Smugmug bought Flickr so I looked over their #Privacy policy

Smugmug bought Flickr so I looked over their privacy policy

some of the snippets I thought were noteworthy. Full PP


  1. AI will use facial recognition to identify real persons in your photos
  2. Log in by social media will provide them with your entire profile including your friend list
  3. Info will be shared with unknown “others” for the purpose of “among other things”. Literally anyone for anything.
  4. Data retention as long as they want
  5. You won’t be notified when private info is requested about you.

Image Recognition Technology

We use image recognition algorithms to find visually similar images as well as to help you organize your photos and make it easier to search images. This technology might identify and tag scenes, actions, objects, or public figures.” (which means AI will face Id everyone in your albums and will try to match with their database or real people)

  1. Information they Collect From Other Sources about you

if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists

  1. We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:
  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf
  1. Your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by SmugMug and others to, among other things, analyze and track data ..
  2. Data Retention

We store the information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

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