This Privacy Policy describes the information Illustrators For Hire (“IFH") collects on (the "Site"), how it is used, and your options with respect to its use. 

By accessing or using this Site you indicate your agreement to this Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to be bound by this Privacy Policy do not access or use this Site. Please also review IFH’s Terms of Use of which this Privacy Policy is a part.

In General
IFH collects information from persons interested in becoming IFH members. If accepted for membership, IFH collects additional information, including online transaction payment information.

Application Information
In order for you to apply for IFH membership, we collect the following personally identifying, and potentially personally identifying, information:
  • Your first and last name
  • Your email address
  • Your business name
  • Your business website's url
  • Your Instagram url
  • Whether you wish to join the IFH mailing list

IFH uses this information only to understand your interest and how your business may benefit, for membership consideration purposes. Except for the specific, limited, instances set forth in this Privacy Policy, IFH It does not share your information with any person or entity outside IFH; nor is it shared with IFH members.

If you opt in to the IFH mailing list, your relevant data is shared with our email service processor(s).

Membership Information
If you are invited to join IFH and you choose to accept our invitation we will ask for your credit card or other digital payment information. This data will be shared, as needed, with IFH's payment processing service provider. Upon your payment and effective membership in IFH, this privacy policy will be superseded by the privacy policies applicable to IFH's main platform hosted on Cargo.

Non-Personally Identifying Information 
Like most website operators, IFH collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. IFH’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use the Site.

Disclosure of Information
We will not share your personally identifying or potentially personally identifying information, except:
  • To IFH staff, and, if applicable to service providers that need to know the information in order to process it on IFH’s behalf; or
  • Where it is required in order to comply with lawful government process (e.g. a court or administrative agency subpoena); or
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of IFH, third parties or the public at large.

We take reasonable and sound precautions to safeguard your personally and potentially personally identifiable information. But no Internet data exchange can be guaranteed to be fully secure. You acknowledge that information you share with us could potentially be accessed by a third party. You agree that IFH is not responsible for any intercepted information shared through the Site without our knowledge or permission and you release IFH from claims arising out of or related to the use of such information.

Website Links
This Site contains links to third-party websites. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the information practices or privacy policies of any other website. If you decide to access any other website that may be linked to or from the Site you should consult that website’s privacy policy.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. IFH uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Site, and their access preferences. Site visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies. Certain features of IFH’s Site may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

IFH honors web browser "do not track" signals or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information. We do not collect personally identifying information from you to monitor your online activities across third party websites or online services and over time, nor does IFH use or allow third parties to collect personally identifying information from you on the Site in order to monitor your online activities across third party websites or online services and over time.

IFH does not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from users of this Site who are under 18 years of age. No personally-identifiable information should be submitted to this Site by visitors under 18 years of age without the prior written consent of their parent or guardian. If you are an adult and have reason to believe that a minor under your supervision has, without your permission, provided his or her personal information to us, you may email us at

Updating Your Information
You may update your personal information by emailing us at

Opt Out
You may at any time request to no longer receive communications from IFH and to have your personally identifying information deleted from IFH’s records by emailing us at

Notice to European and other Non-U.S. Users
In compliance with the requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation, if you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information IFH holds about you and to ask that your personally identifying information be corrected, updated, or deleted. To do so, please contact us at We also note that our use of your personally identifying information is likely for the purpose of fulfilling contracts we might have with you, e.g., membership in IFH, or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including the United States of America ("USA"), the laws of which may be deemed by your country to have inadequate data protection. If you are located outside of the USA and voluntarily submit personally identifying information to us, you thereby consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the USA.

Privacy Policy Changes
IFH may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This privacy policy was last updated on February 27, 2024.