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DeMato Productions Privacy Policy


PRIVACY POLICY   |   MAY 19, 2018


John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, subscribers to our newsletters, and those providing contact information. In addition, John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) is opposed to unauthorized commercial e-mail delivery, otherwise known as spam.

Please read the following Privacy and Spam Policy to understand how your personal information is treated. From time to time, John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) may offer new information or services that may affect this policy.

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy and Spam Policy, please send an e-mail to

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) only collects user-provided personally identifiable information. This information is provided when website visitors complete one of our online forms (examples include newsletter subscriptions, opt-in forms or contact forms).

We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

The following list includes ways we collect personal information from our website visitors and the type of information collected:

ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER: To register online for our electronic newsletter, we request the following required information: (i) name, and (ii) e-mail address. The provision of this information is mandatory in order to receive our newsletter. John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) relies on a third-party service, Mailchimp, to collect contact information and distribute our newsletter.  For a look at their privacy policy, click here.

CONTACT FORMS: To contact John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) for the purposes of evaluating or engaging our services or to answer your questions, we utilize numerous forms throughout our site. Required information varies depending on the form and at most includes (i) name, and (ii) e-mail address. The provision of this information is mandatory in order to receive a response from John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions). The provision of the remaining information requested on the registration form is optional.

CLIENT FORMS: Client questionnaires that provide John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) the information necessary for the work we are engaged to perform. Required information varies depending on the form and at most includes (i) name, (ii) e-mail address and (iii) phone, all other information is not required.

CALENDAR APPOINTMENTS: When you schedule an appointment with John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions), we utilize a third-party system, Calendly. Required information varies depending on the form and at most includes (i) name, (ii) e-mail address and (iii) phone. The provision of this information is mandatory in order to receive a response from John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions). A user also has the option to connect their calendar with Calendly. To learn more about Calendly’s privacy policy click here.

EMAIL: John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) utilizes Google Apps for Business as our email client, which stores (i) name, (ii) e-mail address and (iii) phone.  All other information is not required or requested. To learn more about Google Apps for Business privacy policy click here.

IMAGE FILE STORAGE: Once final images are ready for electronic delivery to client, John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) uploads the images to Google Drive, generates a secure link to the specified folder, and emails that link to client.  Once client confirms download of all images in their folder, John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) securely deletes that file from Google Drive, and backups these images onto an offline, portable hard drive. For more information on Google Drive’s terms of service, click here.

IMAGE CONTENT SCHEDULER: John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) utilizes a third-party system, SmarterQueue, as an image and video content scheduler that stores client image content only.  These images are used as promotional materials only, and we were given verbal permission by client to use these images as such.  For a look at SmarterQueue's privacy policy, click here.

ONLINE PURCHASES: When you purchase a service from John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions), we utilize a third-party online invoicing system, Wave. Payments are processed through Paypal or Venmo, and certain standard required information includes address and credit card information. Transactions are secured via SSL encryption and credit card details are never e-mailed. We do not maintain your financial information.

WHAT IS THE John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) COOKIE POLICY?

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Some are essential to make our site work. Others help us improve user experience or to allow us to track and target the interests of our users, such as Google Analytics and Facebook Pixels. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.


  1. You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. Comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking for a wide variety of browsers can be found on the “All About Cookies” website,

  2. You can also opt out of all Google Analytics cookies used on the Website using a browser plugin available at

  3. Please be aware that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), it may result in parts of our website not working properly or at all.

DOES John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) SHARE MY INFORMATION? John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) will not share, rent or sell your personally identifiable information with third parties.

HOW DOES John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) USE MY INFORMATION? Personal information collected by John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) is used primarily for the purpose in which it is collected: to facilitate the distribution of a newsletter, document, membership, payment, or inquiry to interested recipients. In addition, John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) may use your information as follows:

  • Information may be used in aggregate with other subscribers to review the effectiveness of our marketing programs and analyze other general demographic trends

  • We may occasionally contact you to conduct surveys or to obtain feedback on our products, our website, industry trends or other aspects of our business

  • To notify you of new information or services that may be of interest to you

  • To send promotional materials

WHAT IF THERE ARE CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY AND SPAM POLICY? If we change our Privacy and Spam Policy, we will post those changes on this page.

If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an e-mail. Users will have a choice whether or not we use their information in this new manner. By default, we will use information in accordance with the Privacy and Spam Policy under which the information was collected.

HOW DO I ACCESS AND CONTROL MY INFORMATION? You may opt out of any future communications from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via email at

HOW CAN I OPT OUT OF EMAILS? If you have opted in to receive our emails and later desire to opt-out from further receiving emails from John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions), you can make this change at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe URL embedded in our newsletter and other e-mail communications.

SPAM POLICY: John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) is strongly opposed to spam. We will only send e-mail to users that have explicitly requested to receive an e-mail from John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions). Examples may include:

  • Opt-in subscribers to the John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) electronic newsletter.

  • Users that complete a contact form.

  • All communication will be related and relevant to what you have requested.

WEB LINKS: This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy and spam policies of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This Privacy and Spam Policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

SECURITY: We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

HOW DO I CONTACT John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions)? If you have any further questions or comments regarding the John DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions) website or this Privacy and Spam Policy, you may contact:

John A. DeMato (DBA DeMato Productions), 36-01 31 Avenue, 3H, Astoria, NY 11106  |  718-431-3542  |

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on our site.


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