This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR and DPA are adhered to.
THE DPA & GDPR MAY 2018 This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), effective from May 2018.
This website, chrisbarberphotography.co.uk, collects private user data using the following form: Contact Form – chrisbarberphotography.co.uk/contact/, which generates emails sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The data from these forms is emailed to the address listed above and also stored on the website server, in most cases dating back to when each form was created. The website server is accessible by the website administrators for www.chrisbarberphotography.co.uk at Everybodysmile (www.everybodysmile.co.uk). Everybodysmile never access or share this data other than by request from Chris Barber.
By completing this contact form you agree to Chris Barber contacting you about Chris Barber Photography’s wedding photography services. You will not be added to any mailing lists and will only be contacted by Chris Barber personally in relation to your enquiry. Your personal details will not be added to any client or studio management software, will not be used for any marketing purposes nor will they be passed onto any third parties. They will only be stored in the email generated by this contact form which will be filed in the email account for Chris Barber Photography which is hosted by 123-REG and which can only be accessed by Chris Barber. If you wish to request for any email(s) containing your personal information to be deleted, please email email@example.com.
Chris Barber Photography does not engage in email marketing specific to our services. Your personal details will not be used for any such marketing purposes nor will they be passed onto any third parties.
To visit a Chris Barber Photography client gallery you will be required to enter personal data (namely your email address). Your personal data (email address) will be stored within Shootproof’s system, on their servers and will be used to email you up to a maximum of four times and only with information relevant to the client gallery you have accessed e.g. to inform you of a discount offer on gallery purchases. Any such emails sent to you will only be during the 12 month period for which the gallery is live. After 12 months has passed since a gallery was created it is automatically deleted and your personal data (email address) is completely removed from Shootproof’s system.
Only Chris Barber will have access to your personal data (email address) stored on Shootproof’s system on behalf of Chris Barber Photography. It will only be used as detailed above, will not be used for any other marketing purposes and will not be passed onto any third parties. Shootproof’s technical support team will have the means to access to your personal data (email address) but will never access or share this data other than by request from Chris Barber.
By logging into a Chris Barber Photography client gallery you are agreeing to opt in to receive relevant, gallery-specific emails as described above. Emails are automated so if you do not wish to receive such emails it is advised that you do not log into any Chris Barber Photography client galleries.
If you wish to request for your personal data (email address) to be deleted from Shootproof’s servers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EXTERNAL WEBSITE LINKS & THIRD PARTIES
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
CLIENT DATA HELD ON FILE
We take care over the processes around looking after personal data stored on our physical systems. Chris Barber Photography holds the following personal data of clients: i) names ii) addresses iii) phone numbers within soft copy and sometimes hard copy contracts as well as soft copy wedding client ‘day plan’ documents. Soft copy contracts and day plans are safely stored within my password protected home office PC and backed up to two encrypted external hard drives. Hard copy contracts are filed in my secure home office.
Client photos are safely stored within my password protected home office PC and backed up to two encrypted external hard drives. An additional cloud copy of all images is stored on GDPR compliant Dropbox.
CLIENTS AND WEDDING GUESTS CAPTURED IN PHOTOS
Under GDPR legislation, a photograph may in some instances constitute a form of personal data where they can be processed to allow “the unique identification or authentication of a natural person”. Chris Barber Photography will never photograph an individual as a means of unique identification or authentication unless consensually contracted to do so. Guests at weddings appear in photos taken by Chris Barber Photography as a part of the visual recording of the event in photos. Guests captured in portraits or in group photos do so as
In terms of explicit GDPR compliance, Wedding clients and guests are photographed within the parameters of GDPR legislation on the basis of ‘legitimate interests’. The taking of photographs of wedding guests when viewed as a form of processing personal data is necessary for the legitimate interests of Chris Barber Photography as a photography business unless there is a good reason to protect a given individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY & USAGE
We adopt a safe and responsible Social Media Policy. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
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