Contact details in your metadata

By Alamy Content Team

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We have an ongoing process of sweeping our collection for any pseudonyms or images that contain contributors contact details (this could be a website, email address or telephone number).
We’ll remove all the contact details we find. This is an automated process and we can’t promise the rest of your metadata will stay as you originally entered.

We know some of you have you set your camera to automatically contain your contact details in the IPTC. Remember to remove these from your captions, keywords, descriptions etc before uploading images to Alamy in the future.

Our customers find it confusing and sometimes don’t …read more

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