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<h1 class="notopmargin"><B>Our Privacy Policy</h1></B><br>

<p><h3><B>We at Downriver Photography take your privacy seriously.</B></h3></p>
<h2><B>Education, your rights, our policy.</h2></B>
<p>Although the law provides for photography in all public places (defined as open to the public and wherein privacy is not reasonably expected) and that all editorial (newsworthy) photography can be freely published, televised, printed in newspapers and magazines alike without the knowledge or consent of the participants, this is not the policy of Downriver Photography.</p>
<p>At no time will Downriver Photography print, publish, make available or sell your name, email address or any personally identifiable information (other than badging found on jerseys, gi belts, team jackets, or other publicly displayed information outside of our control, and therein only within the confines of this web service) without prior written consent in the form of a model release. In the event a photograph is deemed newsworthy and considered for publication, attempts will be made to contact the subject(s) and gain permission.  If permission is not given, the image will not be used.  End of story.</p>

<p>Photographs found on the Downriver Photography website are for private personal use only, intended solely for participants, attendees, competitors, clubs, teams and organizations, friends and family members. Images may not be used for advertising or promotion (including our own) in any form or fashion without the prior written consent of both the photographer and a signed model release by the subject.  Downriver Photography retains ownership and copyright of any and all images.</p>

<p>If for any reason, during the shooting of an event or while visiting this website, you or a family member are not comfortable being photographed, or having photos made available through this web service, please feel free to inform the photographer at the event, or send e-mail to <a href="mailto:contact@downriverphotography.com" title="E-mail Steve">contact@downriverphotography.com</a>. At your discretion photos will either not be taken, placed in a private password protected gallery, or removed entirely. Please be sure to include the gallery name and filename(s) or image number(s) in any correspondence. We at Downriver Photography provide a cost effective predominately free service. If photographs are not wanted or desired we would prefer to be notified in advance as many many hours of post processing go into each event. An unwanted photo is an unlikely sale and your satisfaction and comfort are of utmost importance.</p>

<h2><B>Smugmug, your privacy, and ordering.</h2></B>

<p>Smugmug is a resource for professional photographers providing web hosting and photo finishing services.  When placing an order with Downriver Photography, Smugmug processes your order and through their professional finishing lab, provides you with dazzling products and prints.  Downriver Photography does not process orders.  We are given shipping info, order number and the contact email address you provide when you place your order. At no time is Downriver Photography provided payment information or personal information of any other kind.</p>

Our Privacy Policy


We at Downriver Photography take your privacy seriously.

Education, your rights, our policy.


Although the law provides for photography in all public places (defined as open to the public and wherein privacy is not reasonably expected) and that all editorial (newsworthy) photography can be freely published, televised, printed in newspapers and magazines alike without the knowledge or consent of the participants, this is not the policy of Downriver Photography.


At no time will Downriver Photography print, publish, make available or sell your name, email address or any personally identifiable information (other than badging found on jerseys, gi belts, team jackets, or other publicly displayed information outside of our control, and therein only within the confines of this web service) without prior written consent in the form of a model release. In the event a photograph is deemed newsworthy and considered for publication, attempts will be made to contact the subject(s) and gain permission. If permission is not given, the image will not be used.


Photographs found on the Downriver Photography website are for private personal use only, intended solely for participants, attendees, competitors, clubs, teams and organizations, friends and family members. Images may not be used for advertising or promotion in any form or fashion without the prior written consent of both the photographer and model via a signed model release. Downriver Photography retains ownership and copyright of any and all images.


If for any reason, during the shooting of an event or while visiting this website, you or a family member are not comfortable being photographed, or having photos made available through this web service, please feel free to inform the photographer at the event, or send e-mail to

contact@downriverphotography.com. At your discretion photos will either not be taken, placed in a private password protected gallery, or removed entirely. Please be sure to include the gallery name and filename(s) or image number(s) in any correspondence. We at Downriver Photography provide a cost effective predominately free service. If photographs are not wanted or desired we would prefer to be notified in advance as many many hours of post processing go into each event. An unwanted photo is an unlikely sale and your satisfaction and comfort are of utmost importance.

SmugMug, your privacy, and ordering.


Smugmug is a resource for professional photographers providing web hosting and photo finishing services. When placing an order with Downriver Photography, Smugmug processes your order and through their professional finishing labs, provide you with dazzling products and prints. Downriver Photography is provided your name, email address, and shipping info. At no time is Downriver Photography provided payment information or personal information of any other kind.

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