Who we are?
My website address is: https://www.meetmeonthehill.com
Personal data I collect
I collect your name email address so I can communicate with you, your mobile number, and postal address.
How I collect and keep your personal data
Via my contact form on my website, which arrives in a passworded email inbox.
If you go ahead with booking me as your wedding photographer, I will store your email in my client database software (a GDPR compliant company), which is only accessible through my computer. If you enquire but don’t book me I will delete all your personal data from my client database after a short period of time.
I have a blog on my website where I showcase wedding photography. If you comment on it, it’s public so everyone can see it.
Right of confirmation, access, rectification and erasure
If you have questions about how your personal data is handled, you can just email me and I will quickly reply. I’m happy to show you the information I have on you. If some of the information is wrong, you have the right to correct it, which I hope you would anyway. If you’d like me to delete all your personal data, you have the right to request it. I do tend to keep email addresses of my clients in the database for the duration that I provide your online galleries – if you’d like to fully close your account with me in, just let me know and I can delete all info.
Use of your data
I will use your email to email you about your wedding or something related to your wedding like a discount coupon for prints, I’ll possibly email
you that too. I wouldn’t give your email out to anyone else, not even second shooters. I do sometimes give out phone numbers to second shooters, to avoid any problems on the wedding day.
I have a questionnaire that asks you for details about your wedding day, that stays on my computer. I might send you a questionnaire for a blog post, which you are not obliged to fill out, and what you write in there may be edited into content for your blog feature. Any and all information I request from you is entirely voluntary.
An independent wedding blogger may ask my permission to use the images and details with your consent. Sometimes I submit photos to competitions.
Use of your face-based data
When it comes to your photographs, the EU has not been specific about what that means for working photographers other than that we need to
demonstrate reasonable and legitimate use. If a third party was to approach me asking me to buy one of your photos, I will email you about it, never without your consent or knowledge.
There are a few of things I do to run my business, like show my work on facebook, instagram and my own website. If you have booked me you probably looked at photos of my real couples. I do ask couples to opt into this in my contract, but you can always decide to keep your wedding private. I have shot a lot of weddings that no one has seen, at the end of the day I respect that some people don’t want to be on the Internet. Even if you don’t specify that and you want out, I will ask you directly after the wedding as well if you’re ok with me putting you and your guests on my website. You can say no to any photos you prefer not to be on there.
I store your photos on password encrypted hard drives in my house. I also keep a copy of your photos with an online gallery provider that is GDPR
I am a nice human being who wants to be able to do my job and won’t take the mick.
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Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
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