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Privacy Policy & GDPR

INTRODUCTION

Thank you for visiting our data protection policy. You can use this website without the need to provide any personal data. If you want to purchase any photographic services, then the processing of some personal data will be necessary.

Any personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address or telephone number shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with any UK specific data protection regulations.

PRIVACY POLICY & GDPR

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it and keep it secure. The Policy may change from time to time, and by using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Who is Collecting and can Access the Information?

All Occasions Photography is the controller of any data that passes through the website, us and together with three third-parties securely store the data. Third-parties are our data hosting provider, our online gallery supplier and finally our accountancy solution. We are the only parties who will have access to this information, and of this information:

1. We will not sell or rent your information to any third parties

2. We will not share your information with third parties for any marketing purposes.

What type of information is collected?

We obtain information through our website and/or mobile application in three ways: anonymously, directly and by a third-party.

1. Anonymously: The anonymous information we collect may include your IP address, whether you are using a computer, a tablet or a phone, which country you are located, which website pages are accessed and how long you may spend looking at our website pages.

2. Directly: The direct information we collect is when you make an enquiry or when a friend or family member visits your private gallery. For the former this will be your name, mobile phone number and details about your wedding. We only collect an email address from visitors to your gallery so they can benefit from features provided by the gallery. Customers who use our mobile phone application will provide us with basic personal details such as your full name(s), email address, telephone number and home address of your bridal preparations. We do not record any other identifiable personal data.

3. Third Party: We do not take any kind of online payment so this information is not stored. Only the third-parties described previously maintain a minimal subset of information as described in 2.

How is your information used?

We will use any information that you provide to:

1. Carry out any obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us

2. Seek your views or comments on the services we provide.

3. Notify you of any changes to our services.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?

The only person who has any access to any information which is collected through our website or any other communications is All Occasions Photography, and of this information:

1. We will not sell or rent your information to any third parties

2. We will not share your information with third parties for any marketing purposes.

Direct Marketing

All Occasions Photography does not generate a newsletter, offer any subscriptions and does not generate bulk or direct mail shots for marketing. If we contact you, it will be about an enquiry you have made or any photographic services we have agreed upon. All communications will be  sent directly from us to you.

Profiling

This is where personal information is analysed to create a profile of your interests and preferences so you can be contacted with information relevant to you. We do not profile any of the information we collect.

Security Precautions

When you provide any personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of any information.

Any information provided over the internet can never be guaranteed 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. 

Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security, and where we have given you a password which enables you to access our website galleries, you are responsible for sharing this password.

Use of ‘Cookies’

Like many other websites, All Occasions Photography uses website cookies. These are small text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

The cookies collect anonymous statistical data about your browsing actions and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to see how many visitors we have had, how long they spend on the website, whether they are using a computer, tablet or a mobile, and which part of the country you are located. This data helps us to improve our website and deliver a better service.

Any visitor information processed by the cookies is stored on our website and on the user’s computer browser. It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences, and in some cases, turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other vendors. This privacy policy applies only to the All Occasions Photography website and/or mobile phone application‚ so we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites if you access them using links from my website.

Aged 16 or Under..?

If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide us with personal information.

Review of this Policy & Access to your Information

We will keep this Policy under regular review, and the Policy was last updated in May 2018. If you are concerned about any information we have about you can email us at: privacy@alloccasionsphotography.co.uk.