Privacy Policy for The Freedive Café

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at Privacy.

At we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by and how we use it.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

→ Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on
→ Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to and other sites on the Internet.
→ Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL –

Our Advertising Partners

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include …….

While each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site, an updated and hyperlinked resource is maintained here: Privacy Policies.
You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners of

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. You may find a comprehensive listing of these privacy policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Privacy Policy Online Approved Site

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Thursday, December 7th, 2017.
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.


General Copyright Information

All photos on this website are copyrighted material and all rights are reserved. This means you must have permission to use the photos in any way that does not fall under the limited rights granted by the “fair use” clause of the copyright law.  “Fair use” does not extend to taking the photos and putting them on your own website, even if modified and for non-commercial use. ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED. NO commercial, non-profit, or governmental use of any kind is allowed without written permission.  Educational use is allowed as permitted by law under the “fair use” clause of the copyright laws. No redistribution of any modified or altered photo is allowed.

Copyright FAQ – Not intended as legal advice:

Use without authorization is THEFT. A copyright infringement will cost your company from $5,000 to $1,000,000 (or more depending on usage).  If you decide not to settle out of court keep in mind that the law is on the photographers side.  You will be flying (or hiring) attorneys where the photographer resides, and all the photographer has to show is that your company used the photo without a proper license.  Intent or foreknowledge of copyright status does not have to proven. Do not use any photo without a proper license!

Q: I’ve heard that unless a photographer applies to the copyright office for a copyright its not copyrighted.
A: DON’T BELIEVE IT. All photos are copyrighted the minute they’re created, whether the photographer takes steps to protect the image or not. These rights are international by agreement, treaty and the Berne Convention. The copyright is the exclusive property of the “author”, artist, or photographer.

Q: What are the penalties for illegally using a photo.
A: Pretty much the same for violating any copyright, its theft and is treated that way. Civil suits have been brought in the millions. FPG International sued Newsday a couple of years ago for $700,000 for creating a composite image out of three separate images. Tony Stone Images sued Corel over about the same thing. This is serious and should be taken serious. If companies this large can fall in to legal trouble image what could happen with your company. Best to buy the rights you need, It’ll cost you a lot less in the long run.  There can even be criminal penalties!

Q: What if I properly obtain a license and then decide to use the image for something else?
A: Any use not specified on your license or contract MUST be renegotiated. Rarely do you obtain full rights in a license, if you did you would know it because it would have cost you plenty. Violations of a license are considered copyright infringement.

Q: How long does a photographer get to claim copyright on an image?
A: Unlike a patent a copyright is for life. Actually life plus 50 years.

Q: I’m under a deadline, can I go ahead and use the image and pay later.
A: Absolutely NOT.

Q: If I touch up a photo in my paint program I’m creating a new work of art so the copyright now belongs to me, correct?
A: Not exactly. Your derivative technically has a copyright but the original art work still has a copyright that belongs to the original artist (photographer). If the new image is even vaguely recognizable you have infringed on that copyright.You may not use a copyrighted image even in part without the permission of the photographer or their authorized agent.

Q: So what is “fair use”?
A: This is a very limited right to use an excerpt of copyrighted work to illustrate or as an example in educational or political discussion. No money may change hands and the use must be strictly noncommercial (this includes institutional and governmental). For more information see “The Software Publishers Association Legal Guide to Multimedia”, or one of the many other books on the subject at your local library.

Q: I need an image for a nonprofit organization I work with. Copyright law doesn’t apply to this type of use since its noncommercial, right?
A: Wrong. Copyright laws apply to everyone, no exceptions are made based on income, profits, tax status, or other financial criteria


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