PhotoShed uses certain sub-processors (including third parties, as listed below) and content delivery networks to assist it in providing the PhotoShed Services as described in the Master Subscription and Professional Services Agreement (“MSA”). Defined terms used herein shall have the same meaning as defined in the MSA.
A sub-processor is a third-party data processor engaged by PhotoShed, including entities from within PhotoShed, who has or potentially will have access to or process Customer Content containing personal information. PhotoShed engages different types of sub-processors to perform various functions as explained in the tables below.
PhotoShed evaluates the security, privacy and confidentiality practices of proposed sub-processors that will or may have access to or otherwise process Customer Content and enters into Data Protection Agreements with each such sub-processor.
This advisory does not give Customers any additional rights or remedies and should not be construed as a binding agreement. The information herein is only provided to illustrate PhotoShed’s engagement process for sub-processors as well as to provide the actual list of third party sub-processors and content delivery networks used by PhotoShed as of the date of this advisory (which PhotoShed may use in the delivery and support of its Services).
If you are a PhotoShed customer and wish to enter into our DPA, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PhotoShed provides notice via this advisory of updates to the list of sub-processors that are utilized, or which PhotoShed proposes to utilize to deliver its Services. PhotoShed undertakes to keep this list updated regularly to enable its Customers to stay informed of the scope of sub-processing associated with the Services.
The following is an up-to-date list (as of the date of this advisory) of the names and locations of PhotoShed sub-processors and content delivery networks.
PhotoShed owns or controls access to the infrastructure that PhotoShed uses to host and process Customer Content, other than as set forth herein. Currently, the PhotoShed production systems used for hosting Customer Content for the Services are in facilities in the United States and in the infrastructure sub-processors listed below. The following table describes the countries and legal entities engaged by PhotoShed in the storage of Service Data. PhotoShed also uses additional services provided by these sub-processors to process Service Data as needed to provide the Services.
|Entity Name||Entity Type||Entity Country|
|Heroku||Cloud Computing/Data Center Hosting||US|
|Google Cloud Platform||Cloud Computing/Data Center Hosting||EU/US|
|MongoDB, Inc.||Cloud Database/Data Center Hosting||US|
|Astria.||AI Processing and Training||US|
PhotoShed works with certain third parties to provide specific functionality within the Services. These providers are the Sub-processors set forth below. In order to provide the relevant functionality these Sub-processors access Customer Content. Their use is limited to the indicated Services.
|Entity Name||Purpose||Entity Country|
|Crisp, IM SAS||Customer support||EU|
|Bento, Backpack Internet Pty. Ltd||Email marketing||Australia|
|Hotjar, Ltd||UX analytics||US|
|OpenAI||AI content generation||US|
|Stability AI, LTD||AI image generation||US|
As explained above, PhotoShed may use content delivery networks (“CDNs”) to provide the Services, for security purposes, and to optimize content delivery. CDNs are commonly used systems of distributed services that deliver content based on the geographic location of the individual accessing the content and the origin of the content provider. Website content served to website visitors and domain name information may be stored with a CDN to expedite transmission, and information transmitted across a CDN may be accessed by that CDN to enable its functions. The following describes use of CDNs by PhotoShed’s Services.
|CDN Provider||Services Using CDN||Description of CDN Services||CDN Location|
|Google Cloud Platform||All PhotoShed Services||Public website content served to website visitors may be stored with Cloudflare, Inc., and transmitted by Cloudflare, Inc., to website visitors, to expedite transmission.||Global|