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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. In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Simon Biffen Photography.
This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), effective from May 2018.
This website, simonbiffenphotography.co.uk, collects private user data using the following form: Contact Form - www.simonbiffenphotography.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.simonbiffenphotography.co.uk at TSOhost (https://www.tsohost.com) TSOhost never access or share this data other than by request from Simon Biffen.
By completing this contact form you agree to Simon Biffen contacting you about Simon Biffen Photography’s wedding photography services. You will not be added to any mailing lists and will only be contacted by Simon Biffen personally in relation to your enquiry. Your personal details 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 Simon Biffen Photography which is hosted by TSOhost and LightBlue Software and which can only be accessed by Simon Biffen. If you wish to request for any email(s) containing your personal information to be deleted, please email email@example.com
Simon Biffen 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.
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.
We take care over the processes around looking after personal data stored on our physical systems. Simon Biffen 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 iMac and backed up to 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 encrypted external hard drives.
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 Simon Biffen Photography as a photography business unless there is a good reason to protect a given individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.
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.
Anyone photographed by Simon Biffen 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 Simon Biffen Photography at firstname.lastname@example.org specifying the photo in question. Pursuant to the request, Simon Biffen Photography will then remove the photo from online and printed display wheresoever it appears.