WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

The policy: This privacy policy is for this website; Stephaniedreamsphotography.com and governs the privacy of its visitors. It explains how we comply with the EU’s GDPR (General Data ProtectionRegulation) legislation and the DPA (Data Protection Act). This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how weprocess, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights underthe GDPR and DPA areadhered to.

THE DPA & GDPR MAY 2018

This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data ProtectionRegulation), effective from May 2018.

CONTACTING US

This website, stephaniedreamsphotography.com, collects private user data using the following form:
ConntactForm – stephaniedreamsphotography.com/about-me which generates emails sent to: Steph@StephanieDreamsPhotography.com 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 Stephaniedreamsphotography.com at Wix (https://www.wix.com) Wix never access or share this data other than by request from Stephanie Walton

By completing this contact form you agree to Stephanie Walton contacting you about Stephanie Dreams Photography’s wedding photography services. You will not be added to any mailing lists and will only be contacted by Stephanie Walton personally in relation to your enquiry. Your personal details will not be used for any marketing purposes nor will they be passed onto any third parties. They will only be stored in the email generated by this contact form which will be filed in the email account for Stephanie Dreams Photography which is hosted by Wix and Googlemail and which can only be accessed by Stephanie Walton. If you wish to request for any email(s) containing your personal information to be deleted, please email steph@stephaniedreamsphotography.com

 

Stephanie Dreams Photography will reply within 24 hours after your first enquiry, if you choose not to reply, your enquiry which holds all entered information by you will be deleted within one month. 

All emails from booked and completed weddings will be deleted one year post wedding.

Addresses are only requested for the contract of confirmed Weddings and are kept securely on a home PC database only while needed. 

EMAIL MARKETING 

Stephanie Dreams Photography does not engage in email marketing specific to our services. Your personal details will not be used for any such marketing purposes nor will they be passed onto any third parties.

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. Stephanie Dreams Photography holds the following personal data of clients:i) names ii) addresses iii) phone numbers within soft copy and sometimes hard copy contracts as well as soft copy wedding client day plan documents. Soft copy contracts and day plans are safely stored within my password protected home office PC. Hard copy contracts are filed in my secure home office. Client photos are safely stored within my password protected home office PC and backed up to two encrypted external hard drives. 

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

We may display any photographs to promote Stephanie Dreams Photography on the Stephanie Dreams Photography website and blog, on social media, on wedding blogs, on wedding photography related websites, in exhibitions, in advertising, brochures, magazine articles and other such material, providing that the images used are used lawfully and without damage to Stephanie Dreams Photography’s client(s). The rights of the people captured in these photographs are protected by Stephanie Dreams Photography as detailed in this privacy policy.

By clicking 'submit' on your client form or emailing Steph@stephaniedreamsphotography directly, you hereby are consenting to Stephanie Dreams Photography contacting your selected e-mail address to respond to your enquiry within 24 hours. All un-replied e-mails are deleted up to one month after your submission. Clients are reminded that if you do not wish for your e-mail to be kept on the system even within this time frame then please state so