Privacy Policy

We truly value the privacy of our clients and of our visitors. Please understand that some data may be collected automatically by Google Analytics. This information is never shared, traded, or sold to any other company or affiliate. Period.

Personal information such as your name, email address, and/or phone number may be collected in the process of using our website: for example, when using our Contact Us form or our Custom Order form. All information collected is used for the sole purpose of responding to inquiries and/or processing transactions. We will never ask for financial information as all of our financial transactions are handled through PayPal.

Our website does use Cookies which allows our website to remember certain information. You can choose to turn off cookies in your browser settings, however, that may impact the functionality of our website.

By using our website, you are consenting to our Privacy Policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

Questions? Please feel free to contact us.

All of our images are taken by the Open Vintage Shutters. If we are using a photo from another source or photographer, credit is properly linked to their original source. We take photo credit very seriously, as photographers put their hearts into their work and it is very disheartening (as well as a violation of copyright) to use their work in any way without proper credit. If you are sharing a photo you find on, please make sure both Open Vintage Shutters as well as any other company whose work you are sharing along with the photographer are properly credited. Failure to properly credit the source is considered a Copyright Violation. I know this all sounds scary and confusing, but as long as you are honest and give credit where credit is due, there is nothing to worry about!

All content and materials, including but not limited to text, website name, images and logos are the property of Open Vintage Shutter and are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. Inappropriate use which includes but is not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of any content on this site is strictly prohibited without prior written consent of Open Vintage Shutters.

We are a firm believer in the age old adage “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” While we love, love, love to hear your opinions by way of comments on our photos or posts, we reserve the right to take down any content that we feel is mean, rude, offensive or just inappropriate. There is plenty of love to spread around, so let’s go with that, ok?

Legal Disclaimer:
In the event that we are required by law to protect our rights and/or our company with any legal process or court order, we reserve the right to disclose any personal information to fulfill this purpose.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless OpenVintageShutters and affiliates from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this User Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to the use of your

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, 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.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

If you leave a comment on our 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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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

Last updated on December 1, 2019