PRIVACY POLICY

 

This website and its owners Picturesque Photography Ltd take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

 

What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information via this website and Social Media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram (including name, email, communications); comments, feedback, reviews, recommendations.

How do we collect information?

When you enter personal information on our website or contact us via social media, as part of the process, we collect data such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for contractual purposes only or for marketing purposes where you have subscribed to our newsletter via email / social media updates.

 

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate our Services;

  • To provide our Users with ongoing customer services;

  • To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

 

How your data is protected

All of our IT infrastructure is stored in a secure location. Furthermore, all of the IT is further secured using strong password protection, using a mixture of alphanumeric and symbols.

We use Google and Microsoft for cloud storage, and regularly change passwords to keep our accounts secure.

Photographs taken by us are stored on encrypted hard-drives and always kept secure.

Portable hard drives for use off-site and on location will not have personal information stored on them, and where they do they will have password protected encryption at the drive level.

We ensure all our servers, routers, laptops, desktops, smartphones etc are kept up to date with the relevant security patches and updates by the manufacturer.

We have ensured as much as possible that all my third party suppliers who MAY hold personal data are also GDPR compliant, and where they are not we have taken steps to remove any possible data and found GDPR compliant companies.

Our website is also set up securely and uses the HTTPS security protocol.  All information to and from the website is therefore transmitted securely and is encrypted.

 

www.picturesquephotography.co.uk is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

 

How we communicate with our site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you to carry out our services, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

 

How do you use cookies and other tracking tools?

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for website’s to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it’s external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.

This software is provided by Google Analytics and Facebook which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.


How can you withdraw your consent?
If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at picturesquephotographyebbwvale@gmail.com

           

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

 

Questions and our contact information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us via post, email or phone;

 

Picturesque Photography Ltd

1 Armoury Terrace

Ebbw Vale

Gwent

NP23 6BD

01495 524575

picturesquephotographyebbwvale@gmail.com