General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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

Who is Collecting and can Access the Information?

I am the controller of any data that passes through the website, and I am the only person who will have access to this information, and:

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

  •  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 three ways: anonymously, directly and by a third-party.

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 my lovely website pages.

2. Directly: The direct information I collect is when you make an enquiry, purchase products or purchase a photographic service. This will be your name, address, phone number and details about your event.

3. Third Party: If you purchase a product or service from me using an online payment method, your card information is not held by me but it is collected by a third party payment processor (stripe.com) who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. The only information I receive from the third party are notifications that a transaction has taken place, with the name of the payee, the date and the amount of the transaction. 

How is your information used?

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. Any information you provide will be used to:

  • Carry out any obligations from any contracts that we enter in to.

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

  • Notify you of any changes to my services.

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 HKD Photography, and:

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

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