Privacy Policy

Last updated: April 15th, 2024

Kogia ("we," "our," or "us") is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who use our website and services. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect personal information provided by users of our image library for ocean conservation.

1. Information We Collect

We collect personal information provided voluntarily by users when they register for an account, submit media, or communicate with us. This information may include:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Organization name (if applicable
  • User-generated content such as comments or contributions

We may also collect non-personal information such as IP addresses, browser type, and device information for analytical purposes.

2. Use of Information

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our image library services
  • To communicate with users about their accounts and submissions
  • To improve our website and services
  • To analyze usage trends and preferences
  • To prevent fraud and ensure security

3. Disclosure of Information

We may disclose personal information to third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and providing services. These service providers are obligated to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information.

We may also disclose personal information when required by law or in response to valid legal requests, such as subpoenas or court orders.

4. Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

5. User Rights

Users have the right to access, update, or delete their personal information at any time. Users may also opt out of receiving communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in emails or by contacting us directly.

6. Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not operated by us. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

7. Children's Privacy

Our services are not directed to individuals under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and become aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us to have it removed from our systems.

8. Newsletter Subscription

By signing up as a member of Kogia, users are automatically subscribed to our newsletter. Users can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by following the instructions provided in the newsletter or by contacting us directly.

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting the revised version on our website. The effective date of the revised policy will be indicated at the top of the page. We encourage users to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

10. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at