PRIVACY AND OTHER STUFF I HATE TO TALK ABOUT

 On privacy and cookies.

On privacy and cookies.

 

Privacy Policy

Who I am

I’m a commercial photographer and my name is Libby. My website address is: http://www.libbywilliamsphotographs.com.

When ‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’ are mentioned in the text below I am referring to myself, Libby Williams, AKA Libby Williams Photographs.

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

Contact forms

When you contact me I’ll need your email address to send you a response. I like to refer to people by their names so I’ll collect that too. I ask for your mobile number so that if the internet gets turned off I can still contact you. If you book me to shoot with you, I’ll need your address so that I can bill you or occasionally send you something in the mail. All of this information is necessary for me to do a good job as your photographer.

Blog Comments

I love it when people leave comments on my blog. Then I know that people actually read airy, crazy comments about life, and most importantly to me - photography. If you want to leave comments on the site, I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. No one likes spam.

Cookies

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. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Sometime I post blogs which contain media from other websites (e.g. videos, images, articles, 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.

 

Who we share your data with

Sometimes your data is shared. It is never shared publicly, I do have to share it for things like printing, billing and taxes. Know that I never sell data. 

 

How long we retain your data

When you book me to shoot your event or document your life, I will store your photos for 3 years following your wedding on an encrypted hard drive in my house.

Your name, address, contact information and details will be stored for 1 year following your event. This is so that I can send you your final images and then maintain my records for the tax man. I retain your email address so that we can keep in touch to talk about albums and prints, if you want them. I will only send you marketing emails if you have signed up to them.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

 

What rights you have over your data

If you have any questions or concerns about your data then don’t hesitate to drop me an email to libby@libbywilliamsphotographs.com. I can show you what information I hold on you. Ultimately you have the right of confirmation, access, rectification and erasure. If you want me to delete all of your data I would recommend that we do this AFTER your event, and AFTER I have delivered your images. Just drop me an email to libby@libbywilliamsphotographs.com and I will delete everything.

Final word

I take the security of personal data seriously. I’m not going to mess with your data because I wouldn’t want people to mess around with mine. I also want us to have a great shared experience. So talk to me.