This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our site https://vanessagomesphotography.com (“this website”) including any information you may provide through our site when making an enquiry.
By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 13 years of age.
Vanessa Gomes Photography is the data controller and we are responsible for your personal data (referred to as “we”, “us”, “our” or “I” in this privacy notice).
We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. We created this policy to give you confidence with regard to your personal data when visiting and using Vanessa Gomes Photography website, https://vanessagomesphotography.com.
This policy was last updated on [2nd February 2020].
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns with regards to the use of your Personal Data and we will happily assist you.
Our business is Vanessa Gomes Photography and our website address is: https://vanessagomesphotography.com
Vanessa Gomes Photography
Email – email@example.com
This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), effective from May 2018.
Only with your consent we will collect and store the following information through this website:
First and/or last name (via the Contact forms, direct email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Email address and/or telephone number (via the Contact forms, direct email to email@example.com)
Website audience information (via Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Facebook Pixel)
Demographic information such as age, sex, plus GeoLocation (country, region, and city), IP address, browser/device, preferences, and interests (via Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Facebook Pixel)
This website, https://vanessagomesphotography.com collects private user data ( including but not limited to names, email address, phone number) using the following form: Contact Form – https://www.vanessagomesphotography.com/contact-me-photographer-west-sussex/, which generates emails that are directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The data from these forms is emailed to the address listed above and also stored on the website server, in most cases dating back to when each form was created. The website server is accessible by the website administrators for https://vanessagomesphotography.com. This data is stored securely and privately in this email account for Vanessa Gomes photography.
By submitting your information in this contact form, you agree to your data being used and stored by Vanessa Gomes Photography. You will only be contacted by Vanessa Gomes Photography personally, regarding your enquiry using the data you provided. You will not be added to any mailing lists and your information will not be shared with any third parties.
If you wish to request for any email(s) containing your personal information to be deleted, please email email@example.com.
Upon visiting this website for the first time, you will be greeted with an option to Accept Cookies.
Cookies are disabled until you consent whether you’d like to accept them. If you decide to accept, the page will reload shortly after. If you’d like to learn more, click the learn more link in the consent options bar.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed in your web browser/computer hard drive.
The file is added and the cookie helps us to measure and analyze: website traffic and visitor behavior.
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”.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs.
We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any sensitive information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
If you do not wish for this to happen, please DO NOT click on any links that you see on this website.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better user experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
If for any reason you decide that you do not like cookies, you can simply change your browser settings even after you’ve accepted them.
This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website, content, and offers.
Vanessa Gomes Photography takes care over the processes around looking after personal data stored on our physical systems. Vanessa Gomes Photography holds the following personal data of clients: 1) Names; 2) Addresses (including email); 3) Phone numbers, within soft copy and sometimes hard copy contracts as well as soft copy wedding timeline/ plan documents. Soft copy contracts and planning documents are safely stored within a password protected computer and backed up to external hard drives locked in a secure home office. Hard copy contracts are filled in a secure home office. Vanessa Gomes Photography may share a planning document containing your personal data (name, mobile number) with a second photographer in order to carry out jobs the shoot.
Client photos are safely stored within a password protected computer and backed up to external hard drives securely locked in a home office.
We require this information to understand your needs and to provide you with a better service.
Below you will find a list of the things we may store and use your personal data for:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information you provide to improve our products and services.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes (E.g. Case studies, feedback). We will ONLY ever contact you via email for this.
We may use the information you provide to customize our website according to your interests and needs.
We will NEVER sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third party unless we are required to do so by law.
We always look to include only quality, safe and relevant external links on our web pages. 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 personal information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. We cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We adopt a safe and responsible Social Media Policy. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with Vanessa Gomes Photography on social media.
In terms of explicit GDPR compliance, Wedding clients and guests are photographed within the parameters of GDPR legislation on the basis of ‘legitimate interests’. The taking of photographs of wedding guests when viewed as a form of processing personal data is necessary for the legitimate interests of Vanessa Gomes Photography as a photography business unless there is a good reason to protect a given individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.
Only Vanessa Gomes Photography will have access to your personal data (email address) stored on Pixieset’s system on behalf of Vanessa Gomes Photography. It will only be used as detailed above, will not be used for any other marketing purposes and will not be passed onto any third parties. Pixieset’s technical support team will have the means to access to your personal data (email address) but will never access or share this data other than by request from Vanessa Gomes Photography.
If you wish to request for your personal data (email address) to be deleted from Pixieset’s servers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are committed to ensuring that your personal data remains fully secured when visiting our website.
In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures (a secure connection, hidden login URL, and 2-factor authentication login) to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Please ensure that when you are visiting our website or filling out any submission forms, or purchasing a digital product, the URL starts with the Secure HTTPS Protocol.
Google and various other websites that are listed below can track you through “this Site” as we use their services for social media, usage analysis, behavior tracking, infrastructure and administrative purposes.
Google participates in the NIA opt-out program. You can visit this link to no longer be tracked by Google and Google properties such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console.
You can also visit the following sites to read their privacy policies and how they track individuals across the web:
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
Anyone photographed by Vanessa Gomes Photography, whether a client or wedding guest, and whether past or current may withdraw consent for a photograph in which they appear to be displayed on the website. The process for this is to email Vanessa Gomes Photography at email@example.com specifying the photo in question. Pursuant to the request, Vanessa Gomes Photography will then remove the photo from online and printed display wheresoever it appears within 30 days of request.