In very basic terms we totally respect your personal information and will only ask you for what information we really need from you. We will look after it in the same way we would want ours looking after, keeping it secure! We will only share it with others where we need their help us deliver our service to you (such as our professional printing laboratory who may need your name and address to post your purchases). Be assured that we will never share your information in any other circumstances – nor will we sell it on elsewhere!
As a data controller I collect a variety of data in order to deliver my services, and I will manage your personal data transparently, fairly and securely.
The information collected from you as a result of entering into:
with Martelle Photography will include some, if not all, of the following:
All of your information is stored digitally.
Obviously, being a photographic business I also create and manage images as per our contractual agreement(s). These images are stored on my iMac, an external hard drive (x2) and an archive copy of all my photos, which is kept at a secure alternate location to my office. When uploaded to my website, there are never any photos or galleries bearing a child’s name.
I use the above data to enable me to
This data is collected from you, either via a booking form for a studio / lifestyle / commercial shoot or via the wedding contract that you are asked to fill in when booking a wedding with Martelle Photography or when you enter your details into the Martelle website (for login, payment processing etc.)
All of the information and data that I collect is on a lawful basis in order to be able to gain photographic consent in order to meet my legal obligation to photograph minors / to arrange fulfilment of a contract.
You’re information, in the form of your address and or your email address and your phone number may also be shared with other suppliers, who are but are not limited to;
I may also share your information with MailChimp, whereby your data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.
The martelle.co.uk website is hosted on a platform provided by an American company called Zenfolio – who provide a service to professional photographers. Your data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to the United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield. Client and Photographer data stored on Zenfolio resides on our Zenfolio’s secure corporate servers located in the US. Certain banking and merchant information is shared with the respective financial institution in order to process payments and refunds.
We may transfer personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) if necessary, e.g. if a third party we utilise could have servers located outside of the EEA. If this is the case, we will either obtain your consent or otherwise ensure that the transfer is legal and your data is secure by following the EU's guidelines. You can see above where we send data outside of the EEA and on what basis we do so.
The photographic data that you pay me to produce for you is uploaded onto my martelle.co.uk website host. Unless otherwise agreed, all your photographs will be put into a password protected gallery on this website: this prevents other people from viewing your photos online. I will inform you of the password for your gallery. Your gallery of photos will be displayed on my website titled with your surname, unless instructed otherwise. A photo taken at the shoot / wedding will be chosen by the photographer as a cover photo from the album. If you have any specific requirements as to who should or should not figure in this photo, please advise the photographer at time of booking. All photographs taken at a commissioned photographic event have inferred consent to photograph all persons present as a result of the photographer being booked for said event.
No parental consent is required for photography of minors at a wedding, as consent is inferred through the contract with the bride and groom.
I do not upload photographic files to the Cloud, the data that you enter into my website is stored on my MAC, my external hard drive (both located at my home office) and additionally, stored on an external hard drive which is stored off premises.
Your email address is similarly shared with my email service provider.
I do provide a printing service for photographs up to the size of A3, so I do not use outside printing labs on a regular basis.
There are also certain situations in which we may share access to your personal data without your explicit consent; for example, if required by law, to protect the life of an individual, or to comply with any valid legal process, government request, rule or regulation
We'll keep hold of your data during the period we provide our service to you plus seven years from the end of the last company financial year they related to, in order to comply with UK company record keeping requirements.
We keep your data secure by following internal policies of best practice and training for staff, Encryption, Secure online storage which is password protected and by using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology when information is submitted to us online.
In the unlikely event of a criminal breach of our security we will inform the relevant regulatory body within 72 hours and, if your personal data were involved in the breach, we will also inform you.
You're entitled to know what personal information we hold about you and how that information is processed, which means you can ask us to do any of the following things:
Just let us know (see Contact section below) if you'd like to exercise any of your rights.
If you're unhappy with how any access request has been dealt with, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner by calling their helpline: 0303 123 1113 or starting a live chat at https://ico.org.uk/concerns
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We welcome any queries or enquiries or requests in respect of this notice, you can contact us by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our company registration details are as follows:
Martelle Photography (Sole Trader)
Registered office address:
90 Christchurch Road