Privacy Policy

This page sets out details of what data we collect from users of this website when you access it and how it is stored and used. It also outlines what happens when you fill out certain forms or join any email subscription services on the site. By continuing to access the website you are deemed to accept this policy. This policy is in addition to our 'Cookie Policy' which can be found here.

 

P.1 - The Website & Use of Cookies

P.1a. This Website uses cookies, including third-party cookies. When a visitor visits the website at www.bluelightsphotography.co.uk or www.bluelightsphotography.com for the first time or 30 days after their last visit a popup notification is displayed asking the visitor to either click a button to agree to our cookie policy or 'read more'. This is to comply with the law and in line with the Information Commissioners Office recommendations surrounding the use of cookies on websites. https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/ You can freely and easily disable cookies using your browser settings. More details on how to do this can be found in our Cookie Policy.

P.1b. Google® Analytics is used to monitor how the website is being accessed. This software can detect how you found the website, either by inputting the website address directly, through a search engine, along with the search phrases used or whether it was through a site that has a direct website link to us. The software does not make any attempt to personally identify you.

P.1c. Web Statistics software is installed on our server and can identify information such as the geographic location of the device you are using to access the website to a very limited extent. This includes IP address, Internet provider, the time or day you accessed the website and a possibility of location as close as nearest town depending on your Internet Service Provider. It can also collect details about the internet browser software you are using and certain details regarding your device such as its screen resolution and operating system. None of this information will be used in an attempt to personally identify an individual. We do however use this data to improve the website and its performance.

P.1d. Facebook® Pixel is used to monitor interactions between the website and Facebook. This software detects how visitors are interacting with us on Facebook via the website and vice versa, it also helps us to target advertising accurately. For example if a visitor is seeking our services for Wedding Photography then we can make sure they are seeing more information about Wedding Photography than Portrait Photography through the Facebook Web, Apps and services. This collected information does not allow us to personally identify you, however if you do have a Facebook account it is always a good idea to ensure that your privacy settings are up to date. You can find out more about how to do this in the Facebook help centre which can be found at the following address https://www.facebook.com/help/330229433729799/?helpref=hc_fnav

 

P.2 - Contacting Us

P.2a. Unless we tell you otherwise, when you email us or fill in any contact forms we keep a secure record of your communication with us until we are able to fulfil or resolve your enquiry in full after which it is permanently deleted.

P.2b. We operate a no-spam policy, this means that we don't store email addresses unless you ask us to or agree to as part of a prior communication. For example should you simply email us to ask us a question we WON'T save your email address to send you marketing material later.

P.2c. Our business address is Blue Lights Photography, 66 Agnes Road, BARNSLEY S70 1NH, Our main contact telephone number is 01226 872 491

P.2d. All email communication from us will come from an e-mail address ending in @bluelightsphotography.co.uk, communication from email addresses ending in anything else should be read with caution. If in doubt about the legitimacy of any email from us then please telephone us or email us directly as opposed to replying to the original e-mail.

 

P.3 - Bridal Newsletter Mailing List

P.3a. You can subscribe to this mailing list by filling in the relevant form on the website. This form collects your name and your email address and sends these details to us in the form of an email containing the information entered.

P.3b. Upon subscription, The Bridal Newsletter is sent out to the subscribed email address once per month on a regular basis and contains information and offers carefully selected by Blue Lights Photography which we believe are specifically suited to engaged couples.

P.3c. Your email address is stored alongside other email addresses in a secure, password protected database solely for the purposes of sending out this newsletter. Your email address WILL NOT be used for any other purpose such as unsolicited marketing unless you have given consent for this.

P.3d. You can OPT-OUT of the newsletter at anytime by contacting us via email with the subject as 'UNSUBSCRIBE'. You can also opt-out by calling us or filling in the contact form on the website. You do not need to tell us why you wish to be removed but it would be helpful to us if you could so we achieve a greater understanding of our clients. After an unsubscribe request is received, We will remove your email address from the database as soon as possible and you will no longer receive the newsletter unless you re-subscribe as in P.3a.

 

P.4 - Marketing

P.4a. If you have used our services previously and agreed to recieve marketing material you are free to opt-out at anytime by emailing us at adele@bluelightsphotography.co.uk with the words 'STOP ALL MARKETING' in the subject field of your e-mail. You can use the body of your email if you would like to tell us why you've chosen to do this. We always try NOT to engage in SPAM or send marketing material that is a nuisance but everybodys idea of this is different and we always welcome any comments or criticisms to help us improve in the future.

 

Privacy v4.0 last updated Tuesday 13th March 2018