Phil Boorman Photography




Privacy Policy

THE POLICY
This privacy policy is for our websites: www.philboorman.co.uk and www.philboormanphotography.co.uk
both served by Phil Boorman Photography Ltd and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).
This policy will explain areas of these websites that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on these websites. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of these websites in order to help you understand how Iwe, these websites and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided at in the Contact page of this website should you have any questions.

THE DPA & GDPR MAY 2018
Our websites comply with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018.

Phil Boorman Photography Ltd will never share or sell any data on to third party companies or organisations. We are committed not only to the letter of the law, but also to the spirit of the law. As a company we place the highest values on the correct, lawful and fair handling of all personal data, respecting the legal rights, privacy and trust of all individuals with whom it deals.

USE OF COOKIES
Our websites do not use cookies.

WEBSITE VISITOR TRACKING
Our websites use Google Analytics tracking software to monitor visitors to better understand how they use it.

EXTERNAL WEBSITE LINKS & THIRD PARTIES
Our websites may contain links. Clicking on any such link will send you to a third party website which may use cookies and could possibly track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout our websites. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

DOWNLOADS & MEDIA FILES
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on my websites are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

CONTACT & COMMUNICATION WITH ME
Users contacting us through our websites do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. All communication will be directly related to our business relationship in order to fulfil the photography service or enquiry you have requested from us.

EMAIL MAILING LIST & MARKETING MESSAGES
We do not operate an email marketing or mailing service. Any emails you may receive from me will come via our business email address
studio@philboorman.co.uk and all communication will be directly related to our business relationship in order to fulfil the photography service or enquiry you have requested from us.

SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY & USAGE
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business conducts itself accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where my websites feature social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.

PERSONAL DETAILS & INFORMATION
In order to operate our business, we need to hold personal information on individuals and businesses. This may include, but not be exclusive to, names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and confidential client information. All personal information is stored in a password protected desktop PC in our locked photographic studio. Some personal details are also mirrored to Phil Boorman’s Calendar which is only accessible via our desktop PC and his mobile phone. His mobile phone is secured by fingerprint access only.

With regards to Phil’s photography, the nature of our business means we will hold images of residential and commercial properties which can include identifiable individuals and brands. All images are securely stored on my password-protected desktop PC in our locked photographic studio. A selection of images will be publicly-visible on our websites for the purpose of promoting our photography services. We will always request permission from the client or property owner prior to uploading these images to our websites. Should you want an image of your property or identity removed, please contact us via the Contact page at the top of this website.

We will never use existing personal or confidential client data for any purpose other than that which is related to the existing business relationship.

In order to develop my business and grow our client base, we may contact a new individual or a company in order to enquire as to their requirement for our photography services. This will always be actioned via a personally-drafted and personally-addressed email or letter. We never have and never will add your details to a mailing list or cold-call.
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