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    Privacy Policy

    Silkroad Images PRIVACY POLICY

    Please read this policy carefully and if you have any questions contact us. Remember, you always have the choice to opt out of our use of your personal information. By using this site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this policy.

    Silkroad Images is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy tells you about our online collection, use and disclosure of personal information. The terms of this policy apply to all personal information collected by Silkroad Images on the website silkroadimages.com and other country-specific Silkroad Images websites which may be linked to silkroadimages.com.

    This site is operated by Silkroad Images LLC (“Silkroad Images”) and may be accessed in Jordan and abroad. For personal information protection purposes in the European Union, Silkroad Images is the controller and, unless otherwise noted, is also the processor of the personal information.

    Privacy Officer

    We have designated a privacy officer at Silkroad Images to be accountable for our policies and practices with respect to the management of personal information. You may forward any questions, comments or complaints that you might have about this privacy policy to:
    Imad AlBarakat
    Silkroad Images LLC
    King Hussein Business Park,
    Building 4, Second Floor
    Amman 11185 Jordan

    Or by email to: privacy@silkroadimages.com

    Collection of Your Non-Personal and Personal Information

    When you visit this site, certain kinds of non-personal information, such as the website that referred you to us, browser type and language, and access times, may be collected automatically as part of the site's operation. We also may collect navigational information, including information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions taken in connection with the site. Demographic information (e.g., your occupation, hobbies, gender, or interests) may also be collected and may be linked to your personal information.
    We only collect personal information about you after you have provided us with your consent to collect that specific information.

    Personal information includes:

    • Information collected when you register or visit the site including your member name and password, your name, your mailing address, email address, IP address and phone number.
    • Information collected when you make a purchase including your credit card number and billing address.
    • If you become a contributor, information collected when you sign-up as a contributor including (i) banking and other financial institution information required in order for us to compensate you; (ii) your social insurance number required in order for us to prepare tax information slips; and (iii) a copy of your photo identification (for example, your driver’s license).


    You may always choose not to provide personal information, but if you so choose, certain products and services may not be available to you.

    Use of Your Personal Information

    Silkroad Images collects and uses your personal information to:

    • create and manage your membership account
    • process your transactions
    • provide customer service
    • perform research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies
    • to display content that is customized to your interests and preferences
    • to run contests, select entrants, and choose prize winners
    • to run Interactive Areas
    • if you are contributor to Silkroad Images, to compensate you and to prepare tax information slips
    • if you are a contributor to Silkroad Images, to identify your uploaded content as your content
    • to communicate with you about your transactions, new products and services including transaction-related communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, and purchase confirmations
    • we may also send you surveys or marketing communications to inform you of new products or services or other information or offers that may be of interest to you. These surveys or marketing communications may come from Silkroad Images or any of its divisions, affiliates or subsidiaries. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications, you may adjust your "Personal Information Preferences" as described below. Please keep in mind that, if you choose not to receive marketing communications, you will continue to receive transactional or account communications (e.g., confirmation emails and account balance statements).

    Personal information collected by Silkroad Images and its affiliates may be stored and processed in Jordan or any other country in which Silkroad Images, affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by providing us with your personal information and using our sites or services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country please contact our Privacy Officer.

    Disclosing Your Personal Information

    Except as set out in this privacy policy, Silkroad Images does not disclose or sell your personal information to any third-parties.
    We may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf. For example, we may hire other companies to handle the processing of payments, to provide data storage, to host websites, to fulfill orders and shipments, to assist in marketing, to conduct audits, etc. Those third-party service providers (i) shall be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to provide the service, (ii) must protect personal information to the same extent that Silkroad Images does, and (iii) shall be prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

    If you have entered into and/or won anSilkroad Images contest, we or a contest sponsor may publish your name and city of residence.
    Information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, or sale of the company and/or its assets, as well as in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required or permitted to do so by law.

    Consent of Your Personal Information

    By submitting personal information to us, you acknowledge and agree that you have consented to the collection, use and disclosure practices set out in this Privacy Policy as they relate to your personal information.
    Accessing Your Personal Information

    If you would like to review or revise information that you previously provided to us, you may access and change your personal information in the "My Profile" section of the site. You may also contact Customer Service at +962 79 6234511 (international) or by email at info@silkroadimages.com for assistance.

    Personal Information Preferences

    Silkroad Images respects your right to make choices about the use and disclosure of your personal information. If at any time you decide that you do not want to receive marketing communications from us, please let us know by: (1) checking or unchecking the appropriate box on your online registration form when you sign up or on the "Control Panel" page of the website once you are a member; (2) contacting our Customer Service at +962 79 6234511 (international); (3) follow the "unsubscribe" instructions included within each email communication; or (4) by email at info@silkroadimages.com.

    If you choose not to receive marketing communications, please be advised that you will continue to receive transactional or account communications (e.g., confirmation emails and account balance statements).

    Use of Cookies and Other Technologies

    Silkroad Images uses "cookies" to enable you to sign in to our services and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive. Cookies contain information, including personal information, which can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The information that cookies collect includes the date and time of your visit, your registration information, session identification number and your navigational history and preferences.
    Cookies offer you many conveniences. They allow us to identify registered users when they return to the site so that they can retrieve previous image search results, access light boxes and view their previous invoices. Cookies also save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.
    In some cases, our third-party service providers may also use cookies, web beacons and other technologies on our sites. For example, we allow third-party companies to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies collect non-personally identifiable information during your visits to our Site in order to customize our offerings to you, including providing you advertising about goods and services that are more likely to be of interest to you. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the collection of information and use of cookies by Silkroad Images only, and does not cover the use of cookies or other technologies by third parties to collect information. If you would like to know more about this practice and your choices about not having this information used by third-parties, please contact Customer Service at +962 79 6234511 (international).
    You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our site and services that depend on cookies but you will be able to perform basic navigation through the site.
    In addition to cookies, we may use other technologies, including single-pixel gifs (also known as web beacons) on our website and in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters. Web beacons allow us to measure the actions of a user opening the page that contained the web beacon. We use web beacons to assist us in determining how many users have visited certain pages or opened messages or newsletters, improve user experience and manage site content. When you click on a link on a page with a web beacon, we may record your response to customize our offerings to you.

    Security of Your Personal Information

    The security of your personal information is very important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to help protect your personal information, including without limitation:

    • limiting access to your personal information to those of our employees who require it to provide services to you;
    • requiring employees to sign confidentiality agreements to protect customer and other confidential information;
    • ensuring that third-party service providers sign confidentiality agreements to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and not to use it for any unauthorized purposes;
    • personal information collected is retained as long as it is reasonably required for the purposes it was collected;
    • encrypting credit card information on our order forms using secure socket layer (SSL) technology; and
    • Storing your personal information in secure computer systems which protect it from unauthorized access or use.

    No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
    If a password is used to protect your account and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential.


    We do not intend to solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent. If you are under 18, you shall not use or enter information on this site, including, without limitation, any Interactive Areas of the site without parental consent. Please contact Customer Services at +962 79 6234511 (international) or by email at info@silkroadimages.com, to obtain the necessary parental consent forms.



    We may link to websites, including those of our subsidiaries and third-party content providers that have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. We assume no responsibility for the policies or practices of such linked sites, and encourage you to become acquainted with them prior to use.

    Changes to This Privacy Policy

    We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time. When we make changes, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of the policy. If there are material changes to this statement or in how Silkroad Images will use your personal information, we will notify you by prominently posting a notice of such changes here or on our home page, or by sending you an email. We encourage you to review this policy whenever you visit one of our sites.

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