Privacy Policy

Guy Edwardes Photography Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and to the security of any personal information you provide us.

This policy sets out the basis upon which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be handled and processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website, and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation, the data controller is Guy Edwardes of Guy Edwardes Photography Ltd (registered in England no: 04750919).

This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.

Information We May Collect From You

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information provided when you fill in a form on our site www.guyedwardes.com including name, email address and phone number. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our online stock library, subscribing to our newsletter or mailing list, requesting further services or placing an order. Whenever you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may keep details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, operating system, IP address browser usage and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing, administration purposes, analytics or otherwise. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. We will not collect personal information in this way.
  • We will never sell, transfer, exchange of give out any personal information that you provide to us, unless legally obliged to do so.

Newsletter Subscription

When you submit a form to subscribe to our newsletter you consent to the details you provide being processed and stored by third party email distributer MailChimp. Please read the Mailchimp Privacy Policy.

Payment Details

If you choose to pay for products or services using PayPal, they will store your payment information in accordance with the PayPal Privacy Policy.

If you ask us to credit refunds for any workshop cancellations direct to your bank account then Lloyds Bank will store your payment information in accordance with the Lloyds Bank Privacy Policy.

Keeping your information secure

All Data is stored on password protected computers and servers. However, while we will use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, by using our site you acknowledge that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that is transferred from you or to you via the Internet. 

Consent

By using our site, you agree to our privacy policy.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to access any of your personal information that we hold. To request this information, please contact us here.

Removal of your personal information

You are entitled to have any of your personal information that we hold deleted. To request that your personal information be deleted, please contact us here.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. It is your responsibility to check this page regularly to keep up to date with any changes. Our privacy policy was last updated 25/05/18.

If you feel that any information we may be holding about you needs updating, please contact us here.

Cookies Policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a site to recognise a user's device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Why we use cookies

When you visit guyedwardesphotography.com your privacy is taken seriously. No cookies are stored before consent is given to do so.

Once consent has been provided we may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • Remember and process images placed in your lightbox.

Here are the cookies that we use and why:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

The 'DYNSRV' cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send you to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the site.

Preference Cookies

The 'DYNSRV' cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send you to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the site.

A selection of cookies beginning with 'exp_' are set and used by our content management system. These cookies are required in order for the website to work properly, including logging in, submitting forms, remembering your basket contents and other standard website behaviour.

Benign Cookies

Any cookies beginning with ‘exp_’. These cookies are set by our content management system and contain data such as the last time you visited our website and previous pages of our website that you have viewed. We do not store or utilise this information in any way. ‘exp_csrf_token’ is a unique and random sequence of numbers and letters which protects any forms on our website from spam.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies help us personalise content and functionality for you, including remembering changes you have made to parts of the website that you can customize, or selections for services made on previous visits.

Performance Cookies

Various third party cookies for Google Analytics.