Here at Golding Photography we are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent about what information we hold about you.
The purpose of this policy is to give you a clear explanation about how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us and that we collect, whether online, via phone, email, in letters or in any other correspondence or from third parties.
We ensure that we use your information in accordance with EU and UK data protection laws concerning the protection of personal information. This policy explains:
If you have any queries about this privacy and cookies policy please contact Golding Photography at 4 Glan Aber, Eglwysbach, Colwyn Bay, LL28 5UP - or by email: email@example.com.
We are Golding Photography Ltd, a photography business specialising in wedding photography and related services, registered in the UK under company number 8412486.
Company Address; 4 Glan Aber, Eglwysbach, Colwyn Bay, LL28 5UP
We are designated data controllers under the data protection rules.
We collect information in the following ways:
We collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
When we collect and use your personal information, we will make sure this is only done in accordance with at least one of the legal grounds available to us under Data Protection law.
One of these is where we have obtained your specific consent to use your information for a previously notified purpose, such as to send you email/text marketing or to provide you with a product, service or information at your request.
In certain instances, we may collect and use personal information where this is necessary for our legitimate interest as a business, this includes being able to send marketing e-mails, for example including information or offers about products relating to an event you have attended or shown a prior interest in.
We balance our legitimate interests against your rights as an individual and make sure we only use personal information in a way or for a purpose that you would reasonably expect and in a measured way that does not intrude on your privacy or previously expressed marketing preferences.
If you register on our websites then the following will apply:
We use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
If you are a social media user, we will use certain social media tools as part of our relationship with you. These tools include such things as Facebook Custom/Lookalike Audiences.
Through using these tools, we will provide some of your data to the social media platform/organisation to allow them to identify your social media profile with them. The social media platform/organisation will then show you relevant advertisements relating to Golding Photography which we think you may be interested in seeing on your newsfeed.
The social media platform/organisation will also use your profile to identify other people with similar characteristics to you who may also be interested in finding out more about us.
We want to ensure you receive the level of information about the services we offer that is right for you.
If you actively provide your consent to us along with your email address and/or mobile phone number, we may contact you for marketing purposes by email. By subscribing to e-mails or opting in to e-mail communication from us, you grant us the right to use the e-mail for both e-mail marketing purposes and advertisement targeting.
If you have provided us with your postal address we may send you direct mail about our services unless you have told us that you would prefer not to receive such information.
It is always your choice whether you want to receive information about our services. If you do not want us to use your personal information in these ways you may opt-out of our marketing communications at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in at the end of our marketing emails or by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also change any of your contact preferences at any time (including telling us that you don’t want us to contact you for marketing purposes by telephone, or by post) by contacting us at our business address or by email to email@example.com.
You have the following legal rights in relation to our collection and processing of your personal information:
Right to be informed – you have the right to be told how your personal information will be used. This Policy and other policies and statements used on this website and in our communications are intended to provide you with an accurate description of how your personal information may be used.
Right of access – you can write to us to ask for confirmation of what information we hold on you and to request a copy. Provided we are satisfied that you are entitled to see the information requested and we have successfully confirmed your identity, we will provide you with your personal information subject to any exceptions that apply.
Right of erasure – at your request, we will delete your personal information from our records as far as we don't have an overriding legitimate reason for holding on to it (e.g. to comply with a legal obligation such as HMRC regulations).
Right of rectification – if you believe our records of your personal information are inaccurate, you have the right to ask us to update those records. You can also ask us to check the personal information that we hold about you if you are unsure whether it is up to date or not.
Right to restrict processing – you have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information if there is disagreement about its accuracy or whether our use is legitimate or not.
Right to object – you have the right to object to processing where we are: (i) processing your personal information on the basis of the legitimate interests ground (see 'Legal basis for processing' above) and we have no compelling reason we can demonstrate to continue with that processing or (ii) using your personal information for direct marketing.
It is always your choice as to whether you want to receive information about our services. If you do not want us to continue to contact you, you have the right to object or change your mind at any time.
To exercise any of these rights, please send a description of the personal information in question to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that some of these rights may be subject to legal restrictions, which we'll tell you about if they apply.
We keep your personal information only for as long as we need to use it for the purposes set out in this Policy.
The criteria we use for determining retention is based on various legal requirements; the purpose for which we hold data and whether there is a legitimate reason for continuing to store it; and guidance issued by relevant regulatory authorities including, but not limited to, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
Personal information that we no longer need is securely disposed of and/or anonymised so you can no longer be identified from it.
We continually review what personal information and records that we hold, and delete what is no longer required. We never store payment card data after the transaction has been completed.
If you have any reason to contact us with regard to this policy, please contact email@example.com.
Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed onto your device via the browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Google Chrome or Firefox) that you use to access a website that you visit. They are widely used to improve the performance of websites, for saving different options and to provide website owners with information on how their website is being used.
There are broadly four reasons why a cookie might be stored on your device when visiting our website:
Strictly Necessary Cookies - These cookies are essential for you to be able to use and move around the website or for you to use certain features: e.g. adding items to a shopping basket or remembering items in a shopping basket if you revisit the website.
Performance Cookies - These cookies collect information about how you as the viewer makes use of the website: e.g. which pages you visit most. These cookies do not collect information that personally identifies you as a viewer.
Functionality Cookies - These cookies remember choices made by you or aspects of your interaction with our website to enhance your experience during your visit to our website. These cookies are also used to remember a user’s preferences for a font size, or customisable parts of a web page: e.g. language, appeals visited or user’s location.
Targeting cookies i.e. Third Party Cookies and Cookies used for Advertising - These cookies collect information if you decide to share a page from the website or if you use social media sites: e.g. Facebook etc, These may track how you interact with our website which then shows you relevant content elsewhere on the internet. These may also be used to choose the advertisements that are displayed to you on our website and other websites.
The “Help” menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser’s cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether.
If you opt to delete cookies or prevent us from placing cookies onto your device, some features of our website may not be as effective or work in the intended manner. To delete or review cookies on your device, you will need to go into the settings of your browser and review them.
For more detailed information on cookies please visit:
http://www.aboutcookies.org or https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.
We use multiple third-party technologies such as pixel tags to track and improve the user experience on our websites, marketing emails, the quality of our service and to monitor the effectiveness of our marketing and digital marketing activity.
We may use these technologies to:
In addition, when we email you, we may place a tag (also known as ‘tracking pixel’) on a direct marketing email that we send out. These let us monitor the performance of our emails marketing activity.
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Phone: 01492 650913
Mobile: 07581 779930
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