Security

At Picter we highly value the trust of thousands of amazing photographers and organizations. Here’s what we do to ensure the security of your data. Read more on our blog.

Personal Information

Your personal data belongs to you. As a German company we are fully compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that regulates the protection of personal data inside and outside the EU. We care for a thorough protection of personal data for all our users, no matter if they reside in the EU or not. All traffic is encrypted in transit via SSL and therefore protected from unauthorised modification or attacks.

Payment Information

We don’t store any credit card information on our servers. To process your payments, we integrated Stripe - an industry leading online payment provider, powering online transactions for thousands of businesses and SaaS platforms worldwide. Stripe is fully compliant with PCI standards in the storage and handling of credit card information.

Data Centre Security

Our cloud hosting provider is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure and maintains multiple certifications for its data centers, including ISO 27001 compliance, PCI certification, and SOC. For more information about their certification and compliance, please visit the Amazon AWS security website.

Image Rights

At Picter, safeguarding your authorship and usage rights is our top priority. You are always in full control of your images at Picter. We will never use any images without your consent. We will never grant access to your images to third parties without your express approval. We require all photography organizations that host photo contests with Picter to specify usage rights in their terms of entry in a clear and transparent way.