Privacy Policy - J. Stock Photography

Privacy Policy

The privacy and security of your personal data is extremely important to us. This privacy policy explains the types of personal data J. Stock Photography may collect from you as a client. We collect and process data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018. We do not disclose data to any third parties unless it is necessary for the fulfilment of the service you require. Instances in which we do disclose data to third parties are outlined below.


SITE ACTIVITY DATA

J. Stock Photography considers Internet user privacy and data protection to be of paramount importance. The J. Stock Photography website complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to all processing of personal data supplied to us by users and other personal data in our possession for any reason. It is the policy of J. Stock Photography to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information, such as name, address, email address, or telephone number that you provide to us. By using this site, you consent to the terms of this website privacy policy. We do not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified below, except with your consent or as required by law. Each time you visit our website www.jstockphotography.co.uk the web server collects and logs certain information. We keep these access logs for a reasonable period of time. These logs include, but are not restricted to: your computer’s IP address, your username (if applicable), date, time and files accessed. These logs also contain information about referrer information if you clicked on an external link in order to access a webpage. We use these logs solely for performance, site administration and security reviews. We do not sell or share this information with any third party.


PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect only personal information about you, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number that you voluntarily provide to us. For example, we may receive personal information about you when you send us an email through our website or sign up for our newsletter (where applicable). We may forward the personal information you provide to us to the person or department (internally) equipped to handle your request or respond to your inquiry. We do not share or sell any personal information we receive through our website to any third party, nor will we add such information to any bulk email list we may prepare. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


COOKIES

A “cookie” is a block of text placed in a file on your hard drive by a website you’ve visited. Portions of the website may use cookies for security and authentication purposes.

We use cookies on this website for a number of reasons, including but not limited to tracking the number of people who read each article (via Google and SmugMug Analytics), and serving advertisements. Our use of Google Analytics includes the service’s Advertising Features in order to customise the advertising that you see on the site. If you do not wish to have cookies stored in your browser, you may instruct your web browser to reject them. We do not share or sell information we may learn about you through our use of cookies to any third party or for any purpose. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.


CONTACT FORMS

When using our contact forms we collect the following information which is directly provided by the user, their name, email address,contact number and message itself. The information provided is only used to reply or for direct contact with the user. This information is never shared or sold with any third-party services.


EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. Youtube videos etc). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. 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.


CONTROL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you fill a form or provide your details on our website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to opt-in to receive marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post. If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:

Send us an email to  jstock@jstockphotography.co.uk

Write to us at 110 Newlands Avenue, Southampton SO15 5ES

We will never release, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless the law requires us to. Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.


SECURITY

We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong, physical and electronic security safeguards. We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 2018.


POLICY REVISIONS

Changes may be necessary to this policy to reflect legal or data processing developments. Any changes will be promptly provide on our website so that users can review the changes. Any such change will be prospective only and will not affect how we handle personal information submitted to us before the change occurs. Any significantly different use of your data will be communicated to you and you will be able to choose whether you agree to the new use.


CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me via email at jstock@jstockphotography.co.uk  or by using the contact form.



Last updated July 2018

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