I paid for images to be posted to my page through IMDb Publicity Photo Services, now they are gone

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I paid for images to be added to my IMDb page back in 2005. I paid for a
specific number of images to be added, and it has recently come to my attention that they are no longer there. I still have the email from IMDb Publicity Photo Services. How do I go about having the photos I paid for returned to my page? If this can't be done, then how do I get refunded for what I paid?
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Stephen Silberkraus

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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Stephan.
Hi.
Have you maintained your IMDb Pro membership since 2005?
If not, the minute that your IMDb Pro lapsed, those uploaded photos were no longer displayed.
A fully paid and maintained membership has always been necessary for photos to remain on one's page.
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Stephen Silberkraus

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Hi Ed, in 2005 it was something called IMDb Publicity Photo Services. You paid to have photos added to your profile, not for a pro membership. It appears they updated how they operate, but I paid for the photos to be added. It didn't have anything to do with IMDbPro.

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I found this.
A reprint..............

I was a Publicity Photos customer. How do I update my images? If you were an IMDb Publicity Photo customer in the early 2000s, the images you purchased with this service will remain on your IMDb page permanently for free. We're unable to switch these images with new ones. If you wish add images to your IMDb page, you'll need to join IMDbPro. If you cancel your IMDbPro membership, any images uploaded to your page through IMDbPro will be removed when your membership expires and the Publicity Photo will appear as your primary image. At this time, IMDb Publicity Photos cannot be edited through an IMDbPro membership. If you'd like to remove an image uploaded through Publicity Photos, please visit the Contact Us page while logged into your IMDbPro account and select IMDbPro member > Claim your IMDb Page (if you are logged out of your IMDbPro account, please select IMDbPro member  > Membership Benefits & Pro tips, then select "Email" and let us know how we can help.