PRIVACY POLICY

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 personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail 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.

 

Privacy Policy

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

Who is Collecting and can Access the Information?

Jon Gray Photography is the controller of any data that passes through the website, and we are the only ones who will have access to this information, and of this information:

  1. I will not sell or rent your information to any third parties

  2. 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.

1. 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 the website pages.

2. Directly: The direct information we collect is when you make an enquiry through the contact section. This will be your name, address, phone number, email address and details about your event.

How is your information used?

I will use any information that you provide to:

  1. Carry out any obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and me

  2. Seek your views or comments on the services I provide.

  3. 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 Jon Gray Photography, and of this information:

  1. I will not sell or rent your information to any third parties

  2. I will not share your information with third parties for any marketing purposes. 

 

Direct Marketing

Jon Gray 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. I will not send irrelevant or unwanted promotional emails. However, with any of the above, at any time, you have the opportunity to opt out of any further correspondence by emailing me stating so.

 

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.

Security Precautions 

When you provide any personal information, I take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of any information. My website is protected with SSL and a secure page a lock icon will appear on your web browser to show that the page is secure. Any information provided over the internet can never be guaranteed 100% secure. As a result, while I strive to protect your personal information, I cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to me, and you do so at your own risk. 

Once I receive your information, I make my best effort to ensure its security, and where I have given you a password which enables you to access my website galleries, you are responsible for sharing this password.

Use of ‘Cookies’

Like many other websites, Jon Gray 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, We use cookies to see how many visitors we 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 / countries you are located in.

 

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.

 

Links to other websites

My website may contain links to other websites run by other vendors. This privacy policy applies only to the Jon Gray Photography website‚ so I cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites if you access them using links from my website.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively. Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyTUrO). Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

 

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 & Access to your Information

We will keep this Policy under regular review and reserve the right to make amendments to this policy. This policy was last updated in May 2018 by Jon Gray Photography. If you are concerned about any information I have about you, you can email to: jongrayphotography@icloud.com