Collection and Use of Information
During our communications, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information (‘Personal Information’) that can be used to contact or identify you. This may include your: name, telephone number, email address and any other information you submit to me which may include other names of those you would like me to photograph, names and ages of your children and your address.
This Personal Information will be used to help me provide the best service possible to you and, in doing so, I may be required to share this information with my suppliers and bank.
An important part of growing my business involves sharing my work. With your prior consent, your images may be shared on my website, blog, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn), as part of marketing communications (either printed or electronic) and on the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers’ (SWPP) membership page. I may also use your images within sample products used at viewing sessions and events.
I will NEVER, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
With your prior consent, I may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information.
Like many website owners, I collect information that your browser sends when you visit my site (‘Log Data’). This log data may include information such as your computer’s Internal Protocol (‘IP’) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of my site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on hose pages and other statistics. In addition, I may use 3rdparty services such as google analytics to collect, monitor and analyse this.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many sites, I use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my site.
Third party cookies
On occasion, I may include links to third parties on this web site. Where I provide a link, it does not mean that I endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy.
The security of your personal information is important to me but do remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, I cannot guarantee its absolute security. The Personal Information that is held by me physically is held securely and is password protected.
Your images will be held by me for a minimum of 2 years. You can request that your Personal Information is deleted from my records (including photographs) at any time in writing.
Access to information
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) May 2018, you have the right to access any information I hold relating to you. This information will be provided within one calendar month of your request. You can request that your Personal Information is deleted from my records (including photographs) at any time in writing.
If you believe there is a problem with the way your data is being handled, please let me know and I will do my best to resolve the situation for you. You also have the right to complain directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office. You can find details of how to contact them here: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.