In very basic terms I totally respect your personal information and will only ask you for what information I really need from you. I will look after it in the same way I would want mine looking after, keeping it secure! I will only share it with others where I need their help us deliver my service to you (such as my professional printing laboratory who may need your name and address to post your purchases). Be assured that I will never share your information in any other circumstances – nor will I sell it on elsewhere! Here are more details –
2. Which third parties do I share Personal Data with?
I share personal data with the following third parties. Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Google - data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area, Gmail - data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area, My accountant - data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area, 17-hats (my online database and management system) - - data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area, Stripe - data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area, The relevant album/print labs if you purchase a product - - data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area, Wix (website host) - data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area, Pixieset (online gallery system) - data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area, Pixellu (video slideshow creator) - - data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area.
There are also certain situations in which I may share access to your personal data without your explicit consent; for example, if required by law, to protect the life of an individual, or to comply with any valid legal process, government request, rule or regulation. In addition to the companies listed above, if the work you have commissioned me to do involves the hiring of a second shoot, relevant information will be shared with them also.
3. Why do I share your Personal Data with the above?
I share your data in order to deliver my service to you and complete any orders or purchases, to keep correct records in accordance with UK law and in order to carry out commissioned work. I use photographs for marketing purposes. I may transfer personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) if necessary e.g. if a third party I utilise could have servers located outside of the EEA. If this is the case, I will either obtain your consent or otherwise ensure that the transfer is legal and your data is secure by following the EU's guidelines. You can see above where I send data outside of the EEA and on what basis I do so.
4. How do I keep your personal data secure?
I keep your data secure by following internal policies of best practice and training for staff, password protection, by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology when information is submitted to me online. In the unlikely event of a criminal breach of my security I will inform the relevant regulatory body within 72 hours and, if your personal data are involved in the breach, I will also inform you.
6. You have the following rights - - the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data - the right of access to your personal data and any supplementary information - the right to have any errors in your personal data rectified - the right to have your personal data erased - the right to block or suppressing the processing of your personal data - the right to move, copy or transfer your personal data from one IT environment to another - the right to object to processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, and - rights related to automated decision-making (i.e. where no humans are involved) and profiling (i.e. where certain personal data is processed to evaluate an individual). I also give you the option to manage your data via email, telephone, writing to me). While I do not hold personal data any longer than I need to. The duration will depend on your relationship with us, and whether it is ongoing. I may keep some of your personal data for up to 7 years after my working contract with you has finished for Tax legislation purposes and images may be kept indefinitely after this time and will be archived along with your relevant details and consent forms. This is due to requests for replacement images being made several years after being taken.
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