Who we are

Complete Digital Photography is a website that covers digital photography topics. Our primary business is to publish photography books, under the CDP Press imprint.

Our website address is: https://completedigitalphotography.com.

You can find our more detailed information about the company at our About Us page.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you send us an email via a contact form, your email address is logged, so that we may reply to you. It is not added to any list or database on our site.

Newsletter list

If you sign up for our newsletter, your email address and, if you choose, name, are stored with us and our email service provider (MailChimp). You can easily unsubscribe from our list, and your email address and name will be removed immediately.


We use cookies to help with the site experience, and these cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Analytics data is entirely anonymous, and is used solely to help us understand which parts of the website readers find most helpful (via page views and new/existing visitor data).

Who we share your data with

We do not share our data with any outside party.

Affiliate links

This website uses affiliate links, mostly with Amazon, to help us keep the site up and running. We do not retain any individual information about any links clicked on; all sales data in anonymous.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

For products purchase through our website, we retain only the following items: product(s) purchased; purchaser name, address and email. We use a third-party firm (Stripe) to process all payments, and never at any time store any financial information (i.e. credit card data) about a purchase.

If you unsubscribe from our mailing list, we retain that information for a year, so that we will not send any email to you. If you so desire, you can email us to have this information removed immediately.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you, by sending us an email via our Contact Us page, with the subject “Remove Me.” Note that this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.