contact information

8x10 Dot Photography DOES NOT collect personal data from its visitors

1.  your email address is used for no other purpose than communicating with you, within the context of a conversation initiated by the visitor

2. if you use the
Contact Form (linked to email address: for communication about:
  • content or product inquiries, the email message will be saved as documentation, but your email address will not be stored for other uses, your email address will only be visible in the stored document
  • this document is stored on a third-party email server provided by the web host provider
    • the stored email is accessible only by the owner of the email account
  • it will be saved for the purpose of resolution in case of a disagreement between the buyer/visitor and 8x10 Dot Photography
    • it will be saved for a 3-month period then deleted from the email account
    • a notice of this procedure will be included in the email communication to inform the inquirer
    • here is a fictional sample email, as an example:

On Sunday, December 12, 2021, 08:41:38 a.m. EST, <> wrote:

Appropriate salutation based on information given...

Size (inches)  Price

0Hx0W     $000.00

0Hx0W     $000.00

0Hx0W     $000.00

0Hx0W    $000.00 

Appropriate details provided based on request....

Appropriate sign-off,

IMPORTANT NOTICE: information in this email regarding sizes and prices is valid from the date of this email (December 12, 2021) to March 12, 2022. This email message will be archived until March 12, 2022, as documentation of this conversation, and will be deleted on March 13, 2022.

See 8x10 Dot Photography's Privacy Policy for more information.

On 2021-12-11 7:33 am, wrote:


I'm an owner of a cafe and will be opening my first location soon, I'm interested in possibly purchasing the Hands of Fate photograph.

What are the print sizes available and where can I buy a print? Also, would you be able to give me prices for the different sizes?

Thanks, John

  • 8x10 Dot Photography does not have access to this email server, only the email account of
    • only Christina Shivcharan has the authority to access this email account

3. for general inquiries/feedback, your email along with your email address will be deleted once the communication has ended

  • the content of your email communication, partial or complete, will not be shared or included in any other medium/media
  • do not include sensitive information in your email (address, full name, age, etc.) as 8x10 Dot Photography cannot guarantee against intrusions in the various forms of cyber attacks


  • there is no need for your home/business address, as no product or content is sent out to you directly from 8x10 Dot Photography


  • there is no need for your home/business phone number, as this method of communication is not used by 8x10 Dot Photography


  • 8x10 Dot Photography has no use for your name other than referring to you by a word/phrase specified by you when you initiated communication through the provided email address/Contact Form


1.    you might have noticed there is no sharing* social media buttons on 8x10 Dot Photography's website

  • there is a Facebook button when selected will take you to the 8x10 Dot Photography's Facebook page
  • there is a Twitter button when selected you will be sent to Christina's personal Twitter account

2.    no personal information is collected by 8x10 Dot Photography's Facebook page

  • however, you may want to review Facebook's Privacy Policy, as third-party providers and social media platforms have terms specific to their business goals
3. 8x10 Dot Photography will only use your social media name/handle/account to communicate with you on the social platform
  • communication will be restricted to the topic initiated on the platform
  • your name/handle/content will not be shared or used for other purposes than the original communication topic on the social platform
4. *sharing of 8x10 Dot Photography’s social media (Facebook/Twitter) content is permitted on social media/sharing platforms


  • when requesting information, either through this website's Contact Form, contact email, or the 8x10 Dot Photography's Facebook page, you may be asked to explain the context of the request, if it is not made clear in the original request:
    • how the information will be used/
    • the purpose of the requested information/
    • why is the information being requested
  • this is for the purpose of balancing the transparent sharing of information and the right to privacy

Drafted: August 13, 2022; Revised: August 27, 2022; December 29, 2022; March 29, 2023

How you can help protect everyone's privacy

If you believe someone else is claiming to communicate for/on behalf of 8x10 Dot Photography or Christina Shivcharan, please alert Christina as soon as possible to authenticate any communication