Weddings with Distinction by Ritchie Coatsworth Photography

Weddings with Distinction

by Ritchie Coatsworth Photography

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Privacy Policy

This is the privacy notice of Ritchie Coatsworth Photography.

Our contact address is: Ritchie Coatsworth Photography, 80 Hope Street, Crook, Co. Durham, DL15 9HT.

You can use this website without the need to provide any personal data. If you want to purchase any photographic services, then the processing of some personal data will be necessary. Any collection of personal data, such as your name, address, email address or telephone number shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with any UK specific data protection regulations.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit my website, how I use it and keep it secure. The policy may change from time to time, and by using my website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Who is collecting and can access the information?

Ritchie Coatsworth Photography is the controller of any data that passes through the website, and I am the only person who will have access to this information, and of this information:

  • I will not sell or rent your information to any third parties
  • I will not share your information with third parties for any marketing purposes.


What type of information is collected?

I obtain information through my website in two ways: anonymously and directly.

  • Anonymously: The anonymous information I collect may include your IP address, whether you are using a computer, a tablet or a phone, which country you are located, which website pages are accessed and how long you may spend looking at my lovely website pages.
  • Directly: The direct information I collect is when you make an enquiry, purchase products or purchase a photographic service. This will be your name, address, phone number and details about your event.


How is your information used?

I will use any information that you provide to:

  • Carry out any obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and me
  • Seek your views or comments on the services I provide
  • Notify you of any changes to my services.


I will hold your personal information on my systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with me.

Who has access to your information?

The only person who has any access to any information which is collected through my website or any other communications is Ritchie Coatsworth Photography, and of this information:

  • I will not sell or rent your information to any third parties
  • I will not share your information with third parties for any marketing purposes.


Direct Marketing

Ritchie Coatsworth Photography does not generate a newsletter, offer any subscriptions and does not generate bulk or direct mail shots for marketing. If I contact you, it will be about an enquiry you have made or any photographic services we have agreed upon. All communications will be sent directly from me to you.

Profiling

This is where personal information is analysed to create a profile of your interests and preferences so you can be contacted with information relevant to you. I do not profile any of the information I collect.

Use of ‘Cookies’

Like many other websites, Ritchie Coatsworth Photography uses website cookies. These are small text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

The cookies collect anonymous statistical data about your browsing actions and do not identify you as an individual. For example, I use cookies to see how many visitors I have had, how long they spend on the website, whether they are using a computer, tablet or a mobile, and which part of the country you are located. This data helps me to improve my website and deliver a better service.

Any visitor information processed by the cookies is stored on my website and on the user’s computer browser. It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences, and in some cases, turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using my website.

Aged 16 or under..?

If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide me with personal information.

Review of this policy

I will keep this Policy under regular review, and the Policy was last updated in May 2018.



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