PRIVACY POLICY

Vivian Birch Photography is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of all our existing and potential customers. This policy details how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and how we handle any information that we collect or generate.

USE OF COOKIES

This website uses cookies to better the user’s experience while visiting the website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device.

What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

WEBSITE VISITOR TRACKING

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT

We collect your name, your email address and your phone number when you contact us so that we may communicate with you in regards to your enquiry, licensing requirements or possible bookings and for any follow up correspondence.

HOW WE COLLECT AND STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

If you contact us through our website or directly to our info@vivianbirch.com email address, your message will arrive in our secure private email account. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time that it is no longer required or has no use.

USE OF YOUR DATA

We do not create marketing lists or send out mass marketing emails. We would only contact you again at some point in the future, on an individual basis, on matters relating to a past booking or enquiry. We will never pass your details onto any third party.

USE OF IMAGES

We will seek your consent to upload your images on social media sites that I use to showcase our past work, these include Instagram and Twitter. We will also seek your consent to use your images on our website and for any other promotional material, such as books, posters or other printed media.

If we are contacted about the use of an image from a third party we will contact you prior to any agreement. We will never sell nor pass an image to anyone unless with your consent.

Your images are stored on our computers, which are only used by us, and on securely stored, password protected, encrypted, hard drives.

RIGHT OF ACCESS, RECTIFICATION AND ERASURE

If you have any questions relating to the data that we hold on you, wish to change any of the information or should you wish for us to delete your details completely then please contact us by emailing

info@vivianbirch.com

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this website.

June 2018