Image Use (Rights Managed)
All Images and text appearing on the Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. web site are the exclusive property of Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. / Dennis Kunkel and may not be reproduced, copied or manipulated in part or entirety without written permission from Dennis Kunkel and payment of a license fee. All images are protected under United States and international copyright laws. No image on this site is within public domain. Images are protected by a Digimarc watermark. This watermark is detectable in any type of reuse or reproduced image (web, print, etc.) from this web site and allows detection of copyright violation.
* * * Unauthorized Use Strictly Prohibited * * *
Images on this web site and in the Image Library may be licensed for non-exclusive use subject to a usage rights agreement and payment of a license fee. License fees are based on several parameters such as media, size, and exposure. Each licensed image must have our copyright (©
Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.) displayed with it. You may search for images by using the "Advanced Search page."
Images on this web site and in the Image Library are copyrighted by Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. Under special circumstances students and educators may use copyrighted images for classroom projects only with prior written permission from Dennis Kunkel. You may use the special Education Site Image Library and obtain permission for classroom use by submitting your request from the education web site Lightbox. To visit the education site, please click on this link - Are You a Student or Educator?
Stock images in the Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. Image Library may be licensed for use under the following conditions:
- License rights statement or contract between Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. and licensee. Specific information on: format of use, size of use, copies produced, and duration of use must be supplied for arrangement of a license agreement.
- Payment of a license fee.
- Display of a Copyright designation next to all licensed images.
Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of clients and visitors to our site. Below is our policy regarding management of consumer information.
Browsing Information We Collect
When you browse our web site we do not collect personal information about you such as your name, address, phone number, or e-mail address. We do obtain non-personal identifiable information such as the IP address you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type, or the type of computer operating system you use (Macintosh or Windows, for example). This information is stored in a log file for the purpose of analyzing what pages are accessed when you visit our site.
Information We Collect
Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. (as well as most sites on the Internet) uses "cookies" to assist your activities on this web site. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser from a web site's computers. There are two types of cookies, permanent and browser session-only. We use browser session-only cookies so no permanent cookie is placed on your computer hard drive. We create a browser session-only cookie for your current web session to keep track of Lightbox selections or client logins. We cannot use these cookies to personally identify you in any way.
Information While Browsing
While using our Lightbox or shopping area (MicroAlien Ware), a session-only cookie ID is created and tracks movements. Your IP address is stored for authentication and verification. This is standard in all on-line applications that need to keep track of your personal selections. Unless you create an account, ask for a price quote, or purchase a product, your personal selections will be lost within 20 minutes of leaving our site, as the session-only cookies will "time out" and your selections will disappear.
Information While Shopping
While shopping on our online store, a session ID is created and tracks movements. Your IP address is stored for authentication and verification. This is standard in all shopping cart programs. When you complete an order form in our shopping area, your information is written to a secure file. If you create a personal account for shopping your information and your password are protected. Your credit card information for payment is securely stored via SSL, is stored in a different secure file than your contact information, and is always encrypted while on our site. Your credit card number is removed from the server when the transaction is complete.
Storage of Information
When you a create an account in our login / Lightbox area, your information is written to a secure file on our server. When you complete an order form in our shopping area, your information is written to a secure file. Your credit card information for payment is securely stored via SSL, is stored in a different secure file than your contact information, and is always encrypted while on our site. Your credit card number is removed from the server when the transaction is complete.
Transfer of Information to Third Parties