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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://struve.photography.

Struve Photography: Privacy Policy

In very basic terms we totally respect your personal information and will only ask you for what information we really need from you. We will look after it in the same way we would want ours looking after, keeping it secure! We will only share it with others where we need their help us deliver our service to you (such as our professional printing laboratory who may need your name and address to post your purchases). Be assured that we will never share your information in any other circumstances – nor will we sell it on elsewhere! Here are more details…

Introduction

Struve Photography takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy has been prepared in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which promotes fairness and transparency for all individuals in respect of their personal data. This privacy policy applies to all data we process, and by using Struve Photography you consent to our collection and use of such data.

1. The Data we collect
As a data controller we collect a variety of data in order to deliver my services, and we will manage your personal data transparently, fairly and securely. We may ask you to provide us the following data –

  • First and last name
  • Name of partner (for weddings)
  • Address and postcode
  • Telephone number(s)
    E-mail address
    Date of event/ location.

Obviously being a photographic business we also create and manage images as per our contractual agreement. We use the above data to deliver my service to you, and personalise your experience. We collect this data on the following lawful basis: for consent; to arrange or fulfil a Contract; to contact you regarding the service we are providing.  When you visit our website we also collect Cookies. These are small pieces of data that websites send to a user’s computer and are stored on the user’s web browser. They are designed to enable the website to remember information, such as what a user might have put in a shopping cart for example. This helps us to deliver our service to you.

2. Which third parties do we share Personal Data with?

We share personal data with the following third parties:

Gmail:  Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Studioninja: Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area
Mitchell Oswald Chartered Accountants: Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area
WordPress: Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Backblaze: Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Pixieset: Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Second Photographers (where required by the client): Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area
Paypal: Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Starling Bank: Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area
Professional photographic laboratories (various): Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
Google Analytics: Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.

As per our contract, we also may share data for marketing and advertising purposes, including social media, print publications.
Facebook – Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield. 
Instagram – Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield. 
Pinterest – Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.

For some of my photography services we also ask clients in their contract whether they consented to us sharing their information and photographs with third party blogs, particularly for wedding photography. In the event that you consent to this, we will of course inform you of the blog(s) we have contacted. 

There are also certain situations in which we may share access to your personal data without your explicit consent; for example, if required by law, to protect the life of an individual, or to comply with any valid legal process, government request, rule or regulation.

3. Why do we share your Personal Data with the above?
We share your data in order to to deliver our service to you, for marketing purposes and personalise your experience. In some instances information may be passed onto third parties for tax revenue purposes.  We may transfer personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) if necessary e.g. if a third party we utilise could have servers located outside of the EEA. If this is the case, we will either obtain your consent or otherwise ensure that the transfer is legal and your data is secure by following the EU’s guidelines. You can see above where we send data outside of the EEA and on what basis we do so.

4. How do we keep your personal data secure?

We keep your data secure through using encryption, by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology when information is submitted to us online, and password protecting data. In the unlikely event of a criminal breach of our security we will inform the relevant regulatory body within 72 hours and, if your personal data were involved in the breach, we will also inform you.

5. Changes to our privacy policy and control
We may change this privacy policy from time to time. When we do, we will let you know by changing the date on this policy, notifying customers of only significant changes. By continuing to access or use our services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised privacy policy.

6. You have the following rights

The right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data;

The right of access to your personal data and any supplementary information;

The right to have any errors in your personal data rectified ;

The right to have your personal data erased;

The right to block or suppressing the processing of your personal data;

The right to move, copy or transfer your personal data from one IT environment to another;

The right to object to processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, and;

Rights related to automated decision-making (i.e. where no humans are involved) and profiling (i.e. where certain personal data is processed to evaluate an individual). We also give you the option to manage your data via email.  While we do not hold personal data any longer than we need to. The duration will depend on your relationship with us, and whether it is ongoing. We may keep some of your personal data for archiving images, in the event that you later require duplicate copies or additional products; and also for tax legislation purposes. After this time we will archive your photographs indefinitely along with your relevant details and consent forms. This is due to requests for replacement images being made several years after being taken.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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