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You are advised that if you wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from the website on to your computing device you should take necessary steps within your web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from the website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon your first visit.
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.
When contacting us through the website, you do so at your own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at your own risk. This website, www.darklemoner.co.uk, collects private user data using the contact form at www.darklemoner.co.uk/contact.html, which generates emails sent to: [email protected]
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time that it is no longer required or has no use. When completing an online contact form, online order and/or creating an online account on the website, the information you provide will be recorded and retained and kept securely online in accordance with Zenfolio’s User Agreement.
The data from these forms is emailed to the address listed above and 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.darklemoner.co.uk. Stacey Jackson or Tom Drake never access or share this data.
By completing this contact form, you agree to Stacey Jackson or Tom Drake contacting you about www.darklemoner.co.uk’s wedding photography services. You will not be added to any mailing lists and will only be contacted by Stacey Jackson or Tom Drake 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 Darklemoner Photography which is hosted by Stacey Jackson and Tom Drake and which can only be accessed by Stacey Jackson and Tom Drake. If you wish to request for any email(s) containing your personal information to be deleted, please email [email protected].
EMAIL MARKETING and mailing lists
Darklemoner Photography does not engage in email marketing that is used to inform you about products, services and/or latest news. Such services are displayed on Darklemoner Photography’s website Blog and/or Social Media Platforms. Your personal details will not be used for any such marketing purposes nor will they be passed onto any third parties.
To visit a Darklemoner Photography client gallery you will be required to enter personal data (namely your email address) and a password. Your personal data (email address) will be stored within Zenfolio’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.
Only Stacey Jackson and Tom Drake will have access to your personal data (email address) stored on Zenfolio’s system on behalf of Darklemoner 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. Zenfolio’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 Stacey Jackson or Tom Drake.
By logging into a Darklemoner 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 Darklemoner Photography client galleries.
If you wish to request for your personal data (email address) to be deleted from Zenfolio’s servers, please email [email protected].
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. Darklemoner Photography holds the following personal data of clients: names, addresses and phone numbers within soft copy and sometimes hard copy contracts as well as soft copy wedding client ‘info for photographer’ documents. Soft copy contracts and ‘info for photographer’ day plans are safely stored within my password protected home office computer. Hard copy contracts are filed in my secure home office. Client photos are safely stored within my password protected home office computer and backed up onto online Cloud-based storage. An additional cloud copy of all images is stored on GDPR compliant Zenfolio.
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 based on ‘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 Darklemoner 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 Darklemoner 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 Darklemoner Photography at [email protected] specifying the photo in question, pursuant to the request, Darklemoner Photography will then remove the photo from online and printed display wheresoever it appears.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY & USAGE
Darklemoner Photography adopts a Social Media policy to ensure our business is conducted accordingly online. Whilst we may have official profiles on social media platforms, you are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. You are advised to conduct yourselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media. There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share website content directly from our website pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social media sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that by doing so, you may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. It is recommended that you research your social media platform privacy and usage policies before using our social media sharing buttons.
DISPLAY OF IMAGES
As part of the GDPR, you have options for identifiable image display. We may display any photographs to promote Darklemoner Photography on the Darklemoner Photography website and blog, on social media, on wedding blogs, on wedding photography related websites/wedding suppliers, in exhibitions, in advertising, brochures, magazine articles and other such material, providing that the images used are used lawfully and without damage to Darklemoner Photography’s client(s). Therefore, you have the right to fully request that online images identifying yourself are not shared publicly. You may request in writing that identifiable images, whether commissioned or taken at public or private events, be erased from our online sources at any future point in time.