Updated 16th May 2018
Your privacy is of upmost importance to us at Blissful Dreams Photography, and we are committed to ensuring that it is protected. For any information you provide when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into effect in May 2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information: Name, contact information such as email address and telephone number, any interests or enquiries that you may have about photo shoots.
What we do with this information
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for: internal record keeping, to carry out the services we offer, and we may use the information to improve our products and services.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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This website uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
We advise that if you wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto your computer or device you should take the necessary steps within your web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website or use the cookie control system if available upon your first visit.
External website links
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Although we only look to include safe and relevant external links, you are advised to exercise caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
Contact and communication with us
Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your explicit permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system.
Your details are not shared with any third parties who are not directly employed by Blissful Dreams Photography without your consent.
Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form for email submission processes but we advise users using this that they do so at their own risk.
Your Personal Data:
What we need
Blissful Dreams Photography will be the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us. We collect basic personal data about you including name, address, email, mobile number, child(s) name and their date of birth.
Why we collect your data
We need your basic personal data in order to provide you with information about photography services in accordance with our contract. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.
What we do with your data
All the personal data we hold is processed by our staff in the UK, and all paper forms signed by you are kept under lock and key.
No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law or our contract with you, allows them to do so.
We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data.
How long we keep your data
We keep your images for the length of time agreed upon in our contract with you, after which we will keep them on file and, where consent has been given, use them for marketing purposes until you request otherwise. Your information we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
What we would also like to do with your data
We would like to use your name and email address to inform you of our future offers and similar products. This information is not shared with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time via phone or email. Your consent is required for us to send this information to you.
What are your rights?
If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact Louise at firstname.lastname@example.org who will investigate the matter.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).