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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 11/9/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 11/20/2021
Data Collected: NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 12/12/2017
Next Certification Due Date: 11/20/2021
Data Collected: NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Shutterstock processes personal data to provide products and services to provide digital asset management software as a service and operate a content licensing marketplace. From our customers, we may collect Contact information such as name, phone and fax numbers, address and email address; Billing information such as the number, expiration date, card type and billing address of your credit card; and Demographic information such as your job title, job description and company name and company type. From contributors submitting content for licensing, we collect: Contact information (such as name, phone number, primary address, and email address) and Shutterstock will verify this information by requesting: a) a scan of a government issued ID (which will be stored on our servers); or b) a credit card number, to be used solely for the purpose of verifying your name and address and not stored; Payment and contributor information including, but not limited to, payout method, payout email, display name). Shutterstock uses one or more outside credit card processing companies to bill customers for goods and services. To the best of our knowledge, these companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purpose. We also share Personal Information with certain companies that perform services on our behalf. We only share the Personal Information which is necessary for them to perform those services. We require any company with which we may share Personal Information to protect that data in a manner consistent with this policy and to limit the use of such Personal Information to the performance of services for Shutterstock. We do not sell or otherwise provide Personal Information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services.

Privacy Policy

Non-HR Data


Please note that the practices of Shutterstock, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Shutterstock"), with respect to personal information, are now governed by this Privacy Policy as same may be amended from time to time. This applies to our websites,, and

Effective Date: 3/25/2019

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Shutterstock, Inc. at:

Andrew Raff
Assistant General Counsel, Privacy & Security
Shutterstock, Inc.
350 Fifth Ave,. 21st Fl
New York, New York 10118

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Shutterstock, Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Shutterstock, Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission