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Ok this is going to be a bit of a long read, but bear with me. This will provide all the information you need to know about how I comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
TLDR: I promise I won’t be a dick with your data.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of Corina Photography website visitors and our customers.
We gather, request and process your personal data as necessary to run our business (we need to know who you are and how to contact you), sell you our products (e.g. prints and albums), and provide services (e.g. photograph your wedding), and marketing campaigns to you.
I. Personal Identification Information PII
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Website, fill up the contact form or posting comments in the blog posts. Users may be asked for name, email address, phone number as appropriate. However, users visit our Website anonymously; we will only collect personal identification information from Users if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that this may prevent them from engaging in certain Website related activities.
II. Non Personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Website. Non-personal identification information may include browser name, type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information. None of these information, however, compromises personal information of Users.
III. Web Browser Cookies
What these cookies do?
We wished they did something tasty (like a chocolate cookie!) but they simply allow us and help us to recognise and count the number of visitors that our website receives and how easily visitors move around the site when they’re using it.
What are these cookies used for?
These analytical cookies help us to improve the way our website works, i.e. to ensure that our visitors find what they are looking for without having to click too many times, or navigate for a long time.
Can I opt-out from these ‘analytical cookies’?
We knew these cookies were not very exciting!
For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.
IV. How we use collected information
Corina Photography collects and uses Users’ personal information for the following purposes:
• To Improve Customer Service
Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
• To administer a content, promotion, survey or other website feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive.
• To Improve our Website
We continually strive to improve our website services and user experience based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
V. General Data Protection Regulation GDPR
What is GDPR?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 users have the right to understand how they data is collected, used and stored.
Which are my rights as user?
We have listed below the rights that users have; some of these may be complex and therefore they have been summarised for easier understanding. Users should read the relevant laws and law guidance from the authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
Corina Photography ensures and will ensure compliance when data collected is used in accordance to the right for users to be informed and opt-in or out. For example, if you send us an email or fill up the ‘Don’t be shy and say hi!’ form you acknowledge and consent that you data will be stored. We will store invoices and other personal data for a seven year period after the service and fully deleted after. Wedding information, notes and planning will be kept in storage for a maximum of two years after the service.
We can delete any of this personal data upon request, whenever doesn’t affect the running of an agreed service, by contacting us to [email protected]
The rights GDPR protects are:
1. The right to access
1.1. You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can request your personal data by contacting us.
2. The right to rectification
2.1 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
3. The right to erasure
3.1 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include:
3.1.1. The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed
3.1.2. You withdraw consent to consent-based processing
However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure where processing is necessary such as exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
4. The right to restrict processing
4.1. In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are:
4.1.1 You contest the accuracy of the personal data
4.1.2. We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification.
Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may have to continue to store your personal data. However, it will only be processed with your consent for: the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, protection of the rights of another natural or legal person ort or for reasons of important public interest.
5. The right to object processing
5.1. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes including profiling for direct marketing purposes. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
(a) consent; or (b) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,
and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
6. The right to data portability
6.1 The right to data portability gives individuals the right to receive personal data they have provided to a controller in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format. It also gives them the right to request that a controller transmits this data directly to another controller.
7. The right to complain to a supervisory authority
7.1. If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
8. The right to withdraw consent
8.1. To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us.
VI. How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information. Sensitive and private data exchange between the website and its Users happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
VII. Sharing your personal information
Corina Photography does not share, sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others (email, phone numbers, names, surname, addresses or date of birth). The information is purely used for business purposes and/or for sharing the latest news from our blog if the user has agreed beforehand.
IX. Acceptance of Terms
By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
X. Our Details
1. Corina Oghina is trading under Corina Photography.
2. Registered business address is Flat 4, 7 Buckingham Road, BN1 3RA
3. You can contact Corina Photography be email at corina(at)oghina.com, telephone at 07478478223, or by post at the above address.
4. This website is hosted and operated by Wedhosts, UK based company.
5. Contact form on the website is created and details are handled by Wufoo, company fully GDPR Compliant.
6. Image galleries are hosted on Shootproof, company fully GDPR Compliant.