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, www.garethparkerphotography.co.uk, collects private user data using the following form: Contact Form – https://garethparkerphotgraphy.co.uk/contact-me/, which generates emails sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gareth Parker Photography does not engage in email marketing. Your personal details will not be used for any such marketing purposes nor will they be passed onto any third parties.
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. Gareth Parker Photography holds the following personal data of clients:
If you decide to book the photography services of Gareth Parker Photography these details are held within soft copy and sometimes hard copy contracts, as well as soft copy and hard copy wedding client ‘day plan’ documents. Soft copy contracts and day plans are safely stored within my password protected office iPad.
Client photos are safely stored within my password protected office ipad and backed up to an additional cloud copy of all images is stored on GDPR compliant Apple cloud or Adobe cloud.
CLIENTS AND WEDDING GUESTS CAPTURED IN PHOTOS
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 Gareth Parker Photography as a photography business unless there is a good reason to protect a given individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.
WITHDRAWL OF CONSENT
Anyone photographed by Gareth Parker Photography, whether a client or wedding guest, and whether past or current may withdraw consent for a photograph in which they appear to be displayed. The process for this is to email Garethparkerphotography@gmail.com specifying the photo in question. Persuant to the request, Gareth Parker Photography will then remove the photo from online and printed display wheresoever it appears within 30 days of request.
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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