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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Kirstie Abbey Photography uses and protects any information that you give us when you use our website or make an enquiry/booking with us.

Kirstie Abbey Photography is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This policy is effective from May 2018.

What we collect

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information: your name, your contact information (including email address) and information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services.

What we do with the information we gather

This information is only used for internal record keeping. We may periodically send promotional emails or newsletters about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting, including information regarding your photography shoots that have taken place / are booked.

Do we share your data?

Absolutely not! We do not share or sell any data with any third party.

Kirstie Abbey Photography uses an externally hosted, secure & GDPR compliant third party to manage and administer your account.

We use the photo gallery viewing service (Shootproof) for our customers to be able to view their images at home. If desired, your images will be uploaded to this website. The images on here will be protected by a password and only accessed by people you allow to do so.

Images may be used for marketing purposes, including on social media, but you will be asked for consent beforehand.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, or in person.

Links to other websites

We love to share details of our fellow suppliers with our clients. However, you should note that we do not have any control over external websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites.

Controlling your personal information

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, there will be an opt in box to demonstrate you are allowing us to use your data for direct marketing purposes.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by getting in touch.

If your images appear on our website or social media and you would like them removed, please contact us.

If you would like a copy of the information held please write to the studio address at the end of this policy.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please get in touch with us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. If you would like us to remove your data from our records, please contact us using the details below. If you would like your images to be deleted alongside your personal details, please inform us.

Keeping your information 

Due to the nature of our business we keep personal details such as name/address/email address and previous visit information on our secure database. This data will be kept on our secure database for marketing purposes until we are made aware that you no longer want to hear from us. Our images from your session may be kept up to but not guaranteed, a period of 10 years and then deleted.  The images kept cannot be identified to a specific person without access to both our secure password protected database and secure servers – both of which can only be accessed by members of staff.