Within this policy Natalia Smith Photography is referred to as ‘us, ‘our’ or ‘we’ and the visitor/user of the website is referred to as ‘you’ or ‘your’.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and account holders; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information when you use this website.
Whilst using our website we will gather information about visitors and their usage, any information we gather is anonymous and you cannot be personally identified. This information is to monitor changes in trends, software and usage which enables us to maintain a website that remains user friendly and compatible with users equipment.
You can be assured the data we collect will only be used in accordance with this policy and in compliance with the EU Cookie Directive and Data Protection Act 1998.
(1) What data do we collect?
We may collect, store and use information about your visits to, and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views.
We do not collect or store any personal information, or information from which you can be personally identified.
(2) How do we collect the data?
We may use ‘session’ cookies,’ persistent’ cookies and ‘third party’ cookies.
Session cookies are used whilst you navigate the website and will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies remain on your hard drive until they expire or are deleted by you. Our servers can recover any information held on our cookies at subsequent visits to our website. We cannot access information stored in cookies from other websites and no-one should not access ours.
If advertisements are shown on the website they may use third party cookies to record the number of views or clicks and to inform the advertiser of the referral source.
Most browsers allow you to reject cookies, for example, in Internet Explorer you can manage cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting your preferences using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
3) Using your data.
We will not sell, lease or distribute any information.
We may use your information to -
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve the website and its functions and services;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d Internal record keeping and analysis;
(g) to deliver, monitor and improve advertising;
(k) deal with enquiries and complaints relating to the website use.
We may use Analytic software to analyse the use of this website. Analytic software generates anonymous statistical and other information about your use of our website and the equipment you use to gain access. The information generated is used to create reports about the use of the website and helps us monitor trends, and enables us to maintain a website that is compatible with most users equipment and user friendly.
In addition, we may disclose information -
(a to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;
(d to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.
(5) International data transfers
Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which our service providers operate.
Information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
(6) Security of the data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of data.
We will store the data on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.
Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
(7) Policy amendments
We pride ourselves on keeping up to the minute in terms of the advances in technology and legal developments. As these areas are changing at an ever increasing rate, we request that you refer to these policies on a regular basis in order to ensure that you are aware of our most recent Policies and Terms and Conditions.
(8) Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. this is called a Subject Access Request and is made under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. To obtain a copy of any personal information we hold contact the Data Controller at the address at the bottom of this policy. Providing such information is subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.
(9) Third party websites
The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites and you should familiarise yourself with their policies to ensure you are comfortable with their use of your data.