Pictureproject.org is an organization dedicated to the retrieval and returning of lost photos during a disaster. This privacy policy describes how the Picture Project treats personal information for viewers of the photographs listed on our site.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy pertains to the use of the Picture project web site at http://www.pictureproject.org. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number. Children under 13 are not permitted to use the Picture Project website, and so this privacy policy makes no provision for children's use of the site.

Information Collection and how it is used

General Information

In order to view the photographs retrieved from an event you must visit our search page. To view the search page you must accept "terms of use".

IP Addresses

IP Addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page.

IP addresses may be used for various purposes, including:

To diagnose or service technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP. To estimate the total number of users visiting Picture Project from specific geographical regions. To make sure that people are not voting for themselves or friends during contests or promotions.


A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.

You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to visit the search page again with-out accepting the "terms of use" each time you visit.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The Picture project will not share any information that has been collected on the website.

Pictureproject.org may update this policy at any time for any reason. If you have questions or suggestions please use the help form or you can contact us at:

The Picture Project
5338 Norris Drive
Erie, Pennsylvania

Effective Date: April 04, 2006.

The pictures posted on this site are posted for the sole purpose of being located by their original owners. Any other use of these photos is strictly prohibited and is not the intent of the PictureProject.org web site.