Frugal Photographer has been providing unusual and hard-to-find photographic film and supplies to customers worldwide since September 1, 2001.
The business is administered from Calgary, Alberta, but all operations (including shipping) are located in
Nampa, Idaho. This is a 100% web-based business, with no physical storefront.
We have shipped thousands of rolls of film to customers on every continent (including Antarctica).
When you press the "Add To Cart" button and use the
1. Your personal details are encrypted by SSL
When you use our "Add To Cart" button, you are
taken to an SSL secure server used by
Ultracart, a software developer based in Tucker, Georgia, in the United
communication involving your payment is encrypted,
transmitted, and stored using SSL encryption. All of this encrypted
communication takes place between your browser and an SSL secure server. No
payment data is ever sent via non-secure methods such as e-mail.
The familiar "lock" icon on your browser's status
bar verifies that you are using a secure, encrypted channel. You can read an
authoritative article about SSL encryption here: http://info.ssl.com/article.aspx?id=10068
2. You will see your total costs before placing your order.
During the process of placing your order, you have the opportunity to see
exact shipping charges, and choose the method and cost you want, before you
commit to anything.
3. You have a choice of shipping methods: Choose the
FedEx service level that best meets your needs, or the US Post Office. If you're
in the USA, FedEx is
preferable, because it can be reliably tracked. Note that some goods are occasionally shipped from Calgary via Canada Post.
4. You have a choice of payment methods: VISA,
MasterCard, PayPal, or purchase orders (for qualifying entities).
5. Your personal information and privacy are protected.
Once you place an order on the shopping
cart, your credit card payment is processed using SSL encryption by BeanStream, of Victoria, B.C.
Payment details are never transmitted via
e-mail, but only by encrypted communication between your browser and SSL secure servers.
Frugal Photographer does not store credit card numbers
in any form (in fact, we never see it). All information about you and your order is remains private.
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6. Your order is shipped without delay.
Your order will be accepted and your payment approved and processed in just
a few seconds. You receive automated e-mails verifying the shipping details and providing a shipment tracking number.
8. Your order is shipped to you from Nampa, Idaho.
The shopping cart software transmits details of the order (but not payment
information) to an experienced shipping warehouse in Nampa, Idaho. We have been
associated with this excellent company, Specialty
Fulfillment Center, since August, 2005. Orders placed by early afternoon (Mountain time) on business days are usually shipped that day.
Entire contents of this web site ©2001- 2014 The
Frugal Photographer. All rights reserved. "Frugal Photographer" is a
trademark and operating style of Adox Fotowerke, Inc., Calgary. Adox Fotowerke,
Inc. is a Canadian company, incorporated under the laws of the Province of Alberta, and is unrelated to Adox Fotowerke located in Germany.