Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

At Karen Massey Photography we respect your privacy and personal data. This information will tell you how we will look after your data and ensure it is handled in a way which complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 1998, and any other relevant legislation.
In this document, ‘we’ refers to Karen Massey Photography and its representatives. ‘You’ refers to visitors to our website and our customers.

Who is responsible for your data?

Karen Massey is responsible for making sure that your data is stored and processed safely. Contact Details 07791 853810 or karen@karenmasseyphotography.co.uk

Why do we process and store your data?

We need to store and process your data if you make an enquiry or place an order with us, this allows us provide photography services requested from you. These details will include your name, contact details and relevant information to required for your enquiry; in order for us to exchange information regarding your inquiry and future services supplied. We also need to store your details for tax and insurance purposes.

How long will we keep your data?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. It may necessary to keep your personal details for up to 7 years after using my services. After this date your data will be deleted and destroyed.

Who has access to your data?

Karen Massey is responsible for managing and accessing your personal data stored. This may be stored either on a password locked computer or a hard written file copy, securely stored.
Some of the services we use will also store a copy of your data. For example, our website and email provider at FastHost.com and any providers they use to provide their services. If you send your details over a social media platform, that platform may keep a copy of your message. We do not sell or give your data to any third parties for their marketing purposes.

Third Party Links

Karen Massey Photography Website does contain 3rd party links of recommended suppliers. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Who else might your data be shared with?

Right is reserved to share your personal data with other third parties if required for legal reasons. For example, in the case of an insurance claim or a tax audit.

Can you see what data we store about you?

You have the right to request details on any data we store about you. We can send a copy of your data to the email address you entered when using our services.
 

Your Right to Deletion

If you have previously been a customer of Karen Massey Photography, we may need your details due to tax or insurance reasons. Otherwise I will happily comply with your request as best I can.

Marketing messages?

I currently do not send out marketing messages, email or phone calls.

How does my website use cookies?

Our website stores cookies on your browser to allow you to place an order with us. Our website’s cookies are temporary and cannot be used to identify individual visitors.
Third parties might also set cookies on your browser. We use Google Analytics to monitor the performance of our website, for example. Third parties have their own cookie policies.

How do you make a complaint about our use of your data?

The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO). is the authority for data protection in the UK. If you have an unresolvable problem with us and our use of your data, they are who you should contact.

Use of your Images on our Website

Our website is used to write regular blogs and post images, however this does not contain any personal information. It is purely a form of marketing in order to be seen by future clients who may use our photography services in the future.