Data you provide will only be used as stated in this policy and in accordance with the laws of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998, The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (PECR) 2003 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.
What data may we collect?
We may collect the following information in the course of our business:
Your name, contact information (postal address, telephone number, email address).
Other information relevant to your photography booking.
Why is this data gathered?
In order to understand your photography requirements and provide you with exceptional service, we require personal information from you. Specifically this information is gathered to ensure we keep an accurate record of your enquiry/booking.
Data Processing - The legal basis
Your data is gathered through at least one of the following legal bases:
You provide your explicit consent for us to gather data you have provided to us directly.
We require this data in order to meet our contractual obligations to you (including providing quotes and bookings for our photography services).
Such data is gathered only where we have a legitimate business need for that data in regards to what you might reasonably expect Amanda Gard Photography to be engaged in (this includes advertising our business online and in print).
How long is data retained/stored for?
Your personal data will only be stored for as long as any business dealings we have takes to conclude. Due to other legislation, we are legally bound to retain some information on business transactions for accounting/taxation obligations - the length of time this data is retained is dependent on the specific legislation but may be much longer than our business dealings take to conclude.
Controlling your personal information
We do not sell or distribute your personal data to any third parties. We will only market our services to you specifically, using your personal data gathered, when you make an enquiry/request an estimate of costs and during the duration of any subsequent contract between us. We will not contact you again once our contract is concluded or if you have not requested a service/information from us.
You have the right to request details of any personal data we hold about you at any time. You can do this free of charge via our contact form on this website.
You have the right to request that any data we hold about you is amended or rectified in case of error.
You have the right to withdraw consent for us storing your data as detailed above, you also have the right to be forgotten - in the case of photographs, this only applies where you are specifically identified (by name, not face). However, we will always remove any photographs from our website when requested to do so by clients.
Whenever you complete a form from this website, you can rest assured this information is only used in order to provide you with the service you request. No further marketing will be sent to you.
Amanda Gard Photography is commited to ensuring your data is stored safe and securely. To that end, your data, some of which may be stored in our online database, has physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard the information we gather from you and is only accessable to Amanda Gard Photography and it's nominees.
Some gallery accesses are password protected and the password(s) are your responsibility to keep secure. If you believe your password has been accessed by a third party, you must inform us immediately and you must change your password straight away.