Effective as of 21 December 2023
2. Information We Collect
a. Personal Data: This includes your name, address, email address, phone number, and any other details you provide when communicating with us, booking our services, or interacting with our website.
b. Photographic Images: We collect and store images captured during your wedding and related events.
c. Website Usage Data: We collect information about your interaction with our website using Plausible Analytics a privacy-focused analytics tool. Unlike traditional analytics platforms, Plausible Analytics doesn’t track or store your personal data. We monitor general trends such as page views and website navigation patterns to improve our website’s user experience. No IP addresses or personal identifiers are recorded.
3. How We Use Your Information
Your personal data is used to provide and manage our services, communicate with you, enhance your experience with us, and comply with legal obligations.
4. Sharing of Your Information
We highly value your privacy and handle your personal data with the utmost confidentiality. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal data to third parties for their marketing purposes. Sharing of your data is strictly limited and occurs only in the following instances:
With Service Providers: We may share your information with trusted service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as our booking software and album and print order processing. These service providers are bound by confidentiality agreements and are only allowed to use your personal data as necessary to perform these specific services.
For Legal Reasons: We may disclose your information if we are legally required to do so, for instance in response to a court order or a legitimate request from a law enforcement agency.
5. Data Security
We implement reasonable measures to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, alteration, or destruction.
6. Your Rights
Right of Access: You can request access to your personal data that we hold, commonly known as a “data subject access request”. This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to verify the lawfulness of the processing.
Right to Rectification: If any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to have it corrected or completed.
Right to Erasure: Often referred to as the “right to be forgotten”, this allows you to request the deletion or removal of your personal data where there’s no compelling reason for its continued processing.
Right to Restrict Processing: Under certain conditions, you have the right to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your personal data.
Right to Data Portability: This right allows you to request the transfer of your personal data to another party, under certain conditions.
Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party), especially if your particular situation makes you want to object to processing on this ground.
Right to Withdraw Consent: If we are processing your personal data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
7. Information Retention
We retain personal data and photographs for the duration necessary to provide our services and as required by law, ensuring secure storage and protection against unauthorised access.
8. Exercising Your Rights
To exercise your data protection rights, please contact us using the provided contact details. We will respond within one month of your request.
If you have any concerns or complaints about how we handle your personal data, we strongly encourage you to address these issues directly with us first. According to the UK’s data protection regulations, you should submit your complaint to us in writing and we can be contacted at the following address:
Dan Wimble Photography
20 Bevan Street
We commit to responding to all complaints within a reasonable timeframe, typically within 30 days.
Should you not be satisfied with our response, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights. To lodge a complaint with the ICO, you can follow the steps outlined on their website at Data protection and personal information complaints tool | ICO
We take your privacy and data protection rights very seriously and will do our utmost to resolve any issues you may have.
We may update this policy to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of significant changes and encourage regular review of this policy.
11. Questions and Feedback
We welcome your questions and feedback regarding this policy. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
12. Contact Information