Privacy and Data Policy

Overview

Effective: 24th May 2020

At Karen HB Photography (https://www.karenhb.co.uk), the privacy of our visitors is extremely important to us. This privacy and data policy outlines how we use your personal information, and the types of personal information that we receive and collect.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy and data policy, please feel free to contact us by email at info@karenhb.co.uk.

Who We Are

Karen HB Photography is owned and operated by Karen Hartnell-Beavis.

Queries should primarily be sent to me by email at:

info@karenhb.co.uk

Havenhills Farm

Brockton

Shifnal

Shropshire

TF11 9NR

 

Why and how we use your personal information

When you subscribe to our mailing list we ask for a first name and email address. We ensure you will only receive information related to what you signed up for and always give the opportunity to unsubscribe. 

We are lawfully able to use this information due to our legitimate interest to provide you with information related to the topics you have expressed an interest in.


 

When you interact with embedded content from other websites

We have direct links with other websites. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Please refer to these sites' privacy policies and terms of use for further information on how they process your personal data.

Cookies on karenhb.co.uk

Cookies are small pieces of data that our website asks your browser to store on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

You may disable cookies through your web browser settings at any time if you do not wish for this information to be collected. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Email addresses

We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, or enter a promotion. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and also from time to time to send you emails regarding the Site or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. You may opt out of such email communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the email. We will not share your email address with any third parties.

Data collection and storage

The site only collects first name and email address from you and this information is held with Mailchimp, our service provider. You are free to unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time and we will hold onto this data while Karen HB’s services as a photographer continue.

 

How long we retain your personal information

Where personal data is controlled and processed directly by Karen HB photography, we will retain your personal information for as long as is necessary to continue providing these services and to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy and data policy, unless a longer retention period is required by law.

 

Your choices and rights regarding your data

  1. You can opt out of receiving our email newsletter, so that we don't use your personal data to send you information about food photography. You can request that we stop sending our emails on the topic of food photography to you at any time, by using the unsubscribe link that we provide at the bottom of all of our emails. Please note that if you purchased a product from us, we may still email you with important information that is required to provide you with this service.

  2. You can disable cookies in your web browser, so that we don't collect personal data from your use of our websites. You may disable cookies through your web browser settings at any time if you do not wish for information to be collected about how you use our websites. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

  3. In addition to opting out of our newsletter and disabling cookies, you have the right to object to the processing of the personal data we hold about you. If you would like to object to our use of your personal data and wish for us to stop processing it in one or more ways, you may request us to do this by contacting us at any time, which you can do by emailing us at info@karenhb.co.uk.

  4. You have a right to be informed of how we use your personal data. We will inform you of the information in this privacy and data policy at the time that we collect and process your data. You may request further information from us about how we use your data by contacting us at any time, which you can do by emailing us at info@karenhb.co.uk. We will endeavour to process your request as soon as is reasonably practicable.

  5. You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you. If you would like to review, correct, or update your personal data that we have collected, you may do so by contacting us at any time, which you can do by emailing us at info@karenhb.co.uk. For your protection and security, we may only disclose personal data related to the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before we complete the request. We will endeavour to process your request as soon as is reasonably practicable.

  6. You have the right to ask us to delete the personal data we hold about you. If you would like for the personal data that we have collected about you to be erased, you may request us to do this by contacting us at any time, which you can do by emailing us at info@karenhb.co.uk. This would result in us being unable to continue providing you with services that you have requested, e.g. providing access to products that you have purchased and that we host on your behalf, or sending you information about food photography through our newsletter.
    For your protection and security, we may only erase personal data related to the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before we complete the request. We will endeavour to process your request as soon as is reasonably practicable.

  7. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Should you believe that our processing of your personal data is in anyway unlawful, you retain the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. Before doing so, we would request that you contact us with your concerns, as we will always endeavour to deal with these as soon as possible.
     

Changes to this Privacy and Data Policy

We will review and, where necessary, update our privacy and data policy with new, additional or changed information.

If we plan to use your personal data in a new way that is not covered in this privacy and data policy, we will update the policy and communicate these changes to you before we begin this processing.

If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

How to contact us

Please use the contact form on this site to contact us.

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