Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Sarah Stephens Photography uses and protects any information that you give us whilst using this website.

We are committed at Sarah Stephens Photography to ensure that your privacy is safeguarded. Should we ask you to supply information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

 

What type of information do we collect?
When you conduct a transaction on this website, as part of the process, we collect the personal information you give us such as: name, postal address, email address, telephone number and payment details. This can be via an order, contact forms or a subscription to our site. 

Use of your personal information:

This information enables Sarah Stephens Photography to complete your requested transactions.

For example: a response to a contact form message, a booking or gift voucher sale or to add you to our subscription list for newsletters etc.

We do not store credit card details after any transaction is complete.

How do we store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?
Sarah Stephens Photography is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

When subscribing to Sarah Stephens Photography your information will be securely stored on www.mailchimp.com which we use to send out newsletters and other information. 

Sarah Stephens Photography will never sell or rent your information to a third party.

Our use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit.

There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your login details on our members area or help us analyse how well our website is performing.

 

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your login details. This currently only applies to our private members area.

Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location. Sarah Stephens Photography uses Google Analytics to help track website performance and traffic to our site.

You can disable the cookies on this website using the tool here. This may prevent some features of our website from working. You can also choose to disable cookies via the preferences within your chosen internet browser.

If you wish to withdraw consent of us using your data:
If you don’t want us to process or store your data anymore, please contact us at mail@sarahstephens.photography requesting to be removed from our database.

If you have subscribed to our site then you may opt out at any point using the unsubscribe tool at the foot of all our newsletters.

The Data Protection Act 1998

Sarah Stephens Photography complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. As described above any information that you supply us with will only be used for our administrative , marketing and record keeping purposes. We update our records on a regular basis and are committed to keeping all personal data confidential, secure and accurate.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Contact Us:

If you have any queries about this policy then please use the Contact Form to get in touch with us. We will respond as soon as is possible.

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