DEVON WEDDING VENUES
Our website address is: https://michaelwellsphotography.com.
THE DPA & GDPR MAY 2018
This website belonging to Michael Wells of Michael Wells Photography complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), effective from 25th May 2018.
This website,https://www.michaelwellsphotography.com/ collects private user data using the following contact form – https://www.michaelwellsphotography.com/contact/- which generates emails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org/. The data from these forms is emailed to the address listed above and also stored on the website server, in most cases dating back to when each form was created. The website server is accessible by the website administrators for https://www.michaelwellsphotography.com/
Only Michael Wells will have access to your personal data (email address) stored on Shootproof’s system on behalf of Michael Wells Photography. It will only be used as detailed above, will not be used for any other marketing purposes and will not be passed onto any third parties. Shootproof’s technical support team will have the means to access to your personal data (email address) but will never access or share this data other than by request from Stephen Walker. If you wish to request for your personal data (email address) to be deleted from Shootproof’s servers, please email email@example.com
EXTERNAL WEBSITE LINKS & THIRD PARTIES
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
CLIENT DATA HELD ON FILE
We take care over the processes around looking after personal data stored on our physical systems. Michael Wells Photography holds the following personal data of clients:
- i) Names
- ii) Addresses (including email addresses)
- iii) Phone numbers
All client data collected or given to Michael Wells Photography is safely stored within my password protected home office iMac and backed up to encrypted and password protected external hard drives. Client photos are safely stored within my password protected home office iMac and backed up to encrypted and password protected external hard drives. Shoots that take place under the Pre Wedding and Wedding shoots will occasionally be turned into slideshows that are created and stored on Vimeo. These slideshows may also be downloaded by Stephen Walker Photography and shared on platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. The slideshows will be stored within my password protected home office iMac and backed up to encrypted and password protected external hard drives. As Facebook and Instagram will hold images that Michael Wells Photography and Michael Wells may share I must advise you to read their privacy policies here for Facebook and here for Instagram.
CLIENTS CAPTURED IN PHOTOS
In terms of explicit GDPR compliance, clients and guests/attendees are photographed within the parameters of GDPR legislation on the basis of ‘legitimate interests’. The taking of photographs of guests/attendees when viewed as a form of processing personal data is necessary for the legitimate interests of Michael Wells Photography as a photography business unless there is a good reason to protect a given individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY & USAGE
We adopt a safe and responsible social media policy. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with, such profiles. We will never ask for personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
DISPLAY OF IMAGES
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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.
HOW LONG DO 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.
WHAT RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.