the information that is automatically collected and stored is:

  • Your Internet domain and Internet Protocol address.
  • The type of browser and operating system you used to access our site.
  • The date and time of your visit to our site.
  • The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
  • The IP address of the website from which you came to this site.
  • The website to which you go when you leave this site.
  • If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.

We use this information to evaluate and improve the content of our site and to make our site more useful to our visitors. We also use it to diagnose problems with our server, to keep our server running smoothly, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology they use. This information does not identify or track you personally.

e and the types of technology they use. This information does not identify or track you personally.


Google Remarketing
Dear Birth may from time to time use Google’s remarketing technology. This allows us to display relevant ads based on what pages on the Dear Birth website you have viewed. The advertising will be displayed using cookies. This cookie doesn’t record any personal information or identify you personally.


If you would prefer to not receive any targeted advertising, you can deactivate the use of cookies for these purposes through Google by visiting the website: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/.

Google has its own independent data protection policy which can be accessed here (https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/).


Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel

Dear Birth may from time to time use Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing, and communications. This tool allows Dear Birth to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. The collected data remains anonymous and Dear Birth cannot see the personal data of any individual user.
However, the collected data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook may be able to connect the data with your Facebook account and use the data for their own advertising purposes (in accordance with Facebook’s Data Use Policy found under: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). Facebook has ultimate control of the information gathered through Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing, and communications. You can opt-out of Facebook’s use of cookies and Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing through settings on your Facebook Account.


With whom do we share your information?
We do not sell, trade, or rent your Personal Information to others. We do provide some of our services through contractual arrangements with affiliates, services providers, payment processors and other third-party service providers. For example, our third-party service providers may use your Personal Information to confirm payment for products and services purchased on this Site; to accomplish the delivery of products that you ordered; or to help us provide customer service. Please note that we strive to use only reputable third-party service providers; however, their use of your Personal Information is governed by the privacy policies of those third-party service providers, and is not subject to our control.


Information security
We work hard to protect Dear Birth and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:
  • We encrypt many of our services using SSL.
  • We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
  • We restrict access to personal information to Dear Birth employees and contractors who may need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
How to opt-out or change your Personal Information?
If you indicated upon registration that you are interested in receiving offers or information from us, we may occasionally send you email about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. You may opt out of email marketing by using the unsubscribe link in such email.
You may also correct or change your Personal Information and privacy preferences by contacting us by email at hello@dearbirth.com. Please include your name, address, and/or email address when you contact us. While we will strive to comply with your requests, please note that we may not be able to delete information associated with past transactions on this Site or completely delete your information without some residual information because of backups.
What security precautions are in place to protect your information?
The importance of security for your Personal Information is of utmost concern to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. You can be assured that we use commercially reasonable means consistent with industry standards to protect your Personal Information.


Do you use ‘cookies’?

Dear Birth uses cookies on the site but they are not used to record personal data. We have enabled Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting which infers general demographic data (such as age, gender, and interests) on visitors but does not collect any personally identifiable information. The cookie feature is used only to store a randomly generated identifying temporary tag on your computer.

How about third party sites accessible from our Site?

Our Site may contain links to other third party websites. Other websites accessible through our Site have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each Site’s privacy policy. We have no control over such third party sites and are not responsible for the policies, practices, or content of third parties.
Sending an email to Dear Birth
If you choose to send us an e-mail that includes personal information, normally we will use the information provided only to respond to your message and for no other purposes. We do not use the information to create personal profiles, or give it to others for commercial use or other purposes without your consent. Please note, communications you send to Dear Birth are not confidential or protected by any professional privilege or relationship. If you send us a threat or message that describes or promotes unlawful activity, Dear Birth reserves the right to share such threat or message with law enforcement authorities.
What else should you know about your privacy online?
If you have questions about the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, or comments or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at hello@dearbirth.com

We may disclose Personal Information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to comply with the law or with a legal process served on our Site.

Model Release

DearBirth retains the exclusive right to copy, edit and distribute any/all images created under this Model Release. That includes release to the general public, for any reason, including but not limited to: advertising, marketing, sales, print, competitions, educational seminars, and monetary gain.  The mediums for display could include newspapers, magazines, books, television, and the internet, but are not limited to only those mediums.  DearBirth retains these rights even if image files are turned over to the Client. All photos created by DearBirth are copyright protected.

It is a violation of federal copyright law to copy, scan, or allow photographs created by DearBirth to be reprinted, duplicated, digitally reproduced, copied, scanned, or altered digitally or otherwise without DearBirth’s express written permission. The client may print their personal photographs with the written consent of DearBirth once in possession of the digital images. The digital negatives or prints are for personal use and for the purposes of reproduction and giving of photographs to friends and relatives and not to be used by the client for profit. 

The negatives/digital files remain the sole property of DearBirth and will never be given or sold.

Client grants DearBirth and its legal representatives and assigns, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of Client, Client’s child or children, or in which Client may be included for editorial, trade, advertising and other purposes, and in any other manner and medium; to alter the same without restriction; and to copyright the same. Client hereby releases DearBirth and its legal representatives and assigns from all claims and liability relating to said photographs. Unless differently writtenly stated and agreed upon.

Service Agreement and Liability Release

The client agrees that DearBirth shall provide Doula and photography services to the best of our abilities in accordance with the event selected. Every effort will be made to assure your satisfaction according to industry standards. Any artistic interpretations by the photographer will be deemed acceptable and correct. We will do all that we can to ensure that you are satisfied with your images and products. We cannot be responsible for dissatisfaction due to circumstances beyond our control. In the event that photographic materials are damaged or lost through camera or computer malfunction the photographer liability will be limited to a retake of the session whenever possible, a refund of the prorated for the amount of the exposures lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.  If a fee must be refunded, DearBirth will have no further obligation to the client.

If DearBirth cannot perform this agreement in whole or in part due to a fire, casualty, acts of God, weather/nature, terror, or other causes beyond the control of the parties, DearBirth’s liability will be limited to scheduling a replacement session and producing the best images to our ability in that circumstance, and will not be responsible for dissatisfaction due to these circumstances that are beyond our control. 

DearBirth provides two Doulas/photographers to ensure a secure replacement should illness or injury occur. The client understands that DearBirth will not be held responsible for any injuries, illnesses, etc. that may or may not derive from this session. 

DearBirth will not tolerate any emotional, physical or verbal abuse.  If an abusive situation arises at the reasonable discretion of the Doula/photographer, then the Doula/ photographer can leave and the retainer and any balance will be kept. If there is any issue with services provided, the client will not slander the Doula/photographer in any public form and will reach out to the Doula/photographer to address any concerns.


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