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ELA WILKINSON

PRIVACY POLICY

This is the privacy notice of Ela Wilkinson Photography. It has been prepared in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. Promoting fairness and transparency in respect of personal data. This is a notice to inform you of my policy about all information that I record. It sets out the conditions under which I may process any information that is provided by you. This privacy policy applies to all data I process. By using Ela Wilkinson Photography you consent to my collection and use of such data. My website address is: https://elawilkinsonphotography.co.uk.

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YOUR PRIVACY

The protection of your privacy & confidentiality is taken seriously. Ensuring that your personal data is not used for any purpose unintended. Likewise, it will not be provided to a third party. The only data I will collect is that I legitimately need to fulfil my role. In order to deliver my services. The confidentiality of all information provided will be securely managed. My policy complies with UK law, including that required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation. I do not share, sell or disclose to a third party.

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THE INFORMATION I COLLECT

When filling in my contact form, you will be asked for certain identifiable information. For instance, a name and email address. The completion of this contact form acts an agreement for contact about photography service by Ela Wilkinson. Contact will be made by Ela Wilkinson personally in relation to your enquiry. Indeed, no personal details will be passed onto any third parties. Furthermore, no data will be added to a mailing list. Following contact, the data will be collected in order to deliver my services.

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WHAT I DO WITH THE INFORMATION

All information is stored in organisational software. It is password protected, and is GDPR compliant. Hard copy contracts are filed in my secure home office, as a backup. Names, shoot date and phone numbers are stored in my phone.  Similarly, it is password protected and erased in the event of theft. Client images are safely stored within my password protected PC. Also, backed up to encrypted external hard drives. In order to provide the services requested, I will retain all information only for as long as required.

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LAWFUL PROCESSING OF DATA

The data I obtain is only for the purposes of booking in clients. The processes I use are designed with privacy in mind.

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ACCESS REQUESTS

If you would like to access the data I have on you. You can request to do so via email. Please email ela@elawilkinsonphotography.co.uk. However, if you do not wish to share data you have the right to contact by other means.

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GUEST CONSENT

In order to tell your story guests may appear as a part of the event in images. In terms of explicit GDPR compliance, Wedding clients and guests are photographed within the parameters of GDPR legislation on the basis of ‘legitimate interests’. Wedding clients are therefore requested in their contract to direct their guests to read this privacy policy in advance of the event. What is more, to advise them to contact us with any concerns of them being photographed.

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PROMOTIONAL EMAILS

I do not have a mailing list. Therefore, I will not be contacting you for promotional purposes. Emails and any calls are just to clarify details required for your booking. In addition, to update you on your images and respond to any questions asked.

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SOCIAL & MEDIA POLICY

I adopt a safe and responsible Social Media Policy. While I may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before sharing information with such profiles. Above all, I will never ask for personal details on social media platforms.

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DISPLAY OF IMAGES

I may display any photographs to promote Ela Wilkinson Photography on the Ela Wilkinson Photography website, on social media, providing that the images used are used lawfully. The rights of the people captured in these photographs are protected by Ela Wilkinson Photography as detailed in this privacy policy.

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LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Any links from this website to others are checked for functionality. However, not for malware or security. I cannot be held responsible for content on other sites linked from here.

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COOKIES

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser when you visit any website. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

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SECURITY

I aim to keep my website, emails, computer and hard drives secure. Following precautions at every juncture to reduce the risk of hacking, robbery or malware.

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GDPR COMPLIANCE

I may update this privacy notice in order to work with GDPR compliance as the law adapts and changes. Your data is used in order for me to do my job. Without doubt, your data will not be sold to any third party. By continuing to use my services after those changes become effective. You are bound and agree to the revised privacy policy.

The processes I use are designed with privacy in mind!