Privacy Policy

Who is TIA

I am Tosin I. Arasi, the Sole Proprietor of TIA International Photography (TIA), headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA.

The website address of TIA’s official blog is:

What personal data TIA collects and why TIA collects it


When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form is collected, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

When you use the contact form on this site, the information you provide (Name, email, website, and comments, for example) and your IP address are stored on this site. This data storage is for customer service purposes, and for spam detection. The information you submit in a contact form on this site is never used for marketing purpose later and you will only be contacted as a reply to your original email.


If you leave a comment on this site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

This site uses cookies from the following 3rd party services: Google Analytics and Jetpack. Google Analytics generates statistics and other information about site visitors allowing TIA to assess which pages are the most popular, where (i.e. which country) visitors are located, which browsers they are using, etc. Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that also allows TIA to assess statistical data regarding the traffic on this blog, in addition to allowing visitors to subscribe to this blog, read posts, comments, and receive notifications via email. PhotoShelter is the company that hosts TIA’s inventory of photographs, including all image collections and galleries. GoDaddy is the web-hosting company for TIA International Photography’s official website. TIA’s image galleries and collections are stored on GoDaddy’s servers.

These companies have their own respective privacy policies:

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so TIA can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data TIA holds about you, including any data you have provided to TIA via this site. You can also request that TIA erase any personal data TIA holds about you. This does not include any data TIA is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have any privacy concerns you can contact TIA via email at

How we protect your data

This website is encrypted with Secure Socket Layers (SSL). All data you provide is encrypted when being sent to this website.

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