Thank you for visiting our data protection policy. You can use this website without the need to provide any personal data. If you want to purchase any photographic/video 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.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit this 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.

PRIVACY POLICY

Twisty Focus Weddings is the controller of any data that passes through the website, and we are the only people who will have access to this information, and of this information:

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

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

WHO IS COLLECTING & CAN ACCESS THE INFORMATION?

WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?

We obtain information through this website in two ways: anonymously & directly.

1. Anonymously: The anonymous information we 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 we 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.

We 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 we provide.

  3. Notify you of any changes to our services.

We 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.

HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION USED?

The only person who has any access to any information which is collected through this website  or any other communications is Twisty Focus Weddings, and of this information:

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

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

WHO HAS ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION?

When you provide any personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of any information. 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. 

SECURITY PRECAUTIONS

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for.

Photographs and videos are stored indefinitely in our database for future reference, portfolio usage, social media marketing, print marketing. If the client(s) do not want to give Twisty Focus Weddings consent to use their wedding photographs and videos on this website, on social media etc they MUST state so in writing (Emails are acceptable).

For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.

DATA RETENTION

USE OF 'COOKIES'

Like many other websites, this website 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 you are located. This data helps us to improve our website and deliver a better service.

Any visitor information processed by the cookies is stored on our 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 our website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other vendors. This privacy policy applies only to the Twisty Focus Weddings website‚ so we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites if you access them using links from my website.

We will keep this Policy under regular review, and the Policy was last updated in May 2018. If you are concerned about any information we have about you please email us at mike@twistyfocus.co.uk

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