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Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Christiaan Partridge Photography uses and protects any information that you give Christiaan Partridge Photography when you use this website or interact with us in any other way.

Christiaan Partridge Photography is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Christiaan Partridge Photography may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

About Us

Christiaan Partridge Photography is a small photography business, specializing in landscape, macro and portrait images. Product photography and all commissions are welcome, all types of photography work are considered. Our registered address is:

Woodside, Earlsford Road, Mellis, Eye, Suffolk IP23 8DY.

You can contact us by writing to that address or by emailing us at cjp@doctors.org.uk.

What we collect

We collect personal data such as name, postal address, email address and so on for the purpose of fulfilling your specific request made via this website e.g. placing an order or making an enquiry

We take all reasonable precautions to keep your data secure.

We will not share your data with anyone without your permission unless compelled to do so by law or where it is necessary for specific information to be shared in order to fulfil your request - for example, if you order a fine art print from us we'll need to pass on your name and delivery address to our print partner, One Vision Imaging.

Note that we do not store your credit card details - these details are only collected by our payment processor, PayPal.

If you licence one of our images we'll also keep details of the image usage in our local licensing database which may contain basic contact details such as name and email address.

How long we keep your data

We will retain your data on consent forms, contact forms and model releases for business purposes, this information is kept secure, and when no longer needed, is confidentially shredded.

We will retain certain financial information such as invoices as hard copies for as long as required under statutory regulations.

We need to keep details of image usages in our local licensing database indefinitely in order to manage image rights, but any personal data associated with the usage can be removed once the licence period is over if you wish.

Access to your information and correction

You may request access to the data we hold about you. If you would like a copy of your data then please get in touch using the Contacting us link or emailing cjp@doctors.org.uk.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate. You may ask us to correct information you think is inaccurate or you may ask us to delete your data.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by this website to provide standard internet log information and to support certain functions of this website such as authenticated login and your shopping cart.

When you first visit this site you'll be asked if you want to accept or decline cookies in the cookie bar at the bottom of the page. You don't have to accept cookies if you don't want to but some of the functionality of the site will not work unless you do. If you accept cookies and want to remove them later you can use your browser to delete cookies. For more information on cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and will place any updates on this page.

Contacting us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy by using our Contact Form or directly by email to cjp@doctors.org.uk

If you have any concerns about our handling of your Personal Data that we are unable to address you have a right to raise them with the Information Commissioners Office.

Our mailing list

We won't add you to our email mailing list unless you explicitly give us your consent to do so. This can be done by clicking the checkbox offered when you create an account or place an order, or you can sign up using the box below. You can unsubscribe whenever you like - there is a prominent unsubscribe link at the top of every email newsletter we send you. If you have an account on this website (e.g. because you've placed an order in the past) you can unsubscribe (and re-subscribe if you wish) by unchecking (or checking) the box in the My Profile section when you log in.

We may collect the following information:

· Name

· Contact information including email address

· Payment information such as PayPal address or bank account details

· Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

· Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

· Your emails to us and other information that you give us in relation to the work that we perform for you, such as model release forms, consent forms and contracts.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

· Internal record keeping such as financial accounting and portfolio work.

· We may use the information to improve our products and services.

· We may send emails concerning the provision of any products or services that we supply to you, such as website service alerts, new features and the like.

· We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

· From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, or by any other method.

How we use cookies on our website

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive or other data storage device. Once you agree, the file is added. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Our websites use cookies which are essential to the operation of the site, and which store the basic preferences of the user (e.g. the user's choice whether or not to accept cookies).

We may also use cookies to track the use of our websites (e.g. to identify which pages are being used). This can include the use of Google Analytics and other 3rd party services. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our websites in order to tailor them to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

We may also use 3rd party cookies to help us present our visitors with more targeted information using services such as Facebook advertising.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website and service by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies using the slide-up panel at the bottom of our website. You can change your preferences at any time by clicking on the Cookies link in the footer which will redisplay the slide-up panel.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information for marketing purposes by opting out of such communications.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or emailing us via the Contact link on our website.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you by writing to us or emailing us via the contact page on our website.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

We acknowledge that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office in the United Kingdom if you are unhappy with the way we have collected, stored or used your personal information.