GDPR PRIVACY POLICY

 

This privacy policy is for Lisa Howard Photography and governs the privacy of its visitors. It explains how I collect, store and manage your details.

CONTACTING ME

This website, lisahowardphotography.co.uk, collects private user data using the Contact Form and includes:

  • Your name/s
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Wedding date
  • Any other information you share with me.

The information is emailed to lisa@lisahowardphotography.co.uk and is also stored on the website server. The website server is accessible by Lisa Howard Photography on the servers supplied by Clook.net, you can find their privacy policy here. This information is never shared with a third party or added to any email marketing list.

By completing the contact form you give consent to be contacted by Lisa Howard Photography in relation to your enquiry. One text message will be sent for confirmation of an email reply as many emails end up in junk mail, your number will be deleted.  If you wish for any emails to be removed please  Email Me

COOKIES

Lisa Howard Photography may process non personal data about your use of our website and services (“usage data”). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is my legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving my website and services. You may change your preference within your browser, see Google’s privacy policy here

SOCIAL MEDIA

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively. Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

EXTERNAL LINKS

Although Lisa Howard Photography only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites).

Lisa Howard photography cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

PERSONAL DATA

You may inform Lisa Howard Photography of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2002 will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from our database, please email us at lisa@lisahowardphotography.co.uk

CLIENT GALLERIES

Lisa Howard Photography provides an online gallery for clients which are externally hosted by Shootproof. You can find their privacy policy here.

To access a client gallery you will be required to enter your email and a password which is given to you. Your email address will be stored within Shootproof and may be used to email you upto 3 times to inform you of promotions or of a gallery that will be expiring. Once a gallery has expired after 6 months it will be deleted along with your personal information and you will no longer be contacted. By joining a client gallery you will be consenting to receive emails specific to that gallery, your email address is not used in any other way. If you wish for your details to be removed from Shootproof’s server, email lisa@lisahowardphotography.co.uk.

When ordering goods via the client gallery your personal information will be shared with Loxley Colour in order to fulfill the order. This data includes your name and address, Loxley Colour do not retain your personal information, it is only used to deliver the goods ordered. You can find their privacy policy here.

CLIENT DATA

Lisa Howard Photography holds the following data of clients:

  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Phone numbers

These are kept on my soft copy booking form in my secure home office and on my password protected computer. Client’s photos are backed up on to two encrypted external hard drives.

This data is never shared with any third parties unless expressly requested by the client.  Your data is not added to any mailing lists. Lisa Howard Photography will retain this data for legitimate business use for a period of 10 years. Photographs will remain on encrypted back ups indefinitely, if you wish your photographs to be removed, contact lisa@lisahowardphotography.co.uk. Phone numbers will only be used for communication during your time as a client. Your address will only be used to send your photos.

PHOTOS OF CLIENTS + GUESTS

Under GDPR legislation, a photograph may in some instances constitute a form of personal data where they can be processed to allow “the unique identification or authentication of a natural person”. Lisa Howard Photography will never photograph an individual as a means of unique identification or authentication unless consensually contracted to do so. Guests at weddings appear in photos taken by Lisa Howard Photography as a part of the visual recording of the event in photos. Guests captured in portraits or in group photos do so as part of the event and their rights are protected by Lisa Howard Photography as detailed in this privacy policy.

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 Lisa Howard Photography unless there is a good reason to protect a given individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests. Client’s should guide their guests to this policy and contact me in advance if they do not wish to be photographed.

DISPLAY OF IMAGES

The need to promote Lisa Howard Photography is a legitimate business interest, by the means of displaying images on my website, blog, social media, instagram, related websites, exhibitions and marketing material. I will do this lawfully and without causing damage to any client or guest. I always gain consent when using images for wedding blogs or other third party use. Your rights are protected and if you wish for your image not to be used contact me on lisa@lisahowardphotography.co.uk

The administrator and data protection officer for Lisa Howard Photography:

Lisa Howard

lisa@lisahowardphotography

01744 600696 / 07759523394

22 Gaskell st, St.Helens WA9 1PQ